Friday, March 13, 2009

South Korea, China TV keen on Sarawak

MIRI: Television networks from South Korea and China will be coming to Sarawak to produce documentaries on the state’s national parks.

The television stations, from Government-owned agencies as well as private networks, will produce short films and documentaries on the sceneries, lifestyle of the natives as well as plants, animals and insects in the national parks.

These documentaries will include stories about the people of the state and the uniqueness of the heritage in this part of Borneo.

The Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) yesterday briefed State Tourism Minister Datuk Michael Manyin on the matter as well as hoteliers, tour operators and tourism promotion officials here during a dialogue.

The board is now sorting out the permit applications with the relevant federal and state ministries to enable these television crews to come in to start their filming.

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