JAKARTA, 30 August 2018 – The August edition of “ASEAN Today” is out and it highlights the spectacular opening of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. The first time Indonesia hosted Asian Games was in 1962.

Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the program from the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta. She also reports on earthquakes that rocked Indonesia’s Lombok island and Thailand’s miracle cave rescue going Hollywood.

This is the 78th episode in the informative and entertaining series now in its seventh year of broadcast, and can be viewed on the Internet (https://youtu.be/2tze6KYzfbs) as well as through ASEAN broadcasters such as The Indonesia Channel and Vietnam’s VOV-TV.

“ASEAN Today” is a joint production of the ASEAN Secretariat and The Indonesia Channel, supported by AirAsia.  Some materials are provided by broadcasters in member countries. Check local listings for broadcast times. For more information, contact Raissa Chentami at raissa@theindonesiachannel.com.