NHK WORLD | Your eye on Asia

Making the Best of NHK’s Global Network

NHK WORLD is the international service provided by Japan's only public broadcasting network, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). In addition to the 54 broadcast stations located all over Japan, NHK’s global network includes bureaus and stations in 28 of the world’s major cities, with more than 70 overseas correspondents covering the news day and night. Making the best use of this extensive network, NHK WORLD provides domestic and international news promptly to the world, as well as up-to-the-minute information on Asia from various perspectives. It also presents broadcasts with great accuracy on many aspects of Japanese culture and lifestyles. Recent developments in society and politics, the latest scientific and industrial trends, and Japan’s role and opinions regarding important global issues are reported extensively. And in the event of major accidents and natural disasters, NHK WORLD serves as an information lifeline.

On February 2nd, 2009, NHK WORLD TV will be totally reborn!

Everything will be updated, from the logo right through to the channel images and key color. The intensified news service will provide you with news in English every hour, on the hour. ‘NHK for Asian Information’… With the aim of establishing our brand image, we’ll be broadcasting up-to-the-minute news and information from Japan, other Asian countries and the rest of the world based on our new key phrase, “Your eye on Asia”.

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