Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio updated the media sector on the initial favorable decision of the international Arbitral Tribunal on the West Philippine Sea dispute at a forum hosted by AIJC. It was also an occasion to introduce the Murillo Velarde Map of 1734, known to be the first scientific map of the Philippines, which was acquired by AIJC Chair Mel Velarde at a Sothebys auction of artifacts which were part of a collection owned by the Duke of Northumberland in UK.
The Philippine National Police recently signed an agreement with Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC) to provide scholarships toward the BA in Communication degree for children and dependents of active PNP personnel.
AIJC President Ramon R. Tuazon attended the 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference held at the UN bodys headquarters in Paris, France. Tuazon was the Philippine delegate to Commission V of the Conference, which focused on the communication and information sector of UNESCO and held its session 10-11 November.