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The World On Arirang

The World On Arirang

Reaching every corner of the world. Arirang TV is to present an unbiased view and reliable information of Korea to the world through the wide range of programs such as Korean news, cultural, educational and entertainment show, dramas, documentaries and more.

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About arirang

The World On Arirang Arirang TV/Radio is a public service agency that spreads the uniqueness of Korea to the world through cutting-edge broadcasting mediums.

Arirang TV/Radio's objective is to burnish Korea's image in international communities and to improve relationships with foreign countries through close cooperation with broadcasting companies overseas.

Arirang TV/Radio is dedicated to the development of broadcasting, media, and the advertising industry, along with the advancement of culture and art. Arirang's core business is to deliver programs worldwide via satellite 24 hours a day in order to improve the image of Korea.

Mission & Operated Organization

As a representative English broadcasting station based in Korea, we provide news and entertainment on Korea for the international community.
Arirang TV/Radio is Korea’s global broadcast service. Arirang TV/Radio operates international television, Internet and domestic television services.
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

ARIRANG MILESTONES

1996 1996. 04. 10 The Korea International Broadcasting Foundation is founded
1997 1997. 02. 03 Arirang TV domestic broadcasting is launched
1998 1998. 10. 22 Arirang TV is designated the main operating body for overseas broadcasting by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism for the Republic Korea
1998. 12. 16 The Media Exporting Center is established
1999 1999. 08. 12 Arirang TV embarks on overseas broadcasting(Asia-Pacific region)
2000 2000. 01. 10 The Translation and Interpretation Center is established
2000. 09. 26 Arirang TV launches worldwide broadcasting in Europe, Africa and the Americas
2001 2001. 03. 02 Arirang TV Media is founded
2001. 10. 17 Dish Network begins retransmitting ArirangTV in US
2002 2002. 03. 02 Skylife begins to transmit ArirangTV in Korea
2003 2003. 09. 01 FM Radio launched on Jeju Island in Korea
2004 2004. 08. 01 Arirang TV is viewed on every continent in the world
2004. 08. 20 Arabic language service launched in the Arab region
2004. 12. 01 TPS begins to retransmit ArirangTV in France
2005 2005. 06. 27 Arirang TV/Radio adopts the new name, "arirang"
2005. 09. 01 Satellite digital multimedia broadcasting is launched(ch.43)
2005. 12. 01 Terrestrial digital multimedia broadcasting is launched
2006 2006. 04. 01 Astra begins retransmitting ArirangTV in Western European region
2006. 09. 01 Internet broadcasting service "Arirang Cast" begins
2008 2008. 03. 03 Multilingual services begins (7 languages)
2009 2009. 06. 01 Launched the Digital Terrestrial TV in the States (LA)
2009. 08. 12 Launched the Digital Terrestrial TV in the States (New York , Atlanta)
2009. 10. 01 Arirang TV launches IPTV service in Korea(myLGTV, QookTV)
2010 2010. 01. 22 Arirang TV launches IPTV service in Korea(SK Broad&TV)
2011 2011. 05. 03 Launched the Digital Terrestrial TV in the States (Washington DC)
2012 2012. 09. 19 Arirang TV Reaches out to 100 Mil. Households
2013 2013. 09 Begins broadcast in Hong Kong through DBC
2014 2014. 02. 19 ArirangTV starts broadcasting on the USA satellite platform
2015 2015. 07. 14 ArirangTV launches United Nations In-house Network
2016 2016. 09. 27 ArirangTV launches in HD for viewers with Sky and Freesat in the UK

KIBF’s Declaration of Human Rights and Ethical Management

The International Broadcasting Foundation is a representative global international broadcasting station that promotes Korea to the world and a proud national broadcasting station that contributes to the improvement of the awareness of Korea as a national brand.

We reflect the international human rights standards as the criteria of right actions and value judgementfor human dignity and value enhancement in all of our business management activities, which our executives and employees must comply with in order to implement human rights and ethical management.

Thereupon, we vow a declaration of human rights and ethical management which guarantees human dignity and value, and make it the standard of behavior rules and value judgement, and therefore pledge the following actions:

One, We establish and execute policies and systems needed for the building of a human rights management system so that the value and principle of human rights are practiced in the daily management activities of our executives and employees and take root as a custom and culture within the organization (Establishment of human rights management system).

One, We do not discriminate any persons concerned, including our executives and employees, on the basis of their race, religion, disability, gender, birth place or political opinion (Nondiscriminatory employment).

One, We guarantee the freedom of association and collective bargaining in order to protect and enhance our employees’ human rights (Guarantee of freedom of association and collective bargaining).

One, We prohibit any form of forced labor or child labor (Prohibition of forced labor and child labor).

One, We create a safe and hygienic working environment to guarantee industrial safety and health rights (Guarantee of industrial safety).

One, We make endeavors toward a mutual development with our cooperative companies, and support and cooperate in order to achieve human rights management (Management of responsible cooperative companies.

One, We respect and protect the humans rights of local residents within our business activity management areas (Protection of local residents’ human rights).

One, We comply with domestic and foreign environmental laws, and strive toward environmental protection and prevention of environmental disasters (Guarantee of environmental rights).

One, We strive to not cause any harm to the people’s safety during our business projects, protect all personal information accumulated through work, and guarantee the information access rights of our customers and consumers (Protection of customer and consumer human rights).

One, We provide quick and appropriate remedial measures toward the violation of human rights taking place in our foundation’s business project processes, and actively strive to take

November 13th, 2018

Executives and Employees of
The Korea International Broadcasting Foundation