Blog House Malaysia’s 1MARBC begins

Blog House Malaysia 1st Malaysia ASEAN Regional Bloggers Conference commences this evening in Kuala Lumpur. Bloggers from 9 ASEAN countries begin to arrive in Kuala Lumpur for the 1MARBC tomorrow.

They are expected to discuss the commonality and universal issues which ASEAN bloggers face in their cybersphere domain and activities. A consensus is expected to be achieved at the end of the one day conference.

Amongst the issues they expect to address and arrive:

1. The establishment of a regional bloggers guild

2. To promote the freedom of information in the age of digital and democracy

3. To promote progressive and responsible blogging

On Sunday, the Blog House Malaysia conference will commence. Workshops would be conducted where new media, mainstream media and legal practitioners present their views on specific topics. Malaysia’s most prolific blogger Fourth Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad would be proclaimed the patron of Blog House Malaysia. Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib Tun Abdul Razak would officiate and interact with the participating bloggers. The ASEAN bloggers would also be present.

We will carry more on this. For those who are still interested to attend Sunday’s BHM conference, please e mail to:

The 1MARBC can be followed live via livestreaming with:

Published in: on April 22, 2011 at 19:07  Comments (2)