The Asian Peace and Unity Corps Philippines (APUC) under the umbrella of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) through its Search and Selection Panel on PEACE Awards bestowed “Best Station” in Radio Category to DWDD 1134 kHz KATROPA RADIO during the ceremonies held on January 31, 2015 during the Asian Summit 2015 with the theme “Toward Peace, Security and Human Development in the Asia Pacific Region” at the Manila Hotel, Philippines.
The UPF bestows the PEACE Awards in recognition to deserving individuals and organizations in their field of expertise that contributes to peace, unity and prosperity in the country.
UPF is a global non-government organization with special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It supports the work of the United Nations, particularly in the areas of interfaith peace-building, peace education, and the strengthening of marriage and family.
Dedicated to achieving world peace, UPF is an international network of individuals and organizations, including representatives from religion, government, civil society and the private sector.
“DWDD 1134 kHz KATROPA RADIO is honored to receive this recognition as we exert our best efforts to support national goals and accomplish Department of National Defense (DND) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) missions by serving as an effective medium of information for its military and civilian personnel and the general public. This collective effort is DWDD’s humble contribution to the AFP’ thrust of winning the peace,” said MAJ MICHAEL T AQUINO (INF) PA, DWDD radio station manager.
“Promoting patriotism, values formation, peace and commitment to the service of the nation, DWDD 1134 kHz Katropa Radio aims to be a modern and innovative station that will serve as the best source of relevant information and wholesome entertainment,” MAJ AQUINO said.
DWDD 1134 kHz KATROPA RADIO parades itself as the first and only radio station in the country with a mobile-ready live-streaming website design at http://dwdd.com.ph optimized on mobile devices, giving it an advantage in extending its national and global reach.
The radio station’s ”Katropa” tag signifies an informed and empowered Filipino citizen who shares ideals toward building a prosperous nation and promote peace and unity among diverse Filipino cultures. Anchored on these principles, DWDD 1134 kHz Katropa Radio airs programs seven days a week, from 4:30AM to 12:00 midnight.
With a dynamic management team that has an ear for development and opportunities in radio broadcast industry, DWDD 1134 kHz Katropa Radio is an innovative organization that positions itself as an exciting package of News and Music, a romance between the information services of AM radio and a dose of entertainment provided by FM radio.
“DWDD 1134 kHz Katropa Radio further aims to be the leading source of military and defense news, as it utilizes its national network of civil relations and public information officers from the DND and AFP, as well as disaster response updates via the NDRRMC,” MAJ AQUINO said.
“AFP CMO School congratulates the men and women of DWDD Katropa Radio in this recognition. The AFP CMO School and DWDD Katropa Radio have been collaborating in various activities to promote and disseminating information about Peace, Unity, and Prosperity in the Philippines,” MAJ. TALAROC said.