There are many ways to send data to another page.
QueryString , Context or Session.
The easiest and oldest way is QueryString.
In first page:
Link second page and variable e.g.
NavigateUrl = “~/SecondPage.aspx?variable_to_be_send=1”
In second page:
Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
Dim sID As String
sID = Request.QueryString(“variable_to_be_send”)
ShowNewsText(sID) ‘this is the function that will use the variable