As a state-owned agency under the Vietnamese Government, the VNA (Vietnam News Agency) functions as the official information channel of Vietnam, delivering official information and documents of the Communist Party and the State. It provides information for party leadership and state management; gathers and publicizes information through different media channels to people and organizations inside and outside the country.
To perform its assigned functions and tasks, besides its headquarters in Hanoi with units assisting the General Director, news and photo departments, newspapers, bulletins, technical and service centers, businesses and a publishing house, the VNA has representative offices in southern Ho Chi Minh City and central Da Nang city, domestic bureaus in 63 provinces and cities nationwide and 27 overseas bureaus located in all five continents of the globe.
The VNA has bilateral and multilateral cooperative relations with 42 foreign or international news agencies and media organizations. It is a member of several international news organizations, including the Non-Aligned News Agencies Pool (NANAP), the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), and the News Agencies World Congress (NAWC).
After more than six decades of development, under the leadership of the Vietnam Communist Party, the VNA has grown into a reliable source of information for the Party and the State, and a prestigious news agency in the region, looking forward to become a media group.
Fields ò rice seedlings surounding Lim Thai Hamlet are ready for a new crop.http://vietnam.vnanet.vn/english/photo/khau-pha-valley-during-the-watering-season/2787.html#