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VNA to improve and develop news quality

Update: June, 09/2016 - 09:00
Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Publicity and Education Võ Văn Thưởng asks Vietnam News Agency to supply the latest accurate and reliable source news in various areas, better meeting the demand of media agencies and the public. — VNA/VNS Photo An Đăng

HÀ NỘI – Vietnam News Agency (VNA) is determined to improve its news quality as well as perform its role as a national news agency and a strong multimedia conglomerate, General Director Nguyễn Đức Lợi has said.

During a working session in Hà Nội yesterday with Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Publicity and Education Võ Văn Thưởng, the general director noted that as a reliable strategic news agency of the Party and State, the VNA provided information about domestic and international affairs to serve the country’s leaders, domestic and foreign press, and the public.

VNA is extending and diversifying its media products in various forms in its role as a supplier of source news for domestic and foreign information services. It currently offers around 60 products in print, online and audio-visual forms, including a television channel specialised in news, according to the general director.

The agency is focusing on upgrading technical infrastructure and improving workforce training to grow into a strong and modern news agency.

In his speech, Thưởng hailed VNA for its strong and rapid growth on the back of diverse and plentiful news coverage, and its passionate and young staff.

As a state news agency, VNA should supply the latest accurate and reliable source news in various areas, better meeting the demand of media agencies and the public, he said.

He also agreed to VNA’s development orientations and its proposals on several mechanisms and policies to develop a number of key information products. — VNS

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