Vietnam News Agency plans international TV channel
September 27th, 2009 - 10:33 UTC
by Andy Sennitt.

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) would continue to supply news and information on Vietnam to serve Vietnamese communities abroad, said VNA General Director Tran Mai Huong on Friday. Mr Huong made the statement while signing an agreement with Deputy Foreign Minister and chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Nguyen Thanh Son to boost co-operation between the news agency and the committee.

The agency would co-operate with the committee to set up a VNA television channel to promote Vietnamís image in all fields, with broadcasts made in several foreign languages. Mr Huong stressed that the VNAís 38 publications and a network of domestic and overseas news branches and skilled media personnel would constantly provide the latest information on developments across the country.