Da Nang: media centre ready for APEC High-level Week hinh anh 1The International ​Media ​Centre is ready for the APEC High-level Week. (Photo: VNA)

Da Nang (VNA) – The Da Nang Expo Centre has been turned into an ​International ​Media ​Centre serving the APEC High-level Week scheduled for November 6-11 in the central coastal city of Da Nang.

The renovation was made to the 13,500 sq.m main block and 131,000 sq.m of the landscape and technical infrastructure outside. Air conditioner, elevator, fire fighter and information technology systems and cameras have been installed as well.

Meanwhile, the capacity of power transform stations has been raised from 1,000 kVA to 1,600 kVA.

After the upgrade, which cost nearly 179 billion VND (7.8 million USD), the International Media Centre includes reception hall, security room, health care room, card issuing room, pool pass waiting room, booths for rent and other support facilities.

The APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting is expected to welcome leaders from 21 member economies and around 10,000 local and international delegates.

Established in 1989, APEC comprises 21 economies, including Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Chinese Taiwan, Thailand, the US, and Vietnam.

Vietnam joined APEC in 1998.-VNA