As host of the 44th Executive Board Meeting of the Organisation of Asia Pacific News Agencies (OANA), Vietnam News Agency had a well preparation for the event. The work has represented the host’s active role in OANA.

Currently, there are more than 4 billion people using internet, of which most of them are using social networks. The current situation has put a question for mainstream press to face fierce competition from social networks.

Press agencies have to maintain core principles of the forth estate but they should also need to take their initiative in keeping up with the new tendency.

With meetings focusing on discussing challenges  and measures to increase effectiveness of news agencies in the digital era, Vietnam News Agency was applauded by international delegations.

Cooperation and information exchange activities among Vietnam News Agency and more than 40 international news agencies and press units in recent years have helped to promote image of a beautiful Vietnam country and its people.-VNA