VOV’s functions, structure issued hinh anh 1VOV’s functions, structure issued. (Photo: VOV)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Government has renewed the decree regulating functions, tasks, powers and structure of Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) instead of Decree No.55/2014/ND-CP issued four years ago.

Under new Decree No.03/2018/ND-CP, VOV is a governmental agency and national radio station which works to disseminate the Party’s guidelines and the State’s laws, contributing to the people’s improved intellectual standards via radio broadcasting and other press and multimedia services.

VOV is managed by the Ministry of Information and Communications in terms of press, broadcasting and television.

The radio station is tasked with developing annual, medium-term and long-term plans, programmes and strategies and submit them to the Government and the Prime Minister for approval. It must decide and take responsibility for daily broadcast contents and programmes alongside broadcast range and impacts of its works on internal and external affairs in accordance with legal regulations.

It is assigned to produce, transmit, broadcast, issue and archive radio and television programmes, and online and print newspapers.

In respect of structure, VOV runs a system of news channels, including VOV1 for news and current affairs, VOV2 for cultural and social news, VOV3 for music, VOV4 for ethnic affairs, VOV5 for external news service, VOV6 for literature and arts, and VOV Transport.

Additionally, it operates the online news website vov.vn, the print newspaper VOV and VTC Digital Television.

VOV has representative offices in the Northeast, Northwest, Central, Central Highlands and Mekong Delta regions and in Ho Chi Minh City and overseas offices.-VNA