On October 26, 2022, the Ministry of Transport issues Decree No. 87/2022/ND-CP defining the functions, tasks, powers, and organizational structure of the Vietnam News Agency
Accordingly, the Vietnam News Agency is a government-attached agency that performs the function of a state news agency in publishing and broadcasting news and official documents of the Party and the State...collects and provides information through various types of press and multimedia communications.
The organizational structure of the Vietnam News Agency includes 28 units:
1- The Editorial Secretariat and External Affairs Department.
2- The Office;
3 -The Organization and Personnel Department;
4-The Planning and Finance Department;
5- The Domestic News Department.
6- The Domestic News Department.
7- The World News Department.
8 - The Photo Department.
9- The Economic News Department.
10 - The Information-Documentation and Graphics Center.
11 - The Vietnam News Agency Television Center.
12 - Tin Tuc (News) newspaper.
13 - The Thao - Van Hoa (Sports and Culture) newspaper.
14 - VietnamPlus online newspaper.
15 - Vietnam News newspaper.
16 - Le Courrier du Vietnam newspaper.
17 - Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine.
18 - Vietnam Pictorial.
19 - Ethnic Minority and Mountainous Region Pictorial.
20 - The Vietnam News Agency Publishing House.
21 - The Vietnam News Agency’s Southern Bureau.
22 - The Vietnam News Agency’s Central and Central Highlands Bureau.
23 - The Vietnam News Agency’s resident bureaus in the provinces and centrally run cities established in accordance with law.
24 - The Vietnam News Agency’s overseas resident bureaus established in accordance with law.
25 - The Vietnam News Agency Technical Center.
26 - The Vietnam News Agency Training Center.
27 - The Vietnam News Agency Communications Development Center.
28 - The Vietnam News Agency International Cooperation Center.
Within that, the units specified in (1) thru (4) of this Article shall assist the General Director of the Vietnam News Agency. The units specified in (5) thru (24) are information units. The units specified in (25) thru (28) are information service units.
The Office includes 06 divisions, and the Planning and Finance Department includes 04 divisions.
The Vietnam News Agency is headed by the General Director and no more than 04 Deputy General Directors.
The General Director and Deputy General Directors of the Vietnam News Agency are appointed and relieved from office by the Prime Minister in accordance with the law.
The General Director shall take responsibility before the Government and Prime Minister for all activities of the Vietnam News Agency. Deputy General Directors shall assist the General Director in, and take responsibility before the General Director and law for, their assigned tasks.
Compared with Decree No. 118/2017/ND-CP, the new organizational structure of the Ministry of Education and Training no longer includes 02 units, including: the Examination Department and the Informatics Center.
Decree No. 87/2022/ND-CP takes effect on November 01, 2022.