The Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) is an association of news agencies from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) member states in the Asia-Pacific region. It was previously known as the Organisation of Asian News Agencies.
It was formed in 1961 on UNESCO's initiative. It provides a news wire service containing articles donated by its members.
|Bakhtar News Agency||Afghanistan|
|Australian Associated Press||Australia|
|Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency||Azerbaijan|
|Trend News Agency||Azerbaijan|
|Bahrain News Agency||Bahrain|
|Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha||Bangladesh|
|United News of Bangladesh||Bangladesh|
|Agence Khmer de Presse||Cambodia|
|Xinhua News Agency||China|
|Korean Central News Agency||North Korea|
|Emirates News Agency||Emirates|
|Press Trust of India||India|
|Asian News International||India|
|Islamic Republic News Agency||Iran|
|Mehr News Agency||Iran|
|Fars News Agency||Iran|
|National Iraqi News Agency||Iraq|
|Kuwait News Agency||Kuwait|
|Lao News Agency||Laos|
|Montsame News Agency||Mongolia|
|Rastriya Samachar Samati||Nepal|
|Oman News Agency||Oman|
|Pakistan Press International||Pakistan|
|Associated Press of Pakistan||Pakistan|
|Philippine News Agency||Philippines|
|Qatar News Agency||Qatar|
|Yonhap News Agency||South Korea|
|ITAR-TASS News Agency||Russia|
|Russian Information Agency||Russia|
|Saudi Press Agency||Saudi Arabia|
|Syrian Arab News Agency||Syria|
|Thai News Agency||Thailand|
|Anadolu News Agency||Turkey|
|Vietnam News Agency||Vietnam|
|Yemen News Agency||Yemen|
Aslan Ahmad Aslanov (Azerbaijani: Aslanov Aslan Əhməd oğlu) is a famous Azerbaijani journalist, Chairman of the Board of Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC), Honorary Culture Worker of the Azerbaijan Republic (2000), the holder of Tereggi medal (2005), Order for the Services to the Motherland (2010), Shohrat Order (2011), 20th Anniversary Medal of TURKSOY (2014), “Hasan bey Zardabi”, “Golden Pen” and “Supreme Media”, Jubilee Silver Medal of the Commonwealth of Independent States awards.Azerbaijan State News Agency
Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) is the official news agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Aslan Aslanov has been the agency's director general since 2002. Since 15 march 2018 Chairman of the Board.
Along with the official state news, Azerbaijan State News Agency releases information on politics, economy, education, science, culture, health, sports and environment in eight languages such as Azerbaijani, Russian, English, French, German, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese.Emirates News Agency
Emirates News Agency (Arabic: وكالة أنباء الإمارات, translit. Wakalat Anba'a al Emarat), also known as WAM, is the official news agency of the United Arab Emirates.Islamic Republic News Agency
The Islamic Republic News Agency (Persian: خبرگزاری جمهوری اسلامی), or IRNA, is the official news agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is government-funded and controlled under the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. The agency also publishes the newspaper Iran. As of 2010, the Managing Director of IRNA is Mohammad Khodaddi. IRNA has 60 offices in Iran and 30 more in various countries around the world.Kabar (news agency)
Kabar or Kyrgyz National News Agency Kabar is the official news agency of Kyrgyzstan. It is the oldest news agency in the country.Korean Central News Agency
The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) is the state news agency of North Korea. The agency portrays the views of the North Korean government for both domestic and foreign consumption. It was established on December 5, 1946.Mehr News Agency
The Mehr News Agency (MNA; Persian pronunciation: [خبرگزاری مهر] Xabâr-gozâri Mehr; "Mehr News Agency") is an Iranian news agency headquartered in Tehran, owned by the Islamic Ideology Dissemination Organization (IIDO).Mehriban Aliyeva
Mehriban Aliyeva (Azerbaijani: Mehriban Arif qızı Əliyeva; born 26 August 1964) is an Azerbaijani physician and ophthalmologist, the First Vice President and First Lady of Azerbaijan, the head of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the chairperson of Azerbaijani Culture Friends Foundation, the President of Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federation, and the goodwill ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO.Miss Tourism International
Miss Tourism International is an annual international beauty pageant run by the D’ Touch International Sdn. Bhd. Foundation. The pageant was first held in 1994 at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, where 23 contestants competed. In 2006, the contest was held outside of Malaysia for the first time, in Guangzhou, China. In 2016, 60 countries participated in the Miss Tourism International pageant.The current Miss Tourism International titleholder is Astari Vernideani from the Indonesia she was crowned on December 21, 2018 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.Taleshi Hava
Taleshi Hava (Persian: تالشی هوا) is a piece for violin and bassoon by the Iranian composer Mehdi Hosseini, and is based on the music of the northwestern Iranian Taleshi tribesmen. This composition was written in 2010 and has been recorded first time on the 9th of April 2010 by Raisa Ulumbekova (violin) and Konstantin Yakovlev (bassoon) in Saint-Petersburg.Trend News Agency
Trend News Agency (Azerbaijani: Trend Xəbər Agentliyi) is a news company in Azerbaijan, the Caucasusregion, and Central Asia.UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter.
It is the successor of the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation.UNESCO has 193 member states and 11 associate members. Most of its field offices are "cluster" offices covering three or more countries; national and regional offices also exist.
UNESCO pursues its objectives through five major programs: education, natural sciences, social/human sciences, culture and communication/information. Projects sponsored by UNESCO include literacy, technical, and teacher-training programs, international science programs, the promotion of independent media and freedom of the press, regional and cultural history projects, the promotion of cultural diversity, translations of world literature, international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage (World Heritage Sites) and to preserve human rights, and attempts to bridge the worldwide digital divide. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.UNESCO's aim is "to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information". Other priorities of the organization include attaining quality Education For All and lifelong learning, addressing emerging social and ethical challenges, fostering cultural diversity, a culture of peace and building inclusive knowledge societies through information and communication.The broad goals and objectives of the international community—as set out in the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—underpin all UNESCO strategies and activities.Vietnam News Agency
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA), a governmental agency, is the official state news provider of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
As the only news agency of the whole country, the state-run VNA is responsible for publishing official information and documents of the party and state, providing information in service of the party leadership and state management, while collecting and providing news via various forms to the mass media agencies, the public and readers of all kinds, both at home and abroad.
The VNA is headquartered at 5 Lý Thường Kiệt Street, Hanoi, in the National News Centre. The organisation's southern and central representative offices are located at 120 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai Street, Hồ Chí Minh City, and 28 Lê Thánh Tông Street, Đà Nẵng.Yonhap
Yonhap News Agency (Korean: 주식회사 연합뉴스) is a South Korean news agency. It is a funded company, based in Seoul, South Korea. Yonhap provides news articles, pictures and other information to newspapers, TV networks and other media in South Korea.