RADIO THE VOICE OF VIETNAM
The Voice of Vietnam is a national radio station and government agency which disseminates the Party’s guidelines and State laws, contributing to the people’s enhanced intellectual standards and spiritual lives.
The Voice of Vietnam is abbreviated in Vietnamese to “Đài TNVN” and has the English name “Voice of Vietnam”, or VOV for short
The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) was established immediately after the August 1945 Revolution. Its first program was aired at 11.30 AM on September 7th 1945 with the signature phrase: “This is the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting from Hanoi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam”. At 11.30 AM on 2nd July 1976, this phrase was changed to: “This is the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting from Hanoi, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”.
The Voice of Vietnam is a multimedia broadcaster. It runs several channels: News and Current Affairs channel (VOV1), Culture, Science and Education channel (VOV2), Music, News and Entertainment channel (VOV3), Ethnic languages channel (VOV4) Overseas Service channel (VOV5) and VOV Traffic channel. VOV Print Newspaper was launched on 2nd November 1998. On 3rd February 2008 VOVTV officially made its first broadcast.
The Voice of Vietnam operates a News Center, a Radio Technical Center, 2 Broadcasting Colleges, a Radio Broadcasting Service and Advertisement Center (VOVas) and an Equipment Materials Information Export Import Corporation (EMICO).
The Voice of Vietnam has 5 domestic bureaus based in the Northwest region, central region, central highlands, Ho Chi Minh city and Mekong delta. Its 10 foreign bureaus are based in Beijing (China), Vientiane (Laos), Bangkok (Thailand), Phnompenh (Cambodia), Moscow (Russia), Tokyo (Japan), Paris (France), Washington DC (US), Cairo (Egypt), Prague (Czech Republic).
President Nguyễn Thế Kỷ
Member of the Party Central Committee
Vice President Vũ Hải
Vice President Vũ Minh Tuấn
Vice President Trần Minh Hùng
Vice President Nguyễn Xuân Huy