Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies

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 Organization 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.

Members edit

The following agencies are members of OANA.[1][2]

Country Name
  Afghanistan Bakhtar News Agency
  Australia Australian Associated Press
  Azerbaijan Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency
Trend News Agency
  Bahrain Bahrain News Agency
  Bangladesh Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha
United News of Bangladesh
  China Xinhua News Agency
  India Press Trust of India
Asian News International
  Indonesia Antara
  Iran Islamic Republic News Agency
Mehr News Agency
Fars News Agency
  Iraq National Iraqi News Agency
  Japan Jiji Press
Kyodo News
  Kazakhstan Kazinform
  Kuwait Kuwait News Agency
  Kyrgyzstan Kabar
  Laos Lao News Agency
  Malaysia Bernama
  Mongolia Montsame News Agency
  Nepal Rastriya Samachar Samati
  Democratic People's Republic of Korea Korean Central News Agency
  Oman Oman News Agency
  Pakistan Pakistan Press International
Associated Press of Pakistan
  Philippines Philippine News Agency
  Qatar Qatar News Agency
  Russia ITAR-TASS News Agency
Russian Information Agency
  Saudi Arabia Saudi Press Agency
  South Korea Yonhap News Agency
  Sri Lanka Lankapuvath
  Syria Syrian Arab News Agency
  Thailand Thai News Agency
  Turkey Anadolu Agency
  United Arab Emirates Emirates News Agency
  Vietnam Vietnam News Agency
  Yemen Saba News Agency

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Member Agencies". Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies.
  2. ^ K. M. Shrivastava (2007). News agencies from pigeon to internet. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 269. ISBN 1-932705-67-8.

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