BERNAMA - THE MALAYSIAN
NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY
source for News and Information on Malaysia
Since it was established in 1968, BERNAMA has been
Malaysia's premier source of news, information and
photographs for newspapers, television and radio
stations, international news agencies, and lately,
for the online and Internet media.
from the business and financial community, government
agencies and academic institutions, subscribe to
Bernama's news services delivered on the personal
computer. As a result, everyday throughout the nation,
over 20 million people, and millions more around the
globe, receive news on Malaysia through BERNAMA.
Meeting a 24-hour-7-day marketplace
BERNAMA delivers the news throughout the day to its
media customers to help meet the 24-hour-7-day demands
of readers, viewers and decision-makers. Close to 300
specialist reporters, editors, sub-editors,
photographers and video camera teams are on the spot to
cover events in Malaysia's 13 states, including Kuala
Lumpur. International news (from a Malaysian
perspective) is reported by Bernama's correspondents in
Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, London and Washington DC.
A state-of-the-art communications infrastructure
helps Bernama meet an editor's demands for speed,
information sharing, access and reliability. Bernama's
news reports are instantaneously transmitted to media
customers via wireless networks, telephone leased
lines, through a proprietary software system called
INS2000i and the Internet.
Bernama's major subscribers
remain Malaysia's and Singapore's English, Bahasa,
Mandarin and Tamil newspapers including the countries'
TV and radio stations.
Its international clients are
foreign news agencies Reuters, Kyodo, AFP, AP, and
others like Singapore Press Holdings, Fuji News Network
and NHK Japan Broadcasting.
New media clients include
Yahoo!, BBC Monitoring Services, Microsoft and several
Malaysian and Singaporean portal sites.
BERNAMA's rich and extensive
photo archive of news events covered since 1968 on
political personalities, sports, disasters, victories
and tourist attractions are available for subscription.
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