BERNAMA, the national news agency of Malaysia, is one of the country’s leading content providers of up-to-the-minute news reports, updates and analysis for newspapers, tv and radio stations, global wire services and the Internet.

It also provides, for subscription, real-time stock quotes and a business database accessed through personal computers. Its latest offering is real-time news disseminated through Blackberry devices.

Besides its news agency services, BERNAMA also operates a 24-hour tv news channel (Bernama TV on Astro Channel 502) and a 24-hour news radio station (BERNAMA Radio 24).

BERNAMA also supplies photographs to news organisations and non-news organisations and individuals.

BERNAMA's more than 300 journalists and photojournalists report daily from its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur and bureaus from all over Malaysia besides overseas offices in Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, Beijing, New Delhi, Dubai, Washington, DC, New York, Berlin and Melbourne.

BERNAMA’s other products and services include:

An Internet-based news portal serving the latest news and analysis on events in Malaysia and the rest of the world at

Read today's top stories today on politics, business, sports and social issues that unfold throughout the day.

BERNAMA NEWSWIRE is the most advanced source of electronic, real-time news for global market professionals, combining the financial and economic reporting expertise of BERNAMA with that of Reuters, DPA and Xinhua. Only BERNAMA Newswire provides the unique package of combined editorial resource, giving our subscribers access to the greatest number of journalists in the largest numbers of news bureaus worldwide.

Bernama Mobile Newsroom
Bernama Mobile Newsroom empowers VVIPs and News Editors reach new level of mobility, awareness and responsiveness by pumping real-time full breaking news stories from Bernama® and Reuters® according to their news selection criteria. This service keeps them on par with news organizations providing the latest updates 24/7 via email anywhere in the world. The productivity benefits of this package are immense considering that users can work without boundaries while being kept updated every minute. Sign up for one today, Indulge in Information.

Online database of Malaysian news, statistics, industry reports and bio-data of key personalities at
Researchers, journalists, government officials and business strategists can have access to a rich archive of news on developments in Malaysia, industry reports, economic, trade and consumer statistics as well as data on top personalities in Malaysia through an online information database. Content has been compiled from BERNAMA’s wire services, international news wire services and research organisations. A powerful search engine narrows down one’s search for relevant information quickly.

Media Relations and Event Management (MREM)
Online press release distribution service
MREM distributes press releases to customers through direct links with the print and broadcast media. MREM’s partner, ASIANET, manages international distribution in many languages like French, Spanish, and Chinese. Releases are channeled to the terminals of news editors and on online information databases. MREM also offers media relations services, event management and production of news releases. Press releases are displayed on a free web site at

Photo coverage of events taking place in the country, including press conferences, product launches, sports events and ceremonies by BERNAMA’s photojournalists who record important developments as they unfold. Internet nowadays facilitates delivery of our high res photos via modes like File Transfer Protocol (FTP), download from photo website or simply by e-mail. Photo website of Bernama is easily accessible at . Bernama photo service now started introducing new products and services such as managing exhibitions, publication materials, convocation package, digitalization, printing, graphic service and special coverage on corporate event.

Bernama TV offers round-the-clock news coverage around the country and the world on Astro Channel 502 in Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mandarin and Tamil. Its daily talk show, “Hello Malaysia” and exclusive interviews with newsmakers make BERNAMA TV one of the most-watched news channels on Astro along with the BBC, CNN and Al-Jazeera.

A 24-hour radio station on 93.9FM producing round-the-clock news from all over the country and the world in bahasa Malaysia and English

Products Under BERNAMA Systems and Solutions Advisor Sdn Bhd or BESSAR, a subsidiary of BERNAMA

BESSAR was established in line with BERNAMA’s objective to optimise the potential evident in the transformation of the Malaysian economy towards greater adoption of information and communications technology (ICT).

Products and Services
BESSAR's main business is information, computer and hardware services and maintenance and comprehensive maintenance controls. BESSAR also provides networking services and solutions to meet the rapidly growing demand and changes in the IT industry.

BESSAR has been providing quality-assured, end-to-end integrated IT solutions and services to enterprises in the commercial and government sectors through its network of 18 offices located strategically in major towns and cities throughout Malaysia.

To subscribe to any of BERNAMA's services, please contact our customer service representatives at:

No. 28, Jalan 1/65A
Off Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2693 9933, 603-2691 9955,
Fax: 603-2691 9932, 2698 9968



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