MIC launches writing contest on corruption prevention

The Ministry of Information and Communications December 18 launched a writing contest " Good examples in corruption prevention" in the media with the aim honoring good persons and good deeds as well as condemning corruption acts.

Additionally, the contest tends to increase information of the government and the Party's policies and lines of corruption fight amongst residents.

Speaking at the press conference on launching ceremony, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan asserted that press plays an important role in investigating cases and manifestation of corruption provided by citizens.
Press needs to report these cases of corruption which had been handled to make good public opinion, he added.

In many fields, corruption has been controlled and driven back yet newspaper reporters encountered difficulties in the fight against the problem.

In addition to increasing the Party's role and the government's management as well as completing mechanism and policies on management of corruption, education about anti-corruption
 should be increased by the media; accordingly, the role of press should develop more.

Entries are press reports which were published on printed or electronic newspaper from January 1, 2011 to April 30, 2016.

Each newspaper will select 1 or 2 reports to send to the contest organizer and each writer has 2 reports as the most. Entries should be sent to the Ministry of Information and Communications at 18 Nguyen Du Street in Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi from January 1, 2016 to April 30, 2016 or through email: thanhcentics@gmail.com.

By Tran Binh - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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