Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper scoops 9 prizes at HCMC Press Awards 2020

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The Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper won 9 prizes at the 38th HCMC Press Awards 2020, announced the organization board at the award ceremony which took place at the municipal Opera House on June 21, marking the 95th anniversary of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day (June 21).

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan and winners of the 38th HCMC Press Awards 2020 (Photo: SGGP)

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan and winners of the 38th HCMC Press Awards 2020 (Photo: SGGP)

Attending the event were Politburo Member and Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, Tran Luu Quang; Chairman of the City People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong; Chairwoman of HCMC People's Council Nguyen Thi Le; Head of the Propaganda and Education Department of the City Party Committee, Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue and Vice Chairman of the City People’s Committee, Duong Anh Duc.
Speaking at the event, HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan congratulated winners and emphasized that the city's revolutionary press has constantly grown and stressed the characteristics of the humanity and creativity of the Sai Gon- Gia Dinh- HCMC press.
The HCMC Journalists Association revealed 66 award-wining works selected from 251 entries, including 5 first prizes, 14 second prizes, 21 third prizes and 26 encouragement prizes.
On the same day, the 14th National Press Awards ceremony was held in Hanoi with the participation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The jury board selected 103 outstanding works from 140 submissions, consisting of 9 A prizes, 21 B prizes, 41 C prizes and 32 consolation prizes.
Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper scoops 9 prizes at HCMC Press Awards 2020 ảnh 1 Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the event
Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper scoops 9 prizes at HCMC Press Awards 2020 ảnh 2 Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, Tran Luu Quang (L) congratulates winners.
Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper scoops 9 prizes at HCMC Press Awards 2020 ảnh 3 Chairman of the City People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) congratulates award-winning journalists of the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper. 
Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper scoops 9 prizes at HCMC Press Awards 2020 ảnh 4 Chairwoman of HCMC People's Council Nguyen Thi Le; Head of the Propaganda and Education Department of the City Party Committee, Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue congratulate winners.
Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper scoops 9 prizes at HCMC Press Awards 2020 ảnh 5 Journalists participate in an exchange at the ceremony.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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