Twenty-nine press works win natural resource and environment awards

Wednesday, 2018-08-29 12:11:51
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Politburo members Vo Van Thuong and Truong Thi Mai present the A prizes. (Photo:
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NDO – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) held a ceremony in Hanoi on August 28 to announce the winners of the fourth Press Awards on Natural Resources and Environment.

The event was attended by Vo Van Thuong, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s (PCC) Commission for Communication and Education, and Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member and head of the PCC’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation.

This year’s awards drew an enthusiastic response, with 505 submissions from 128 authors and groups of authors from 78 press agencies nationwide sent to the organising committee. State management on land and environmental protection were among the topics that received the most coverage by journalists.

Based on the criteria of the awards, the organisers presented prizes to 29 authors and groups of authors, including five A prizes, six B prizes, and 18 C prizes for the most outstanding works in the categories of printed media, television, radio, and online media.

Editor-in-chief of Nhan Dan Newspaper Thuan Huu and Acting Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung present the B prizes. (Photo:

Nhan Dan Newspaper won one B prize for the work “Shifting the livelihood in response to climate change” and one C prize for the work “Green desires”, both in the television category.

The Press Awards on Natural Resources and Environment has been held since 2010, contributing to the dissemination of prominent achievements in the natural resources and environment sector in the cause of national construction and defense, and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of natural resources and environment management on a national scale.

The fourth edition of the awards focused on the major topics of detecting and reflecting shortcomings in the promulgation and implementation of policies and laws, negative acts, hot spots and violations of the legislation on natural resources and environment; strengthening administrative reforms on natural resources and the environment; and transforming the development model and proposing measures to stabilise people’s livelihoods in response to climate change.