Journalists are being awarded at the event (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Journalists who wrote outstanding articles on workforce affairs were honoured at an award ceremony in Hanoi on April 22.

Le Thi Tuyet from Lao Dong newspaper came first in the “print and online edition” category with her article “Nhung nguoi xoa mu luat cho cong nhan” (People who help workers understand law). The second prize went to a group of Tuyet’s colleagues – Hoang Van Minh, Tran Chau Huu Danh and Luc Thanh Tung. Tan Duc from Tuoi Tre newspaper and a group of two journalists – Do Thi Thao Nguyen and Pham Tran Trung – from the Vietnam News Agency secured third place.

In the “radio and television” category, “Lao dong di cu – hoang vang lang que, nhoc nhan noi pho thi” (Migrant workers – deserted villages, harsh city life) by Tran Ba Duy from the Voice of Vietnam’s VOV2 came first. Nguyen Van Quang from the Lam Dong radio-television broadcaster won second place with his three-piece story “Chuyen chua ke phia sau Lang Dai Hoc” (Untold stories behind University Village). The two third prizes went to a group of journalists from Tuoi Tre TV and Tran Thi Thanh Xuan from Vietnam Television’s VTV4.

According to Associate Professor Truong Ngoc Nam, head of the Academy of Journalism and Communication, most of this year’s 250 submissions for the award were of good quality. Some notable topics included job creation, labour policy and trade union work.-VNA