Politburo member and head of the CPV Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The third Bua Liem Vang (Golden Hammer & Sickle) Press Awards 2018 has received 1,825 entries since it was announced on February 3 this year on the occasion of the 88th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).

The number of entries was announced at a working session on December 6 of the steering board and the organising board of the contest, which focuses on Party building work.

The entries comprise 950 articles published on print newspapers, 286 articles on electronic newspapers, 398 TV programmes, 163 radio programmes and 28 press photo works.

Speaking at the meeting, Politburo member and head of the CPV Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh underlined the significance of the Awards, which aims to recognise outstanding works in disseminating information and promoting understanding about the Party’s policies and Party building work.

He requested the Organisation Commission to coordinate closely with the awards’ organising board in preparing for the award presentation ceremony slated for January 25, 2019 in Hanoi. The ceremony will be broadcast live on the national television.-VNA