As many as 23 works were presented the 2013 Science and Technology Press Awards at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 16.

Producers of the show “Investor” from Vietnam Television won the first prize in the TV category while the highest honour in the print category was given to Saigon Giai phong (Liberated Saigon) newspaper with a collection of articles named “Chip technology development in Ho Chi Minh City”.

Speaking at the event, Nguyen Xuan Toan, Director of the Science and Technology Communications Research and Development Centre under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) said as many as 822 entries were sent to this year’s contest, which was categorised in print, electronic newspaper, radio and television.

Most of them had positive impacts on society, contributing to linking scientific and technological research, application and transfer among organisations, individuals and businesses, Toan added.

The contest, launched in 2011, is an annual event hosted by the MoST.-VNA