Addressing the event, Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho said around 3,000 reporters and journalists from press agencies at home and abroad participated in the dissemination campaign for the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders' Week.

Chairman of the Da Nang Municipal People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho (5th from left) handing over certificates of merit to outstanding press agencies

At the moment, 109 press agencies, including 8 local, 7 central ones and 94 representative offices are operating in the city. They have made 9,000 articles about the APEC event in 2017 overall, including around 6,000 ones during the week itself.

The press contributed to broadcasting the image of Da Nang City to the world, leaving a good impression on foreign investors and tourists, he added.

The representative office of the People’s Army Newspaper in Central Region and Central Highlands were among the honored press agencies on this occasion.

Translated by Trung Thanh