In his speech, Bui Truong Giang, Deputy Chief of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education and Deputy Head of the Steering Committee on External Information Work, stated that the awards are to recognize and honor best press and media pieces featuring external affairs, international events and external issues.

At the press conference

Entries to the Awards can be in Vietnamese or foreign languages and in the forms of print newspaper articles, online articles, radio broadcasts, television broadcasts, press photos, landscape photos and books. They must be published by one or more official Vietnamese or foreign press or media agencies between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.

Entries must be sent to the Standing Board of the Steering Committee on External Information Work before March 31, 2020 at the address Vietnam Television’s Office: No.43 Nguyen Chi Thanh street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi or emailed to

The awards handover ceremony is scheduled to take place in June 2020.

Translated by Chung Anh