The Hanoitimes - On December 01, a delegation of the Hanoi Central Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of Vietnam under the lead of the Deputy Head of Hanoi Central Propaganda Department Tran Xuan Ha has come to work at the Economic & Urban Newspaper.
Through achievements of the Economic & Urban Newspaper in 20 years, the Editor in Chief Nguyen Minh Duc stressed: Following in the Instruction NO.25-CT/TW, the Newspaper has made significant progresses, in turn gradually modernize to catch up with the current trend of journalism in Vietnam and international. The Economic & Urban Newspaper has cemented its status of being a favorite newspaper among readers, improving the living conditions for staffs, journalists and reporters.
“Since 2010, the Economic & Urban Newspaper has not only improved the quality of the contens, but also expanded in more media channels to folllow the new ways of readers accessing information” – Editor in Chief Nguyen Minh Duc said.
The Deputy Head of Hanoi Central Propaganda Department Tran Xuan Ha gave a speech at the meeting.
Besides, Mr. Duc also informed that along with the print version published 6 days a week, the newspaper has an online version in www.ktdt.com.vn; www.kinhtedothi.vn, english version in www.hanoitimes.com.vn; and online newspaper for consumption in www.tieudung.vn; a magazine for funirture published once a month. Besides, the Economic & Urban Newspaper also has representative office in Ho Chi Minh city and Danang. The Newspaper also gradually expands its cooperation with numerous local and foreign newspaper in Laos or Thailand.
According to the Editor in Chief Nguyen Minh Duc, in order for the Newspaper to develop sustainably and meet requirements in new era, at present, the Newspaper along with other media agencies are facing challenges from the reduced number of readers, advertisement also reduced due to fierce competition, equipment for journalists and reporters is still limited.
In the coming time, the Newspaper will continue follow the regulation and law of the Government and of Hanoi, taking step by step to improve the quality of staffs, reporters and journalists; enhancing the efficiency of online newspaper, cooperating with related ministies, enterprises and administrative agencies in improving media operations. The Economic & Urban Newspaper hopes to receive frequent and timely instructions from Hanoi’s leaders, the support and attention from administrative agencies, related departments and agencies of Hanoi.
Highly regarding achievements of the Economic & Urban Newspaper in recently, the Deputy Head of Hanoi Central Propaganda Department Tran Xuan Ha said the Newspaper has strictly follow its objectives and missions, meeting the requirements for propaganda of Hanoi as well as of readers. “This is a clean newspaper, which always follows the direction in publishing information accurately”. However, Mr. Ha also noted that the Newspaper has to have more critical articles, identifying earlier and better new issues in a creative and innovative way. Along with that, the online version of the newspaper need to have better investment.”Especially, the Newspaper has to focus on its strength in the economic and urban aspects, implementing the strategy for journamisl masterplan development until 2030, better managing representative offices” - the Deputy Head of Hanoi Central Propaganda Department Tran Xuan Ha stressed.
Nguyen Tung - Tran Thao