PM Phuc attends ceremony marking 90th anniversary of labour newspaper
Hanoi (VNA) – Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper, one of
the oldest and most influential newspapers in the Vietnamese revolutionary
press, celebrated the 90th anniversary of the publication of its first issue
(August 14, 1929) in Hanoi on August 11.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (front, right)
presents the first-class Labour Order to the newspaper (Photo: VNA)
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu
Trong sent flowers to the ceremony.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, along with
Politburo member and Head of Party Central Committee’s Commission for
Information and Education Vo Van Thuong, and representatives from ministries
attended the event.
Over the past nine decades, the newspaper – the
mouthpiece of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour – has been
recognised as a top newspaper in Vietnam in protecting the legitimate rights
and interests of workers and officials.
The newspaper is also one of the first press
agencies in Vietnam to publish online edition on May 19, 1999.
It has made significant contributions to national
independence and defence, particularly disseminating the Party and State’s
guidelines and legal policies, building stronger working class and Vietnam
On behalf of the Party and State leaders, Prime
Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presented the first-class Labour Order to the
newspaper’s staff and the third-class Labour Order to its editor-in-chief
Nguyen Ngoc Hien in recognition of his outstanding performance in