VTV receives ABU’s Asiavision award

by Hồng Quân30 July 2019 Last updated at 15:00 PM

VTV receives ABU’s Asiavision award - Vietnam Television was conferred the "Best Breaking News" award from the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU).

This is the annual Asiavision award of ABU for TV channels which make outstanding contributions to the development of the Union.

Vietnam Television received the "Best Breaking News" award for reporting on the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi last February.

According to Javad Mottaghi, ABU Secretary-General, Vietnam Television was chosen because of it excellent coverage of the event of international interest. Through Asiavision information exchange system of ABU, the historical meeting between the US and North Korean leaders was broadcast by 272 ABU members in 76 countries.

In addition, Vietnam Television was also nominated in 2 other categories: Best Picture Award and Best Story Award.