Mr. Tang Huu Phong, first appointed Editor-in-Chief of Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper in April 2015, has been transferred to a leading position at a district-level Party Committee in Ho Chi Minh City.
Mr. Phong was officially named Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Tan Phu District, following a decision by the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee at a ceremony on Thursday.
After announcing the decision, Tat Thanh Cang, Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, said that Mr. Phong’s first task in the new position is to prepare the year-end report of the district’s Party Committee activities in 2016.
Mr. Tang Huu Phong (L) gets his appointment decision.
Nguyen Thanh Chung, Secretary of the Tan Phu Party Committee, said Mr. Phong’s extensive relationship with various sectors and his experience as the head of Tuoi Tre are a great indicator of his ability to contribute to the district’s social development plans.
Mr. Le The Chu, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Tuoi Tre, has been appointed Acting Editor-in-Chief while a new leader is being selected for the Ho Chi Minh City-based daily, according to a decision signed Tuesday by Nguyen Manh Cuong, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union.
Mr. Chu was the former Editor-in-Chief of Khan Quang Do (Red Scarf), a teen newspaper, before his appointment as Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Tuoi Tre in 2010.
Mr. Le The Chu
Upon accepting his interim role, Mr. Chu vowed to cooperate with the Tuoi Tre team to identify breakthrough solutions for the paper’s 2017 development plans and continue to maintain the identity and core values ofthe newspaper.