China News Agency, Hong Kong, June 12 (Reporter Han Xingtong) The ceremony to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on June 12.

Luo Huining, director of the Hong Kong Liaison Office, pointed out at the celebration ceremony that, in the diverse society of Hong Kong, it is especially necessary for the media who love the country and Hong Kong to uphold the truth, stir up the turbulence and promote the clear.

On June 12, the ceremony to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

Ta Kung Pao, founded in Tianjin on June 17, 1902, is the oldest Chinese-language newspaper in the world.

The picture shows the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (fourth from the right), Luo Huining, Director of the Liaison Office of the Hong Kong Central Committee (fourth from the left), and the Chief Executive-designate of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Li Jiachao (the third from the right), and other guests presided over the ceremony.

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  Founded in Tianjin on June 17, 1902, Ta Kung Pao is the oldest Chinese-language newspaper in the world.

  Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Luo Huining, Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Li Jiachao, Chief Executive-designate of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Zheng Yanxiong, Director of the Central People's Government Office for Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Liu Guangyuan, Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong Zheng Ruohua, Secretary for Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, and Lu Xinning, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in Hong Kong, were present to congratulate.

On June 12, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, attended and delivered a speech at a ceremony to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the founding of Ta Kung Pao at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

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  In her speech, Carrie Lam praised Ta Kung Pao as one of the important newspapers in Hong Kong based on Hong Kong, backed by the motherland and facing the world.

Ta Kung Pao plays an important role in China's modern history and the development of the new era. It also helps to promote national education and guide readers to learn from the past and the present, so as to cultivate their patriotism, strengthen their ambition to strengthen the country, and practice the journey of serving the country.

  Carrie Lam believes that the media should consciously safeguard national security, abide by the law, take the initiative to convey information about national security to the society, and provide readers and viewers with correct, comprehensive and impartial information.

She continued that no matter how the times change, what remains unchanged is that newspapers and other media have the functions of collecting and excavating information for readers and audiences, making analysis and comparison, commenting and advocating, helping the public understand the social situation and important issues, and promoting healthy discussions. , to promote social progress.

On June 12, Luo Huining, director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in Hong Kong, attended the ceremony to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

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  Luo Huining pointed out that it is believed that in the future development of Hong Kong Dagong Wenhui Media Group, it will continue to take national rejuvenation and national prosperity as its own responsibility, not forgetting its original intention, living up to its heavy trust, and continuously expanding its communication power and influence through innovation and development, so as to continue its new journey. Continue the patriotic tradition and write Chinese legends.

  Luo Huining believes that in the diverse society of Hong Kong, it is especially necessary for the media who love the country and Hong Kong to uphold the truth, stir up the turbulence and promote the clear, and especially need the media people who love the country and Hong Kong to uphold their mission and act responsibly.

On June 12, the Chief Executive-designate of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Li Jiachao, attended and delivered a speech at the celebration ceremony of the 120th anniversary of the founding of Ta Kung Pao held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Li Zhihua

  Li Jiachao said that since its establishment in 1902, Ta Kung Pao has always adhered to the spirit of running a newspaper of "forgetting one's self, being selfless and being public", and playing the role of a witness of the times.

Ta Kung Pao is at the forefront of news, advancing with the times.

It can be said that when you open the Ta Kung Pao, you can see the modern history and modern history of China.

  Li Jiachao pointed out that Hong Kong is a place with developed information, and the media blooms in Hong Kong.

The freedom of the press in Hong Kong is guaranteed by the Basic Law of Hong Kong and complies with the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights applicable to Hong Kong.

Guests attended the ceremony to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao.

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  Jiang Zaizhong, chairman of Hong Kong Ta Kung Wenhui Media Group and president of Ta Kung Pao, said that in the past 120 years, Ta Kung Pao has been able to become popular and prosperous. Patriotic enthusiasm, carry forward patriotic traditions.

The group will keep in mind the entrustment, carry forward the patriotic tradition, conform to the trend of the times, accelerate the integration and development, serve Hong Kong readers, and strive to expand the influence of public opinion.

  In addition, to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao, Hongkong Post will issue special stamps on the 120th Anniversary of Ta Kung Pao on 17 June.

From June 11 to 17, there will be light shows on both sides of the Victoria Harbour to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao.

Hong Kong Ta Kung Pao Media Group will also hold the award ceremony of the 4th Hong Kong Youth Essay Contest, edit and publish a series of celebration activities such as the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao and the book "Story Behind the News".

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