In today's diversification era, as the mainstream media designated by three United Nations organizations, Home and Abroad News Press introduced “The News Person of the Year” prize to recognize individual’s great contributions in promoting the harmonious progress of the international community, demonstrating great spirits in reform and innovation as well as enhancing the strong synergy of “self advancement and dedication”. Recommended by Home and Abroad News Press and other mainstream media, “2018 Home and Abroad News Press – News Person of the Year” award receivers are:
入选理由： 杜傲杰特阁下是一位出色的政治家和外交家，先后担任过葡萄牙驻莫桑比克大使、葡萄牙总统外交政策顾问等职务。在中国任大使期间，杜傲杰密切关注中国领导人在海南发布的四个开放举措，他下决心为中国和葡萄牙合作带来全新方式，在推动下，2018年葡萄牙与中国双边货物进出口额突破35.5亿美元，同比增长8.4 %。
Winning reasons: His Excellency Portuguese Ambassador to China, H.E. Mr. Jose Augusto Duarte, is an outstanding diplomat. He served as the Portuguese Ambassador to Mozambique and the Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of Portugal. As the ambassador to China, Mr. Jose Augusto Duarte paid particular attention to the four opening-up measures issued by Chinese leaders in Hainan province. He was determined to bring a new way for cooperation between China and Portugal. With his efforts, the bilateral trading volume between Portugal and China surpassed $3.55 billion USD in 2018, an increase of 8.4% over the same period last year.