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Asia Media Awards '07

Nearly 50 trophies and recognitions were handed out Wednesday in Manila at the 6th Annual Asia Media Awards Gala Dinner, the closing event for Ifra's Publish Asia 2007 conference and expo. Winners from throughout the Asia-Pacific region were announced in competitions judging every aspect of news and newspaper operations from printing quality and product design to photographer and news coverage.

Following is a complete list of the awards, which were presented by various representatives of Ifra, Ifra Asia and the conference's sponsors.
(This list excludes award categories in which there were no entrants or no winners.)

Best in Print Award


Weekday circulation below 80,000 copies
> Gold
Company: Dar Akhbar Al-Khaleej Printing & Publishing Ltd.; Publication: Dar Akhbar
> Silver
Company: Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd; Publication: KOSMO

Weekday circulation 80,000–200,000 copies
> Gold
Company: Sin Chew Media Corporation Bhd; Publication: Guang Ming Daily
> Silver
Company: The Printers (Mysore) Pvt. Ltd.; Publication: Deccan Herald
> Bronze
Company: Al-Jazirah Corporation for Press Printing & Publishing; Publication: Al-Jazirah
> Judges’ Special Recognition
Company: Apple Daily Publishing Development Ltd., Taiwan; Publication: Apple Daily

Weekday circulation over 200,000 copies
> Gold
Company: HT Media Ltd; Publication: Hindustan Times
> Silver
Company: Sin Chew Media Corporation Bhd; Publication: Sin Chew Daily
> Bronze
Company: PT Gramedia–Printing Group; Publication: Kompass Daily


Best in Design Award


Best in Newspaper Design, Circulation below 100,000 copies
> Bronze
Company: Nation Multimedia Group Public Company Limited; Publication: The Nation

Newspaper Design, Circulation over 100,000 copies
> Gold
Company: DNA (Daily News & Analysis); Publication: Daily News & Analysis
> Silver
Company: HT Media Ltd; Publication: Hindustan Times
> Bronze
Company: South China Morning Post; Publication: Sunday Morning Post

Magazine Overall Design, Circulation over 50,000
> Gold
Company: Frost Design Pty Ltd; Publication: POL Oxygen – Stretch Special Edition
> Silver
Company: PT. Chandra Sakit; Publication: Dewi
> Bronze
Company: Mediacorp Publishing Pte Ltd; Publication: 8 Days Big Issue
> Judges' Special Recognition
Company: BusinessWorld Publishing Corporation; Publication: High Life

Magazine Cover Design, Circulation below 50,000
> Gold
Company: West East Publishing Ltd; Publication: Legacy
> Silver
Company: SPH Magazines Pte Ltd; Publication: Icon Moments 2006/2007
> Bronze
Company: The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd; Publication: Off the Edge

Magazine Cover Design, Circulation over 50,000
> Gold
Company: Ming Pao Newspaper Limited; Publication: Ming Pao 2006-07 Paris Milan Fall Winter Catwalk Showcase
> Silver
Company: Frost Design Pty Ltd; Publication: POL Oxygen – Stretch Special Edition
> Judges' Special Recognition
Company: SPH Magazines Pte Ltd; Publication: SilverKris


Best in Infographics Award


Non-Breaking News, Circulation over 100,000 copies
> Silver
Company: Singapore Press Holdings Limited; Publication: The New Paper


Best in Newspaper Supplement Award


Circulation below 100,000
> Gold
Company: Ming Pao Newspapers Limited; Publication: Ming Pao – Ming teens
> Silver
Company: Singapore Press Holdings Limited; Publication: The Business Times – Watch Supplement
> Bronze
Company: PT Bina Media Tenggara; Publication: The Jakarta Post – Travel, Asia & Beyond
> Judges' Special Recognition
Company: The Post Publishing Public Company Limited; Publication: Bangkok Post – The Jazzy King

Circulation over 100,000 copies
> Gold
Company: Singapore Press Holdings – Special Projects Units; Publication: The Straits Times – Natas Travel 2006
> Silver
Company: Singapore Press Holdings – Special Projects Units; Publication: The Straits Times – Health & You
> Bronze
Company: DNA (Daily News & Analysis; Publication: Daily News & Analysis – Amazing Ants
> Judges' Special Recognition
Company: Singapore Press Holdings – Special Projects Units; Publication: The Straits Times – Singapore JewelFest 2006
> Judges' Special Recognition
Company: Mid Day Multimedia Ltd; Publication: Mid Day – Invite, Let the Wedding Bells
> Judges' Special Recognition
Company: JoongAng Ilbo; Publication: JoongAng Ilbo – My Apple News


Best in Photojournalism Award


News Photography – General News
> Gold
Company: HT Media Ltd; Photographer: Vikas Khot
> Silver
Company: Philippine Daily Inquirer; Photographer: Rem Zamora
> Bronze
Company: South China Morning Post Publishing Ltd; Photographer: Cheng Kok Yin
> Judges' Special Recognition
Company: HT Media Ltd; Photographer: Rajanish Kakade

News Photography – Spot News
> Gold
Company: Apple Daily Publishing Development Ltd, Taiwan; Photographer: Tu Feng Jiun
> Silver
Company: HT Media; Photographer: Tunai Murherjee
> Bronze
Company: Mediacorp Press Ltd; Photographer: Trevor Tan

Feature Photography
> Gold
Company: JoongAng Ilbo; Photographer: Ahn Sung Sik
> Silver
Company: South China Morning Post Publishing Ltd; Photographer: Jonathan Wong
> Bronze
Company: The Post Publishing Public Company Ltd – Post Today; Photographer: Phrakrit Juntawong

Sports Photography
> Silver
Company: Nation Multimedia Group Public Company Limited; Photographer: Kittinun Rodsupan
> Bronze
Company: Apple Daily Publishing Development Ltd, Taiwin; Photographer: Chen Yao Ho

Best Newspaper Photographer
> Gold
Company: Star Publications (M) Bhd; Photographer: Azhar Mahfof
> Silver
Company: Philippine Daily Inquirer; Photographer: Rem Zamora
> Bronze
Company: HT Media Ltd; Photographer: Ritesh Uttamchandani




Posted 28-03-2007 · 23:58:12
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