15 June 2017: The Financial Times received three awards at the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards for Editorial Excellence in Hong Kong today.
The FT was recognised in the following categories:
- Jamil Anderlini, Asia editor, won the award for Excellence in Feature Writing for The Return of Mao: a new threat to China’s politics
Barney Jopson, policy correspondent, won the award for Excellence in Lifestyle Coverage for A journey along Japan’s oldest pilgrimage route
Pilita Clark, environment correspondent, won the award for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment for Indonesia: Saving the Earth, which is part of a special multimedia series called The Great Land Rush.
FTChinese.com received Honourable Mentions for Excellence in Opinion Writing and Excellence in Feature Writing.
The SOPA Awards recognise journalistic excellence across Asia, covering a range of categories that reflect the region’s diverse geo-political landscape.
For more information about the SOPA Awards, please visit: www.sopawards.com
For more information, please contact:
Rhonda Taylor, Communications & Brand Manager, Asia Pacific
+852 2905 5519
Elka Requinta, Communications Executive
Note to Editors:
The award winning articles highlighted above are currently free to read.
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The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. In 2016 the FT passed a significant milestone in its digital transformation as digital and services revenues overtook print revenues for the first time. The FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of almost 860,000 and makes 60% of revenues from its journalism.
FTChinese is the Financial Times' Chinese language website, providing unrivalled news and information to China's top business executives and decision makers. The FT’s international team of journalists has access to senior corporate executives and politicians both in China and around the world, making it a must read for China's business leaders. FTChinese has over 2.60 million registered users and is also available via iOS, Android, Windows and Kindle platforms. The FTChinese MBA iPad App, a creative education tool with tailored training courses using FT content, was chosen by Apple for the App Store China’s “Best of 2012”. The FTIntelligence, a new research service, monitors and analyses trends and changes in China's consumer markets.