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Financial Times wins two awards at the 2018 SOPA Awards

13 June 2018: The Financial Times received two awards at the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards for Editorial Excellence in Hong Kong today.

The FT's China team won the SOPA Award for Excellence in Business Reporting for their coverage of China company HNA.

Commenting on the FT's coverage of HNA, a SOPA judge said, "This is an important body of work shining a spotlight into one of China's leading offshore companies. It involved extensive investigation by the FT and revealed contacts between the company and the highest levels of government in China."

The FT's Asia editor, Jamil Anderlini won the Honourable Mention for Excellence in Opinion Writing for his coverage of China and the rise of dictatorship.

The SOPA Awards recognise excellence in journalism across Asia, covering a range of categories that reflect the region’s diverse geopolitical landscape. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the SOPA Awards.

For more information about the SOPA Awards, please visit: www.sopawards.com  

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For more information, please contact:

Rhonda Taylor, Senior Communications & Brand Manager, Asia Pacific
+852 2905 5519
rhonda.taylor@ft.com

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