Awards &
Accolades

Awards & Accolades FY2020

Corporate Awards

120th SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2019

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award (Diversity Category) – Winner (SPH)
  • Financial Journalist of the Year – Angela Tan, Senior Correspondent, The Business Times
  • Financial Story of the Year Award – Kenneth Lim, Deputy News Editor, The Business Times
  • Investor Education Award – Hu Yuan Wen, Associate Business Editor, Chinese Media Group NewsHub
  • Special Award – Lai Oi Lai, Business Correspondent, Chinese Media Group NewsHub
  • Special Award – Joyce Lim, Senior Correspondent, The Straits Times

Editorial / Printing / Creative Achievements:

1INMA Global Media Awards 2020

  • Winner - Best Initiative in Response to COVID-19 with “Making Sense of the Pandemic for Young Readers” by The Straits Times
  • Honourable Mention - Best Idea to Acquire or Retain Advertising Clients with “From Offline to Online and Back – Activating Our Print Audience” by Singapore Press Holdings

2 Society for News Design Best Of Digital Design 2019

Bronze Medal
Story Page Design – Environmental, Health & Science
The Straits Times – Trash or treasure: Can you tell what can and cannot be recycled?

Award of Excellence
Information Graphics – National
The Straits Times – Singapore’s underground: How deep can we go?

Award of Excellence
Information Graphics – Arts, Entertainment, Food, Travel & Lifestyle
The Straits Times – On a little street in Singapore… A road map of history, culture and society

Award of Excellence
Line of Coverage – Long-form Series
The Straits Times – South-east Asia’s meth menace

Silver Medal
Portfolio – Story Page Design
The Straits Times – Rebecca Pazos
The Straits Times – Alyssa Karla Mungcal

3 Society for News Design Best Of News Design 2019

Award of Excellence
Illustration
The Straits Times – Through the eyes of Miel

Award of Excellence
News Design (Pages)
The Straits Times – ‘Tis the season for online shopping

Award of Excellence
News Design (Pages)
The Straits Times – Weaving together tales of dementia

Award of Excellence
Information Graphics (Single)
The Straits Times – The Marvel Cinematic Universe: The story so far…

Award of Excellence
Information Graphics (Single)
The Straits Times – Barbie turns 60

4 Asian Media Awards 2020

The Straits Times

  • Silver for Best in Breaking News Article: Jho Low reaches settlement with US authorities over 1MDB probe
  • Silver for Best in Newspaper Infographics: The Marvel Cinematic Universe: The story so far
  • Bronze for Best in Newspaper Overall Design
  • Bronze for Best in Breaking News Article: The puzzling case of SMC’s judgment on a doctor who was fined $100,000
  • Bronze for Best in Sport Photography: Ronaldo and Kane show delights fans

Chinese Media Group

  • Silver for Best in Feature Photography: Project Aurora
  • Bronze for Best in News Photography: Large flocks of Asian openbill storks encircling Singapore
  • Bronze for Best in Feature Photography: The Embalmer

5Asian Digital Media Awards 2019

Best in Social Media Engagement (Gold)
- Instagram: News Challenge by The Straits Times, Singapore Press Holdings

Best Digital News Start-up (Gold)
- Garage by The Business Times, Singapore Press Holdings

Best Paid Content Strategy (incl. pay wall, membership or crowd funding models) (Gold)
- A machine learning-enabled personalised experience for audience engagement & subscriptions, Singapore Press Holdings

Best in Lifestyle, Sports, Entertainment Website or Mobile Services (Silver)
- War on waste: The dirty (brown) secret about e-commerce by The Straits Times, Singapore Press Holdings

Best Digital Project to Engage Younger and/or Millennial Audiences (Silver)
- ST & BT Podcasts reach younger audiences by Singapore Press Holdings

Best Paid Content Strategy (incl. pay wall, membership or crowd funding models) (Bronze)
- SPH News Tablet, Singapore Press Holdings

Best in Social Media Engagement (Bronze)
- Where’s Merly? A National Day game challenge for Singaporeans by The Straits Times, Singapore Press Holdings

6The Telly Awards 2020

Series – Talkshow/Interview (Silver)
- Mission:SG – A sneak peek into the secret world of foreign ambassadors by zaobao.sg, Singapore Press Holdings

7Malofiej 28th International Infographics Awards

The Straits Times

  • Silver for An immersive guide to the President’s official residence
  • Bronze for On a little street in Singapore…a road map of history, culture and society
  • Bronze for Packaging waste: 80%-empty parcels sent to online shoppers
  • Bronze for HK-Beijing High Speed Rail: A journey up north

Property Accolades

Paragon

Best Efforts in Centre Management (Shopping Centre) by Singapore Retailers Association

Green Mark Gold Award (BCA)

The Clementi Mall

Green Mark Gold Award (BCA)