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Top honours for SPH Magazines at MPAS Awards 2016

Singapore, 26 September 2016 – SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines) garnered top awards for its key titles at the MPAS Awards 2016 held this evening at The Fullerton Hotel. The annual awards, organised by the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS), recognise outstanding and creative work produced by the magazine publishing industry in Singapore. 

The leading publisher in Singapore and the region won a total of five awards, each received top honours in their respective categories. 

SPH Magazines' luxury title, ICON was named Chinese Media of the Year. ICON, an award-winning luxury lifestyle magazine, features the most coveted in fashion and jewellery and reports on the latest beauty trends. The monthly magazine also profiles international celebrities and Singapore’s most influential and powerful figures. 

The Peak's quarterly spin off title, The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, won Food Media of the Year for the third year running, as well as Video Media of the Year (Online). Gourmet & Travel is the definitive and authoritative guide on the best of food, wine and travel. The magazine has already won many accolades and awards since its inception six years ago. 

Her World
, Singapore's most-read women's magazine and the voice of the stylish achiever, was named Women's Media of the Year, while Harper's Bazaar, the go-to-guide for Singapore's best dressed women, was awarded Front Cover of the Year (Licensed).

The award-winning titles are all leaders in their respective fields of topical interests and targeted readership segments. 

Mr Loh Yew Seng, CEO of SPH Magazines, said: "We aim to deliver the best multi-dimensional experiences to our readers over all media platforms to meet their interests and needs. The accolades from the MPAS Awards have again raised the bar and attest our leadership in the publishing industry." 

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For more information, please contact:

Vanni Cheong
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings 
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About SPH Magazines

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines together with its subsidiaries, Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited and Blu Inc Media China, raise the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, Harper's BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, ICON, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque, Asia-Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa and LP Luxury Properties are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.

In addition, websites such as, and have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print. 

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation. 

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. 

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

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