Awards &
Accolades

Awards & Accolades 2017

Corporate Awards

117th SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2016

  • Most Transparent Company Award (Consumer Discretionary Category) – Winner (SPH)
  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award (Diversity Category) – Merit (SPH)
  • Financial Journalist of the Year – Kenneth Lim (The Business Times)
  • Financial Story of the Year – Melissa Tan (The Business Times)
  • Most Promising Journalist of the Year – Marissa Lee (The Straits Times)
  • Investor Education Journalist of the Year – Lorna Tan (The Straits Times)

2Patron of the Arts Awards 2017 by National Arts Council

  • Distinguished Patron of the Arts Award – SPH, SPH Radio and SPH Foundation

3Patron of Heritage Awards 2016 by National Heritage Board

  • Patron of Heritage – SPH

4Community Chest Awards 2017

  • SPH and SPH Foundation received the Corporate Platinum Award for the eighth consecutive year.

5Company of Good by National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre

  • Champion of Good award – SPH

6May Day Awards by National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)

  • Comrade of Labour – Mr Abdul Azis Bin Ahmad (Assistant General Secretary, Creative Media and Publishing Union)

Editorial / Printing / Creative Achievements:

138th Best of Newspaper Design by Society for News Design 2017

  • Redesigns Overall Newspaper – Award of Excellence (The Business Times for weekend edition on 8 Oct 2016)

2Best of Digital Design Competition by Society for News Design 2017

  • Awards of Excellence – The Straits Times (for “How Joseph Schooling Achieved The Impossible”)
  • Awards of Excellence – The Straits Times (for “Fleeing To Survive”)

3WAN-IFRA Asian Media Awards 2017

  • Best In Design (Newspaper Overall Design) – Gold (The Straits Times)
  • Best In Design (Newspaper Front Page Design) – Gold (The Straits Times)
  • Best In Editorial Content (Newspaper Breaking News Article) – Gold (The Straits Times)
  • Best In Editorial Content (Newspaper Feature Article) – Bronze (The Straits Times)
  • Best in Infographics (Newspaper Infographics) – Bronze (The Straits Times)
  • Best in Photojournalism (Feature Photography) – Silver (The Straits Times for “Home Sweet Home Birth”)
  • Best in Photojournalism (Feature Photography) – Bronze (The Straits Times for “Art Gets Seriously Fun”)
  • Best in Design (Magazine Overall Design) – Gold (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, Issue 19)

4PANPA 2017 Advertising & Marketing Awards

  • Best Single Advertisement for a Client (Advertising – Print, National / Metropolitan Titles) – The Straits Times (for “Singapore Airlines to Stockholm”)

523rd Annual Communicator Awards

  • Award of Excellence – AsiaOne (for “How a cruise ship prepares 15,000 meals a day out at sea”)
  • Content & Marketing-Community Building & Engagement for Social – Award of Distinction (AsiaOne for AsiaOne Travel Instagram Page)
  • Video-Documentary for Online Video – Award of Distinction (AsiaOne for “Brothers battle rare health condition”)
  • Features-Copy or Writing for Websites – Award of Distinction (AsiaOne for “He’s not broken, he’s my brother”)
  • Features-Structure and Navigation for Websites – Award of Distinction (AsiaOne for AsiaOne Travel Planner)
  • Features-Video or Moving Image for Websites – Award of Distinction (AsiaOne)

6Singapore Book Awards 2017

  • Best Non-Fiction Title category – Straits Times Press for “E W Barker: The People’s Minister”

7INMA Global Media Awards

  • Best Brand Awareness Campaign – 2nd (for Lianhe Zaobao’s “A Micro Film Entitled Pa’s Expressions”)
  • Best Marketing Solution for an Advertising Client – 2nd (for “Courts BrandInsider”)
  • Best Execution of Print Advertising – 3rd (for “The Animated and Interactive New Paper”)

8Apex Awards 2017

  • Magazines, Journals and Tabloids (Design & Layout) category – Grand Award (SilverKris, October 2016)
  • Magazines, Journals and Tabloids (Design & Layout) category – Grand Award (The Johnnie Walker House Edit)

8Content Marketing Awards 2017

  • Best Use of Illustration – Winner (SilverKris, Oct 2016)

9Tabbie Awards 2017 by Trade Association Business Publication International

  • Best Single Issue category – 6th position (Ascent, Issue 03.16)

10Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2017

  • Chinese Media of the Year - ICON Singapore
  • Consumer Review Media of the Year – HardwareZone
  • Fashion Media of the Year – Female
  • Food Media of the Year - The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel
  • In-Flight Media of the Year – SilverKris
  • Travel Project of the Year – SilverKris
  • Contract Publication of the Year – Gold (The Johnnie Walker House Edit)
  • Website of the Year – Silver (The Peak website www.thepeakmagazine.com.sg)

11International Creative Media Award (ICMA) 2016

  • Food and Drink – Gold (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, #17: Jun-Aug ‘16)
  • Visual Storytelling – Gold (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, #16: Mar-May ‘16)
  • Photography in General – Silver (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, #18: Aug-Oct ‘16)
  • Photo-Reportage – Bronze (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, #18: Aug-Oct ‘16)
  • Women and Fashion – Gold (Nu You, Aug ‘16)
  • Women and Fashion – Gold (Nu You, Sep ‘16)
  • Front Pages – Bronze (Nu You, Sep ‘16)
  • Photography in General – Award of Excellence (Nu You, Aug ‘16)
  • Corporate Books – Gold (Building A Better World, a book produced for the Singapore International Foundation)
  • Lifestyle and Fun – Gold (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol 4 (Obsession))
  • Typography / Layout – Silver (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol 5 (Black & White))
  • Visualization – Award of Excellence (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol 4 (Obsession))
  • Food and Drink – Bronze (Savour, Jul / Aug ‘16)
  • Cover and Coverstory – Award of Excellence (Savour, May / Jun ‘16)

12Pearl Awards 2016

  • Best Food & Beverage/Restaurants – Silver (Savour, May / June ‘16)

13Singapore Creative Circle Awards 2016

  • Director of the Year – Mr Wayne Peng (彭文淳) for “Pa’s Expressions” (爸爸的表情) by Lianhe Zaobao
  • Producer of the Year – Mr Li Han Ting (李汉庭) for “Pa’s Expressions” (爸爸的表情) by Lianhe Zaobao
  • Production Design / Art Direction – Gold (“Pa’s Expressions” (爸爸的表情) by Lianhe Zaobao)
  • Cinematography – Gold (“Pa’s Expressions” (爸爸的表情) by Lianhe Zaobao)
  • Direction – Silver (“Pa’s Expressions” (爸爸的表情) by Lianhe Zaobao)
  • Casting – Silver (“Pa’s Expressions” (爸爸的表情) by Lianhe Zaobao)/li>

14State Street Institutional Press Awards, Asia Pacific

  • Journalist of the Year – Alternatives (Chinese category) – Highly Commended Award (Ms Hu Yuanwen, Lianhe Zaobao)

15Asian Digital Media Awards 2016

  • Best News Website – Gold (The Straits Times for “Fleeing to Survive”)
  • Best Data Visualisation Project – Gold (The Straits Times for “Animals Crossing package)
  • Best News Website – Silver (straitstimes.com)
  • Best Data Visualisation Project – Silver (The Straits Times for “The Day the Mountain Shook”)
  • Tablet Publishing – Silver (The Straits Times for “A Gallery of Old and New”)
  • Best Lifestyle Website – Silver (The Straits Times for “A Gallery of Old and New”)
  • Best New Product – Bronze (askST by The Straits Times)
  • Best News Mobile Service – Silver (Stomp’s Whatsapp service)
  • Best Reader Engagement – Bronze (Stomp)
  • Best Digital Advertising Campaign – Silver (Content Lab (BrandInsider) for “From a Mother to a Mother”)

16The Spark Awards 2017 by Marketing Magazine

  • Best Media Solution – Experiential – Gold (SPHMBO for “SK-II Dream Again – Digital Dream Wall” campaign)
  • Best Media Solution – Out of Home – Silver (SPHMBO for “SK-II Dream Again – Digital Dream Wall” campaign)
  • Best Website by a Media Owner – Silver (AsiaOne)
  • Best Corporate Branding by a Media Owner – Bronze (AsiaOne)
  • Best App by a Media Owner – Bronze (SPH’s FastJobs app)
  • Best Media Solution (Print) – Bronze (SPH for “Singapore Airlines to Stockholm” print ad)

17Mob-Ex Awards 2017

  • Best Team (In-house) – Bronze (The Business Times)

18Marketing Excellence Awards 2016

  • Excellence in Print Advertising category – Bronze (SPH CreativeLAB for Scholarship Typography)

19Google Progressive Web Apps (PWA) / Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Hackathon

  • First prize – SPH Digital

Property Accolades

  • Orchard Road Business Association’s Best Dressed Building Contest 2016 – Merit Award (Paragon)
  • Water Efficient Building Certification Programme by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency – Water Efficient (Basic) Award (Paragon) – 2016
  • Water Efficient Building Certification Programme by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency – Water Efficient (Basic) Award (The Clementi Mall) – 2016
  • Water Efficient Building Certification Programme by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency – Water Efficient (Basic) Award (The Seletar Mall) – 2017
  • Green Mark Building Certification by Singapore’s Building & Construction Authority – Green Mark Gold (The Seletar Mall)