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AWARD 2017

  • The Bangkok Post editorial team continued to shine and in April was awarded the Silver prize by WAN-IFRA, the world’s leading association of newspapers and news publishers, in the category of “Asian Media Awards 2017 for Best in Design – Newspaper Front Page Design” for its display of the article concerning the outcome of the Thai constitutional referendum, held in 2016.

  • Bangkok Post photographer Patipat Janthong won the “Best Photo” award at the Isra Amantakul Awards for his photo of a woman trying to shield a portrait of the late King from falling rain at Sanam Luang as she paid her last respects to the late monarch.

  • Mr. Patipat also won “Honourable Mention” at the same event for another photo showing villagers herding their cattle along a waterless Khlong in Don Chedi district, Suphan Buri.

  • The Post Today newspaper won three prizes at the Digital News Excellence Awards 2017, organised by the Online News Providers Association (SONP), namely “Honourable Mention in Social Development News” for the article: “Soi Prachabodee: The Model Road for Disabled People – A Dawn of Equality”; “Honourable Mention in News Development from Social Media Agenda” for the article: “Tea Money: Doctor-Patient Mutual Benefit?”; and “Honourable Mention in Science, Technology and Innovation in Thailand News” for the article: “Reducing Road Accident Risk by Drunk Drivers with the Innovative Mobile Breathalyser Kit that Doesn’t Cost a Fortune to Make”. Post Today also won two prizes at the 2016 Isra Amantakul Awards, Thai Journalists Association, namely “Honourable Mention” for the article: “NGV Bus Tax Evasion Scandal”; and the “First Honourable Mention News Photography” for the picture: “A Mournful Cry” taken by Wisit Thamngern.

  • Post Today editorial consultant Samarn Sudto’s “Sawang Na Klang Jai” column also won the Thai Good People Awards 2016-2017 for Mass Media Who Fosters Virtue and Morality from the Good People (Thailand) Foundation in cooperation with CP All Plc.

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