Asian Media Awards

Asian Media Awards



The 17th edition of the Asian Media Awards attracted 435 entries from countries all over Asia and the Middle East. Fifty-eight media companies from 19 countries participated.

The Awards will be presented during Publish Asia 2018 on 25 April 2018 in Bali at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua, where the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be revealed.

Be the first to know the results as they are announced – join us at Asian Media Awards Presentation Ceremony to cheer the winners on and meet them in person!


Best in Design


Newspaper Overall Design

CHINA DAILY by China Daily

Sunday Morning Post by South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd

The Straits Times by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd


Magazine Overall Design

Post Magazine by South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd

Smile by Ink Publishing

The Novella Issue by Esquire Singapore


Newspaper Front Page Design

MAYHELM by Galadari Printing & Publishing (LLC)

Duterte Year 1: Shock & AWE by Philippine Daily Inquirer

星島日報 - 狂巴噬三命 by Sing Tao Daily


Magazine Cover Design

China's New Chick by the INDIA TODAY Magazine

How Colas Lost their Mojo by INDIA TODAY Magazine

How to lose friends and alienate people by South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd


Best in Editorial Content


Newspaper Breaking News Article

Two Palestinian brothers stranded at Kuala Lumpur International Airport by The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd

How a tragic death of logger stopped a potential devastation by The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd

Student/Trafficked by R.AGE


Newspaper Feature Article

I don't want you - Nikkei Asian Review by Nikkei Inc.

Student/Trafficked by R.AGE

河瘤 (The Rivers with Cancer) by Apple Daily Publication Development Limited, Taiwan Branch


Best in Infographics


Newspaper Infographics

Armada Cheng-Ho by PT Jawa Pos Group

Getting to grips with North Korea by South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd

What's in a face? by South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd


Magazine Infographics

Ajman the Land of Safety by Dubai Media Inc

Second Strike Capability by INDIA TODAY Magazine

Zayed and Sustainability by Dubai Media Inc


Best in Photojournalism


News Photography

Ablaze by Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation

Flight to Life from the Piercing Claws by Malayala Manorama Company Ltd

“Tears of Loss” by HT Media Limited


Feature Photography

Air Bersih by Kompas Media Nusantara

I Was Sold at 14 as a Sex Slave by Living Media India Ltd

Taiwan Handicapped Inventor Who Walks by Hands and Feet by Apple Daily Publication Development Limited, Taiwan Branch


Sport Photography

Fencing Moves by Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation

Signature to the sand of time by Malayala Manorama Company Ltd

Son vows to rise in Final by The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd


Best in Newspaper Marketing

Dainik Jagran : 957 Pages from a Daughter’s Diary by the Future by Jagran Prakashan Ltd

Dainik Jagran : Creating the Newspaper of Day after Tomorrow by Jagran Prakashan Ltd

The Hindu On Sunday by THG Publishing Pvt Ltd


Best in Community Service

Dainik Jagran : Till the Penny drops by Jagran Prakashan Ltd

Live Positive by Dainik Bhaskar

Panir Golpo (The Tale of Water) by The Daily Star


Best in Print

Participants in the 2018 International Newspaper Color Quality Club (INCQC) competition from Asia Pacific, South Asia and Middle East will benefit two folds: they will automatically also participate in the competition for the Asian Media Awards “Best in Print Awards” and therefore stand two chances to be awarded.

Results for Best in Print will only be release in June 2018.

INCQC is a biennial competition which begun in 1994 with the objective of improving the day-to-day quality in reproduction and printing at newspapers worldwide. This quality benchmark is based on proven international process standards.

Asian Media Awards