Awards &
Accolades

Awards & Accolades 2016

Corporate Awards

116th SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2015

  • Most Transparent Company Award 2015 (Services) – Runner-Up (SPH)
  • Most Transparent Company Award 2015 (New Issues) – Runner-Up (SPH REIT)
  • Financial Journalist of The Year Award – Mr Cai Haoxiang (The Business Times)
  • Financial Story of The Year Award – Ms Anita Gabriel (The Business Times)
  • Investor Education Journalist of The Year Award – Ms Rachael Boon (The Straits Times)
  • Investor Education Journalist of The Year Award – Ms Shen Yue (Lianhe Zaobao)

2Singapore Corporate Awards 2016

  • Best CFO for large-cap companies (Market Cap of $1bn and above) – Mr Tony Mallek

3May Day Awards by National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)

  • Medal of Commendation – Ms Mable Chan
  • Comrade of Labour – Mr Latiff Bin Mohideen Ghani

4Corporate LiveWire’s 2016 Innovation & Excellence Awards by Fenice Media Ltd

  • Most Outstanding Media Organisation (Singapore) – SPH

52016 Businesses of Distinction by Acquisition International

  • Singapore Press Holdings

6Community Chest Awards 2016

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

7Patron of the Arts Award 2016 by National Arts Council

  • Singapore Press Holdings – Patron of the Arts award
  • Singapore Press Holdings Foundation Ltd – Friend of the Arts award
  • UFM100.3, SPH Radio – Friend of the Arts award
  • Omy.sg – Friend of the Arts award

8Patron of Heritage Awards 2016 by National Heritage Board

  • Partner category – SPH

8Patron’s Award by Singapore Lyric Opera

  • Singapore Press Holdings

Editorial / Printing / Creative Achievements:

12016 Asian Media Awards by WAN-IFRA

  • Best in Print (Circulation over 150,000 copies) – Gold (The Straits Times)
  • Best in Print (Circulation below 150,000 copies) – Gold (Lianhe Zaobao)
  • Best in Print (Circulation below 150,000 copies) – Bronze (Berita Harian)

2WAN-IFRA Asian Media Awards 2016

  • Best in Design (Newspaper Overall Design) – Gold (The Straits Times)
  • Best in Photojournalism (Sports Photography) – Silver (The Straits Times, ‘8th ASEAN Para Games’ by Lim Sin Thai)
  • Best in Photojournalism (Feature Photography) – Bronze (The Straits Times, ‘Black Knight’ by Alphonsus Chern)
  • Best in Community Service – Silver (Lianhe Zaobao and Lianhe Wanbao, Reading Newspapers With The Elderly’ )
  • Best in Design (Magazine Overall Design) – Bronze (SPH Magazines, The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, Issue 15)

337th Best of Newspaper Design by Society for News Design 2016

  • Redesigns Overall Newspaper – Award of Excellence – The Sunday Times (issue on 1 Jul 2015)
  • Redesigns Newspaper Section – Award of Excellence – The Straits Times, Life! section (issue on 22 Jul 2015)
  • Redesigns Newspaper Section – Award of Excellence – The Sunday Times, Life! section (issue on 23 Aug 2015)
  • Illustration Opinion/Color – Award of Excellence – The Straits Times, “Say Sorry One Final Time and Be Done with It” by Miel Prudencio Rosales Jr.
  • Photography (Single Photos) Features – Award of Excellence – The Straits Times, “Gathering place for the Karen. Reverend Timothy Aye, a visiting pastor from Yangon” by Desmond Lim
  • Editorial Cartoons – Award of Excellence – The Business Times, “A silent vigil for Charlie Hebdo” by Simon Ang

4PANPA 2016 Advertising & Marketing Awards

  • Best Print Single Advertisement for Client category – (Swarovski Christmas)
  • Best Print Campaign for a Client – Highly commended (SPH Scholarship ‘Question’ campaign)
  • Creative Services Professional of the Year under the Executive Excellence – Mr Tommy Lim (Head of SPH Marketing’s CreativeLab)

5S. League Awards 2014

  • Mikasa Story of the Year – “Beating Cancer is his biggest win” by David Lee, The New Paper
  • Yeo’s Picture of the Year – “Head over Heels” by Jeremy Long, The New Paper

6Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2016

  • Women’s Media of the Year – Her World (July 2016 and August 2016)
  • Chinese Media of the Year – ICON (September 2015 and April 2016)
  • Food Media of the Year – The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel Issues 16 & 17
  • Video Media of the Year (Online) – The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel for “A Day In The Life Of Kenjiro Hashida”
  • Front Cover of the Year (Licensed) – Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore (June 2016)

1World Digital Media Awards 2015 by WAN-IFRA

  • Best Use of Online Video – Winner (The Straits Times for “It Changed my Life”)

2Mob-Ex Awards 2016

  • Best App Owner – The Business Times

3The Spark Awards 2016 by Marketing Magazine

  • Best App by a Media Owner – Gold (SPH’s FastJobs app)
  • Best Media Solution – Print – Silver (A Sparkling Christmas with Swarovski in The Sunday Times)
  • Best Subscription Strategy – Silver (The Business Times All-in-One Package Campaign)
  • Best Media Solution – Out of Home – Bronze (SPHMBO, “Peel Off and Take Off to Darwin with SilkAir” campaign)

4Asian Digital Media Awards 2015

  • Best Online Video – Gold (The Straits Times, “It Changed My Life”)
  • Best News Website – Gold (straitstimes.com)
  • Best in Digital Advertising Campaign – Silver (The Straits Times, Capitaland BuildSG2065)
  • Best Data Visualisation Project – Gold & Silver (The Straits Times, “Ocean’s Fury” and “Who’s Who of Orchard Road”)
  • Best Mobile Service – Silver (ST Mobile Apps)
  • Best Lifestyle Mobile Service – Gold (The Straits Times, The Life E-book Series)
  • Best in Tablet Publishing – Bronze (The Straits Times STAR E-books App)
  • Best in Reader Engagement – Silver (The Straits Times, LKY Tribute Wall)
  • Best New Product – Silver and Bronze (ST170: A Journey Together To Celebrate and The Straits Times on Apple Watch)
  • Best New Product – Gold (Stomp, iPad App)

5International Creative Media Award 2015

  • Magazines, Photography – Award of Excellence (Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore, September 2015)
  • Front Pages – Award of Excellence (Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore, April 2015, Page 1)
  • Photography, Atmosphere – Award of Excellence (Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore, October 2014, Pg 238-247)
  • iPad and Tablet Apps – Silver (SilverKris)
  • Photography & Layout, Customer Magazines Business to Client (B2C) – Award of Excellence (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol. 2 and Vol. 3)
  • Cover and Cover Story – Silver (The Peak, July 2015)
  • Illustration – Bronze (The Peak, August 2015, Pg 64-71)
  • Cover and Cover Story – Award of Excellence (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, August 2015, Top 50 eats)
  • Photography in General – Gold (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel August 2015, Pg 96-105)
  • Photo-Report – Award of Excellence (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel May 2015, Pg 140-149)

1INMA Global Media Awards

  • Best New Concept to Incubate Products or Ideas – 1st place (The Straits Times’ Innovation Lab)
  • Best Execution of Print Advertising for “The Interactive Newspapers” – 1st place (The Straits Times)
  • Best Use of Mobile – 3rd place (AsiaOne)

2W³ Awards 2015

  • Online Video, Documentary – Silver (SPH Razor, Tribute to Lee Kuan Yew)

3AsBAA Awards 2015 by Asian Business Aviation Association

  • Best Media – JET Asia-Pacific (Blu Inc Media Hong Kong)

4Pearl Awards 2015

  • Best Print Magazine (Editorial) – B2C – Apex Award (SilverKris, June 2015)
  • Best Print Magazine (Design) – B2C – Gold (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol. 3)

5S. League Awards 2015

  • Mikasa Picture of the Year – Gavin Foo (The New Paper)
  • Yeo’s Story of the Year – Sazali Abdul Aziz (The New Paper)

6Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Public Spiritedness Award

  • Stomp

7APEX Awards 2016

  • Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Design & Illustration category – Grand Award (SilverKris, August 2015)
  • Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Design & Layout category – Award of Excellence (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol. 3)

8Tabbie Awards 2016

  • Feature Design – Silver (Singapore Nautilus, Issue 31)
  • Front Cover, Illustration – Honorable Mention (Singapore Nautilus, Issue 31)
  • Feature Article: Top 25 Entries – 25th place (Ascent, Issue 3, 2015)
  • Best Single Issue: Top 25 Issues – 10th place (Ascent, Issue 2, 2015)

Property Accolades

1Orchard Road Business Association’s Best Dressed Building Contest 2015 – Merit Award (Paragon)

2Singapore Retailers Association Shopping Centre Awards 2015 – Outstanding Efforts in Centre Management – Paragon