2006 Awards

PANPA (Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association)
  • Winner of the Technical Excellence Awards Printed on a Double-Width Press (up to four webs)
  • Winner of the Technical Excellence Awards Pre-print/Supplement Printed on a Double-Width Press
  • Winner of the Marketing Award in the Display Advertising category
  • Honourable mention in the Marketing Awards for Community Events category
  • Honourable mention in the Newspaper Photography category
The SOPA Awards (Society of Publishers in Asia)
  • Reporting of breaking news “Nancy Kissel jailed for life”, Polly Hui & Barclay Crawford
  • Business reporting “Banks buy into jail-labour firm”, Jamil Anderlini
  • Reporting on the environment “Hidden danger in our air”, Richard Holdcroft, Sunday Morning Post
  • Winner of Special issue or special section Asian Tsunami aftermath
  • Newspaper design Sunday Morning Post
  • News photography “Siege of Wan Chai”, Sunday Morning Post
  • Editorial cartooning Harry’s View, Harry Harrison
  • Public service journalism H5N1: Facts and Fears
  • Explanatory reporting H5N1: Facts and Fears
Honourable Mention:
  • WTO in Hong Kong
  • Riots in Huaxi village, Didi Kirsten Tatlow
Asia Media Awards by IFRA
  • Winner of Best in Photography (Sport News).
Hong Kong Press Photographers Association
  • Winner & First Runner-up in General News
  • Merits in Spot News, Feature and Nature and Environment
INMA International Newspaper Marketing Awards
  • Winner in Media Packets and Direct Mail
  • 1st Runner up in Promoting Newspaper as an advertising medium
27th International Best of Newspaper Design Competition
For the third consecutive year The Review Section of Sunday Morning Post designed by Troy Dunkley and Shaun Horrocks won the Award of Excellence in Entertainment Section Design.

Technology and its design team of Solveig Bang, Michael Logan, Wilson Tsang and James Whittle won the Award of Excellence in the Science/Technology Section Design.

PATA Grand Heritage Award (Pacific Asia Travel Association)
Won by veteran reporter Kevin Sinclair and journalist Anneliese O’Young Ruo-hua for “Hong Kong’s Vibrant Rural Communities Campaign”, a seven-part series, published in October 2005.

Hong Kong News Awards
The South China Morning Post scooped 13 trophies making it Hong Kong’s most awarded newspaper in either Chinese or English.
  • Simon Pritchard, Ben Kwok, Andy Cheng, Winner, Best Business News Reporting
  • Alex Lo, Winner, Best Science News Reporting
  • Alex Lo, First Runner Up, Best Science News Reporting
  • Polly Hui, Barclay Crawford, Dennis Eng, Merit, Best News Reporting
  • Winnie Chan, Merit, Best News Reporting
  • Clarence Tsui, Winner, Best English News Writing
  • Peter Kammerer, First Runner Up, Best English News Writing
  • Neil Gough, Tom Mitchell, Second Runner Up, Best English Business News Writing
  • News Sub-Editing Team, Winner, Best English Headline
  • Susan Ramsay, First Runner Up, Best English Headline
  • Vivian Cui, First Runner Up, Best Young Reporter
  • Dominic Nahr, Second Runner Up, Features Photography
  • Ben O’Neill, Merit, Best News Page Design