[photopress:banner_sopa_awards.gif,full,alignright]The Society of Publishers in Asia held the 2008 SOPA Awards in Hong Kong last night, honoring exceptional journalism from around the region (you may remember our Excellence in Explanatory Reporting Award last year). A record number of entries were submitted for review this year, with entrants divided into groups according to size and circulation. China Economic Review was in Group B, for "local newspapers or small magazines published in English."
In this year’s Excellence in Business Reporting category our December cover story on corporate bonds received Honorable Mention. Here’s what the judges (see the full panel here) had to say:
An admirably clear explanation of the development of China’s corporate bond market, with enlightening insights on the bureaucratic actors behind the policy shifts and their interests. A fine example of how to write and present an article on what could have been a dry and complex topic.
Subscribers can find read the full article here.
EDIT: The article is now out from behind our paywall, for all to read freely. Enjoy!