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APC Announces Winners of the Asian Publishing Awards in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 1, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Eighteen winners and 38 excellence awardees from eighteen categories were awarded during the sixth Asian Publishing Awards (APA) on November 30, 2012. The event was held as part of the Asian Publishing Convention (APC) held at Crowne Plaza Mutiara Kuala Lumpur on November 30 & December 1, 2012 attended by 152 delegates from 14 countries.

The Lifetime Achievement Award was also given to Dato' Hussamuddin bin Hj Yaacub, Chairman and CEO of Karangkraf Sdn Bhd. He has built the biggest Bahasa language book and magazine publishing force in Malaysia over 30 years.

There are three commendable factors that set Dato Hussamuddin apart from other businessmen who have made it big in Malaysia: he runs his publications on firm values, believes in giving back to society and he is uncompromising on corrupt practices.

In giving this Lifetime Achievement Award, the organizers, sponsors and partners are greatly honored to present its Lifetime Achievement for 2012 to this outstanding son of Malaysia who should be an example to this country and every other Asian society.

The Asian Publishing Awards, presented by Asendia, Adobe, Woodwing and Magzter, is Asia's premier Awards program that recognizes best publishing practices in Asia. It incorporates the Asian Magazine Management Awards, Asian Book Publishing Awards, and the Asian Corporate Communications Awards which attracted 157 entries from 98 companies representing 14 countries.

For the complete list of members of the selection committees, visit http://publishingconvention.com/members-of-the-selection-committees/.

The award winners and excellence awardees in their respective categories are:

CATEGORY 1: Best Cover Design
Winner: FHM China Magazine - "The 100th issue of FHM China - The Biggest Fashion Parade"
Runners-up (Excellence Award):
a) Asian Geographic Magazines Pte Ltd - "Going Arabic"
b) Trends Media - "Pink Ribbon, TRENDSHEALTH Cover 2012"

CATEGORY 2: Best Feature on Asian Fashion
Winner: Beaumont Publishing - "Asia Rising"
Runners-up:
a) World Sources (HK) Ltd - "Fashion & Beauty Issue 448 FW preview of Japan fashion brand - deicy"
b) Beaumont Publishing - "Made in Singapore"
c) Trends Media Group - "The Power of Happiness"

CATEGORY 3: Best Feature on Asian Travel
Winner: Trends Media Group "National Treasures"
Runners-up (Excellence Award):
a) Asian Geographic Magazines - "Memories Special"
b) Asian Geographic Magazines - "ACTIVE: Namaste Nepal/Valley of the Glaciers"
c) Publicitas Publishing "Out from the Shadows - Sawasdee"
d) Publicitas Publishing "Sumatra's High Flyers - Silkwinds"

CATEGORY 4: Best Feature on Pets
Winner: Magazines Integrated - "Pets"
Runners-up (Excellence Award):
a) Business Weekly Group - "Dogs Play Out with Me"
b) Business Weekly Group - "Gazing at the Last Moment of Stray Dogs"

CATEGORY 5: Best Feature on Wine-Tasting
Runner-up: Business Weekly Group - "Let's go to Wine Tasting Party After Work!"

CATEGORY 6: Best Feature on Interior Decor
Winner: Trends Media Group - "A Romantic Encounter with Brilliant Chinese Furnishings"

CATEGORY 7: Best Multimedia Integration to Engage Audiences
Winner: Asian Geographic Magazines - "360o: THE CUTTING EDGE"
Runners-up:
a) CommonWealth Magazine - "Beautiful Formosa-Taking a Different Road"
b) MediaCorp Pte Ltd - "Style:Living ipad app"
c) Singapore Press Holdings - "Vice Ring Probe" Mobile News Magazine App

CATEGORY 8: Best Use of Design, Layout & Presentation
Winner: MediaCorp Pte Ltd - "Style:MEN September 2012"
Runners-up:
a) ABS-CBN Publishing - "Vault Magazine"
b) Beaumont Publishing Pte Ltd - "Designar Homme -- Horological Canvas"
c) MediaCorp Pte Ltd - "Style: & Style: Timepieces 2012"

CATEGORY 9: Content Development: Expressing 'editorial personality' across channels
Winner: Commonwealth Publishing Group - "Guidebook for 12-Year Compulsory Education"
Runner-up: CommonWealth Magazine - "The Path of Nation"

CATEGORY 10: Innovative Custom/Trade Publishing Title
Winner: Hinge Inquirer Publications - "SM Supermalls' ShopMag+"
Runners-up:
a) MediaCorp - "PURE"
b) MediaCorp - "Real Love Works"
c) Publicitas Publishing -"Ticket"

CATEGORY 11: Best New Magazine
Winner: ABS-CBN Publishing - "Vault Magazine"
Runners-up:
a) MediaCorp Pte Ltd - "HIGH - The Premier Issue"
b) Magazines Integrated Pte Ltd - "HOOKED (Singapore's first lifestyle magazine about fishing)"

CATEGORY 12: Best Publishing App
Winner: Asia City Media Group - "Asia City Magazine Tablet App"
Runners-up:
a) Trends Media Group - "iPhone Magazine of FHM China"
b) Business Weekly Group - "alive Taste Book Series-Paris, London, New York and Kyoto"
c) Ming Pao Magazines Limited - "Partyline iPhone app"

CATEGORY 13: Best Example of Content Leadership
Winner:
Hong Bao Media - "Investor Central(R) Dog or Darling"
Runner-up: Alphabet Media - "Blue Water"

CATEGORY 14: Best Book on the Asian Media Industry
Winner: Asian Media Information and Communication Centre - "Asian Communication Handbook, 6th Edition"
Runners-up:
a) Limkokwing University of Creative Technology - "Wings of Creativity"
b) NUS Press Pte Ltd - "FREEDOM FROM THE PRESS: Journalism and State Power in Singapore"
c) St. Bernadette Publishing House Corporation - "A Module in News Writing"

CATEGORY 15: Best Insights into Asian Societies (non-fiction)
Winner: Drik Picture Library Ltd. - "The Birth Pangs of a Nation"
Runners-up:
a) CommonWealth Magazine - "Manabu Sato's learning community"
b) NUS Press Pte Ltd - "FLOATING ON A MALAYAN BREEZE: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore"
c) World Scientific Publishing - "China as a Leader of the World Economy"

CATEGORY 16: Best Use of New Media in Marketing
Winner: CommonWealth Magazine - "The Secret of My Career"

CATEGORY 17: Best Multimedia Campaign by Corporate Advertiser
Winner: Suzlon Energy Ltd - "Pure Air Lovers Society (P.A.L.S)"
Runners-up:
a) Hong Bao Media - "Fuji Xerox Superheroes"
b) Singapore Press Holdings - "Singapore Social Media Fiesta"

CATEGORY 18: Innovative Corporate Communications
Winner: Commonwealth Magazine - "Taiwan Smile - 319+ Villages moving forward"
Runners-up:
a) Commonwealth Publishing Group - "New Generation: The Power of Youth"
b) Hong Bao Media - "Fuji Xerox PATH Idol"
c) Trends Media Group - "Cosmopolitan Asian Beauty Awards"

APC 2012 is organized by Exedra Events and presented by Strategic Corporate Partners Asendia, Adobe and WoodWing. The Publishing Awards co-sponsor is Magzter. Cooperating Partners are Hong Bao Media, Angsana Spa and Streetflick Photography.

The national magazine associations who are partners of APC are: ASEAN Book Publishers Association (ABPA), Association of Indian Magazines (AIM), Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Asia Pacific Publishing Association (APPA), Federation of Provincial Press Clubs of the Philippines, Inc. (FPPCPI), Magazine Business Association of Taipei (MBAT), Magazine Publishers Association of Malaysia (MPA), Magazine Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS), National Book Development Board (NBDB), National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI), The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) and VietnamMarcom.

APC 2012 is also supported by AdAsia, Adobo Magazine, Asian e-Marketing, BusinessWorld, EventFame, and The Outsourcing Magazine as official Media Partners. PR partners are Integrated Public Relations (Malaysia), ACN Newswire, and Creative Crest (India).

To find out more about the Asian Publishing Convention, please visitwww.publishingconvention.com.

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