We aim to be the best in the business of news and information in Thailand and the region, reaching out to the world.
Wednesday March 09, 2016
The award to mark International Women’s Day was given by Social Development and Human Security Minister Pol Gen Adul Sangsingkeo.
Khun Amornrat Mahitthirook, our transport and communications reporter, received an outstanding award in radio broadcasting. The award was given to her to mark International Women’s Day. Social Development and Human Security Minister Pol Gen Adul Sangsingkeo presented the award to Khun Amornrat.
The National Human Rights Commission honoured Khun Achara Ashayagachat for her outstanding contributions in defence of human rights. She was recognised for her news reports, analysis and commentaries published in the Bangkok Post. Thai PBS devoted a segment of their evening news of 8 March 2016, interviewing Khun Achara on her work.
Photographer Patipat Janthong received the Isra Amantakul Award for outstanding photo of 2016. Khun Patipat received the award at the annual gala event of the Thai Journalists Association. The award-winning photo showed a group of anti-coup students being taken away by police while protesting in front of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
The recognition that these three staff received, follows on from a string of awards and recognition the Bangkok Post and its staff received last year. On behalf of the company and all of us, I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Khun Achara, Khun Amornrat and Khun Patipat. And to all of you, my thanks for your work and dedication day-in, day-out.
The Bangkok Post was recognised with two major prizes at the Society of Publishers in Asia 2016 Awards for Editorial Excellence in Hong Kong on Wednesday night.
Post Publishing and the Bangkok Post newspaper celebrate our 70th anniversary this year. As the oldest newspaper in Thailand, our role remains unchanged since the first, four-page edition rolled off the presses back on 1 Aug 1946.
SET-listed Post Publishing Plc, publisher of the Bangkok Post, Post Today and M2F newspapers, will acquire a 51% stake in medium-sized TV content provider Mushroom Television Co in a bid to reinforce its TV business.
Suthikiati Chirathivat, chairman of SET-listed Post Publishing Plc, has added another 5.5% to his stake in the company, raising his holding to 24.7% and making him the largest shareholder.
The Bangkok Post has won one of the most prestigious international awards in print journalism for its coverage of the 10th anniversary of the Asian Tsunami.