Newspapers, magazines, wire services and websites can compete for this award.
The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) invites entries in English and Chinese for its annual awards. The SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence were established in 1999 as a tribute to editorial excellence in both traditional and new media throughout the region.
The awards cover 18 categories, including Journalist of the Year, environmental reporting, investigative reporting, reporting on women's issues, news photography, and Young Journalists, honoring an outstanding journalist under 30 years old who have shown exceptional talent and commitment in their coverage.
Each publication may submit a maximum of five entries, paying HKD$200 (USD$25) for each entry.
The deadline to apply is Feb 25.