In the category of news photography, The Jakarta Globe also took first place with the judges deciding that Yudhi's harrowing image of Min on a filthy bed in a makeshift hut in Kebun Melati, Tanah Abang, was the best of the entrants.
The Jakarta Globe also picked up a third award for Excellence in Special Coverage for the "Water Worries" special supplement. The same special supplement also received an honorable mention in the Environmental Reporting category.
Keeping readers up to date with the events that can affect them is one of The Jakarta Globe's priorities and its breaking news coverage was recognized with yet another first prize. The Situ Gintung reservoir disaster was judged to be the most effectively covered piece of breaking news.
The up-to-date, dynamic layout of the newspaper also received an honorable mention in the Newspaper Layout category.
The Jakarta Globe won seven awards at the SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence in Hong Kong including Best Journalist. (JG Photo)