Hong Kong Prize Winners Announced at This Year’s News Awards

The Hongkong Prize is one of the world’s premier writing competitions, drawing authors from all around the world to compete. Top ten finalists receive both monetary awards and shopping vouchers; their fair judging process allows participants to trust that their entries will be reviewed impartially; however it is essential that participants familiarize themselves with all rules and regulations carefully prior to submitting any work for consideration to avoid issues later on.

The BOCHK Science and Technology Innovation Prize focuses on five fields of innovation: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Life and Health Sciences, Physical Sciences and Materials, New Materials and New Energy as well as Advanced Manufacturing and FinTech. This independent merit-based award honors scientists in Hong Kong for breakthrough discoveries with significant societal ramifications; with the intention to attract top scientists from around the globe while cultivating forward-looking researchers while contributing towards building Hong Kong as an international hub of research and technology.

At this year’s Hong Kong News Awards, 78 prizes were handed out, with three champions and two first runners-up in business news category being recognized. China Daily took home 11 prizes – its highest total since 2021! Liu Yifan won first runner-up for his story Virtue Ally Painful which examined cryptocurrency investments. Xi Tianqi received second runner-up prize for her article Agents of Change and Boosting HK Tourism co-written with Jessica Chen.

Beyond business news categories, four other major prizes were also given out: Photography, Design and News Video. Andy Chong Chun-pong won first runner-up honors with his photo “Piggyback Paddling”, while Edmond Tang Wing-on won that same distinction for his video “Making Waves.”

The BOCHK Young Artists Prize is open to enrolled secondary school students in Hong Kong, and it is the only art contest with a public vote component. Students interested must be nominated by their teachers before the submission deadline of January 31. Judging will take place between February and March; winners will be announced in April.

As well as receiving monetary prizes, the top 10 winners in each category will also benefit from an intensive one-year professional development programme funded by the Hong Kong Government. They can network with industry leaders and receive advice regarding their career growth from industry professionals. Prizes offered will enable them to showcase their artistic and cultural skills on an international stage. To see if you qualify, visit the official website and submit your name! You may even end up on the cover of our souvenir booklet! Good luck! Start entering today to increase your odds of winning the Hongkong Prize and don’t wait! Who knows when luck may strike – check out the official Hongkong Prize website and submit your entry now!