cosplay away!07/26/06 at 2:19 pm | Posted in CNET Asia, Tech | 2 Comments
Congratulations to CNET Asia for winning two awards at the first MediaConnect Asia Technology Journalist Awards. CNET Asia won for Best Technology Media Website, while CNET Asia’s Philip Wong won for Best Product Reviewer.
Congratulations also to Leung Wai-Leng of Straits Times’ Digital Life (Singapore) for winning as Best Gaming Journalist. Wai-Leng won an Xbox 360 and 7 Xbox 360 titles, woo-hoo!
The awards night was held on July 21 at the Pulai Desaru Beach in Malaysia, as part of the ITJourno Asia Forum 2006.
Kudos to all the finalists in the Best Gaming Journalist category. All four finalists, by the way, are members of the Asian Gaming Journalists Association, including Alex Villafania of INQ7.net (Philippines), Jaczie Lo of GameAxis (Philippines) and Blake Hoo of GameAxis Malaysia.
Congratulations too to AGJA members John Nieves of Gadgets (Philippines) and my fellow CNET Asia tech blogger Vishnu Mahmud of Jakarta Post. John was one of the finalists in the Best Product Reviewer category, while Vishnu was a finalist in the Best Consumer Technology Journalist category.
Here’s the complete list of winners:
Best Technology Media Website
Winner: CNET Asia
Best Technology Industry Title
Winner: South China Morning Post
Best Business Technology Title
Winner: MIS Asia
Best Consumer Technology Title
Highly Commended: PC.com Malaysia & PC Magazine Singapore
Best Technology Industry Journalist
Winner: Jennifer Tan, Reuters
Best Business Technology Journalist
Winner: Stefan Hammond, Computerworld Hong Kong
Highly Commended: Stuart Biggs, South China Morning Post
Best Consumer Technology Journalist
Winner: David Wilson, South China Morning Post
Best Product Reviewer
Winner: Philip Wong, CNET Asia
Highly Commended: Farihan Bahrin, Tech3c
Best Gaming Journalist
Winner: Leung Wai-Leng, The Straits Times, Digital Life