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'€˜The Jakarta Post'€™ journalist wins Adam Malik award

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, January 9, 2015 | 11:47 am
'€˜The Jakarta Post'€™ journalist wins Adam Malik award

Congratulations: Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi (third left) poses with Adam Malik award recipients Bagus BT Saragih of The Jakarta Post (left), Niken Widiastuti from Radio Republik Indonesia (second left), Putra Nababan of Metro TV (third right), Mohammad Bakir of Kompas daily (second right) and Syaiful Hadi from Antaranews.com. The Adam Malik award recognizes journalists'€™ contributions in assisting the ministry to distribute information regarding foreign policy implementation. JP/DON

The Jakarta Post journalist Bagus BT Saragih has won a prestigious Adam Malik award in the best journalist category from the Foreign Ministry for his writings on international news and matters related to Indonesia diplomacy in 2014.

'€œThe appointed media and journalists will be granted the chance to cover an international conference that will be attended by the foreign minister,'€ Siti Sofia Sudarma, the ministry'€™s director of information and media, told a gathering organized to honor the award on
Thursday.

Along with Bagus, the ministry has also granted Adam Malik awards to morning daily Kompas in the print media category, national news agency Antara for wires, Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) for radio and Metro TV for news television.

The Adam Malik award, which takes its name from a former journalist-turned-foreign minister, was won by the Post'€™s journalists for several times.

The ministry first presented its awards to the national media in 2002.

The Post allocates almost four pages to international news, views and analysis every day.

It has a special column called '€œDiplomatic Notes'€ that covers the activities of the ministry, foreign embassies in Jakarta, Indonesian embassies abroad and different foreign communities living in Indonesia. (dic/nfo)

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