Malaysiakini’s Wong bags Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award

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Malaysiakini (English)

Malaysiakini reporter Wong Kai Hui, 27, has won the prestigious Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, chosen from almost 200 entrants from 55 countries, to win this year’s award. Tatiana Pardo Ibarra from Colombia and Mahima Jain from India were runners- up. All three, including environmental prize winner Monika Mondal from India, have been awarded £1,000 (RM5,639) learning bursaries and funds to buy equipment. Other nominees included Carmen Valeria Escobar Catillo (El Salvador), Parth Nikhil (India), Samad Uthman (Nigeria), Shrouk Ghonim (Egypt), Daniel Lutaaya (Uganda), Md Ibrahim Khali…

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