30 Sep 2009
In the "2009 International ARC Awards", the world's most respected annual report competition, China Telecom Corporation Limited's 2008 Annual Report won the gold award in the overall annual report category. Moreover, in the "Best of Class" competition among the winning entries, it has won the "Grand Award - Best of Hong Kong".
"International ARC Awards" is the world's largest and independent international competition honoring excellence in annual reports and corporate communications. "International ARC Awards" is branded as the "Academy Awards of Annual Report" according to the financial media. Judging is based on the values of creativity, clarity, effectiveness, and excellence of the annual reports. There were altogether more than 1,800 annual reports from 25 countries participating in the contest, which was the 23rd annual competition this year.