Beijing: the 11th China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP)

John Moore for Getty
John Moore for Getty

China International Press Photo Contest is an international photography competition organized by the Chine Nouvelle agency and the Chinese Society of Photojournalists for the 11th consecutive year.

Photographers from 57 countries submitted a total of 25,000 pictures. The CHIPP jury met from March 19th to 23rd, over the course of three 12-hours days, they pored over 7,500 photographs in eight categories.

John Moore for Getty Images was awarded „Picture Of The Year“ (Ebola Overwhelms Liberian Capital).

International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress in Yangon, Myanmar

In cooperation with the International Press Institute (IPI), the Media Programme Asia is hosting the IPI’s 2015 World Congress and General Assembly in Myanmar – a country in the midst of transition with great potential for a more independent press.