Scene in 'Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim'
Scene in 'Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim' SBS

TV and radio programs from different countries were honoured at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union's ABU Prizes 2017 held in China.

"ABU Prizes is the most prestigious programme awards in our region which honour the best Radio and Television programmes from our member organisations. It serves as an encouragement and a testament to the growth of broadcasting," according to the organizer's website.

The SBS Korean drama "Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim" bagged the grand prize under the TV drama division while MBC's "The Rebel" got a commendation.

KBS' documentary "A Cruel Gift" garnered the best documentary award and EBS' "Qin Shi Huang, the King of Eternal Empire" was commended.

MBC's "Human Documentary Love: My Name is Shin Song Hyuk" won the ABU Perspective Award while Singapore's "On The Red Dot - In My Parents' Shoes (Ep 2)" of Mediacorp TV got a commendation.

In the radio category, KBS' "KBS World Radio Special: The 3rd Korean Language Video Contest 'Speak Korean, Dream High'" got a commendation in the interactive programme category.

Singapore's "Eat List Star" of Mediacorp TV won in the TV Entertainment category.

Other winners in the TV category are:

Children - Super Wings, Episode "Runaway Rex," KiKA - Der Kinderkanal von ARD und ZDF (Germany)

News Reporting - "Libya Heat," RT Channel (Russia)

Sports - "MIRACLE BODY: Russia's Golden Mermaids," Japan Broadcasting Corporation/NHK (Japan)

Special Jury Prize - "Tetraplegia: Tragedy to Triumph," Attitude Pictures (New Zealand)

Programs which won in the radio category are:

Drama - "Explosive," Romanian Radio Broadcasting Corporation (Romania)

Documentary - "Dogs and Cats: The Hidden Victims of War," Japan Broadcasting Corporation/NHK (Japan)

News Reporting - "Investigation Report on child rape and consequences," Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication-Radio Srabela (Bangladesh)

Community Service Announcement - "Anti-Bully Campaign," iM4U Radio (Malaysia)

Interactive Programme - "2020: China, US & Me," China Radio International (China)

Innovative Programme - "Marquis of Haihun," China National Radio (China)

ABU Perspective Awards - "Rooted," China National Radio (China)

Special Jury Prize - "If there is only one day to live," The Voice of Vietnam (Vietnam)