*+-Singapore-based Page One’s new bookstore concept in Hong Kong started by looking at what readers loved in books and building from there, says CEO Mark Tan.
*+-In China, the powerhouse Tencent Literature mines its own IP for rights and licensing deals, while expanding this IP through acquisitions and partnerships.
*+-With 800 million consumers, China is a huge opportunity and entertainment is one of the top categories, but you need to know how to market to them.
*+-Guo Jingming is often said to be the “richest writer” in China and now as the creator of the wildly popular “Tiny Times” films he likely is.
*+-A list of the richest Chinese authors reveals Zhang Jiajia earned 19.5 million yuan ($3 million) in royalties last year, and he is not alone.
*+-Liu Ruilin discusses her innovative Beijing-based publishing house Imaginist Press and shares her views on design, culture and China’s publishing future.
*+-Time Out Shanghai offers a top 10 list of new Chinese books that defy cliché, while Bruce Humes lists the most influential translations of 2014.
*+-International companies are keeping a close eye on publishing in Asia and South Asia, including the latest rights trends and digital developments there.
*+-UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.
*+-China’s crack down “slash fiction” and pornographic graphic novels hasn’t stifled the flow of material or its popularity.