*+-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.
*+-Looking to build the skills to take your publishing career to the next level? The St. Gallen International Publishing Course in Singapore may be for you.
*+-The 2015 St. Gallen Publishing Course, a 10-day executive training program, will take place in Singapore to connect participants with Asian businesses.
*+-The National Library Board in Singapore is removing and destroying three children’s books featuring plots with gay or nontraditional families.
*+-We spoke to R. Ramachandran of the National Book Development Council of Singapore about the country’s efforts to become a regional hub for literary arts.
*+-Google has expanded Play ebook sales to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and New Zealand.
*+-Markets often overlooked by Western publishers — like the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Saudia Arabia, Romania — are proving powerhouses for Wattpad says CEO Allen Lau.
*+-Phil Tatham of Monsoon Books and CK Goh of Rank Books, discuss the state of Singapore’s publishing industry and how both are positioning their books in the global market.
*+-Sarah Odedina of the UK’s Hot Key Books surveys the children’s publishing and bookselling scene in Singapore and finds a robust, burgeoning marketplace.
*+-Despite a tech-savvy population of avid readers, Singapore has been overlooked by the global e-booksellers and local solutions are slow in developing.
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