The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil.
The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing.
Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association’s awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing.
The annual Asian Festival of Children’s Content–itself postponed to October–this year takes its illustration show online with 13 nations’ illustrators represented in the curated collection.
The COVID-19 pandemic’s rapid expansion prompts the cancellation of the 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore, and the UK Rathbones Folio Prize ceremony goes online.
Announced at the 20th anniversary Asia TV Forum and Market, ‘Slow Dancing’ is the Wattpad-Mediacorp partnership’s first green-lighted production.
The program at next week’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content focuses ‘multicultural stories and diverse themes’ and features speakers from several continents.
Themed on diversity, the program–unusual for its mix of professionals and parents–has Myanmar as its focus and an illustrators’ show for the public.
Amid Wattpad’s April shower of deal announcements, Singapore’s Mediacorp signs on for screen development, and the Philippines’ Andrea Pasion-Flores talks about Anvil’s new co-produced imprint.
The 180-year-old weekly ‘The Tablet’ now has its archive online. And Gerald Cai of MXRi and SnapLearn has a development project with Oxford University Press.