The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a specifically named element of the coverage that ‘Nexus’ is meant to publish.
Hong Kong Sentences Five Publishers: IPA Joins Objections
Aligned with concerns from world NGOs, the IPA’s Einarsson warns of a ‘once vibrant publishing market’ now ‘constrained’ in Hong Kong.
China Bestsellers in July: Classroom Classics Go Big
That reading list your teacher sent you home with can do great things for sales of several ‘great classics’ in a hot July in China.
Industry Notes: Kuwait Curtails Censorship; Hong Kong Sees Campus Concerns
A Kuwaiti ministry no longer is to gauge content, as professors in the States worry about Chinese oversight of remote studies in Hong Kong.
IPA Announces ‘Extreme Concern’ About Book Censorship in Hong Kong
The ongoing implementation of Beijing’s new national security law in Hong Kong reportedly includes the removal of published content.
Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’
An international publisher, Oxford University Press is ‘managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,’ says Nigel Portwood.
Industry Notes: Wattpad and Viu in Partnership; Yellow Bird Options ‘Spotify Untold’
Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
Wattpad’s Hong Kong Office Opens Partnership with Huayi Brothers Korea
The talent and content development groupo Huayi Brothers Korea is the latest company to strike up a partnership with Wattpad Studios’ Asia division.
Wattpad Studios Formalizes Asian Expansion, Placing Dexter Ong in Hong Kong
After gathering new funding, Wattpad announces expanded efforts in development of film and digital content in Southeast Asian markets. Dexter Ong of 21st Century Fox Asia is tapped to lead from Hong Kong.
Freedom To Publish: The Prix Voltaire 2018 Shortlist Honors Figures from Asia, Europe, and Africa
Publishing and literary figures from Bangladesh, Sweden, Hong Kong, Iran, the UK, Hungary, and Cameroon are on the shortlist for the 2018 Prix Voltaire from the International Publishers Association’s Freedom To Publish committee.