‘The reason we want to start selling ebooks direct into ASEAN,’ says Monsoon’s Philip Tatham, is because it’s a major and rare territory still without heavy competition from major ebook retailers.
Nielsen sees 55 percent of those surveyed on global consumer confidence saying that in the fourth quarter of 2015, they believed the were in recession.
Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister challenges Malaysian authors to produce work that will win international recognition — and a Nobel Prize by 2057.
France’s Astier-Pécher Literary & Film Agency is expanding to Asia, working with Jérôme Bouchaud who is based in Malaysia.
The Rights Directors Meeting at the Frankfurt Book Fair will focus on France and the developing markets in Southeast Asia where more than 620 million people live.
The popularity of online writing sites like Wattpad and Tencent Cloudary across Asia inspired the launch of Ilham, Malaysia’s own online writing community.
Under the leadership of Dato, Karangkraf Media Group has become perhaps the most dominant book publisher and printer in Malaysia.
Akshita Nanda asks if it will ‘take an international award’ for Singaporean writers and publishers to be taken seriously…or is Singapore its own worst enemy?
In Malaysia, publishers like Buku Fixi and Lejen Press, are capitalizing on social media to find writers of pulp fiction, selling over 1 million copies.
Malaysian children’s book illustrator Wen Dee Tan, who won the top prize at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, discusses the mission of her work.