Starting this year, the revamped Kuala Lumpur Trade and Copyright Centre has made $138,000 in grants available in $2,500 increments for translations.
Global children’s publishers are turning away from the US and UK and toward Asian, French, Italian, Portuguese or Eastern European publishers for fresh content.
International companies are keeping a close eye on publishing in Asia and South Asia, including the latest rights trends and digital developments there.
Malaysian literary agent Linda Tan Lingard has formed an alliance of a half-dozen publishers to show off what the region’s writers have to offer at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
At the 2nd ASEAN Ebook Conference, held in Kuala Lumpur, publishers discussed ways to catalyze the regional ebook industry, particularly in education.
The eclectic Serbian book market may be struggling, but more local writers are coming up; while in Malaysia new publishers are pushing romance and poetry.
The disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 has prompted a return to James Hilton’s 1933 novel Lost Horizon, the book which gave us the name Shangri-la.
Young Malaysian publisher Buku Fixi is making waves, recently with translations of novels by Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. We talk to its founder.
Google has expanded Play ebook sales to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and New Zealand.
Running a publishing business in Southeast Asia? Got an innovative digital start up? We’re looking for the best publishing stories the region has to offer.