Asian Publishers Gather in Seoul to Talk Shop, Bestsellers, Digital

In Guest Contributors by Guest Contributor

• The first Asian Publishers’ Fellowship program was hosted by the Korean Publishers Society in Seoul earlier this month. The project aims to be a starting point for building a strong Asian publishers network. • Attendees discussed what makes a bestseller, the current business climate and “the digital question.” By Linda Tan SEOUL: The Korean Publishers Society (KOPUS) recently organized …

Will a Gold Medal Help Kim Yu-na be Published Worldwide?

In Global Trade Talk by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox Last night in Vancouver, 19 year old Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na would skate a flawless program that would  win her the gold medal. Voted Person of the Year in 2009 by The Korea Times, spokesperson for products from Nike to Hyundai, Yu-na is a star in Korea.  Now, coming home with a gold medal in hand, Yu-na will now be elevated to an …