Making quick adjustments when a new level of COVID-19 alert went into effect, Singapore’s Book Council mounted the AFCC digitally.
Encouraging intra-community reading in diaspora, the new list is announced amid anti-Asian violence in many parts of the world.
Having planned its program in a hybrid format, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content is delaying in-person events amid new coronavirus cases.
The IPA Prix Voltaire-winning author and former spokesperson is reported to have been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City.
Singapore’s 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content draws from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas for its programming.
For Penguin Random House’s Indian and Southeas Asian catalogues, a new distribution deal is to sell content into North America, the UK, and the EU.
With the 2020 Prix Voltaire winner losing a key author under safety concerns, the International Publishers Association appeals to Hanoi for restraint.
The program at next week’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content focuses ‘multicultural stories and diverse themes’ and features speakers from several continents.
Not just books: Laura Prinsloo, who chairs Jakarta’s National Book Committee, says Market Focus Indonesia will stress ‘everything from film, games, animation and apps, to character, entertainment, and intellectual property.’
StoryDrive Asia opens today (November 19) with a dual focus on copyright and technology issues, with a roster of international speakers.