Country Spotlight: Singapore: Copyright Update

The last major updates to the Singapore Copyright Act were in 2004, before the era of tablets, e-readers, and smartphones. The law, which was enacted in 1987, is in urgent need of an overhaul to address the opportunities that have arisen from new technologies, and to close the loopholes that may have resulted from new ways in which copyrighted works are created, distributed, and accessed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Literary Publishing

Singapore literature, or Sing lit as it is known locally, is getting hot—and it is not because of the island’s tropical climate. Recent months have seen many titles, from literary fiction to middle grade series, getting picked up by overseas publishers, including those from the U.K. and U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Top 12 Writers and Titles to Watch

From literary fiction to middle-grade series, Singapore’s new literary voices are getting louder, and their works finding new homes far away from the tropical city-state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Educational and STM Publishing

By and large, Singapore’s education system, which is among the most highly regarded in the world, is a boon to its publishing industry. No subject is more popular, or more competitive, than mathematics. Known as Singapore math, the city-state’s mathematics teaching method and curriculum is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Events to Watch

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, managed by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, explores the entire spectrum of children’s content, from creation to distribution to consumption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Updating a Classic: Spotlight on the 'NIV Study Bible'

The leading evangelical study Bible has been completely revised for contemporary readers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: A Flourishing Alternative Scene

The growing popularity of alternative publishers such as DuBook, Thukul Cetak and Lejen Press is a welcome change (“an absolute delight”) to Raman Krishnan of Silverfish Books, a company many regarded as the catalyst in the independent bookselling and publishing scene in Malaysia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: A Mixed Bag for Bookselling

For the Malaysian bookselling and publishing communities, the first quarter of the year leading up to the 6% goods and services tax (GST) implementation on April 1 was tumultuous and disruptive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia

Malaysia—a multicultural nation of 30 million people made up of Malay, English, Chinese, and Tamil speakers—is a relatively small and divided book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Digital Segment on the Move

The Malaysian ebook industry is still in the low single digit in terms of market share and international ebook retailers have yet to show signs of setting up shop here. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Heating Up the Rights Market

Rights traffic, as expected in a small book market like Malaysia, typically flows one way, with English-to-Malay translations mostly found in the education and reference segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Checking Out the Top Shows and Festivals

With publishers large and small putting on road shows, holding minifairs, and participating in major book events, and with chain bookstores and remainder sellers holding their own shows, there are plenty of opportunities for book lovers and content creators to congregate across Malaysia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pitch Update: Kopparberg shortlist revealed; Glenlivet searches for global digital agency

Philips has also appointed Wavemaker and Ogilvy to handle its £150m digital media and performance marketing business. Continue reading at Media Week

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Women Writers Spotlight 2020

Find more Religion & Spirituality coverage here on women authors writing books aimed at female audiences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion and Spirituality Update 2020: All Our Coverage

Ahead of the annual meeting between the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature (AAR/SBL), taking place virtually from November 29 to December 10 this year, PW looks at the latest trends in academic religion book publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Haunted Libraries in 5 Different Countries

Take a virtual tour of some of the world's most haunted libraries, and learn the history behind the hauntings of these bookish spaces. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Kids Are All Right: Spotlight on Flamboyant Books

A small press in Barcelona looks to expand its reach and help young readers all over the world. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Revolutionary Brand's Second Coming: Spotlight on Patricia Bragg

A classic library of health books becomes new again and aims to reach another generation of readers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Connecting for Inclusion, Happiness, and Success: Spotlight on Melanie Katzman

In Connect First, the Wall Street Journal #1 bestselling authorand business psychologist lays out a plan for bringing human connection and emotional understanding to the workplace. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurter Buchmesse Draws 148,000 Users from 183 Countries

With 3,627 events on Frankfurt's digital events calendar for the week, the trade show has kept a big conversation going online. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Draws 148,000 Users from 183 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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