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ANF May/June 2013

ANF May/June 2013

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Summaries of main articles published in ANF MAY/JUNE 2013. Click on headlines to read articles in ePaper edition.

South China Morning Post

From China to the World

In Hong Kong’s hypercompetitive newspaper market, the South China Morning Post assumes its inherit- ance as the newspaper of record for the island’s Eng- lish- speaking elite. But in endeavouring to meet the challenges of a media industry in transition, the Post also benefits from the world’s hunger for independent news about China and is working to expand its global audience online.

World Newspaper Congress

65th World Newspaper Congress

The world newspaper elite will meet in Bangkok this June for the first World Newspaper Congress ever to be held in southeast asia. More than 1,200 publishers, chief editors, Ceos, advertising directors and their guests from no less than 65 countries are expected to gather in Thailand’s vibrant capital for this event.

Trade News

Guardian to launch new digital in Australia

Two of the most prestigious newspaper and online pure-player global news brands – The New York Times and the Huffington Post – recently announced up coming ventures in Japan.

Al-Yaum books KBA extension

Al-Yaum Media House, located in saudi arabia’s third-largest city, dam- mam, recently signed a contract to extend its large KBa Continent press. The KBa hybrid press for coldset/ heatset production will be extended by two printing towers, two reel- stands, additional hot-air dryer and will go live at the end of 2013.

From Daily Yomiuri to Japan News

Wijeya orders new Goss press

HT Media's Mint goes global

Business News

Post to launch Forbes Thailand edition

Post Publishing Plc, the publisher of the Bangkok Post, will launch a Thailand edition of Forbes Magazine in June, targeting leading local business leaders, entrepreneurs and policymakers.

Media Prima improves in Q1

Press Freedom

The Free Press Principle 

3 May is a day to celebrate hard-won press freedoms, but also to recognise how fragile those victories remain.


Asian Trends

Asian regional business trends and forecasts for 2013

Interview with Vivek Couto of Media Partners Asia, Ltd.

Vivek Couto is Executive Director of Media Partners Asia, Ltd., an inde- pendent provider of information services, focusing on media, com- munications and entertainment industries. Media Partners Asia is based in Hong Kong and Singapore.

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