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MPAS Awards 2015 to Take Place on 11 May

SINGAPORE, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's edition of the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) awards will take place at the middle of next month on Monday11 May 2015 at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Some of the prestigious awards up for grabs include Journalist of the Year, ...

2015-04-30 21:41 2467

Reports of Conflict, Disease and Environment Dominate Overseas Press Club Awards

NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 22 award-winning entries for the annual Overseas Press Club Awards depict a world in which entire nations and millions of people have been torn apart by newly intensified forces of nationalism, extremism, disease and environmental degradation. Al Jazee...

2015-04-30 12:01 2417

Year-round Events Open to Mark Incheon as 2015 World Book Capital

INCHEON, South Korea, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Various events aimed to promote the South Korean city of Incheon as this year's UNESCO-designated World Book Capital kicked off amid a fanfare last Thursday. Year-round events open to mark ...

2015-04-27 15:26 3093

Warner Bros. And DC Entertainment In Partnership With Mattel Launch DC Super Hero Girls, A New Super Hero Universe Designed Just For Girls, Slated For Fall 2015

BURBANK, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in Fall 2015, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel join forces to launchDC Super Hero Girls, an exciting new universe of Super Heroic storytelling that helps build character and confidence, an...

2015-04-23 05:10 4382

Thousands of DC Comics Fans Gather to Set Guinness World Record for Most People Dressed as DC Comics Super Heroes in a 24-Hour Period

BURBANK, Calif., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment (DCE) today hosted fans around the world to set a Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as DC Comics Super Heroes. In a 24-hour period, thousands of fans gathered...

2015-04-20 14:26 2415

How to Use Industry Influencers to Help Promote Your Book

NEW YORK, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask any small business owner turned author how they plan on promoting their book, and chances are, they won't be relying on word-of-mouth- tactics. A third-party endorsement of your book, particularly one from an influential person in your respective indus...

2015-03-20 03:08 2263

"Free eBook" in time for International Women's Day, March 8th, 2015 re-release of "The Velvet Hammer" PowHERful Leadership Lessons for Women Who Don't Golf

VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At 19 years old, Elaine Allison was one ofCanada's first female correctional officers supervising inmates in an all-male maximum security prison. It was there she learned first hand that there were distinct differences in how men and women lead or manage o...

2015-02-27 21:10 2464

Fifty Shades of Grey Publishing Partner Wins Lawsuit

DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a verdict with blockbuster implications, a jury in the case of Pedroza vs. Hayward and TWCS Operations Proprietary Ltd awarded a victory toJennifer Lynn Pedroza in a dispute over royalty rights for the publishing phenomenonFifty Shades of Grey. The jury's ...

2015-02-20 22:03 4058

Australia's Gallipoli Sniper: Billy Sing: 1915 World's Most Lethal Military Sharpshooter?

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An Anzac Light Horseman from Queensland, Australia, Billy Sing, may hold the world record as the most lethal military sharpshooter, from WW1. Billy Sing was the most successful and feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign and was almost unique among...

2015-02-09 23:28 1808

CREEK & RIVER Launches Project to Promote Japanese Authors Globally

TOKYO, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- CREEK & RIVER Co., Ltd., a planner and producer of media content and involved in creators' agency business, announced on January 22 that it has begun a KAORI project to promote Japanese novels and comics overseas. Named for the concept of bringing Japanese kao...

2015-01-22 13:00 2317

UNICEF Releases the 2014 Children in China: An Atlas of Social Indicators

BEIJING, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With its spectacular economic development,China is scoring well nationally on many social indicators for children and has already achieved many of the Millennium Development Goals. Yet striking geographical disparities, along with the impact of migration, co...

2015-01-13 18:06 3033

Path for Sustainable Future Laid Out in "China's New Energy Revolution": Solar Panels to Power the Globe

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The English edition of China's New Energy Revolution by renewable energy advocate and Hanergy Chairman Li Hejun is now available for purchase in bookstores across the U.S. as well as in e-book format. 2015-01-12 15:15 2511

Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2015 is Released

BEIJING, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax, Accounting, and Audit in China 2015 , out now and available for download in theAsia Briefing Bookstore , offers a comprehensive overview...

2014-12-18 10:30 2942

Bestseller Business Model Generation Sells 1 Million Copies Worldwide

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month saw the milestone of 1 million copies of international bestseller Business Model Generation sold. The book, which was written byAlexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur, was self-published in 2009 byPatrick van der Pijl (CEO of Amsterdam-based Bus...

2014-11-19 03:09 2909

The English Version of The Photographer's Guide to Sichuan Launches in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English version of the book The Photographer's Guide toSichuan was launched at the Chinese International Travel Mart (CITM) 2014 inShanghai on November 14, 2014. The English Version of The Photograp...

2014-11-14 21:22 2890

eBook Market Set to More Than Double to Top $16Bn By 2020

BOSTON, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategy Analytics' "Global eBooks Market Forecast 2001-2020" predicts that the global consumer ebook market will more than double from$7Bn in 2013 to $16.7Bn in 2020, driven by more consumers accepting e-reading, more content made available through different...

2014-11-11 01:21 1786

Photographer Kenneth Willardt celebrates The Beauty Book with an augmented reality exhibition of his iconic subjects, like Lara Stone, Christian Slater, Paz de La Huerta, Georgia May Jagger, and more.

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the launch of photographer Kenneth Willardt's first art book,The Beauty Book (teNeues, Fall 2014), the Danish-born artist will mount an exhibition of his work at 558 Gallery inChelsea, New York. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141...

2014-11-07 22:03 3634

Ulmart Recent Acquisitions Fuel Growth; Sales top $1 Billion, Another Russian e-Commerce First

MOSCOW, Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulmart released it 3rd quarter results reporting growth of 25.6 % YOY. Sales for the quarter reached$414 million with positive contributions to revenue coming from two recent acquisitions: No Limit Electronics (NLE)-one ofRussia's large...

2014-11-04 20:00 3007

Hanergy Chairman Lauds Singapore's Commitment to Solar with Launch of "China's New Energy Revolution"

SINGAPORE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking in Singapore on Wednesday, Hanergy Holding Group Chairman and CEO Li Hejun highlighted the relevance of launching the English-language edition of his first book,China's New Energy Revolution, there, and lauded the island country's sustained comm...

2014-10-30 17:26 2636

Huge Demand for Stands Sells Out the Shanghai International Children's Book Fair 20 - 22 November 2014

SHANGHAI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF), the only one of its type covering theAsia-Pacific region, is on course to be a stunning success. All stands are now sold and major world names in the children's publishing industry will be well...

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