Joint Publishing

Making the planet a bit more Lonely

Lonely Planet, the travel bible for backpackers across the globe, is to triple its publications on the mainland in the next five years, at a time when outbound tourism is approaching 100 million a year.

Monday, 17 September, 2012, 3:11am

'Comrade Leung' title returns to shelves of bookstores

A book that alleges chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying was a member of the Communist Party has quietly returned to the shelves at one of two major bookstore chains that had previously restricted its sales.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Small publishers to take on the big boys

Major publishers will go head to head with their small and medium-sized counterparts at this year's Book Fair, as everyone will set up shop on the same floor for the first time since the event started in 1990.

21 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

'Heart's blood' of quadriplegic Ah Bun to hit book shops next week

The story of Ah Bun, the city's most famous quadriplegic, and why he asked to be allowed to die will be in bookstores on Tuesday.

2 May 2007 - 12:00am

Practical HK readers prefer facts to fiction

When it comes to books, Hong Kong people have practical tastes.

The Hong Kong Street Map topped the sales of Chinese books at two bookstore chains last year, for the second consecutive year.

29 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Joint venture rules on the way

THE long-awaited Chinese Publication Law will confirm whether foreigners can set up joint ventures with mainlanders to run bookshops or publishing houses, according to a Chinese official.

23 Jul 1994 - 12:00am