SINGAPORE - BBC Worldwide regional director Michael Rees is leaving the network for Mirriad, a UK-based company that retroactively inserts brands into reruns.
British celebrity chef James Martin of the BBC's "Saturday Kitchen" was in Hong Kong on 25 April to host two cooking sessions at HK Culinary School in North Point. Local journalists and 25 guests of Now TV learned some tricks from Martin for making chocolate pudding, strawberry gâteaux and a fish dish. Now TV will debut "James Martin's Mediterranean" on 4 May. Madison Communications is the long-term PR agency of BBC Worldwide.
SINGAPORE - With the BBC exploring strategic options for Lonely Planet, including a potential sale to US billionaire Brad Kelley, questions are being raised over the future of travel guidebooks.
CAMBODIA - Following its expansion to Myanmar, BBC Worldwide has now set its eyes on another emerging market with the launch of three pay TV channels in Cambodia.
SINGAPORE - The BBC is set to expand its presence in Myanmar, with the launch three pay-TV channels in the market early next year.
TOKYO – BBC Worldwide has entered into a partnership with Hulu to licence content on the platform in Japan.
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