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November 28, 2021

Asia Centre to host talks on impacts of covid on ASEAN/Japan. Photo: City of Hokkaido, Japan. Music Press Asia
How has coronavirus impacted Japan social, economic and political landscape? Music Press Asia News [MPA]
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ASIA Centre To Discuss ASEAN–Japan Coronavirus Impact

Asia Centre will be hosting a webinar discussion this November 18 to discuss and exchange post pandemic views with Japanese academics and scholars based in Thailand. Being socially, economically and politically interconnected, ASEAN and Japan are now facing challenging times. Examining the shared implications of the covid-19 pandemic for Japan and Southeast Asia, this webinar will also discuss the challenges…

Rebooting The Pandemic

As the topic of the pandemic gathers heat in our office, more specifically like a person sitting and warming up…

Empty spaces: Live venues are facing an uphill challenge filling up an audience. Image credit Cincinnati Kentucky's Springer Auditorium. Music Press Asia

Asia’s Top 20 Music Albums [Q1 2020]

Office Weekly Playlist can last you a year’s worth of listening, which consists of only 20 albums. It is a list that truly brought our collective and thinking caps together.…

Music Press Asia's Q1 Playlist. Top l-r: OSN, Joe Hisaishi, Jay Chao. Bottom l-r: Hindia, Official HIGE DANdism.

Livechat: Please Don’t Stop The Music

What happens when the music industry takes a huge beating following the recent cancellations of live events worldwide due to the spreading of a global pandemic coronavirus? Music Press Asia’s…

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SXSW 2020 is cancelled. In 2019, the event attracted over 73,000 attendees with over 20,000 from abroad. Music Press Asia.
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SXSW Canceled Decision By City of Austin

Just days after Facebook, Apple, Netflix, Amazon and Twitter pulling out of the South by Southwest conference, the management of SXSW released a statement today, announcing the City of Austin’s decision to official canceled the March 2020 event. For the first time in 34 years, the March event will close its doors to the public after a rapid spread of…

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