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SHKP Reading Club launches free reading platform
Young – Multimedia - Interactive
Infusing daily life with the pleasure of reading

2017-07-13

Electronic devices are indispensable in today’s high-tech world and Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited’s SHKP Reading Club is riding on the technology trend in its mission to promote reading enjoyment with its breakthrough linepaper multi-media platform. The platform leverages digital and traditional communication channels to lead people, especially the young, into the world of reading with lifestyle themes and interactive content.

The free linepaper (www.linepaper.com) platform produced and published by Roundtable with SHKP Reading Club sponsorship went live today (13 July) with guests at the debut ceremony including linepaper advisors: The Education University of Hong Kong Vice President (Research and Development) Professor Lui Tai-lok and The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong Executive Director Lilian Law, sampling what linepaper has to offer. Embracing both “online” and “paper”, linepaper brings an interactive reading experience to all through offering seamless online and offline integration, and provides rich content with regular updates in an easy-to-read format available anytime, anywhere.

“I truly believe that reading is a one of the greatest pleasures in life.  It builds knowledge, deepens thinking and widens perspectives, but it’s difficult to promote reading amid the plethora of online activities these days. I hope this platform will popularize reading among the young generation,” said SHKP Chairman and Managing Director Raymond Kwok.

linepaper will offer regular lifestyle features exploring a variety of reading perspectives and recommended books from Hong Kong and worldwide in interactive, easy-to-read formats, plus exclusive interviews with writers, scholars and others offering their opinions and stories about writing and reading. There will additionally be an English Corner where interesting English works and exclusive interviews with native-language writers will spread appreciation of English reading. The linepaper website and mobile app will have regular uploads of exciting content including news about reading and publishing and articles by noted authors and columnists, as well as multi-media content like audio books, videos and more delivering a comprehensive reading experience and enlarging people’s reading spectrum; especially for students and the young.

In July, linepaper has a Books in the Future theme including an interview with Google ebook experts about the integration of text, design and technology, and interesting infographic plotting evolution of books and reading trends in different countries. Another piece features Leung For-hing, author of Ah Wing, the Secret Agent series that is popular with teens describing how his playful writing helps the younger generation develop better reading habits. Anyone can visit www.linepaper.com for more.

SHKP develops premium properties and fulfils its corporate social responsibility in the spirit of Building Homes with Heart to serve the community. It promotes reading and holistic development through the Reading Club and encourages healthy, sustainable living with major events like SHKP Vertical Run for Charity series and Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon, plus cares for the underprivileged to contribute to sustainable development.

About the SHKP Reading Club

SHKP believes in Building Homes with Heart and promotes reading and holistic development. It set up the SHKP Reading Club in 2013 to consolidate its reading-related initiatives such as organizing events like seminars with leading speakers and guided cultural tours to inspire more people to enjoy reading and make it a habit. Anyone interested can join for free at www.shkpreadingclub.com.

Guests share the linepaper reading experience at the debut announcement
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Guests share the linepaper reading experience at the debut announcement
linepaper is a sophisticated reading platform accessible anywhere, anytime
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linepaper is a sophisticated reading platform accessible anywhere, anytime

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