Manila, Philippines/India, Monday, August 03, 2009 â€“ The Manila Bulletin, one of the oldest running newspapers in the Philippines announced the launch of Electronic Edition of its Newspaper via a partnership with Pressmart Media Ltd. (www.pressmart.com) â€“ a global leader in providing hosted print-to-online publishing services with publishers from over 47 countries using its services.
Available at Manila Bulletin Online (www.mb.com.ph), the electronic edition (Vis-a-Vis ePaper) contains the same editorial content and advertising in the exact layout as the print edition giving an unimaginable real feel of experiencing the newspaper in reader hands. Other features of the Electronic Edition include Search, Gallery of all Pictures and Ads, Hot Links, Rating articles and many Web 2.0 features. Members can also receive automatic notifications when a new issue is posted on the Electronic Edition.
â€œOur electronic edition pairs the convenience of online content with the familiar feel and design of a hard-copy newspaper,â€ said Emilo Yap III, VP of Manila Bulletin. â€œThis new feature shows the fact that we are continually looking for new ways to deliver news to consumers when and how they want the news.â€
â€œWe are delighted to launch the first electronic edition of Philippines leading newspaper, Manila Bulletin,â€ said Sanjiv Gupta, Founder and CEO of Pressmart. â€œHigh-quality products, excellent customer service with quick response and a certain measure of flexibility in our offerings made Pressmart stand out from others.â€
About Manila Bulletin
TheÂ Manila Bulletin, (also known as theÂ BulletinÂ and was previously known asÂ Bulletin Today) is theÂ Philippines’ largestÂ broadsheetÂ newspaperÂ by circulation, followed by theÂ Philippine Daily Inquirer. It bills itself as “The Nation’s Leading Newspaper”, which is its official slogan. Founded in 1900 as a shipping journal, it is the second-oldest Philippine newspaper, second only toÂ The Manila Times.