Vanessa, the first French-language paid adult entertainment channel in Canada, will go on air on October 28. The channel was licensed in 2007 by Sex-Shop Television, based in Montreal, as a national pay TV service.
The Indian edition of the United States-based magazine Sports Illustrated is being launched on October 5, 2009.
The Far Eastern Economic Review, the 63-year-old English-language news magazine in print since 1946, is closing down in December 2009.
Wall Street Journal Japan KK, a joint venture between Dow Jones (publishers of Wall Street Journal) and SBI Holdings Japan has been formed. Wall Street Journal Japan KK will launch a Japanese language website sometime later this year, Dow Jones said.