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16 hours ago

Spikes Asia brings awards forward to February 2021

Inaugural Spikes Asia Creativity Report will also be released as the awards move to become an early regional benchmark in the leadup to Cannes Lions.

16 hours ago

Facebook killed 7 million dangerous Covid-19 posts in three months

The social-media network has shed light on the scale of the coronavirus misinformation problem, with posts related to fake cures among the millions it has removed over recent months.

1 day ago

Twitch names Sandeep Suvarna as APAC marketing head

Former Fox Networks and LinkedIn marketer will be tasked with showcasing gaming and growing non-gaming content to increase the number of users in the region.

1 day ago

One week until Women to Watch 2020 list unveil

Entries are currently in final stages of analysis and review, with results to be announced next Tuesday.

1 day ago

BLM: Brands don't need to be saviours, but can't be silent

Netflix and Yorkshire Tea earned praise for their reactions to the Black Lives Matter movement, but Starbucks came off as inauthentic, according to a report from TBWA's 65dB social-insight unit, which looked at how BLM brand activism landed around the world.

1 day ago

Campaign India announces Digital Crest winners

Affle and Zivame take top honours.

1 day ago

Are sales associates the new luxury KOLs post-COVID-19?

By connecting with sales associates on WeChat, consumers are getting exposure to a new form of effective advertising during the COVID-19 outbreak.

2 days ago

Arcade founder Matt Cullen to be CCO at ADNA

Former Digitas CCO Joins Gary Tranter, David Mayo and founder Henry Gomez at three-year old data research venture.

2 days ago

HK media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested

Publisher and China critic was taken in this morning under Hong Kong's new security law for "colluding with foreign forces", according to an associate.

2 days ago

Move and win roundup: Week of August 10, 2020

Accenture, PRHK, LanciaConsult, Purple, Neon Leaders, Wavemaker Vietnam, FWD, Tatler Asia, Juwai IQI, Yellophant Digital, Sandpiper Communications and more to come, in our weekly collection of people moves and account news.

2 days ago

MSL sets up shop in New Zealand

Publicis Groupe names Isobel Kerr-Newell, formerly head of PR and social for Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand, as MSL's MD in the market.

2 days ago

Thailand's Top 100 Brands: Keeping pace with shifting consumer sentiment

ASIA'S TOP 1000 BRANDS: Despite a relatively stable top 10, churn is evident in sectors ranging from mobile services to aviation and dental care.

2 days ago

Thailand's top local brands: CP Group, Chang Beer and Singha lead the charge

ASIA'S TOP 1000 BRANDS: But Thai consumers are still less likely to recognise and support established Thai brands much differently from global competitors.

2 days ago

Line takes hold in Thailand, expanding far beyond its roots

ASIA'S TOP 1000 BRANDS: The super-app has shot up to become Thailand's 8th ranked brand.

3 days ago

P&G hikes adspend 8%: first increase for four years

The $575 million extra, to $7.33 billion, is the first annual boost since 2016.

3 days ago

GroupM global investment chief Nick Theakstone expected to step down

Theakstone has spent nearly 20 years at the world’s biggest media-buying group.

Aug 7, 2020

How brands and agencies are celebrating Singapore National Day

Agencies and retailers are marking the city-state's 55th birthday with a mix of fun, sales and community giveback.

Aug 7, 2020

iQiyi to focus on driving product sales through content, says CMO

The Chinese video streamer is ramping up its offline activities like pop-up stores based on their original content.

Aug 7, 2020

Kors, Versace parent company survives Q1 with help from Asia

Capri Holdings, parent company of Michael Kors, Versace (above), and Jimmy Choo, revealed its first-quarter fiscal 2021 results.

Aug 7, 2020

Peloton names Dara Treseder head of global marketing, communications

The fitness brand is reorganising its marketing structure.