SINGAPORE - Starcom Mediavest Group Philippines has scooped the top award for its 'Skelan nationwide church invasion' in the best local campaign category for United Labaratories at the first Media Thinking Awards held at the St Regis hotel in Singapore today.
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HONG KONG - Omnicom Media Group's PHD has scooped the media account for AS Watson Group in Hong Kong, according to sources close to the pitch.
SINGAPORE - Media's 2009 Agency of the Year awards, taking place in Singapore in a week's time, will this year be themed around popular US drama series Mad Men.
HONG KONG - WWF and Leo Burnett Sydney's 'Earth hour 2009' campaign scooped the gold award for Campaign of the Year at the Asia-Pacific PR Awards, held at Hong Kong's exclusive China Club last night.
HONG KONG - After an intensive day of decision making, the judges have made their shortlisted picks for the for the 2009 Asia-Pacific PR Awards.
Competition in Thailand's already crowded women's magazine market just became even more intense with the launch of weekly fashion and lifestyle magazine Grazia.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Iris Worldwide has named Josh Thomson as its regional CEO for Asia-Pacific.
HONG KONG - AS Watson Group has called a review of its media account in Hong Kong.
HONG KONG - After an intensive day of judging the shortlisted entries for the Asia-Pacific PR Awards have been chosen.
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GUANGZHOU - Starcom has scooped the media planning and buying account for Guangdong Development Bank (GDB) after a three-way pitch that included the incumbent agency Zenith Guangzhou and Mindshare.
MANILA - Teeny Gonzales, ECD, Russell Molina, deputy ECD, and five other executives are believed to have resigned from DDB Philppines to set up their own agency.
BANGKOK - Women's magazine Grazia has launched in Thailand.
SINGAPORE - BBDO/Proximity Singapore has announced ECD Juggi Ramakrishnan (pictured) will be leaving the agency at Christmas.
GUANGZHOU - Procter & Gamble (P&G) is to launch feminine hygiene product Naturella in China before the end of the year, and is in the process of finalising its marketing strategy for the brand.
SHANGHAI - CondÃ© Nast has appointed DDB China Group to its creative and communications account as it gears up to launch its 17th edition of popular men's lifestyle title GQ in the mainland at the begining of next month.
BEIJING - China Unicom has called a media pitch for the launch of Apple's 3G iPhone into the China market, with incumbent Dentsu strongly tipped to win the account.
HONG KONG - French cosmetics brand L'Oreal has called a media pitch in Hong Kong.
SINGAPORE - At the third and final day of Spikes Asia, the Craft and Integrated category shortlists were released.