MACAU - Venetian Macau, owned by Las Vegas Sands, has moved its media planning and buying business from Omnicom's OMD to WPP's GroupM.
SINGAPORE - BBDO/Proximity has been named Creative Agency of the Year.
LONDON - Singapore has been selected as the venue for next year's Spikes Asia - 1st Asian Advertising Festival.
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian department store chain Parkson has appointed Euro RSCG Malaysia as its creative agency following a four-way pitch involving Creative Juice, Crush and Karakua.
HONG KONG - The 2008 Asia-Pacific PR Awards book of the night is now available online, where users can see all of the award-winning campaigns, clients and agencies from this year's show.
ASIA-PACIFIC - The shortlist for this year's Agency of the Year awards has been revealed.
MUMBAI - Tata Sky, the JV between the Tata Group and Star, has handed its creative duties for all Tata Sky brands including Tata Sky and Tata Sky+ to Ogilvy & Mather (O&M).
GLOBAL - Mainardo de Nardis (pictured) has been named CEO of OMD Worldwide, filling a role vacated by Joe Uva a year and a half ago.
GLOBAL - Hewlett-Packard has kicked off a review of its global media planning and buying business for two of its business groups, both currently handled by ZenithOptimedia.
SINGAPORE - Jeffrey Seah (pictured) is departing his role as Mindshare leader of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
HONG KONG - Microsoft Corporate has appointed Simon Leung (pictured) as the company's vice-president, chairman and CEO of Microsoft Greater China.
HONG KONG - Lenovo has won the prestigious Communicator of the Year award, which will be presented at the Asia-Pacific PR Awards ceremony on 20 November.
LONDON - Ogilvy & Mather has won the first ever prizes awarded to Asian agencies at the IPA Effectiveness Awards in London, with a Vietnamese campaign winning a silver.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Media's Agency of the Year 2008 awards have seen entry numbers soar to 170, compared to 110 last year.
GLOBAL - Just one year after its last digital RFI, Diageo has begun another review of its digital roster.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Luxury hotel operator Langham Hotels International (LHI) has appointed Bob van den Oord to the position of VP of sales and marketing.
SYDNEY - McDonald's has expanded its regional relationship with DDB after consolidating its Australia and New Zealand creative accounts with the agency.
HANOI - Online ad sales house Pixel Media and mobile and digital media firm 5th Media JSC have partnered to launch two offices in Vietnam.
SINGAPORE - The BBC is set to roll out an integrated drive to promote its coverage of the upcoming US elections.
MACAU - Day two of Media 360 kicked off with an in-depth look at adidas' Olympic campaign.