The bleak economic outlook may hinder development of new concepts or methodologies in digital, but the rise of social networks and the power of the consumer is fuelling excitement.
ASIA-PACIFIC - The latest statistics from ZenithOptimedia predict global adspend will decline 0.2 per cent next year, although Asia-Pacific is still expected to grow, but at a slower rate than previously forecast.
HONG KONG - Two big names from Hong Kong's telecom industry, Ricky Wong Wai-kay and Linus Cheung, have taken the helm of Asia Television (ATV) in an effort to turn its fortunes around.
BEIJING - Publicis Groupe has acquired Chinese advertising agency W&K Communications to rebuild a Beijing presence for its Leo Burnett Greater China arm.
HONG KONG - Television station TVB today laid off seven per cent of its work force, totalling 212 members of staff.
GLOBAL - BBC.com plans to localise its content as the site enters its second year, after a strong start to its operations.
HONG KONG - The airline industry will not be able to make itself sustainable for up to 20 years, according to Cathay Pacific's general manager for environmental affairs.
HONG KONG - DDB has promoted Sujin Kim's (pictured) to the role of regional group business director, overseeing the agency's Philips business.
MUMBAI - Euro RSCG India recently launched two TVC campaigns for HDFC Bank titled 'Moon' and 'Lost Boy'.
HONG KONG - As HK Broadband's fibre-optic connection is now available in all 18 districts of Hong Kong, M&C Saatchi is launching 18 15-second commercials to run during primetime on local channel TVB Jade tonight.
HONG KONG - Mobil Travel Guide (MTG) has launched its travel guide and hotel rating system in Hong Kong and Macau ahead of expansion around the region.