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.
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).
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.
SINGAPORE - The BBC is set to roll out an integrated drive to promote its coverage of the upcoming US elections.
SINGAPORE - Mundipharma has appointed McCann Healthcare Worldwide to develop a regional branding platform for Oxycontin, an opiate-based painkiller for cancer.
LONDON - The Cannes Lions has withdrawn the bronze lion awarded to TBWAParis' controversial Amnesty France press campaign, after an investigation revealed that the entry did not appear in media during the entry period.
AUCKLAND - Telecom New Zealand has named Saatchi & Saatchi global CEO Kevin Roberts (pictured) as a board director, in a bid to enhance marketing and branding expertise at the organisation.
BANGKOK - Adfest has unveiled a new theme for its 2009 event, 'Made in Asia', which will also now double as the festival's permanent tagline.
LONDON - US hotel group Hyatt Hotels has appointed BBDO in New York to handle worldwide corporate branding duties.
SHANGHAI - TBWA and Tequila have created a new integrated senior role for key client Pernod Ricard, naming Kit Lam-Cao as group account director across the two agencies.