HONG KONG - Royce Yuen (pictured), group chairman Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong is to leave the agency to move to a client-side role after six years in his current position.
HONG KONG - Today is the last day to take part in Media's annual Agency Image Survey, the region's leading poll of marketers' perceptions of media and creative agencies, which this year includes a lucky draw prize of a five-night stay in Bali.
HONG KONG - Marketers are invited to take part in Media's Agency Image Survey, the region's leading poll of marketers' perceptions of media and creative agencies, and stand a chance of winning a five-night stay in Bali.
SHANGHAI - Volkswagen's Chinese businesses are believed to have called two creative pitches, with agencies awaiting a final result.
GLOBAL - BBDO has emerged as Asia's top network in The Cannes Report, published for the first time this year.
HONG KONG - McDonald's will tonight launch an integrated drive asking consumers to go online to compete against each other.
Watsons Water sought to build its green credentials by encouraging consumers to plant seedlings and ultimately improve Hong Kong's environment.
SINGAPORE - Spikes Asia has recorded a total of 2,685 entries from 21 countries to this year's festival, which will be held in Singapore next week.
BANGKOK - Production work on a Unilever Clear dandruff shampoo reality TV show has been put on hold following the death of a Pakistani man on set.
ASIA-PACIFIC - The Times of India will be named Advertiser of the Year at the Spikes Asia Festival, marking the launch of a new award at the event.
GLOBAL - Emirates Airlines is embarking on a global consolidation of its advertising, which is believed to be worth an estimated US$300 million in billings.
KUALA LUMPUR - Industry tributes have been pouring in after Yasmin Ahmad, ECD at Leo Burnett Malaysia, died on Saturday evening.
GLOBAL - Pharmaceutical giant Bayer has announced plans to consolidate its US$1 billion global advertising account.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Chairman and chief creative officer of BBDO Guerrero/Proximity Philippines David Guerrero (pictured) is the latest name to be added to Media's roster of industry bloggers.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Lowe's offices in Thailand and China are expected to take the Asia lead on the global Ericsson account, after the agency picked up the brand's worldwide ad business.
HONG KONG - On 6 May, Media TV will launch a series of five exclusive interviews with Sir Martin Sorrell, the most famous soothsayer in the media and advertising industries.
LONDON - The newly launched three-day Spikes Asia Festival, which will take place at Suntec City in Singapore, 16-18 September 2009, is now open for delegate registrations.
HONG KONG - Prudential Hong Kong has launched a locally inspired TVC that shows customers they are still in charge of their financial wellbeing.
SINGAPORE - DDB Singapore's creative group head Priti Kapur (pictured) has joined JWT Delhi as ECD on the Airtel business.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Ad agency Droga5's founder and creative chairman David Droga (pictured) will chair the TV/Cinema, Print, Outdoor and Radio Jury as well as the Integrated Jury at the Spikes Asia Advertising Festival in September.