Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales may look like a professor, but he is bringing his knowledge crusade to Asia.
SINGAPORE - MEC Interaction has expanded its Singapore-based regional digital team to eight people with the appointments of Rachna Julka from GroupM Interaction India and Shreedharan Raman from MindShare India.
SINGAPORE - Media agencies and advertisers have given a lukewarm reception to the redesigned The Straits Times that launches tomorrow (Friday 8 August) amid fears of further ratecard hikes from Singapore's flagship national broadsheet.
SINGAPORE - Lengthy acquisition negotiations between WPP network Y&R and Singaporean digital agency The Upper Storey have fallen through.
SINGAPORE - TBWA\Tequila Singapore's creative integrator Graham Kelly (pictured) has resigned from his post a little over a year and a half after joining the agency.
SINGAPORE - ZenithOptimedia is rolling out a new search tool across the region which the agency claims gives its clients a competitive edge in search marketing on Chinese-language websites.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Magazine publishers in Asia have reacted cautiously to the launch of mygazines.com, a website that allows people to upload magazines and share content without approval from media owners.