Our offices will be closed throughout the Christmas period and open again on 3 January 2012. We wish you a joyful holiday season, and a successful and prosperous new year ahead. Thank you for your continued support! 我们希望您渡过一个快乐的圣诞，并预祝您新年一切顺意。感谢各位朋友对我们长久的支持!
Fleishman-Hillard forms strategic partnership with CSJ to strengthen exposure for Chinese companies in global capital markets
BEIJING - China Securities Journal (CSJ) and Fleishman-Hillard have entered into a strategic partnership to promote and enhance global best practices in investor relations management for Chinese companies listed or soon to be listed in both domestic and offshore capital markets.
HONG KONG – The Council of Public Relations Firms of Hong Kong (CPRFHK) is now accepting entries to the 2012 CPRFHK Young Professionals Competition, which is sponsored by Campaign Asia-Pacific and Lufthansa.
BEIJING – Ogilvy & Mather has expanded its presence in China with the acquisition of Nanjing Yindu, the largest full-service marketing agency in Jiangsu province.
Havas Media launched an inaugural annual event Advent in the first week of December at Grand Hyatt Hotel Singapore. This is the first of the series of event, which the agency plans to organise yearly for clients and stakeholders. This year’s event was titled “Expanding the possibilities in social media marketing” was marked by presentations from senior executives of Havas Media and Facebook. The event attracted attracted about 120 clients , media owners and other stake holders
SINGAPORE – Indonesia’s Merah Cipta Media (MCM) and Vietnam’s Ambient Digital have both selected Amobee Pulse as their mobile advertising platforms.
GLOBAL - The International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled on Monday that HTC had infringed on one of Apple's patents and starting 19 April 2012 would impose a formal import ban on any HTC Android phones affected by the ruling in the US. Experts say the limited ruling will not impact HTC greatly.
BEIJING - Hong Kong-listed Huiyuan Group has selected Optimedia Beijing, Leo Burnett and Genedigi for media planning, creative and PR duties respectively.
KUALA LUMPUR - IPG Mediabrands has promoted its Malaysia CEO, Prashant Kumar, to the role of regional president of world markets — Asia for UM and Initiative starting 4 January.
ASIA-PACIFIC – The 2012 Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, which will take place in Shanghai in April, is open for delegate registrations.
SINGAPORE - BBDO Guerrero | Proximity Philippines has been appointed agency of record for the Philippines Department of Tourism, tasked with creating an idea that will shape all forms of communication for domestic and international tourism.
BEIJING - Taobao has overtaken Baidu to become the top most engaging digital brand in China, according to R3's ongoing Enspire study.
SINGAPORE - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) staged a record breaking mass gift exchange event for its prepaid mobile customers from Singpore’s Filipino community.
HONG KONG - Leveraging the growing trend of online group buying discounts, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) is to launch a new luxury discount offer website entitled ‘RedeeME’ to cater to what it describes as "the discerning and upscale tastes" of its typical readers.
MANILA - Pepsi Philippines is partnering with My Shelter Foundation, to install more solar bottle lights this Christmas, via a campaign devised by BBDO Guerrero.
SINGAPORE – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has denied allegations that one of its suppliers is felling trees in an area the company itself designated as a tiger sanctuary.
SHANGHAI - Global computer brand Acer has appointed Draftfcb China as its agency of record to focus on its sponsorship of the 2012 Olympic Games.
SYDNEY – Kensington, a technology accessory supplier, has appointed Weber Shandwick for PR duties in Australia following a pitch.
BANGALORE - A little customer insight goes a long way. When mobile phone manufacturers realised that Indians used two or more mobile subscriptions and were modifying their phones to accept more than one SIM-card, they started producing handsets with the capability already built in, according to a new study by consultancy IDC.
AUCKLAND - Christian church St Matthew-in-the-City has once again drawn global attention and incited debate and vandalism with a controversial Christmas billboard.