HONG KONG - The Hong Kong branch of TBWATequila's strategic brand division The Disruption Consultancy is folding into the main body of the agency, following the departure of CEO Michael McComb (pictured).
BEIJING - Industry observers have cautioned that naming rights to the 'Bird's Nest' national stadium in Beijing, currently up for tender, may not meet the expectations that come with a price tag believed to be hundreds of millions of dollars.
SHANGHAI - New Balance has launched a campaign around the theme 'Love-hate' in China, developed by Proximity China.
BEIJING - Canton Trade Fair has chosen TBWA\China's Beijing office to handle the 104th China Import and Export Exhibition, which will be held in Guangzhou between 15 October and 6 November this year.
BEIJING - Volkswagen is looking to position its New Beetle as the ultimate fashion accessory in the PRC, through the launch of a DMG-designed integrated campaign.
BEIJING - Chinese media conglomerate Tom Group's internet arm is hoping to capitalise on the PRC's young female, fashion-obsessed audience through an exclusive Chinese-language tie up with Swedish virtual market Stardoll.
MACAU - DHL has put its mainland media business up for review, with a brief that excludes TV advertising.
MUMBAI - Levi's has consolidated all its Indian marketing business - excluding creative work - to Madison World, marking the first time that the Indian-owned agency has offered one client the full range of its services.
HONG KONG - Levi's will launch the Hong Kong leg of its global 'Live unbuttoned' campaign on 1 September, running until early October across print, online, out of home and outdoor television.
SHANGHAI - Fleishman-Hillard and Proximity Live have secured the PR and strategy planning duties for several of luxury conglomerate LVMH's brand on the China market, including the flagship brands V.S.O.P Hennessy and Moet et Chandon.
BEIJING - Saatchi & Saatchi has retained the Mengniu white milk business, following a three-way pitch that included ADK and Ogilvy subsidiary Jia Xin.
HONG KONG - Leo Burnett has launched its first campaign for Wyeth premium brand Wyeth Gold into Hong Kong's competitive milk powder market, seeking to fight off competition from international and Japanese brands, all of which have heavy media spend in the region.
HONG KONG - Fashion watch range Puma Time has launched an advertising campaign, designed in-house by licensee EganaGoldpfeil Group, which also handled media planning and buying.
HONG KONG - High-end equestrian and lifestyle magazine Equestrio is set to launch in China today.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Facebook's local-language adaptation appears to be paying off in Asia-Pacific, judging by the social networking site's explosive growth in the region over the past year.
SHANGHAI - Luxury product group LVMH has awarded the public relations and strategy planning accounts for several of its brands in the mainland to Fleishman-Hillard and Proximity.
SHANGHAI - Sportswear brand Anta is inviting agencies to pitch for its creative account as it looks to step up its challenge to big-name rivals in mainland China.
HONG KONG - Coca-Cola has launched a new cold tea drink, tapping newly-formed creative shop Metta to develop the campaign.
HONG KONG - Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong has launched Click-a-Count, an account aimed at young adults, facilitating the sector's day-to-day transactional needs and rewarding customers for every transaction - or 'Click' - made.
HONG KONG - The interim results for SCMP Group have revealed anticipated losses, with turnover dropping 12 per cent from July 2007, and shareholder profit dropping 29 per cent in the same period.