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SINGAPORE - Starcom Mediavest Group Philippines has scooped the top award for its 'Skelan nationwide church invasion' in the best local campaign category for United Labaratories at the first Media Thinking Awards held at the St Regis hotel in Singapore today.
SINGAPORE - Media's 2009 Agency of the Year awards, taking place in Singapore in a week's time, will this year be themed around popular US drama series Mad Men.
HONG KONG - After an intensive day of judging the shortlisted entries for the Asia-Pacific PR Awards have been chosen.
MUMBAI - Rapp Asia is reported to be acquiring a data management company in India in a move to boost the agency's data-driven marketing services in the region.
HONG KONG - French cosmetics brand L'Oreal has called a media pitch in Hong Kong.
BEIJING - China Unicom has called a media pitch for the launch of Apple's 3G iPhone into the China market, with incumbent Dentsu strongly tipped to win the account.
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GUANGZHOU - Procter & Gamble (P&G) is to launch feminine hygiene product Naturella in China before the end of the year, and is in the process of finalising its marketing strategy for the brand.
SHANGHAI - CondÃ© Nast has appointed DDB China Group to its creative and communications account as it gears up to launch its 17th edition of popular men's lifestyle title GQ in the mainland at the begining of next month.
HONG KONG - Omnicom Media Group's PHD has scooped the media account for AS Watson Group in Hong Kong, according to sources close to the pitch.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Iris Worldwide has named Josh Thomson as its regional CEO for Asia-Pacific.
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CHENGDU - Hill & Knowlton has opened an office in Chengdu.
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