SINGAPORE - Iris Singapore has named James Robbins (pictured) to the newly created post of digital director.
AUCKLAND - Beverage maker Frucor will be the first New Zealand brand to advertise within Xbox games following Massive's announcement that it will open up in-game advertising in the market later this month.
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SINGAPORE - The internet is becoming the key medium for Asian mothers, according to a study released by OMD and AOL.
GLOBAL - Hill & Knowlton has been named the communications partner for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held in December in Copenhagen.
SHANGHAI - A Bates 141 spokeswoman has confirmed that the agency has restructured its management in China following the departure of CEO of Bates China and Taiwan, Arthur Yu, who exits the agency to become president of fellow WPP marketing agency Soho Square across China.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Recommendations by personal acquaintances and opinions posted by consumers online are the most trusted forms of advertising globally, according to the latest twice-yearly Nielsen Global Online Consumer Survey.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Two-and-a-half months after Tham Khai Meng vacated his post as creative president of Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific to assume the role of worldwide creative director, Ogilvy has selected Eugene Cheong (pictured) to fill the regional position.
SINGAPORE - ihub Media Group's director of sales strategy for marcom Keith Cheong (pictured) has been promoted to the newly created post of business development director and has moved from ihub's Singapore office to its Shanghai bureau.
SYDNEY - Weber Shandwick has appointed Jye Smith (pictured) as digital strategist in Australia, assuming duties previously held by Matthew Gain, who departed the agency to join Edelman.
TOKYO - Wunderman has restructured its global team for Nokia, relocating representative director of Wunderman International Tokyo, Martin Conneen (pictured), to London to assume the post of managing director and global client lead for the multi-million dollar account.
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BEIJING - Twelve months after the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Chinese sportswear brand Li Ning has opened its first overseas flagship store in Singapore.
SYDNEY - Unilever has localised the latest installment of its 'Lynx effect' campaign in Australia through a virtual game where players must help Chocolate Man navigate through a city filled with women looking to eat his body parts.
GLOBAL - US media and marketing company Meredith Corporation has taken a 20 per cent strategic stake in New Zealand-based mobile marketing firm The Hyperfactory in what executives say may lead to a full acquisition in the future.
ASIA-PACFIC - Following the announced search deal between Microsoft and Yahoo, the future of Yahoo Japan, for which Yahoo is a minority stakeholder, is up in the air as executives have not revealed whether its search will also be run by Microsoft.
SINGAPORE - BBDO/Proximity Singapore has named Douglas Lin (pictured) as head of digital planning.
HONG KONG - Head of wwwins Consulting Hong Kong Chris Ryan (pictured) has been promoted to the post of CEO of Aegis Media Hong Kong.
SHANGHAI - Tiffany & Co has become the latest luxury brand to embrace online initiatives in China with the large-scale launch of a through-the-line campaign for its Tiffany Keys collection.