HO CHI MINH CITY – Australia’s STW Group is to become a major shareholder in Indochina’s Edge Marketing, as well as opening two Alpha Salmon offices in Southeast Asia.
SINGAPORE - Tigerspike has further expanded its reach with the recent opening of a Singapore office.
SINGAPORE – Retail specialist The Integer Group has appointed Mikimasa Hamamatsu as senior account director to lead its Singapore team.
SINGAPORE – The need for pharmaceutical marketers to move from 'monologue to dialogue' proved a dominant theme at an industry conference held here yesterday.
MANILA – Pepsi partnered with the My Shelter foundation in the Phillippines as part of the Sarap Magbago (Change Tastes Good) campaign from BBDO Guerrero.
HANOI - Vietnam Travel National Administration (VTNA) has announced that Cowan Vietnam has been selected to handle the country’s tourism strategy, following a national contest.
SINGAPORE – Iris has appointed Emma Norris as board director Singapore. She was formerly board director at Iris Sydney.
SINGAPORE/SYDNEY – Budget airline Jetstar has signed a ‘six-figure’ deal to sponsor Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournaments across Asia-Pacific. This will see Jetstar become the WTA’s first-ever official airline partner for international tennis events across the entire region.
SINGAPORE – Tiger Beer has launched a multi-million dollar ‘Ju’ 360-campaign, celebrating ‘Togetherness ‘ leading up to Singapore’s biggest ever dinner gathering at Lunar New Year.
MANILA - The Department of Tourism in the Philippines has withdrawn its new website Beautifulpilipinas.com after criticism that the URL was too similar to a well-known pornographic site.
SINGAPORE - Tiger Beer has dropped its high-budget ad campaign featuring Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney. This coincides with recent tabloid scandal that the football superstar allegedly engaged a prostitute while wife Coleen was pregnant.
SINGAPORE - Sportfive has been appointed as the exclusive sales agency for the media rights to UEFA EURO 2012 in a number of markets in Asia and across all of Oceania.