public affairs

Apr 25, 2022

When ‘grassroots’ public affairs work crosses a line

Two highly publicised incidents have come to light of firms flirting too closely with the ‘dark arts’ side of the business.

Mar 10, 2022

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak appoints PR firm

The politician, who has been convicted for the misappropriation of public funds, hires Karv Communications to repair his image in the US media.

May 12, 2020

PR union slams Hong Kong govt decision to call for agency pitch

The Hong Kong government had previously struggled to find a PR agency partner to represent its ‘battered’ image, forcing it to relaunch the hunt via an open tender.

May 6, 2020

Is China losing the global PR war?

As Beijing invests billions of dollars to rebuild its post-outbreak image, we ask one PR chief if the world will be persuaded by its campaign.

May 23, 2019

Dentsu PR aligns with think tank for insight into Japan-US relations

The arrangement is the first of its kind for the Japanese agency.

Apr 17, 2017

To stand a chance in Japan, casino brands need frank communication

The door is technically open for casinos and integrated resorts, but potential operators still face a considerable communications challenge in winning people over.