Need to know: the top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Tuesday, 16/2/16

Dentsu PR & Vector under fire in Japan; Llorente & Cuenca results; Coca-Cola shifts agency in Thailand; no Asia crisis for Boeing; Kanye and Zuckerberg; Singapore Airshow 2016; China's massive problems

Coca-Cola Thailand has switched its media account to Starcom Mediavest Group
Coca-Cola Thailand has switched its media account to Starcom Mediavest Group

Dentsu PR & Vector caught up in Japan "stealth marketing" issue

Controversy around PR firms not declaring promotional material or paid content as such has started a debate on whether more formal regulations are required.

Llorente & Cuenca full-year income grows 25 percent to €30m in 'extraordinary year'

Llorente & Cuenca saw income grow 25 percent to €30m (£23.1m, US$33.4m) in 2015, a year in which it made several acquisitions following an investment from private equity firm MBO Partenaires.

Coca-Cola Thailand shifts media account to Starcom Mediavest Group

Coca-Cola Thailand has appointed Starcom Mediavest Group as its new media agency of record after about a decade with Mediabrands' Initiative.

No sign of Asia crisis in airplane orders: Boeing

Boeing is expecting strong aircraft orders from Asia over the next 20 years, with few order deferrals on the horizon, according to the aircraft manufacturer's Asian chief.

Kanye taps ‘bruh’ Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion

Kanye West has asked Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1 billion into his "ideas" after the rapper went on another outrageous Twitter tirade, claiming he was $53 million worth of personal debt.

Live now: Top execs, new planes at Singapore Airshow

Join CNBC for access to senior executives from Thales, Embraer, Bombardier, Qatar Airways and more as they speak first to us at the Singapore Airshow 2016.

China’s problems ‘just gargantuan’

Despite China's yuan hitting its highest level this year against the US dollar Monday, the country's fundamental problems are "just gargantuan", Stewart Paterson, portfolio manager at Tiburon Partners, told CNBC.

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