Need to know: the 7 top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Tuesday, 22/3/16

Red Agency launches video for new F1 partnership; 10 years of 10 - is it time to say goodbye?; Singapore EDB reveals tender winners; Alibaba passes 3 trillion yuan; Sorrell on China; Facebook's China charm offensive; apps the future of friendship?

Red Agency launches Chandon-McLaren Honda partnership for Australian F1 Grand Prix

Video featuring drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso first part of campaign to celebrate long-term global partnership between the brands.

Comms pros on Twitter: 10 more years? Or time for a swan song?

Twitter marked its 10-year anniversary on Monday. PRWeek asked technology-focused communications executives to weigh in on whether it will last another decade.

Singapore EDB picks Havas, Hakuhodo, Doremus and TSLA

After a five-month pitch process, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) has selected its agency partners for Germany, Japan, North America and Singapore.

Alibaba hits 3 trillion yuan transaction milestone

Alibaba surpassed 3 trillion yuan (US$463 billion) in transactions in its fiscal year to March, the Chinese e-commerce giant said on Monday, marking slowing growth.

WPP CEO Martin Sorrell: Chinese companies aggressive on world stage

The flurry of deals by Chinese companies made in recent weeks could be the start of a broader push by firms in the mainland to fast track their entry overseas, said Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP.

Facebook in Catch-22 scenario with China: VC

Facebook may be hitting all the right notes in its efforts to tap the Chinese market, but the tech behemoth still faces a tough battle, David Chao, co-founder and general partner of DCM Ventures, said Monday.

The future of friendship and communication: Apps?

We're living in a digitally connected age. Facebook and Snapchat keep us in constant touch with friends. Twitter, Instagram and Medium allow us to follow the ideas and images of those we may not know.

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