Need to know: the 7 top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Tuesday, 26/4/16

Mitsubishi's crisis plan so far; Tokyo 2020 logo issues; new CNN Asia digital head; China v Apple; Weibo not (yet) for sale; getting into Sri Lanka; the next Tesla?

The Tesla Model S. Chinese companies are pumping billions into creating their own Tesla. (Martino Castelli/Wikimedia Commons)
The Tesla Model S. Chinese companies are pumping billions into creating their own Tesla. (Martino Castelli/Wikimedia Commons)

How effective is traditional risk management? Ask Mitsubishi

The Japanese car company has gotten off to a reasonable start in its crisis management around its fake data scandal, but there's a long way to go and an all-too-familiar scenario playing out in terms of PR and reputation, says Charles Lankester, senior vice president for reputation management at Ruder Finn Asia.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics reveals new logo after plagiarism row

The controversial original logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been replaced by a more traditional design from artist Asao Tokolo.

CNN Digital welcomes new Asia head, doubles down on the region

CNN Digital has appointed Marc Lourdes as director, CNN Digital Asia, a new hire that follows the media organisation’s recent investment and commitment to digital content.

China could slam door on Apple: Expert

Apple may find itself eventually shut out of China, a leading expert on global political risk to corporations said Monday.

Chao says Sina, Weibo, not for sale despite rumoured Alibaba bid

Chinese internet portal Sina and the popular microblog Weibo are not for sale, at least for now, Sina boss Charles Chao told CNBC.

How to play the nascent Sri Lanka market

After the end of a long-running civil war and the beginning of a fresh government, Sri Lanka's market offers both opportunities and pitfalls for investors.

China's hottest race: Creating the 'next Tesla'

It is the hottest story in the red-hot Chinese auto market. Hundreds of millions of dollars are being spent by venture capital firms and other Chinese companies to create the next Tesla.

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