Need to know: the 7 top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Monday, 30/5/16

Best Places to Work: Procter & Gamble; M&C Saatchi wants new PR agency; print is for us, says The Economist; Zuckerberg the "dictator"; problems for Korean shipbuilders; beer on the up in Vietnam; cool banking?

Mark Zuckerberg is the "dictator" of the Facebook "nation", says the founder of Pirate Bay. (Brian Solis/Flickr)
Mark Zuckerberg is the "dictator" of the Facebook "nation", says the founder of Pirate Bay. (Brian Solis/Flickr)

PRWeek Asia's Best Places to Work Winners in their own words: Procter & Gamble

The FMCG company was named one of PRWeek Asia's Best Places to Work in the in-house category.

M&C Saatchi UK in discussions with PR agencies over new brief

Marcoms group M&C Saatchi is looking for a new PR agency to represent its advertising business in the UK, PRWeek has learned.

For The Economist, print is here to stay

Despite launching new formats, the storied title’s CEO Chris Stibbs insists that the publication "doesn’t sell a single [print] copy" that doesn’t make money.

Mark Zuckerberg is ‘dictator’ of Facebook ‘nation’: The Pirate Bay founder

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is the "dictator" of "the biggest nation in the world", The Pirate Bay's founder tells CNBC.

Korean shipbuilders in troubled waters

The spectre of bankruptcy is hanging over a major part of South Korea's economy, further threatening the country's stagnant growth.

This firm is riding on Vietnam's beer-drinking culture

As Vietnam guzzles more beer than ever, Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL) wants to ensure the pint glasses don't stay empty.

A latte with your cash deposit? The company trying to make banking cool

Customers walk into a Timo cafe and hear the espresso machines humming. They can listen to a sales pitch as they sip a free cup of coffee.

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