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Hive Consulting adds boutique hotel to lifestyle roster

Hive Consulting adds boutique hotel to lifestyle roster

Agency will help raise its profile among meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions partners

Sale or flotation reportedly sought for Cannes Lions owner Top Right Group

Sale or flotation reportedly sought for Cannes Lions owner Top Right Group

Plans are reportedly under way for a possible sale or flotation of Top Right Group, part of the media company formerly known as Emap that also operates the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Malaysia PR "immensely" affected by state clampdown on newspapers

Malaysia PR "immensely" affected by state clampdown on newspapers

Government suspends The Edge titles for three months over its reports on the 1MDB investment fund scandal, which has hit the country's PM

Zeno CEO: "We have cracked the code of what type of agency we are"

Zeno CEO: "We have cracked the code of what type of agency we are"

Firm grew 15% globally in 2014-15 and 33% in Asia, Barby Siegel tells PRWeek Asia during a visit to Singapore

From McDonald's to Ikea, 7 of the best emoji marketing campaigns

From McDonald's to Ikea, 7 of the best emoji marketing campaigns

It's the world's fastest-growing digital language, and brands are beginning to build it into their marketing campaigns in their attempts to target Millennials, say Mark Middlemas, director of communications at RadiumOne, and Millennial marketing intern Aidan Lonergan.

It's been a torrid week for Toshiba, but "it will not crumble", says crisis expert

It's been a torrid week for Toshiba, but "it will not crumble", says crisis expert

After the Japanese giant was rocked by a financial reporting scandal, it is now pursuing a "clear the deck" strategy

The PR week: The good, the bad and the bizarre from the last seven days

The PR week: The good, the bad and the bizarre from the last seven days

Your rapid-fire review of the global goings-on in PR, as viewed by PRWeek Asia editor Gary Scattergood.

WPP and ISDI launch School of Communication in Mumbai to help plug talent gap

WPP and ISDI launch School of Communication in Mumbai to help plug talent gap

Visiting faculty to include industry experts such as Piyush Pandey, Roshan Abbas, CVL Srinivas and Prema Sagar

Zeno India boosts senior leadership team with three additions

Zeno India boosts senior leadership team with three additions

Roles will focus on digital and content marketing to "strengthen integrated offering".

Pearson sells FT Group to Japanese media group Nikkei for £844m

Pearson sells FT Group to Japanese media group Nikkei for £844m

Japanese media company Nikkei has agreed to buy the Financial Times Group for £844m in cash, beating German publishing firm Axel Springer, which was believed to be in advanced talks with Pearson.

Bob Knott returns to Edelman to lead its business and social purpose practice

Bob Knott returns to Edelman to lead its business and social purpose practice

He succeeds Carol Cone, who left the position three months ago to start a collaborative consultancy.

Google leading brand in world but losing sense of purpose, says global survey

Google is the leading brand in the world but it is losing its sense of purpose, according to a global survey of 3,000 people about 100 leading companies.

Ink Tank launched by STW Group in Australia to bridge content gap between business and government

Ink Tank launched by STW Group in Australia to bridge content gap between business and government

Agency will focus purely on providing writing services, leaving the high-level consulting to fellow STW Group firms Barton Deakin and Hawker Britton.

Ketchum Sampark appoints new chief operating officer in Delhi

Ketchum Sampark appoints new chief operating officer in Delhi

Surajeet Das Gupta has over 30 years' experience as a journalist at titles such as Business Standard and India Today

Havas Media Australia names content and data heads

Havas Media Australia names content and data heads

Mark Campbell ­appointed head of content and Rogan Gilhespie head of data at the agency

Publicis reports 1.4% Q2 revenue growth

Publicis reports 1.4% Q2 revenue growth

Revenue was up 1.5% organically in North America, 2.3% in Europe, and 3.3% in Asia-Pacific in the quarter.

Interpublic PR firms exceed 10% Q2 revenue growth: Polansky

Interpublic PR firms exceed 10% Q2 revenue growth: Polansky

IPG's PR agencies also saw nearly 10% organic growth in the first half of the year, Weber Shandwick's CEO said.

Interpublic revenues increase 6.7% in Q2; CMG up 2.3%

Interpublic revenues increase 6.7% in Q2; CMG up 2.3%

The holding company owns and operates Weber Shandwick and Golin, both of which sit in its Constituency Management Group unit.

Havas flies high with Air France-KLM deal in Southeast Asia

Havas flies high with Air France-KLM deal in Southeast Asia

Brief covers wide range of comms activity in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia

'PR firms won't retain staff by giving them a day off for their birthday'

'PR firms won't retain staff by giving them a day off for their birthday'

PRWeek Asia's first Deep Dive feature, published last week, tackled the troubling issue of staff retention in Asia. Here, leading comms recruiter Emma Dale shares her insights on keeping hold of the brightest and the best.