Amit Jain

Editor, PRWeek Asia

Amit Jain is the Editor of PRWeek Asia

Recent Articles by Amit Jain
  • Taiwan food safety reputation in crisis

    Authorities in Taiwan fine oil supplier $1.67m for selling "gutter oil" in a major scandal that has damaged island's reputation as an Asian food paradise

  • PR and media under fire in China, extortion racket busted

    The PR industry in China is under pressure to clean up after police arrested two agency heads and eight journalists on charges of extortion in Shanghai. They include the CEOs of Shanghai-based PR firm Roya Investment Services and Shenzhen-based Nukirin

  • Ogilvy to do PR for the "Summer Davos" in China

    If you are an avid China observer and are planning to follow the World Economic Forum's meeting in Tianjin next week then the chances are that most of those tweets will receive will come from a young team of reporters from Ogilvy PR

  • Malaysia Airlines renames "bucket list" contest

    It was either an error of judgement or simply poor oversight

  • PR pros greet China media integration plan with cautious optimism

    Media stocks surge as Chinese President announced plans to merge media into 'strong, influential and credible' groups. But what does this mean for the PR industry?

  • India finds a new voice

    Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech was a decisive departure from the past and marks the beginning of a new style of communication

  • Is corp comm in Asia lagging behind on digital hire?

    A Weber Shandwick study says global corporate communications officers (CCO) are increasingly hiring digital experts but a dipstick check by PRWeek in Asia indicates their counterparts here may be ambivalent

  • PRWeek is regional media partner for the ICCO Summit 2014

    The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) Global Summit in New Delhi (9-10 Oct) will bring together senior PR agency leaders from around the world to discuss the development of the industry

  • Aussie agencies merge

    Chieftain and Creata come together to create a new entity

  • Tencent profits surge on growth of mobile games

    As one of China's Internet stars posts record profits what does the growing popularity of its messaging service WeChat mean for the PR industry?

  • Anthony Rose leaves Walmart

    After four years running corporate affairs at Walmart Asia, Anthony Rose has quit to start on his own

  • Think Ink bags PR work for India's biggest filmmaking contest

    A small Mumbai-based specialist agency has won the PR account for a fiercely competitive filmmaking challenge aimed at discovering creative talent

  • McDonald's fights back Islamist boycott threat

    In a bid to stem a nationwide boycott and possible attacks on its establishments, McDonald's runs a full-page advertisement in a Malaysian daily denying it has links to Israel

  • Allison+Partners wins business days after entering Singapore

    Communications agency Allison+Partners opened an office in Singapore last month and bagged PR duties for one of the city's most prominent shopping malls

  • Golin's creative chief impressed by work in Asia

    PRWeek met Caroline Dettman, Golin's chief creative and "community" officer, for a conversation about the level of creative work coming out of Asia and whether the firm's g4 model is paying off

  • MSLGroup enters New Zealand

    The affiliation agreement with Auckland-based boutique firm One Plus One Communications extends MSLGroup's presence in Asia Pacific

  • Barkha Patel quits BM, Lim new Singapore head

    After less than a year at the helm, Barkha Patel-Zinzuwadia has left Burson-Mastellar. In her place comes Allison Lim, who takes over as the new Singapore head of the WPP agency. Lim's return as market leader signals continuity in client relationship and service, according to the agency.

  • Cohn & Wolfe expands into Thailand

    The opening of its new office in Bangkok the PR firm signals new momentum for PR business in Southeast Asia as the region inches towards greater economic integration

  • China food scandal rocks McDonald's and KFC

    The two global fast food chains scramble to assure Chinese customers after a TV sting report accuses supplier of processing expired meat. What can these MNCs do to win back consumer trust in the wake of the latest scandal to hit their credibility?

  • SIA finds itself in a spot over tweet

    Singapore Airlines issues an apology over an update that was seen by many as being 'insensitive' to the victims of MH17