Tired of being blamed for economic volatility and labor problems in the U.S., China's government has realized it needs to shift comms strategy for reaching out to the West, experts say.
Stephen D'Alfonso will become group head of public affairs at Thomas Cook Group in July, following six years at UK travel industry body ABTA.
Building awareness for a Western brand in China is "bloody hard" and requires payments to journalists in a way that would surprise Western media professionals, PR360 attendees heard yesterday from Cassandra Cheong, the Asia Pacific MD of The Hoffman Agency.
One of the UK's largest specialist healthcare agencies has opened its first base outside of London, in Brussels.
The Guardian has released a sketch entitled 'What has the ECHR ever done for us?' starring Patrick Stewart as the battle between pro- and anti-EU campaigners heats up.
Ruwan Kodikara will join Amazon UK as its senior manager of corporate comms next month.
Writing in The Times today, Justice Secretary Michael Gove has described the European Union as "an economic sinkhole" and a "failing Soviet system", and says that the UK's continued membership of it would constitute a "direct and serious threat" to public services including the NHS.
Five global agencies have made pitches to China's State Council Information Office for work on a potential campaign to improve the country's image, the news agency Reuters reports.
Back Heathrow, a group campaigning for the expansion of London Heathrow Airport rather than rival option Gatwick, has been told by the UK's ad regulator not to repeat its claim that "most people living in communities near Heathrow Airport support its expansion".
Concerns have been expressed over Kathy Chen's military background and tweets embracing Chinese state media.
Four Indian PR experts give their thoughts to PRWeek Asia on how the UK royals' tour of India has been received, and whether there are public image benefits to draw.
Creston: FY expectations unchanged, Porter Novelli wins juice association, Ketchum hires Red deputy editor, Field brings in Number 10 adviser and more from PRWeek UK.
A press spokesman for Berlin's delayed new airport has left his job after reportedly telling a trade magazine that plans for the development were "screwed up" and that "billions of euros had gone down the drain".
The British Air Transport Association has appointed PR and public affairs specialist Tim Alderslade as its new chief executive.
Vote Leave has been designated as the main campaign for a UK exit from the EU, the Electoral Commission has announced.
In the first PMQs session since MPs returned after the Easter break, the Panama Papers dominated the questions, but wider issues around tax were also discussed along with the omnipresent issue of the EU.
Grayling has been appointed by Lloyds Banking Group for a public affairs brief following a competitive five-way pitch.
The decision by Labour to ban McDonald's from having an exhibition stand at this year's party conference was taken not because of Jeremy Corbyn's vegetarianism but because of the company's refusal to recognise trade unions.
In less than one month there will be a new Mayor in the driving seat of London government.
The dramatic result of the recent general election in Ireland has implications for upcoming European elections and even the Brexit debate.
Lord Michael Heseltine - former deputy prime minister, founder of Haymarket Media Group and shadow secretary of trade and industry at the time of the last European referendum in 1975 - speaks exclusively to Danny Rogers about the next EU referendum and how we should heed Europe's dark experiences.
Brand marketers understand the value and are increasingly masters of engaging women - think the multi-award-winning #Like a Girl and One Billion Rising campaigns.
The Finsbury chairman, one of the most influential PR men in the country, is leading the fight to keep Britain in the European Union. He tells Danny Rogers why the views of business leaders are crucial to a debate that is primarily one of economics and trade.
What do PR professionals think about the Brexit campaigns and what is the consensus about the impeding referendum?
Pro-Brexit campaigners must prioritise economic over immigration arguments, says Paul Stephenson (pictured), comms director of Vote Leave - one of the main groups backing the UK's withdrawal from the EU. He talks to John Harrington about UKIP, Boris Johnson, the BBC - and why the PR industry should not be fearful
With just over two months left before the UK gets to decide whether the country should remain in the EU or leave it, PRWeek takes a (mostly) irreverent look at key players, campaign blunders and on which side you should place your bets.
PRWeek asked the UK PR industry elite for their views on the EU referendum. John Harrington outlines the key findings - and it seems the 'leave' campaign, although admired, still has much work to do.
In Flack this week: which comms chief has labelled a Panama Papers allegation "bollox"? Plus another take on the Green Party's latest ad and the going gets 'Tough' for Cirkle.
OK, so you have been named in the Panama Papers. This is what you should do next.
Donald Trump's top campaign aide was charged with misdemeanor battery on Tuesday morning.
Oh dear, there's been another media storm over the EU's supposed plans to outlaw 'powerful' toasters and kettles.
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Six years after Sloane & Company was acquired by MDC Partners, founder Elliot Sloane is stepping aside.
The Omnicom Group agency's New York office leader will join CA on May 9.
Pitch appointed by Thomas Pink, Fleishman's Jo'burg chief, Bubble and Squeak promotes IBC and more from PRWeek UK.
Prova drives Honda PR, FT hires Golin for digital brief, Jaeger appoints The Communications Store, Hotwire enters Dubai and more from PRWeek UK.
Ogilvy Pride's new senior team, Grayling hires ex-MP, board change at WPP, Belize Tourism appoints Brighter and more from PRWeek UK.
He will report to Dan Bartlett, EVP of corporate affairs.