Need to know: the top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Monday, 23.11.2015

Tinder's Sean Rad and his bizarre Evening Standard interview; Inside in-house interview with Globe Telecom's SVP; Telcos need better mobile marketing; Japan earning reports to be revealed; rich Chinese buying vineyards; India's growing digital economy; Fed at odds with market over inflation

Sean Rad (left) with Mark Cuban (Image via Tinder's Facebook page)

Tinder's Sean Rad shows how not to do a pre-IPO interview

With Match Group going public last Thursday, it was probably not the best time for Tinder CEO Sean Rad to sit down for a strange interview with the Evening Standard.

Even mobile telcos need to step up their mobile marketing: Facebook

Just because they built the networks that have helped give mobile phones a starring role in consumer life doesn't mean telcos are better than anyone else at mobile marketing, according to Facebook.

Inside in-house: Globe Telecom's SVP for corporate comms Ma Yolanda Crisanto

Ma Yolanda Crisanto, senior vice president, corporate communications at Philippines-based Globe Telecom talks about the challenges of PR in the telco sector and why Star Wars is the next big thing for the brand.

This week: Asia markets eye earnings, Japan data dump

Japan will release a slew of data and companies around Asia will unveil earnings reports, in a busy week for markets.

Why rich Chinese are buying vineyards in cash

Low interest rates, currency devaluation and a corruption crackdown have combined to drive wealth out of China. And it's not returning soon.

India embracing its digital evolution

A young population, increasing smartphone penetration and social media have all been drivers of change, empowering Indians to think out of the box, with amazing results.

Markets, Fed have very different ideas about inflation

The Federal Reserve now looks set to raise rates in December, partially based on expectation that US inflation is set to finally rise to its 2 percent target. There's only one potential problem. Markets do not exactly see eye to eye with America's central bank.

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