Need to know: the top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Wednesday, 25.11.2015

Naomi Beames moves to Nuix; Amazon's Nazi imagery gaffe; Dentsu Y&R and Wunderman Dentsu to merge;

Nuix hires Naomi Beames as global comms head

Beames joins technology company from MYOB and brings significant IT experience 

Amazon quickly pulls plug on subway campaign with Nazi imagery

A campaign running in the New York City subway promoting 'The Man in the High Castle' and featuring Nazi and Imperial Japanese imagery met a quick end on Tuesday.

Dentsu Y&R and Wunderman Dentsu to merge, combine branding and data expertise

Dentsu Young & Rubicam is to merge with Wunderman Dentsu as of 1 January 2016, Dentsu has announced. 

China to get Apple Pay by February: WSJ

Apple will launch its Apple Pay electronic payment service in China by early February, after doing deals with the country's four largest state-run banks, the Wall Street Journal reported.

US judge holds Bank of China in contempt in counterfeit luxury goods case

A US judge has held Bank of China in contempt for refusing to turn over account information of Chinese entities accused of selling counterfeit luxury goods.

Can Facebook, Twitter win on Cyber Monday?

Social networks are where we post family photos, talk about vacations and share dessert recipes. Now for the first time, they're also where we, or some of us, shop.

El Nino's impact beyond agriculture to cost billions

The El Nino weather phenomenon is known to create havoc in global food chain, but its impact is likely to go far beyond, with fish catch, energy prices and poultry supply hit as well.

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