Need to know: the top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Tuesday, 19/1/16

Advice on the CNY walk out; tennis rocked by match-fixing allegations; OMD China retains Danone; global recession fears grow; Renault to be asked questions over emissions; Uber wins battle over NYC; one car stock tipped for success

OMD China retains Danone media account
OMD China retains Danone media account

Are companies prepared for the Chinese New Year walk out?

Emma Dale, co-founder and managing director of specialist PR recruitment consultancy Prospect, offers seven handy tips to ensure the best agency talent doesn't walk away after the holidays

Tennis world displays united front following BBC and BuzzFeed match-fixing allegations

Tennis authorities have displayed a united front in rejecting claims from the BBC and BuzzFeed News that the sport's governing bodies are suppressing reports that match fixing may be widespread in the sport.

OMD China fights off three opponents to retain media for Danone water brands

OMD China is tipped to have retained Danone's media planning and buying account for its two water brands in China, Mizone and Health, following a competitive pitch.

Global recession fears mount amid market turbulence

Investors trying to cope with one of the worst starts to a year on record are beginning to weigh up the possibility of global recession, as oil prices hit 12-year lows and Chinese growth fears leave markets with little room for optimism.

Renault to face government commission over emissions tests

Renault is set to be hauled in front of a French government commission on Monday afternoon to explain why tests carried out in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal showed its cars exceeded emission limits.

In latest battle, Uber notches win over New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio's office released a highly anticipated study that found Uber and competitors — referred to in the report as app-based electronic dispatch or e-dispatch services — have not significantly added to city congestion.

THIS auto stock is tipped to double in 2016

Volkswagen stock-holders may be about to see some light at the end of the tunnel.

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