Need to know: the top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Monday, 29/2/16

Powell Tate comes to Australia; Omnicom goes Dutch; issues of unconscious bias; keeping retailers honest through email checks; MWC in pictures; best travel passes for tourists; small toys the way forward

The Samsung Galaxy S7, on show at MWC 2016 (source: CNBC)
The Samsung Galaxy S7, on show at MWC 2016 (source: CNBC)

Weber Shandwick launches Powell Tate in Australia

Jacquelynne Willcox will lead specialist public affairs agency in Sydney.

Omnicom goes Dutch in bid to improve sharing

Porter Novelli's well-regarded global CEO Karen van Bergen has landed a new gig as CEO of Omnicom's Public Relations Group. One of her main tasks will be to unblock the network's hierarchy and decision-making chain.

Leadership must tackle unconscious bias: Lindsay Pattison

As any media professional knows, their industry is constantly changing. At the Media360 summit in Hong Kong, Maxus’s global CEO Lindsay Pattison suggested people are failing to update their leadership style accordingly.

This company grows by looking at your email

It's part of the company's effort to keep retailers honest amid the blizzard of sales offers that enable consumers to claim the difference from a previously purchased item.

The 19 hottest bits of tech you’ll see this year

It's the week that Europe's tech geeks and mobile nuts live for. And this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) proved no disappointment.

Travel passes that give travellers most bang for their buck

Passes offering discounted entry to museums and other attractions are a staple of city tourism offices and travel website, but you need to do your homework to get good value for money.

Toys go small, reap big rewards

In a time of high-tech playthings and Wi-Fi connected gadgets, tiny appears to be trending.

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