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Indian agency Buzz Communications partners with Russian firm

Indian agency Buzz Communications partners with Russian firm

This will allow the agency to spread its coverage beyond its existing markets.

Portland restructures with new MD and senior departures

Portland restructures with new MD and senior departures

Portland is restructuring most of its global business under a single P&L, with a new MD appointed for the combined operation and the announcement of several senior departures, PRWeek has learned.

Deepika Warrier to join Diageo India as CMO

Deepika Warrier to join Diageo India as CMO

Current CMO Julie Bramham will move into a global role within the brand as Warrier joins from PepsiCo.

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Protecting your business against COVID-19 Cyber Criminals
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Protecting your business against COVID-19 Cyber Criminals

What has been given surprisingly little airtime is how the pandemic has led to an absolute field day for cybercriminals feeding off the recent uncertainty and increased dependence on digital.

Finsbury, Glover Park and Hering Schuppener to merge as management ups stake

Finsbury, Glover Park and Hering Schuppener to merge as management ups stake

WPP agencies Finsbury, The Glover Park Group (GPG) and Hering Schuppener have announced a formal merger, with the holding company taking a 50.01 per cent stake in the venture.

TikTok to exit Hong Kong market

TikTok to exit Hong Kong market

Move appears to be related to the SAR's new national security law.

Lewis wins ION Orchard account

Lewis wins ION Orchard account

The agency will serve as the retail mall’s social media agency of record.

Archetype appoints deputy MD in Hong Kong

Archetype appoints deputy MD in Hong Kong

The new hire will support the agency’s growing client load.

IN-DEPTH

TikTok ban in India: What does this mean for influencer marketing?

TikTok ban in India: What does this mean for influencer marketing?

TikTok is among the top three platforms in India for influencer content and the impact of the ban, experts say, could be transformative.

Aussie PR industry disappointed with govt overhaul of university fees

Aussie PR industry disappointed with govt overhaul of university fees

“Creativity and powerful communication skills should not be the exclusive enclave of those who are cashed up.”

Edelman Trust Barometer: Unemployment, fake news worry Singaporeans

Edelman Trust Barometer: Unemployment, fake news worry Singaporeans

A new report reveals that the dark cloud of COVID-19 continues to loom over Singapore, and it's affecting trust in media and businesses.

What does COVID-19 mean for healthcare comms?

What does COVID-19 mean for healthcare comms?

The pandemic could signal dramatic changes for the industry including a depletion of physical congresses, and the rise of telehealth.

Where do Chinese brands go from here?

Where do Chinese brands go from here?

COVID-19 has affected global trust in China, so we asked experts whether this might affect the fate of international Chinese brands, such as Huawei and TikTok.

PRWeek Top Consultancies 2020: Strong year for APAC as region shows innovation and resilience

PRWeek Top Consultancies 2020: Strong year for APAC as region shows innovation and resilience

The comms industry in Asia-Pacific enjoyed an outstanding 2019 despite economic uncertainties, intensified pressure on fees and increasing competition with non-PR agencies.

The Work

Watch: All Blacks and AIG teach Rugby World Cup visitors how (not) to drive in Japan

Watch: All Blacks and AIG teach Rugby World Cup visitors how (not) to drive in Japan

The New Zealand rugby team's main sponsor AIG has deployed some All Black stars to Tokyo for a campaign aimed at tourists heading to Japan for next month's Rugby World Cup.

Watch: Integrated global campaign aims to counter deforestation

Watch: Integrated global campaign aims to counter deforestation

Zippo has launched Fight Fire with Fire, an integrated global project to aid critical reforestation in partnership with Woodchuck USA.

Case study: How Burger King took a bigger bite out of Japan

Case study: How Burger King took a bigger bite out of Japan

Brand went toe-to-toe with rival McDonald's and its Big Mac, with an innovative campaign that put its money where its mouth is