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Indian appliance maker apologises for discriminatory ad

Indian appliance maker apologises for discriminatory ad

Following criticism online, the company has withdrawn the ad and issued an apology.

Ninemer Communications secures string of clients

Ninemer Communications secures string of clients

Big names for the Singapore agency including a major cruise company.

Hill+Knowlton hires Kelli Parsons, Philippe Maze-Sencier as global chairs

Hill+Knowlton hires Kelli Parsons, Philippe Maze-Sencier as global chairs

Parsons and Maze-Sencier will be H+K’s global chairs of corporate affairs and public affairs, respectively.

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A working guide to communicating about coronavirus
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A working guide to communicating about coronavirus

Hill+Knowlton Strategies' global health lead outlines five things PR pros need to know about communicating credibly and combating misinformation around a new virus.

TikTok faces criticism in India over content moderation

TikTok faces criticism in India over content moderation

A debate arises over whether the short video site is doing enough to moderate content, with some calling for a ban.

What can we learn from Taiwan’s coronavirus response?

What can we learn from Taiwan’s coronavirus response?

Lessons in government-private sector collaboration as well as rapid digital agility.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies partners with ESG consultancy firm

Hill+Knowlton Strategies partners with ESG consultancy firm

The partnership is in response to the new environmental, social and governance (ESG) regulations recently launched by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

NZ social agency Socialites acquires influencer-marketing outfit

NZ social agency Socialites acquires influencer-marketing outfit

The latter company has built a database of more than 11,000 influencers and content creators in Australia and New Zealand.

IN-DEPTH

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.

What happens when a major media empire shuts overnight?

What happens when a major media empire shuts overnight?

In the middle of a pandemic, Philippines’ major broadcast network ABS-CBN was ordered to stop free-to-air operations, leaving thousands of staff in limbo.

Sink or swim: Can heritage print publishers keep afloat?

Sink or swim: Can heritage print publishers keep afloat?

We ask experts whether the era of the glossy mag is over, and what this means for marketing, media and the fate of luxury brands.

Is China losing the global PR war?

Is China losing the global PR war?

As Beijing invests billions of dollars to rebuild its post-outbreak image, we ask one PR chief if the world will fall for its campaign.

How brands are prioritising tact and conscious comms

How brands are prioritising tact and conscious comms

A Red Havas report details the ways brands are pivoting toward more human and accessible messaging amid the crisis.

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