BBC Names Jonah Fisher as Myanmar Correspondent

January 9, 2022 3:38 pm0 comments
BBC Names Jonah Fisher as Myanmar Correspondent

BBC News has appointed Jonah Fisher to be its first ever resident correspondent in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma.   He has arrived in Yangon and will shortly begin reporting for the BBC on television, radio and online. Peter Horrocks, Director of BBC Global News said: “The appointment of […]

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Malaysia Airlines partners Dhoom:3

December 18, 2021 6:01 pm0 comments
Malaysia Airlines partners Dhoom:3

Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, is proud to be the associate partner for the release of the much anticipated action-packed Bollywood blockbuster, ‘DHOOM:3’ staring Aamir Khan and a star-studded cast. Double the excitement by participating in the fun ‘Machao Dhoom with Malaysia Airlines’ contest.Famous for its suave villains […]

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Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore Launches Crowdfunding Initiative

November 29, 2021 6:11 pm0 comments
Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore Launches Crowdfunding Initiative

Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore and the World Toilet Organization have launched a crowdfunding initiative to improve sanitation for school children in South Africa. The tongue-in-cheek campaign hijacks the start of the shopping season, known as Black Friday, and asks people to “Give a Shit” on “Brown Friday” and make a […]

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Digital Elite Honoured With Asian Digital Media Awards

November 13, 2021 5:38 pm0 comments
Digital Elite Honoured With Asian Digital Media Awards

Some of Asia’s leading news media companies, including Singapore Press Holdings, South China Morning Post, Kompas, and the Nation Group, were among the winners of the 4th annual Asian Digital Media Awards presented tonight (13 November) in a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by the World Association of Newspapers and […]

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Mauritius announces thirty percent rebate to attract film industry

October 31, 2021 6:11 pm0 comments
Mauritius announces thirty percent rebate to attract film industry

Mauritius: The Mauritius Film Rebate Scheme was officially launched at a gala event by the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance & Economic Development, Honourable Xavier-Luc Duval in the presence of Honourable Mookhesswur Choonee, Minister of Arts and Culture, and Bollywood Actor, Jackie Shroff. Some 250 professionals including directors, […]

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Social is prime smartphone activity in the country

September 19, 2021 5:17 pm0 comments
Social is prime smartphone activity in the country

Japan has been slower than many other industrialized countries to adopt smartphones, in large part because their feature phones were already suited with fairly dynamic web capabilities. But as smartphones have become more advanced, many in the country are finally switching over. eMarketer estimates that the number of residents taking […]

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Smartphones Take Off in Urban Thailand

September 6, 2021 6:20 pm0 comments
Smartphones Take Off in Urban Thailand

Smart mobile devices saw incredible growth between 2012 and 2013 in urban Thailand, with penetration more than doubling for both smartphones and tablets, according to a report from Ericsson ConsumerLab. Smartphone penetration rose to 36% this year, and tablets reached 7% of the population. Overall, Ericsson reported that the government […]

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Saatchi & Saatchi Colombia lahucnes new Trident Total Gum campaign

August 6, 2021 6:43 am0 comments
Saatchi & Saatchi Colombia  lahucnes new Trident Total Gum campaign

Don’t you just hate it when a police officer strides over to your car, and you know that they are going to reprimand you for your terrible driving skills.  In this witty ad for Triden Total Gum, a woman has had some difficulty parking her car, but after flashing a […]

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Smartphone Penetration Doubles in Indonesia

August 5, 2021 4:35 am0 comments
Smartphone Penetration Doubles in Indonesia

Smartphones are seeing a significant uptick in ownership in Indonesia, according to a study from Australian market research company Roy Morgan Research, reports eMarketer. The firm found that between March 2012 and 2013, smartphone ownership doubled from 12% of the population to 24%. Mobile phone ownership rose by 10 percentage […]

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OgilvyOne China announces two senior promotions

July 27, 2021 5:57 pm0 comments
OgilvyOne China announces two senior promotions

Beijing : OgilvyOne China has announced the promotions of two senior officers. Daniel Tao has been promoted to Managing Director of OgilvyOne, Beijing to lead the second largest OgilvyOne office in Asia-Pacific and Claudia Ma has been named the Vice President of Consulting for OgilvyOne, China. Both appointments are effective […]

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