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COVID-19 Shuts Down Dentsu Tokyo

The Dentsu Aegis Network instructed its entire Tokyo headquarters staff to work from home after one of its employees came down with a case of coronavirus. So reports B and T.


4 of 5 Indian Brands Expect to Increase Influencer Spending: Survey

A study from Buzzoka shows approximately 80% of brands in India are planning to increase their spending on social media influencers. So reports Campaign Asia.


McDonald’s Australia Searching for New CMO

Jennie Dill, Chief Marketing Officer of McDonald’s Australia, has departed her post to seek new career opportunities outside the company. So reports Mumbrella.


Slumping Print Sales Among Top Reasons for Rough Q2 for News Corp

Australian businesses contributed to a second-quarter slump for News Corp, as print advertising in the country saw a 5% dip in sales. So reports Print 21.


Australian Ad Space Under Siege By Climate Activists' 'Unsanctioned' Project

A series of 78 outdoor advertisements on bus stops around Australia have been replaced with artwork from more than 40 creatives who are protesting inaction on climate change. So reports Mumbrella.


New Service Looks to Up PR Game in Japan Through Education

A new service called Scale Powered by PR aims to help industry executive find more skilled freelancers by “providing best-practice guidance and learning opportunities.” So reports Campaign Asia.


Video Bests News Sites in Chinese Advertising Market Share: Report

A new report from Interactive Marketing Laboratory in Zhongguancun shows video sites—the third highest-grossing advertising platform in 2019—have topped news sites by way of revenue. So reports the South China Morning Post.


KFC Australia Apologizes Over Ad with Boys Gawking at 'Scantily Clad' Woman

KFC Australia was criticized by advocacy group Collective Shout after releasing a YouTube ad featuring a “scantily clad young woman checking herself out in the tinted windows of a parked car, unaware that anyone was inside the vehicle.” So reports Fox News.


WPP ANUZ Shakes Up New Zealand Team As Managing Director Baker Resigns

Managing Director NZ Sven Baker has stepped down from his position and moved to the transitional role of non-executive chairman, NZ for WPP AUNZ. So reports BandT.


Malaysian News Facing Big Obstacles By Way of Google, FB: Report

Facebook and Google, along with piracy, are the biggest threats to Malaysian news broadcasters and publishers, according to a new report from CGS-CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd. So reports the Asia News Network.


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