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INDONESIA

Indonesia's selfie-snapping monkey named PETA's 'Person of the Year'

An Indonesian monkey who shot to fame after it snapped a grinning selfie - and sparked a landmark US copyright case - was named "Person of the Year" by PETA, the animal rights group that took on the simian's cause...

6 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

Scopen: Industry trends in Mexico vs South Africa

Scopen has just finished presenting its 4th edition of Agency Scope in Mexico where more than 40 agencies subscribed to the report and were able to learn and understand the state of the industry in a turbulent period...

By César Vacchiano 20 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals to celebrate in Asia

New York Festival's (NYF) 2015 award-winners will be celebrated in South Korea in Yeoju, where a creative showcase will feature trophy-winning work at New York Festivals Asia...

29 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Engaging with connected consumers - Part 2

It took 14 years to sell 40 million laptops, but only four years to sell 40 million tablets...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Indonesia to set up agency to combat fake news

Indonesia is setting up an agency that will tackle fake news after a flood of untrue stories on social media, an official said on Thursday, including claims China was waging biological warfare against the country...

6 Jan 2017

FRANCE

Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014

INDONESIA

BlackBerry fights back with Indonesian phone

JAKARTA, INDONESIA: BlackBerry will this week launch a new budget handset in Indonesia, one of its last bastions, a major step in the ailing smartphone manufacturer's's fightback against Samsung and Apple.

12 May 2014

INDONESIA

Anti-Australia protests in Indonesia as ex-spy chief hits out

JAKARTA, INDONESIA: Protesters hurled eggs at the Australian embassy in Jakarta Friday, as Indonesia's former spy chief dismissed official anger at espionage allegations as an overreaction and said tapping leaders' phones was "normal".

26 Nov 2013

SINGAPORE

Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013

FRANCE

Carrefour reports return to profit, shares rise

PARIS, FRANCE: Retailer Carrefour, a global leader in the supermarket business, reported a recovery into profit in the first half on Thursday, 29 August, and the company's shares rose 3.71% to €23.63.

30 Aug 2013

UNITED STATES

Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

21 Aug 2012

INDONESIA

Why Asian newspapers continue to grow

BALI, INDONESIA: Those simplistic explanations about why Asian newspapers continue to grow went right out the window when Asian newspaper leaders gathered in Bali, Indonesia, last week.

19 Apr 2012

INDONESIA

Publish Asia brings out the best

BALI, INDONESIA / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: If evidence is still needed to illustrate the dynamic media growth in Asia, one look at this year's Publish Asia conference will provide it.

14 Mar 2012

INDONESIA

Indonesia to host WAN-IFRA's Publish Asia 2012

BALI, INDONESIA: Publish Asia 2012, the annual Asian newspaper convention from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), is set to take place in Bali, Indonesia, from 10 to 12 April 2012. It is a first for Indonesia.

8 Feb 2012

UNITED STATES

Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

8 Feb 2012

RUSSIA

Kaspersky Lab issues spam report for December 2011

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: Kaspersky Lab has announced the publication of its spam report for December 2011. The last month of the year was predictably quiet - compared to November the share of spam in email traffic fell 4.4% and averaged 76.2% for the month.

27 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

MALAYSIA

Mobile views of websites see strong growth

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Effective Measure, a leading provider of digital media planning solutions in emerging markets, has reported that over 115 million web pages are viewed on mobile devices in the month of September 2011 in Malaysia - attributing to a 6% increase in mobile page views from the start of the year.

25 Oct 2011

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