SOUTH AFRICA

Wutopia Lab designs magical restaurant for kids in China

Shanghai's Wutopia Lab was commissioned by Aranya to renovate part of its club house into a restaurant for kids in Qinhuangdao, China...

14 May 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Generation selfie and the internet celebrity face

Selfie-culture is changing both the way consumers see themselves - and the way that humans look...

By Bronwyn Williams 11 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

IPRN survey reveals how online influencers are leveraged around the world

The International Public Relations Network (IPRN) surveyed its members to uncover ways brands can leverage their relationships with bloggers and influencers all around the world...

10 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

CPJ announces press oppressors' awards amid Trump's fake news awards

As US President Donald Trump announces his "fake media" awards, the CPJ names its global press oppressors - world leaders who use rhetoric, legal action, and censorship to try to silence their critics...

9 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

Tailoring the customer experience boosts online sales

Annual online retail or "e-tail" sales now exceed $19 billion in Canada, AUS$21 billion in Australia, US$410 billion in the United States and US$1 trillion in China...

By Michael J. Armstrong and Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapa 31 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Tongji University students tackle rhino horn demand management in China using design

Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa...

22 Sep 2017

CHINA

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock...

21 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

China's Weibo is now worth more than Twitter

Twitter is just not having a good end to the decade. After disappointing Q4 2016 financial results marred the platform's active role in the US Elections, a new report now suggests that Twitter is valued less than its Chinese rival Weibo...

By Andy Walker 14 Feb 2017

AFRICA

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

By Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

CHINA

China tightens screws on social media

BEIJING, China - Chinese authorities have ordered a major social media platform to curb "harmful content" more effectively as they intensify oversight of online expression -- even taking aim at rap music, crude cartoons, dirty jokes and celebrity gossip...

29 Jan 2018

UNITED KINGDOM

BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

BBC journalist Carrie Gracie announced Monday she had quit her post as China editor in protest at an "indefensible pay gap" at the British broadcaster, winning support from dozens of colleagues...

8 Jan 2018

CHINA

The Pentawards will host dedicated conference in China

The Pentawards, the most prestigious worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design, will host a dedicated conference in China in collaboration with ADF&PCD Shanghai 2018...

8 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

Aerosol, dispensing, beauty packaging leaders to gather at ADF&PCD in March

Unilever, Beiersdorf, Coty, SC Johnson, Henkel, and Edgewell are some of the major brands set to attend Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design Shanghai 2018...

28 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research...

6 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

Four realities facing brands today

We Communications' inaugural ‘Brands in Motion' study uncovers four realities that allow brands to embrace motion...

9 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

China tightens rules for online news providers

BEIJING - China has issued new internet regulations increasing Communist party control over online news providers, the latest step in the country's push to tighten its policing of the web...

3 May 2017

GLOBAL

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Apple removes New York Times app from China store

Apple has removed the New York Times from its China app store, the tech giant said, after authorities told the company the app breached regulations...

6 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Launch of the first LOUIS XIII boutique

The world's first LOUIS XIII boutique launched in Beijing on 20 September 2016. The boutique is housed at the seven-storey Beijing SKP luxury mall...

30 Sep 2016

CHINA

China shuts down online news operations: report

BEIJING: China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for independently reporting and publishing articles about potentially sensitive subjects, state media said on Monday...

25 Jul 2016

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