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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
YANGON, MYANMAR: Myanmar's parliament has passed a telecoms bill paving the way for licensed international firms to operate, state media said on Wednesday, in the latest move to open the potentially lucrative mobile market.
29 Aug 2013
RANGOON, MYANMAR: Myanmar has granted licenses to Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo to build and operate the country's first foreign-owned mobile phone networks.
28 Jun 2013
YANGON, MYANMAR: MTN (MTN) has submitted an application to the Telecommunications Operator Tender Evaluation and Selection Committee of the Government of Myanmar‚ thus formally entering competition for award of a telecommunications licence in that country‚ the mobile operator confirmed yesterday.
4 Jun 2013
YANGON, MYANMAR: Vodafone and China Mobile said on Friday they were dropping out of the race to enter Myanmar, one of the world's last unexplored mobile telephone frontiers.
3 Jun 2013
YANGON, MYANMAR: The MTN Group has kicked off an awareness drive to demonstrate its credentials as a 'transformation' global mobile telecommunications mobile operator worthy of a licence to offer world-class telecoms services to the people of Myanmar.
16 May 2013
RANGOON, MYANMAR: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched the latest phase of its groundbreaking professional development programme for media professionals in Southeast Asia with a call for participants from Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam.
21 Feb 2013
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA / NAYPYIDAW, MYANMAR / HANOI, VIETNAM: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has just launched a new Media Professionals Programme for South East Asia, a groundbreaking leadership initiative to help mid-level media managers advance their careers and contribute to the growth of strong media enterprises in their countries.
12 Oct 2012
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HONG KONG, CHINA: Iran-based Behrouz won two prizes in the photojournalism feature category for his images of street children and heroin addicts in the strife-torn southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
24 Apr 2012
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
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
NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.
11 Jul 2011
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011
SHANGHAI, CHINA: The Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, a joint venture between Haymarket and the International Advertising Festival, will take place 12 and 13 May at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China.
30 Nov 2010
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Furthering their regional reach and access, the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network will team with the Asia-Pacific Business and Technology Report (APBTR) to gain new content channels and syndication sources in the world's fastest growing and most influential regional market with more than four billion consumers.
18 Oct 2010
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010
SINGAPORE: comScore, Inc recently announced that it will offer free participation in Media Metrix 360 to online publishers in Southeast Asia. Under this new initiative any publisher can now participate in Media Metrix 360 measurement with no implementation fee for tagging.
14 Sep 2010
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: WAN-IFRA, the world association of newspapers and news publishers, yesterday, 5 August 2010, presented the winners of the 9th Asia Media Awards at its annual gala dinner at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
6 Aug 2010