Global Communication Report Finds New Activists are Younger, More Diverse, More Collaborative and More Likely to Vote than Protest

The fifth annual Global Communication Report, New Activism, the report from the USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations in partnership with Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management and other Public Relations organisations examines the evolution of activism and its impact on PR. It finds the new generation of activists are younger, more diverse, and more collaborative. They also prefer voting over protesting. Read more

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Launches Better Impact™, Global Citizenship + Sustainability Offer

Singapore, 23rd April , 2020 – As Earth Day is celebrated around the world, Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has launched Better Impact, the umbrella for the firm’s global citizenship and sustainability offer synchronizing more than a decade of experience in this space across H+K’s extensive network. Read more

Difficult Times are Creating Long-Lasting Opportunities for the APAC Communications Industry

Flexible working may be here to stay
Increased recognition of the value of communications

Hong Kong, 22nd April, 2020 –  The 2020 State of the Industry Report, produced by Prospect and PublicAffairsAsia, was released this week. The report consolidates qualitative research conducted among 100 frontline practitioners and quantitative assessments of salaries among 345 clients and candidates throughout the Communications and Corporate Affairs industry in Asia Pacific. This year the report was supplemented with 30 one-on-one interviews exploring the impact of Covid-19 on the industry. Read more

PRCA launches NextGen Global Creative Challenge

Singapore, 14th April 2020 – The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced a global competition, NextGen Global Creative Challenge, to inspire and celebrate the industry’s creativity, in partnership with PRovoke Media. The move follows Cannes Lions Festival’s decision to cancel this year’s event. Read more

PRCA COVID-19 Taskforce Launches Support Service for communications Leaders

Singapore, 13th April 2020 – The PRCA’s Global COVID-19 Taskforce has launched a free consultation service to help communications leaders manage their organisations and agencies through the COVID-19 crisis.

77% of PR businesses expect the current pandemic to cause a loss of earnings, according to research published by ICCO and PRovoke. Read more

CARMA ASIA Unveils Media Analysis Report of Top Automotive Brands in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong

Revealed: The key topics and brand attributes driving reputation in print, online and social media

Singapore, 8 April 2020 – CARMA ASIA, the leading provider of integrated media intelligence solutions, published a report today evaluating how top automotive brands in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong were reported in Q1 2020. The report includes a case study on COVID-19 communications during the period. Read more

PRCA SEA offers free membership to professionals affected by COVID-19


The Public Relations and Communications Association Southeast Asia (PRCA SEA) has today announced its latest measure to support the self-employed and those made redundant as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

H+K expands Asia footprint with opening of new office in Indonesia

Jakarta, 7th April 2020 – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has announced the opening of H+K Indonesia. The new office further expands the agency’s Asia footprint with a significant presence in the world’s 16th largest economy and fourth most populous country. Read more

Industry Research: COVID-19 Significantly Impacts PR Industry in SEA

Industry research: COVID-19 significantly impacts PR industry in SEA

PRCA SEA has announced the results of its COVID-19 survey which aims to provide a better understanding of how communications professionals and organisations are coping with the current pandemic. Read more

Aka Asia Appoints Julia Wei as Managing Partner

The future looks bright as the agency enters its 11th year with strengthened leadership

3 April 2020, Singapore – Independent communications agency, AKA Asia, has appointed Julia Wei to the newly created role of Managing Partner. The role will see her work closely with the management team to provide invaluable creative and strategic stretch, while
continuing to drive its culture of fearless creativity and fuel its integrated thinking across digital, social and traditional comms. Read more