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Mon., Jun. 30, 2014
Sri Lanka Adds Madison
By Kevin McCauley
 
sri lankaSri Lanka has signed a one-year $180K contract with Madison Group to assist its ministry of external affairs in "creating a situational awareness of current affairs" in the island state off the coast of India.
Category: International
Fri., Jun. 27, 2014
Levick Makes $1.2M PR Plea for Nigeria
By Kevin McCauley
 
goodluck jonathanLevick is attempting to build support for Nigeria's effort to "find and safely return" the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in April by terror group Boko Haram, according to its $1.2M contract.
Category: International
Mon., Jun. 23, 2014
Sri Lanka Looks for PR Help
By Kevin McCauley
 

sri lankaSri Lanka is using Beltway Government Strategies to "retain and manage firms to engage in government relations activities" on its behalf, according to its federal filing.

Category: International
Fri., Jun. 20, 2014
KRL Boosts Embattled South Sudan
By Kevin McCauley
 
sudanKRL International is working Washington to boost the profile of embattled South Sudan, which has suffered six months of bloodshed during battles between forces loyal to the country's president and VP.
Category: International
Thu., Jun. 19, 2014
Sanitas Reps Afghanistan's Presidential Hopeful
By Kevin McCauley
 
abdullahSanitas International is repping Abdullah Abdullah, the leading candidate to succeed Hamid Karzai as president of Afghanistan.
Category: International
Wed., Jun. 18, 2014
MP Works Silicon Valley for Ireland
By Kevin McCauley
 
irelandMcGrath/Power PR, the San Jose high-tech PR powerhouse, has scooped up the IDA Ireland business in a competitive pitch.
Category: International
Tue., Jun. 17, 2014
Winnipeg Reviews PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
winnipegWinnipeg is reviewing its PR management, budget and outreach for the Canadian city of 650K people.
Category: International
Mon., Jun. 16, 2014
Edelman, CAA Take Top PR Lion in Cannes
By Greg Hazley
 
cannesEdelman and Creative Artists Agency took home the PR Grand Prix award at the Cannes Lions award festival in France today, the first PR firm to win the top PR prize since its inception in 2009.
Category: International
Thu., Jun. 12, 2014
Bell Pottinger Establishes Labour Cred
By Kevin McCauley
 
darren murphyBell Pottinger is acquiring Centreground Political Communications, which is the firm of Darren Murphy, eight-year advisor to Tony Blair’s former government.
Category: International
Tue., Jun. 10, 2014
Turkey Tags Alpaytac for $1.4M PR Push
By Kevin McCauley
 

huma gruazTurkey's DC embassy has lined up Chicago’s Alpaytac for a one-year contract pegged at $1.4M for PR and communications services.

Category: International
Fri., Jun. 6, 2014
Singapore Renews Edelman
By Kevin McCauley
 
singaporeThe Singapore Economic Development Board has renewed its contract with Edelman through 2015.
Category: International
Fri., Jun. 6, 2014
Lewis PR Acquires China's EBA Comms
By Greg Hazley
 

lewisTop 10 independent firm Lewis PR has acquired Hong Kong-based EBA Communications, a 50-staffer tech-savvy firm with four China offices and clients like Honeywell, Siemens, Infineon and New South Wales Tourism.

Category: International
Wed., Jun. 4, 2014
Burson Backs Bahamas Chamber in Tax Fight
By Greg Hazley
 
crtBurson-Marsteller is advising the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation as it fights a value added tax aimed to curb the country's $5B debt.
Category: International
Fri., May 30, 2014
Successful PR Engagement in India
By Ruth Streder
 

ruth strederConsidering doing business in India, or planning an upcoming PR campaign in that country? Here are some communications insights that may help you navigate this multifaceted nation and its vibrant consumer landscape.

Category: International
Wed., May 28, 2014
Global Communicators Picks Pena
By Kevin McCauley
 
guillermo pena pantingGlobal Communicators has hired Guillermo Pena Panting, who has strong contacts in Honduras and across Central America, to spearhead the DC-based firm's push into that region.
Category: International
Wed., May 21, 2014
Edelman Engineers Emmar's PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
kaecEdelman engineered Emaar of Dubai's promotion of King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia in conjunction to a visit to the Kingdom from of a US delegation led by President Obama.
Category: International
Mon., May 12, 2014
Hotel Group Books Crisis PR Amid Protests
By Greg Hazley
 
beverly hills hotelThe Sultan of Brunei's group of luxury hotels beset by protests over Brunei's Islamic laws has booked crisis manager Mark Fabiani.
Category: International
Mon., Apr. 28, 2014
Qorvis Alum Reps Putin's Alleged Investment Firm
By Kevin McCauley
 

gunvorA former top Qorvis executive handles corporate affairs duties for Switzerland's Gunvor Group commodities trading outfit that allegedly has financial ties with Russian strongman Vladamir Putin.

Category: International
Mon., Apr. 21, 2014
Grayling Defends British Airways
By Kevin McCauley
 
british airwaysGrayling has staved off a challenge to its hold on British Airways business, which covers the UK’s flagship carrier’s operations in nearly 40 European and Asian markets.
Category: International
Fri., Apr. 18, 2014
Labour Unleashes Obama's Attack Dog
By Kevin McCauley
 
david axelrodThe UK's Labour Party has given political operative David Axelrod a six-figure contract to help its leader Ed Milliband become prime minister in 2015. 
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