Roberti+White inked a $100K-per-month, one-year agreement effective June 25 to provide PR support here for the Transformation and Continuity political group that supports Afghanistan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.
Japan, which is in the midst of a high-profile and controversial shift of its military posture, is using Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications to promote understanding of the importance of its relationship with the US.
Burson-Marsteller has a $900K one-year deal to "launch an education and communications program to improve confidence in Sri Lanka among US-based investment and influencer community," according to its engagement letter.
Sri 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.
Top 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.
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