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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. 
Category: International
Wed., Apr. 16, 2014
APCO Advocates for Azerbaijan
By Kevin McCauley
azerbaijanAPCO Worldwide has inked a two-month $50K agreement to bolster the image of Azerbaijan, the pro-western former Soviet republic 90 percent Muslim state borders Russia and Iran.
Category: International
Wed., Apr. 9, 2014
Iraq Renews Podesta's $1M PR Job
By Kevin McCauley
iraqThe Government of Iraq has renewed its one-year $960K PR contract with Podesta Group to "promote a better understanding with the US of its priorities and concerns," according to the contract between the two parties.
Category: International
Tue., Apr. 8, 2014
Scotland Moves to Break Ties with UK
By Kevin McCauley

scotlandAn independent Scotland would be the one of the world’s most prosperous countries, one blessed with substantial energy resources and a young well-educated population, Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister, told a Wall Street Journal panel this morning.

Category: International
Fri., Apr. 4, 2014
Ketchum Sings Praises of Ecuador
By Kevin McCauley
ecuadorKetchum has inked a $35K-a-month contract with Ecuador's Washington embassy, covering economic development, trade and tourism of the South American state of 14.5M people.
Category: International
Fri., Mar. 28, 2014
Burson Unit Pitches Ukraine
By Kevin McCauley
ukrainePrime Policy Group, a Burson-Marsteller unit, is making the Washington rounds on behalf of Ukraine.
Category: International
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014
Libya Listens to Edelman
By Kevin McCauley

libyaEdelman is representing the Libyan Investment Authority, the $65B sovereign fund of the northern African state, providing strategic communications services in the US to support its global PR programming.

Category: International
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