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Bob Dole Helps Armenia Boost US Ties

Fri, Sep. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Bob DoleFormer Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, 97, is working with Armenia to improve its diplomatic relations with the US ahead of strategic talks between the two nations slated for October. (1 reader comment)

Teneo Reps Investment Firm of Russian Oligarch

Tue, Sep. 8, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Mikhail FridmanTeneo Strategy is slated to receive a $150K monthly retainer from Letterone Investment Holdings, the Luxembourg-based firm co-founded by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman.

DCI Group Works for Ex-Colombia President Uribe

Wed, Aug. 26, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Alvaro UribeDCI Group, which has strong ties with the Republican party, is providing communications and public support for former Colombia president Alvaro Uribe, who is under house arrest in a probe of witness tampering. (1 reader comment)

Praia Lands $1.2M Qatar Pact

Mon, Aug. 24, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Vladimir PetrovicQatar has hired newly formed Praia Consultants to a $1.2M contract for strategic counsel and guidance on developments in the political climate of the US.

FleishmanHillard Pitches Korean for WTO Job

Wed, Aug. 19, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Yoo Myung-heeFleishmanHillard is pitching the bid of Yoo Myung-hee, South Korea's first female trade minister, to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization.

Rokk Solutions Makes Pitch for Guatemala

Tue, Aug. 11, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Manuel EspinaRokk Solutions has inked an agreement to pitch op-ed pieces from Guatemala’s former US ambassador Manuel Espina to the national news media.

Seven Letter Promotes Japan Tourism

Thu, Aug. 6, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

JapanJapan hires Seven Letter for media outreach and a digital advertising campaign to promote tourism and to raise public awareness of the country's health initiatives to counter the COVID-19 pandemic.

AF Int'l Reps Syrian Democracy Group

Wed, Jul. 29, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Ilham AhmadAF International has a six-month agreement to provide government affairs and media relations services to the US mission of the Syrian Democratic Council, the political wing of the Syrian Defense Forces.

UAE Foundation Gives Teneo $500K Pay Boost

Mon, Jul. 27, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

SalamaTeneo Strategy hauls in $482K one-time payment from its United Arab Emirates client for more detailed research that was anticipated under the $250K monthly retainer agreement.

Blueprint Speaks For Charged Chinese Chipmaker

Mon, Jul. 20, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Jim MorrellBlueprint Communications is providing strategic PR services for Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., which is owned by the Chinese government and sanctioned by the Trump Administration for allegedly stealing US trade secrets.

BCW Joins Saudi Arabia's Neom Team

Wed, Jul. 8, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NeomBCW has agreed to handle PR in the US for Neom, the $500B mega-city that is the brainchild of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to diversify the Kingdom's economy.

Ruder Finn Inks $1.7M Social Media Pact for Saudi Mega-City

Wed, Jun. 24, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NeomRuder Finn has a $1.7M one-year contract with Saudi Arabia to develop a website and social media campaign for Neom, the $500B mega-city that is supposed to be the centerpiece of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s plan to diversify the Kingdom's economy.

Teneo Hauls in $2M Job from UAE Foundation

Mon, Jun. 15, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan FoundationTeneo has inked a $2M contract to provide communications and media relations services to the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, which promotes social development in the United Arab Emirates.

SPG Lands $2M Pact to Free Saudi Royal

Wed, May 20, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

SalmanSonoran Policy Group has inked a $2M six-month pact to advocate for the release of Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud with US, UK, France and European Union officials. (2 reader comments)

Glover Park Cries for Argentina

Mon, May 11, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Alberto FernandezGlover Park Group is providing strategic communications services to Argentina, which is on the brink of defaulting on $66B in debt held by Wall Street bankers and other foreign entities. (1 reader comment)

BGR Works US Media for Kazakhstan

Fri, May 8, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Jeffrey BirnbaumBGR Government Affairs is providing strategic communications and media outreach for Kazakhstan, the oil-rich central Asia state.

Qatar Slices Fee at Ballard Partners

Wed, May 6, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

QatarThe Embassy of Qatar trimmed Trump-connected Ballard Partners monthly fee from $115K to $50K effective May 1. (1 reader comment)

UK Taps Finn Partners for US FTA Push

Tue, May 5, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Finn Partners is spearheading Britain's push to establish a Free Trade Agreement with the US in the aftermath of its exit from the European Union.

Linden Powers Pakistan's PR

Fri, May 1, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

PakistanLinden Government Solutions has inked a pact to provide strategic consulting services to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

JWI Makes DC Connections for Qatar

Thu, Apr. 23, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

JeffersonJefferson Waterman International is working a $360K one-year political consulting contract with Qatar to help it woo influencers and movers & shakers in Washington.

Saudi Arabia Signs Qorvis to $700K Human Rights Job

Tue, Apr. 21, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Mohammad bin SalmanThe Human Rights Commission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has hired Qorvis Communications for a nearly $700K one-year pact to handle strategic communications, media training, editorial services and polling in the United States. (1 reader comment)