Asia-Pacific News In Brief (September 17, 2012)
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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (September 17, 2012)

New business success for Lewis, Strategic Public Relations Group; new people at Avian Media and Advocom Group.

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HONG KONG—Lewis PR has been appointed by Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation to manage its public relations campaign in Hong Kong. HKIRC is the official .hk registry designated by the HKSAR Government. It is a non-profit-distributing, non-statutory company designated to administer the registration of Internet domain names under .hk country code top-level domains. Lewis will deliver comprehensive public relations consultancy services, including strategic counsel on issues, development of creative campaigns and implementation of media relations programs and support for marketing events.

WASHINGTON, DC—Advocacy communications firm Advocom Group has added Sonia Bradley of Collaborate Consulting in Australia to its global network. Bradley brings more than 20 years of experience working in nutrition, public health, food regulation and international food safety, working with Food Standards Australia New Zealand, APEC and the World Bank. She joins an Asia team that includes John Russell and Robert Magyar, both of the North Head Group in Beijing.

NEW DELHI—Avian Media has appointed Sudipt Arora, a 25-year veteran of journalism and communications, as director of content and media planning. Prior to Avian, Arora was director, corporate communications, at Assocham, the leading organization of Chambers of Commerce in India, and established the communications function at the Apparel Export Promotion Council. Earlier he worked at India Today and United News of India.

HONG KONG—Strategic Public Relations Group has been named official public relations partner by the Mongolia Investment Summit for its 2012 conference in Hong Kong.
 

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