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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Communications Resources

    With the rapidly evolving news cycle and growing concerns on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, communicating swiftly, effectively and accurately has never been more important. During these challenging times, it is critical to maintain a clear and calm brand voice, while keeping open channels of communications with stakeholders in order to be seen as a trusted source of information for your industry.  Here’s a compilation of communications resources from PR Newswire and Cision to support your efforts during this trying period: Communications Resources Webinars  News Updates Communications Resources 1. Crisis Communications…

    Asia Specials March 24, 2020
  • Investor Relations Pros Share Communications Tips Amid The COVID-19 Uncertainty

    Companies in APAC are grappling with the economic pressures and challenges caused by the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, which has been declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on 11 March. Listed companies should communicate clearly to stakeholders and investors, who are paying close attention to business trends and developments, and are anticipating corporate response plans. This is critical given that the earnings season is kicking off in the coming months. PR Newswire compiled views from investor relations and financial media professionals on how best to communicate…

    Asia Specials March 20, 2020
  • Coronavirus Response: Communications Updates In Key APAC Markets

    Earlier this month, PR Newswire published an APAC communications roundup on the coronavirus (now officially known as COVID-19). We noted that APAC companies were actively communicating their operational changes and corporate social responsibility efforts. Since then, APAC companies have stepped up such communications and are implementing additional business contingency plans. They are demonstrating their commitment to their customers by implementing fee waivers as the economic impact of COVID-19 ripples across the region. Companies are also partnering with governments in the region to ensure that the public is well-informed about the…

    Asia Specials February 19, 2020
  • Coronavirus Response: An APAC Communications Round-up

    Over the past four weeks, the global news cycle has been dominated by a novel coronavirus (officially known as COVID-19) crisis and its effects on various industries. The World Health Organisation has declared a global health emergency on January 30 as this virus extends its reach beyond China. As the spread of the coronavirus is now affecting business, companies are communicating internally and externally on operational changes such as imposing travel restrictions and allowing employees to work remotely as precautionary measures. Besides announcing these measures, companies are re-affirming that their…

    Asia Specials February 7, 2020
  • PR Newswire Asia’s Top 10 Highlights of 2019

    2020 looks set to be an exciting year for the ever-evolving public relations industry, as it adapts to trends such as the resurgence in the popularity of earned media and the rise of podcasting and artificial intelligence.  Before we charge ahead into a new year, we look back at the key highlights of PR Newswire Asia in 2019.  More Acquisitions by Cision  Last year, PR Newswire’s parent company, Cision acquired Falcon.io, a leading social media marketing platform. Prior to this, Falcon.io completed its acquisition of Unmetric, a social media analytics…

    Asia Specials January 8, 2020