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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
  • Event Cancellations: PR Pros Share What’s Next For Communicators?

    With coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns growing around the world, the MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona was cancelled by its organizers on February 12. This event was originally slated to take place from February 24 to 27. It marks the first time that the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry was called off in its 33-year history. Since the shock announcement was made, some technology companies have postponed their product launches or are organising online events in place of the trade show. Earlier this week, Sony conducted a virtual press…

    Content PR & Marketing February 27, 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