Category: malaysia

Yahoo Asia: Old-Style Journalism Meets Bloggers

Yahoo Southeast Asia appears to have developed a rather successful formula for mixing old-style journalism with new media. ComScore ranks the portal as number one for news in four of five Southeast Asian markets. The key to this success has been reach and diversity of content, according to the site’s managing editor, Alan Soon. I
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Mass iPad Burning in Malaysia

Yesterday across Asia, a number of iPads and iPhones were burned in honor of the dead for the Ching Ming festival. Sold by funeral stores in Malaysia, the paper iPads were burned on graves so that people’s ancestors can enjoy use of the items. More standard items to burn are money and clothing. The Malaysia
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Ogilvy Social Media job in Malaysia

We are hiring right now in Malaysia. Great team, fun job! Contact information to apply below. Extra points if you contact us by Twitter! Digital Analyst: Join the Team That Applies Social Media to Business We are looking for a Digital Analyst to join our Ogilvy Public Relations Kuala Lumpur office; someone who knows how
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Friendster's anti-Facebook strategy for Southeast Asia

Battling against the fast rise of Facebook usage in Southeast  Asia, Friendster created a partnership to launch a mobile wallet system in Malaysia that will soon roll out in other Southeast Asian markets. One of the earliest social networking site, Friendster lost market share around the world, but maintained a strong position in Southeast Asia.
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