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Dentsu Media launches 3rd DM Lab, in Vietnam

Source: Campaign

Vietnam: Following the launch of the Dentsu Media Laboratory (DM Lab) in Thailand late last year, Dentsu Media has launched another in Vietnam, its third outside Japan. 228 more words

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CHINA – Beijing and Shanghai Authorities Stop Issuing M Visa Invitation Letters

Government agencies in Beijing and Shanghai have stopped issuing M (business) visa invitation letters, and Chinese consulates abroad will instead accept invitation letters from Chinese companies in those cities in support of M visa applications.Read more here: 26 more words


AUSTRALIA – Government Recommends New Temporary Visa Framework

Subject to final approval from the Governor-General, significant reforms to the temporary activity visa framework will be made on 19 November 2016.

The proposed changes include creating a new single sponsor class to replace the six existing sponsor classes, removing certain sponsorship and nomination requirements for specific short stay activities, and introducing the option to lodge applications online. 24 more words

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S Korea’s Hanwha, BIDV join FPT, Dragon Capital to run $8m accelerator in Vietnam

Source: Dealstreetasia

Vietnam: South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group and Vietnam’s third largest lender BIDV have partnered to run the Vietnam Innovative Startup Accelerator (VIISA) along with the initial two co-founders, Dragon Capital and FPT Corporation. 247 more words

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StanC: SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator Reloaded

Source: Finews

HongKong: Standard Chartered Bank and SuperCharger organise a 12-week innovation programme aimed at helping fintech companies grow their footprint in Asia. Asset Manager Fidelity is now a main partner too. 215 more words

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Havas launches growth accelerator for post-Series A startups in Australia

Source: Campaign

Australia: Havas has launched Havas Ventures, a corporate venture arm in Australia with a mandate to provide strategic and technological expertise to growth ventures that will directly benefit from marketing and communications support. 484 more words

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The importance of working your global team a bit before giving  launch clearance …

Here’s why they’re different: Hong Kongers speak Cantonese, while mainlanders and Taiwanese speak Mandarin.

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