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Japan PM Abe on Trump meeting: I’m confident we’ll have a trusting relationship

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he was confident of building trust with Donald Trump following a meeting in which he sought clarity on campaign rhetoric from the U.S. president-elect that cast doubt on long-standing U.S. alliances. After the hastily arranged 90-minute meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan, Abe called Trump a trustworthy […]

Google’s Joanna Catalano joins iProspect as Asia Pacific CEO

Dentsu Aegis Network has hired Google’s Joanna Catalano to take over as chief executive of iProspect Asia Pacific. Former Starwood Hotels and American Express executive Catalano joins from her current position as Google’s head of APAC agency business. Starting in January, she replaces Ruth Stubbs, who last month took over as iProspect’s global chief executive. […]


India abolishes larger banknotes in fight against graft, ‘black money’

Consumers in the world’s biggest democracy just got a big surprise. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes would be withdrawn from circulation at midnight, saying it was part of a crackdown on rampant corruption and counterfeit currency. India is hampered by so-called black money that is undeclared, […]