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Tackling Obesity in Asia Pacific

The recent promising clinical trial results of Wegovey, an obesity drug, has sent its manufacturer's share soaring, indicating the business potential in obesity treatment and prevention.
A Major Day for Democracy as Indonesia Goes to the Polls

A Major Day for Democracy as Indonesia Goes to the Polls

Indonesia's recent market trends indicate a resilient, cautiously optimistic economic landscape. Its upcoming election is one to watch for investors and businesses.
Sandpiper Health Announces Senior Appointments

Sandpiper Health Announces Senior Appointments

Sandpiper has announced the appointment of Eddie Morton and Vincent Pung as Deputy Leads of its specialist healthcare consultancy, Sandpiper Health.
Davos Do’s, Don’ts and the Themes of the 2024 Meeting

Davos Do’s, Don’ts and the Themes of the 2024 Meeting

Our top tips for communicators, marketeers and policymakers looking for their organisation and leadership to shape the debate and to have an impact at Davos 2024.
Top Trends to Shape Healthcare in 2024

Top Trends to Shape Healthcare in 2024

2024 is bringing a new set of changes, challenges, and opportunities to Asia Pacific’s healthcare sector. Shifting demographics, social changes, and new technologies such as cell and gene therapies, bio-inductive implants, and AI-assisted discovery are expected to reshape the industry.
Ripples, Fizzles, and Other Challenges: An Outlook for Asia-Pacific in 2024

Ripples, Fizzles, and Other Challenges: An Outlook for Asia-Pacific in 2024

The challenges faced by globalisation are evolving in real time. For those concentrating on Asia-Pacific, here are the top three worth-noting development.
Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

The 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will kick off in San Francisco in November, bringing together world leaders, ministers and senior officials from the 21 Member Economies of APEC - representing between them some 40 per cent of the world’s population, and nearly 50 per cent of global trade.
Money Messaging: PR for Financial Services

Money Messaging: PR for Financial Services

Financial Services firms have a unique set of communications challenges. and need well thought-out approaches to cut through, stay relevant and build trust.
Building Trust in Tech: Strong Brand Equity in Turbulent Times

Rebuilding Trust in Tech: Strong Brand Equity in Turbulent Times

As trust in the tech industry has dropped to an all-time low, tech companies must communicate their vision and purpose more than ever to regain trust in their brands.
Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan

Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan

Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan January 2024 This article is part of Sandpiper’s Public Affairs Tracker content series on government relations in Asia-Pacific. Here, […]
Mastering Public Affairs and Government Relations: China

Mastering Public Affairs and Government Relations: China

China’s political landscape is complex. In this article, we take a close look at its intricate political environment, the importance of strategic insight, and what businesses can do to engage in the policy-shaping process.
Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

The 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will kick off in San Francisco in November, bringing together world leaders, ministers and senior officials from the 21 Member Economies of APEC - representing between them some 40 per cent of the world’s population, and nearly 50 per cent of global trade.
Building Influence in Asia Pacific through Public Affairs

Building Influence in Asia Pacific through Public Affairs

Setting up an effective public affairs function lays the foundation for business success in Asia-Pacific, where the political landscape is complex and policy environment is ever changing. Learn the six key steps to get started with public affairs.
G20 Summit 2023 Hits and Misses

G20 Summit 2023 Hits and Misses

In an unstable geopolitical environment, multilateral gatherings have the capacity to set policy trends in subtle, sometimes unpredictable ways. It is essential for companies to keep one eye on meetings like the recent G20 Summit in order to gauge wind direction for future decisions that could feed into regulations, trade agreements, travel restrictions, and a host of other areas affecting business.