:: Mark Haas (pictured below), former MS&L Global CEO, was recently named President of Edelman China. He’ll be reporting to Edelman Asia Pacific Regional President AlanVandermolen, and his current firm MH Group Communications has also been acquired by Edelman. Follow Mark on Twitter at @MarkHass. For more details about his new role role, link here. // AjS
[full disclosure: I'm employed by Edelman Digital, Asia Pacific]
:: together with PublicAffairsAsia, my colleagues at Edelman China published a short white paper today titled The Dragon & The Mouse. The paper takes a look at how social media is impacting public affairs in China, and even includes some insights from yours truly (bottom of page 7).
To check out the press release and more details, link here. To download the white paper as a PDF, link here. To read the paper, see below. Let me know what you think in the comments section below. /// AjS
:: in case you weren’t able to come by A Nice Set | Shanghai, the exhibition of international and Chinese designer slipmats, we’ve produced a short video of the opening night that you can check out below. If this video is loading slowly for you, try viewing it on Tudou or Youtube.
:: it’s not often you see good stencil graffiti in China – see below for a some at Beijing’s 798 / Dashanzi art district. This photograph was taken by Beijing-based Mårten Strassburg. To see more of Mårten’s photography, link here. If you spot graffiti or urban art anywhere in China, please share it with us at EDGE@Neocha.com. We’d like to document it on NeochaEDGE. For more graffiti in China on NeochaEDGE, link here. // AjS
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:: taken in my apartment building in Shanghai; my neighbor’s window sill. Can anyone help me understand what the hell this is for? I see it everyday on my way to the elevator and just haven’t gotten around to asking Mr. Deng yet. // AjS