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Consumer groups seek probe of YouTube over ads for kids

Google allegedly collects personal information about minors and uses that to target advertisements to kids without parents' consent, according to a ...

H&M apologizes for racist ad, triggering protests in South Africa

The ad featured a black child wearing a sweatshirt that says 'coolest monkey in the jungle'. 

Ad firms using tools to help them read your mind

Companies are using latest tech renov to eye-track consumers to mine their emotions for info. 
December 24, 2017 | 05:17 pm GMT+7

Failed Pepsi, Nivea ads show industry's diversity problem

'Between Nivea's 'white is purity' ad and Pepsi's 'Black soda matters' ad, I think it's time to open my 'Ask a Black person' consulting firm.'
April 10, 2017 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines gets down to the beat with new promo video

The national carrier has decided to fly its promotional campaign to a new note.
March 27, 2017 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Google apologizes to ad clients for YouTube content fiasco

The British government suspended its advertising after some public sector ads appeared next to videos carrying homophobic and anti-semitic messages.
March 21, 2017 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Hanoi to crack down on fire prone storefront billboards

In the wake of a deadly karaoke bar fire, Hanoi officials say they plan to crack down on facade-sized advertisements.
November 06, 2016 | 09:14 pm GMT+7

Saigon's aging sign painter

An old bone setter carries on the tradition of hand-painting signs for Ho Chi Minh City businesses.
November 06, 2016 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Chinese detergent maker apologizes for "racist" TV ad

A Chinese detergent maker has apologized for a television advertisement that many in China and around the world called racist, but also blamed the media for causing the public ...
May 30, 2016 | 11:36 am GMT+7
 
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