- WPP announces that Burson-Marsteller, its wholly-owned global public relations and public affairs firm, is to launch Burson-Marsteller Vietnam, subject to obtaining regulatory approvals.

Burson-Marsteller will take a majority stake in the joint venture with local partner Chu Thi Company Limited ("Chu Thi Co"). Chu Thi Co is a leader in Vietnam's content industry and is creator of Vietnam's first-ever daily talk shows airing on official government national television channels.

At 10:01am: [LON:WPP] WPP Group share price was +5p at 840p

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