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that makes anything complex sound simple; anything simple sound important.

We do this through our ability to strategize and to execute flawlessly against it using earned, shared and owned media

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PRCA SEA 2019 Essay: Social Capital for A Brave New World

Last month, our Account Coordinator Lidya Sophiani was awarded top four of PRCA SEA Future Leaders Awards 2019 for the essay she wrote based on the following prompt: In the world of digital disruption and a highly diverse Asia Pacific region, what role does Public Relations & Communications play in building responsible, ethical businesses? Below is her complete essay titled Social Capital for A Brave New World.

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New Series Alert: English Today!

Translating from Indonesian language to English language is no walk in the park. It requires not only good grammar skills, but also the knowledge of a great number of vocabulary.

However, English vocabulary can be tricky. When two words have similar spelling, people may mistake one for the other, even though they have different meanings. People also often make mistakes with synonyms, because even though some words may have similar meanings, they are not always interchangeable depending on the context.

With this issue in mind, we would like to share with you these “tricky” similar words to pay attention to. We hope that this can help increase your English vocabulary and improve your translation skills.

We hope these will be helpful to you. Look out for our next English Today blog post, and follow @mavgram for mini reminders on Instagram!

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Litigation Communications and Class Action Lawsuits in Asia

Early this year Maverick was invited to join the select Crisis and Litigation Communications Alliance, a group of PR firms who specialize in crisis management and litigation PR. In October we all met in Amsterdam for our annual meeting and were briefed by experts on the trends in litigation and class action lawsuits worldwide.

Here, our Singapore colleague Lai Kwok Kin shares some of his views on litigation communications and class action lawsuits in Asia in an Oped piece in The Straits Times.

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“Working with the team at Maverick is a delight.

We’ve found them to be prompt, professional and extremely hard workers. They deliver results, they are proactive in seeking out opportunities and they act as a trusted partner. The team is friendly and a pleasure to work with.”

Jaime De Silva
Jaime De Silva Spotify Head of PR and Communications, SEA

“Working with Maverick has been a wonderful experience, as they had a competent, enthusiastic, and passionate team.

We also appreciate Maverick’s initiatives in giving us new ideas that are beneficial for the company. Other than that, Maverick’s hard work in 2018 has also helped us achieve good PR Value in each of our campaign, especially “Senyum Kebaikan” and “Wardah Inspiring Movement.”

Suci Hendrina
Suci Hendrina Public Relations Manager, Wardah Cosmetics

“We had been searching for the right agency partner for a while, so it was a breath of fresh air when we found Maverick.

 The team is well-resourced and positioned to deliver success to your brand or organization – Each team member brings a unique strength to be table and collectively, they are committed to achieving the objectives given. We appreciate their incisive consult and creative energy, always pro-actively channeled with a communicative spirit and “can-do” attitude. They are a valuable partner that we have great confidence in.”

Wei-Lin Hum
Wei-Lin Hum Senior PR Officer SEA, Tourism New Zealand

“Search for Common Ground Indonesia and Maverick have been working together this year to develop an exciting campaign, and as partners in this process, we have learned much from each other.

From day one, the Maverick team has shown a passion for communication that sets them apart from other agencies and firms. They go above and beyond in ensuring that we can achieve our goals and it has been a great joy to work with them.

Bahrul Wijaksana
Bahrul Wijaksana Country Director, Search for Common Ground Indonesia

“We have been working together for more than two years.

 Maverick is a professional PR partner proven in resolving crisis management and maintaining OPPO’s good reputation in Indonesia. We hope the cooperation will continue so in the future we will have better outcomes and result in the increase of people’s awareness of OPPO brand in the Indonesian market.”

Aryo Meidianto
Aryo Meidianto Public Relations Manager, OPPO Indonesia

“We worked together with Maverick through a difficult situation,

 but Maverick’s professionalism, availability, and composure managed to help us contain the damage, going beyond communications strategy. Also, the quality of their work remained consistent, helping us not just to manage the situation, but also to create an awareness for our newest product as an effort to move on from the situation.”

Erditya Nur Arfah
Erditya Nur Arfah Corporate Marketing Senior Manager, Bluebird Group

“We have been working with Maverick Monitoring and Analytics team for one year.

Over that period, Maverick has consistently proven their professionalism by quickly responding to our requests. I hope we may continue this cooperation for years to come.”

Miftachur Rochman
Miftachur Rochman PR Executive, Bukalapak.com

“We engaged Maverick to drive a series of media engagement initiatives from July to Dec 2018 for the positioning of our cancer centre and cancer awareness objectives in Indonesia.

Maverick’s team was conscientious and professional in managing each of our initiatives with great attentiveness and dedication to details. The team was also able to offer multiple perspectives in delivering our key messages more effectively to meet our objectives. We are also impressed by the depth of research they conducted prior to each media initiative which provided valuable insights to strengthen our engagement with the Indonesian media.

We are happy to have worked with Maverick as our PR agency for our projects and would explore more opportunities in the future.”

Danny Ong
Danny Ong Senior Manager, Singapore Operations Division Parkway Cancer Centre

“Maverick has been working with Airbus Group over the last 10 years.

 I’ve always been impressed by their high quality work and their ability to provide flawless execution under challenging conditions. The work undertaken by Maverick has certainly played a key role in enhancing the awareness of Airbus Groups and its products in the Indonesian market.”

Jose Jacinto Monge Bravo
Jose Jacinto Monge Bravo President Director, PT Airbus Group Indonesia