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2015/05/22 08:16
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The advertisement, placed on Facebook, included a long list of attributes the ideal candidate would have. Photo / iStock A "sexy as f***" singer who can cook, has "spunky" mates, is not a born again...
2015/05/22 08:16
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2015/05/21 05:12
2015/05/21 05:12
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The energy giant, together with BT and Talk Talk, ranked bottom of a 7000 customer survey satisfaction survey based on staff knowledge, phone menu system, politeness, helpfulness and waiting times,...
2015/05/18 12:15
2015/05/18 12:15
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More drama for DJ Sbu More controversy has surrounded entrepreneur and radio deejay Sibusiso Leope aka DJ Sbu, reports over the weekend reveal. Following last month’s drama, which landed the media...
2015/05/15 08:08
2015/05/15 08:08
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The Advertising Standards Authority is investigating a complaint that jerseys are being sold online reduced from £59.99 to £47.99 when in fact they had always been at the lower price. The ASA has...
2015/05/14 19:39
2015/05/14 19:39
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There has been outrage in Britain over an ad campaign for a weight-loss supplement that features a nearly naked, hard-bodied blonde model and the slogan, “Are you beach body ready?” The model looks...
2015/05/13 06:34
2015/05/13 06:34
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REUTERSFile photo: Others in the fleet of ten vehicles showed a man with the same sign. London - A bus company has been forced to scrap a sexist advert featuring a half-naked woman with a sign that...
2015/05/13 02:00
2015/05/13 02:00
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The images appeared on buses belonging to Cardiff-based New Adventure Travel, but are now set to be removed within 24 hours. The adverts have been widely criticised for objectifying both men and...
2015/05/12 17:10
2015/05/12 17:10
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Warehouse work in colliery town brings more misery Online clothing giant Asos presents itself as offering renewed prosperity to the former coal fields—some of us aren’t so sure. I work at its...
2015/05/12 01:28
2015/05/12 01:28
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Heather Roy Appointed as Inaugural Independent ASA ChairTuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:43 pmPress Release: Advertising Standards Authority Hon. Heather Roy Appointed as Inaugural Independent ASA ChairThe...
2015/05/12 00:37
2015/05/12 00:37
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Johor property glut prompts Singapore to warn buyers of risks Published: 12 May 2015 7:29 AM An artist's impression of the Iskandar Development Project in Johor. A possible property glut has seen...
2015/05/10 11:48
2015/05/10 11:48
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A furniture company based in the North East has fallen foul of advertising watchdogs. A Share and Sons Ltd, which trades as ScS, was investigated over newspaper adverts which promised a free carpet...
2015/05/09 17:34
2015/05/09 17:34
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New disclosure requirements that became legally effective this month will enhance transparency in the unit trust industry while unit trust companies and life assurers work towards a common measure of...
2015/05/09 17:16
2015/05/09 17:16
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Alcohol companies are not allowed to market to underage people but social media ads are easily accessible to anyone of any age. Photo / Thinkstock Bars are increasingly turning to social media to...
2015/05/09 02:16
2015/05/09 02:16
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In the war against obesity, the fat army is winning. A weight-loss campaign in the UK featuring bikini-clad Australian model Renee Somerfield is causing a furore with some billboards defaced, and a...
2015/05/08 06:05
2015/05/08 06:05
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AN AD for Italian fashion house Miu Miu has been banned in the UK for “inappropriately sexualising young women”. Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled the ad, which appeared in Vogue...
2015/05/07 16:34
2015/05/07 16:34
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REUTERSFile photo: The national press ad said: 'Fracking threatens our climate, our countryside and our water. Yet experts agree - it won't cut our energy bills.' London - A Greenpeace advert...
2015/05/07 15:56
2015/05/07 15:56
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SINGAPORE: Things are not looking very pretty for the beauty industry in Singapore. In the past three years, its advertisements have received the most number of complaints and feedback from consumers,...
2015/05/07 10:34
2015/05/07 10:34
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Pretoria - The Amstel Light beer can design is here to stay. Brandhouse Beverages Ltd, the brand owners of the beer, on Wednesday won its appeal against an earlier ruling made by the Advertising...
2015/05/07 07:47
2015/05/07 07:47
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The picture of British-born Hollywood actress Mia Goth, seen lying on a bed through an open doorway suggesting she is being spied on, has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority. Mia, who...
2015/05/06 22:56
2015/05/06 22:56
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SINGAPORE: Investors who have tried their hand at buying foreign property and got their fingers burnt are finding it tough to get their money back. The process is arduous, especially if it involves a...
2015/05/22 08:16
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