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Cheryl Tan, AAJA member, brings book tour to Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai

Cheryl Tan, a long-time AAJA member from New York, is bringing her book tour to Asia. The writer — whose work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, among others — published her memoir A Tiger in the Kitchen a year ago. The book is about how she discovered her Singaporean …

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East-West Center fellowship to China, Korea, Singapore, etc

The East-West Center is taking applications for its Jefferson Fellowship. The program from June 3-25 will take fellows to Honolulu, Hawaii; Singapore; Guangzhou, China; Songdo/Seoul, Korea. The theme this year is “Changing Cities: Innovation for an Urban World.” Working print, broadcast, and on-line journalists in the United States, Asia and the Pacific Islands are eligible …

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10 reasons why you should join AAJA-Asia for 2012

As a member, you’ll not only be supporting the goals and values of the Asian American Journalists Association, you’ll also be getting some great discounts on future events.(Joining is as easy as filling out an online form. See here.) So what’s the bottom line? 1. The first reason is the East-West Center’s International Media Conference …

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Free(!) drinks at AAJA-Beijing evening social

Allen Cheng, AAJA-Asia vice president for Beijing, wants to buy you a pre-Christmas, pre-2012 drink this Thursday, December 22, at the Capital Club in Beijing. All members and friends of AAJA-Beijing are welcome to drop by. When: Thursday, December 22 Time: 8-10 p.m. Venue: Main Bar, Capital Club, Beijing. For details and address: http://www.thecapitalclub.com/ Agenda: …

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Job opening: Online English editor in Beijing

The Economic Observer is expanding and looking for a full-time editor and translator to contribute to the English-language website of the Chinese-language weekly paper. It is seeking a native-English speaker who is also able to speak fluent Chinese and read long articles in Chinese, someone with a strong background in economics, with a good knowledge …

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Job opening: Producer for BBC in Shanghai

The BBC is looking for a full-time local producer to work in their Shanghai bureau. The producer will work across the BBC’s output, on TV, radio and web, originating and producing stories from Shanghai and across China, often travelling at short notice. Candidates should already have experience working for international news organisations in China, preferably …

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Job opening: CCTV, Shanghai

CCTV is looking for freelance journalists based in Shanghai (with business reporting, on-camera experience and a decent grasp of finance and economics). The position is for CCTV International, which is looking for native or near-native English speakers.