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**AAJA-Asia Tokyo: A Talk with Hyeonseo Lee**

Hyeonseo Lee, a North Korean defector and author of “The Girl with Seven Names,” spoke to AAJA-Asia Tokyo members at the Bloomberg Tokyo office on October 20th, 2016. She has shared with AAJA members as well as Bloomberg journalists about her experiences escaping the regime to China then eventually to South Korea. She also talked about what’s ahead for her as she runs a NGO in …

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AAJA-Asia Uplink: Lessons from the field

AAJA-Asia will be hosting its first ever multi-city online journalism event on Nov. 29. Two panels with several top speakers and experienced journalists from across Asia will meet, in person and online, to talk shop. Find out where people are meeting in your city and come join the discussion! LOCATIONS Tokyo — Waseda University (1-104 Totsukamachi, Shinjuku. …

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AAJA-Asia Multi-City Event in Tokyo: How to get there

AAJA-Asia will be hosting its first ever multi-city online journalism event on Nov. 29. Two panels with several top speakers and experienced journalists from across Asia will meet, in person and online, to talk shop. Find out where people are meeting in your city and come join the discussion! LOCATION IN TOKYO Tokyo — Waseda University (Building …

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AAJA-Asia Tokyo: Meet a journalist relentlessly pursuing TEPCO

Hear from a journalist who has been covering the Tokyo Electric Power Co. news conferences for the last three years. Ryuichi Kino just has come out with his third book on his relentless pursuit for accountability from the utility and the government. He will share with us his take on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, his insight …

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AAJA-Asia congratulates Yuri Nagano & Hannah Bae for 2014 ELP

AAJA’s premier leadership-training program, the Executive Leadership Program, has chosen key AAJA-Asia leaders Yuri Nagano and Hannah Bae as part of its exclusive 2014 program. Yuri, vice president of AAJA-Asia’s Tokyo sub-chapter, is an American freelance reporter with long-time roots in California and in AAJA. She has reported for Bloomberg BNA, the Los Angeles Times, AP, International …

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Tokyo Shinnenkai Mixer

Happy New Year! Ramy Inocencio, our Asia chapter president, is in Tokyo this week so let’s meet up. This will double as a shinnenkai event and a welcome gathering for new members, Sky Gardener and J.T. Quigley. Date/Time: Sunday, Jan. 5 from 12 p.m. Location:  Paikaji Shinjuku, 050-5797-0820 http://r.gnavi.co.jp/a197304/lang/en/map (reservation under “AAJA”) Please RSVP by selecting “Going” on the …

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