Episode 27: Greetings from our Manila correspondent

Special episode with our Manila correspondent Maricar!

Listen as two Kyodo News journalists -- Yamaguchi-san and Toma -- ask questions about what it is like to work in Manila, Maricar's experience covering the ASEAN meeting in Tokyo in December, and recommendations on where to visit when traveling to the Philippines.

Article on the ASEAN meeting mentioned in the podcast:

Japan, ASEAN vow to widen cooperation as they mark 50 years of ties

Kyodo News presents a bilingual podcast for English learners about the ins and outs of news writing and how to translate tricky Japanese phrases into English. Have fun listening to journalists discuss recent articles as they occasionally go off on unrelated tangents.

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Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations attend a special summit to mark the 50th anniversary of friendship and cooperation between Japan and the 10-member group in Tokyo on Dec. 17, 2023. (Kyodo)