Episode 31: Greetings from our Jakarta correspondent

Special episode with Kyodo News' Jakarta correspondent Christine.

Listen as two Kyodo News journalists -- Yamaguchi-san and Toma -- ask Christine about her work in Jakarta, her background in journalism and her responsibilities at the ASEAN meeting in Tokyo in December. They also ask for food recommendations for when they visit Indonesia.

Article on the ASEAN meeting mentioned in the podcast:

FOCUS: Japan focusing on boosting bilateral security ties with diverse ASEAN

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)