Topic: “Asia”

Posted in Behind the News

22 years a slave: AP takes readers on emotional journey home

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press today published a gripping tale of the life of Myint Naing, one of hundreds of former slaves rescued and returned home after a yearlong AP investigation exposed extreme labor abuses in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry.

Posted in Behind the News

A scoop that surprised the experts

, by Erin Madigan White

The following memo to AP staff from Senior Managing Editor Mike Oreskes describes how an environmental exclusive came together through the reporting of a European correspondent, joined by AP colleagues in Asia:

Posted in Announcements

Bangkok bureau chief named Journalist of the Year in Asia

, by Erin Madigan White

The Society of Publishers in Asia named The Associated Press’ Bangkok Bureau Chief Todd Pitman Journalist of the Year, in recognition of his work over the past 12 months, including gripping stories from Typhoon Haiyan and moving coverage of the travails of the Rohingya in Myanmar.

Posted in Announcements

Pausing to see the world

, by Erin Madigan White

In fast-paced Tokyo, a pause will be rewarded with “A View of Daily Life” around the world.

Posted in Behind the News

A look at AP’s work base in Tacloban

, by Erin Madigan White

Singapore-based photographer Maye-E Wong is among the Associated Press journalists who’ve been documenting the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan since it slammed into the Philippines Nov. 8.

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