Blog: Latest news from Tony in Jakarta
Dave Leggett | 28 March 2003
Just had an e-mail from Tony Pugliese - our Asian correspondent based in Jakarta. It's always nice to hear from Tony and find out what he's up to, but the time difference and dodgy Indonesian phone lines mean that it is normally by e-mail. Looks like a visit to GM-Daewoo - GMDAT - next month should provide the basis for a just-auto feature. Could be an interview with Nick Reilly too as part of it. Hope Tony gets over to London sometime this year - he's a good guy to go out on the town with.
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