Blog: New member of the team
Dave Leggett | 6 January 2005
I am very pleased to welcome Peter Chang on board as the latest addition to our network of analysts and journalists around the world. Peter is based in Seoul and will be beefing up our coverage of the South Korean auto industry and market in particular. In the past he's written for Automotive News, FT, Dow Jones etc, so he knows the ropes pretty well. He's filed his first piece for us now (see below link).
Speaking of Asia, I spoke to our East Asian correspondent Tony Pugliese yesterday. He's a keen diver but thankfully was nowhere near tsunami affected areas over the holiday. He's been travelling about quite a bit lately, so he spent a quiet holiday at home in Jakarta. He admitted that he now needs to get down to the gym after the holiday. And he's not the only one.
I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country....
Given the startling complexity of obtaining a journalist visa for China - the code 'J2' is now indelibly stamped on my mind - it was with some surprise how swiftly I managed to sail through airport im...