Japan Press Pool Service Offered Nov. 2-6 for ASEM Summit in Laos


TOKYO, Nov. 2, 2012 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet –

Kyodo News, The Japan Times and The Mainichi are launching a joint English portal website from Nov. 2 to 6 to provide news reports, key remarks by officials, official documents and other information for the Nov. 5-6 summit of the Asia-Europe Meeting in Vientiane, Laos.

Media organizations can access the Japan Press Pool Service website to obtain the following in English:

* news reports on the summit;
* top stories from Japan;
* key remarks by Japan’s prime minister and other officials;
* news photos;
* information and news reports on side events; and
* official documents released by ASEM and the Japanese government.

To access the website, go to: http://www.presspool.jp/ (Login IDs and passwords are not required.)

Source: Kyodo News

Yoichi Kosukegawa
World Services Section
Kyodo News
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