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ABC MUNDIAL in Taiwan: the opinion of journalists worldwide

Region:
Argentina
Category:
Politics
Article type:
Approaches
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By Pablo Pla
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The experience with colleagues, especially when they are from other countries, enrich the vision of reality that one can have unlike their work as a journalist so lonely

Esteban Villarejo, Jesse Kline, Ana Gomes Ferreira, Eoin Burke Kennedy, Monica Cerda, Willem Offenberg and Mr. Taguchi, to mention a few names, are people living in different parts of the planet. They represent the most diverse countries in the world and possibly not become never see. But they have something in common: they are journalists and shared 10 days doing their job in Taiwan.

The objective was to determine the Pilot Areas of Free Economy of Taiwan, but can not report on the economy of a country and ignore other fundamental aspects that make everyday life. Politics, people, culture, history and even issues that seem minor as food and transit streets.

Several of these issues tackled in other reports ABC MUNDIAL.

The experience with colleagues, especially when they are from other countries, enrich the vision of reality that one can have unlike their work as a journalist so lonely.

The exchange of opinions and different ways of seeing things amplify the senses. For example, in appearance could say that 50 heads are better than 2. Of course, for 25 journalists from around the world very few things can be overlooked.

The multifaceted delegation included journalists from the Netherlands, USA, Australia, Israel, India, Japan, Kuwait, Vietnam and many other countries. But in reality who I most dialogued and shared more time, common language involved, was Esteban Villarejo of ABC of Madrid, Monica Chilean Cerda of Money Magazine, Ana Gomes Ferreira de Portugal and always smiling Eoin Burke Kennedy Ireland.

Beyond the official itinerary described and linked to economic issues, the visit to the Foreign Ministry, port, airport and production centers, informal traveled were enriching.

A taxi ride to the oldest district of Taipei offered us the opportunity to meet a Temple and the people who visit. There Monica, away from formalities, I talk to some young people who finished praying.

After a walk we decided to travel by subway to the square where the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial is.

The route follows the National Museum, an art museum that houses a permanent collection of over 690,000 pieces of ancient Chinese artifacts and handicrafts.

The final conclusions leave them for the Spanish journalist Stephen Villarejo Madrid daily ABC (VIDEO)

Note: The delegation of journalists was composed by Eric Desrosiers, Jesse Kline, Rachelle Cohen, Heidemario Katherine Brandes, Monica Alejandra Cerda, Pablo Pla, Jan Rovernsky, Paolo Bracalini, Willem Offernberg, Ian McConnell, Arnaud de la Grange, Eoin Burje Kennedy, Esteban Villarejo, Ana Gomes Ferreira, Blaise Lempen, Tuan Huang Shu Wu, Aberon Voltaire, Solano Palana, Soman Baby, Faisal Hussein Tamimi, Ibrahim Al-Melaifi, Uma Venkatram, Kirsty Needham, Israel Fisher, Barry Pearton, KR Srivats. Pradip Bagchi, Mr. Taguchi and Helm Gerard Preuss.

With the collaboration of: Kwang Hwa Sun, Wei Han Chiang, Su Chih Hou, Chih Hsiang Hsu and Mr. Suzuki.

traslation: Belén Zapata