Foreign Press Center/Japan will hold its annual one-day Asia-Pacific Journalists Meeting on Nov. 30 in Tokyo.

Journalists from Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan and the United States, as well as a journalism scholar from Hong Kong, will discuss whether English is essential for the growth and development of Asia under the title “Only English, Please — A Recipe for Asia’s Growth in the 21st Century?” There will be two subthemes: “IT Revolution and English” and “National Cultures and English.”

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