The Press: In Touch with the News

From the moment he left his desk at the Korea Times in Seoul last June, Managing Editor Choi Byung Woo was plagued with troubles. The amiable, book-loving newsman had hardly started his tour of Southeast Asia when British plainclothesmen nabbed him in Malaya for asking searching questions of a British naval officer at the bar in Singapore's Cockpit Hotel. The embarrassed police quickly established that asking questions was Choi's business; he chuckled and headed for Formosa. Early in September Choi was one of the first newsmen to hit the beaches of beleaguered Quemoy,...

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