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February 4, 1983
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Approved For Release 2008/06/02 : CIA-RDP86-0004OR000100210012-9 1 FOREIGN BROADCAST INFORMATION SERVICE HONG KONG BUREAU MHK-3002 4 February 1983 MEMORANDUM FOR: Director, Foreign Broadcast Information Service THROUGH: Chief, Operations Group SUBJECT: Monthly Report -- Hong Kong Bureau -- January 1983 I. OPERATIONS A. Editorial/Monitorial Provincial Newspapers -- As of the beginning of January, PRC, provincial newspapers are no longer available in Hong Kong on a daily basis. Instead, monthly bound volumes will be sent to subscribers. None of the bureau's subscriptions are affected since all our provincial papers are ordered direct airmail from Beijing, but TIANJIN RIBAO, which Seoul Bureau receives from a Hong Kong distributor, has not been received this month. The bureau has asked the embassy in Beijing to enter an airmail subscription to TIANJIN RIBAO, which we will then forward to Seoul for processing. II. ADMINISTRATION A. Personnel Monitor Recruitment -- The bureau has just completed a recruitment campaign for monitors. Five candidates have been selected for processing. Two are long-time contract translators. If all are brought on board, it will be the first time the bureau's monitorial TO has been filled. Associate Editor Positions -- Associate edito who has been at the bureau since September, is res ning in e ruary to return to the UK. The bureau is currently interviewing and testing applicants to fill her job and a third associate editor position. FSN Promotion -- Tplatvnict STAT STAT Approved For Release 2008/06/02 : CIA-RDP86-0004OR000100210012-9 Approved For Release 2008/06/02 : CIA-RDP86-0004OR000100210012-9 Monitor's Return -- Senior radio monitor part-time following recuperation from surgery. STAT STAT Chief, Hong Kong Bureau Attachments A. Production Report cc: Orig + 3 Hqs. C/ Okinawa Bureau C/ Seoul Bureau I Approved For Release 2008/06/02 : CIA-RDP86-0004OR000100210012-9 1 1