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Welcome, everyone, to Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. From September 23 to 25, we are bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

Below you will find more than 60 sessions and special events. There are panels on digging out hidden facts online, the environment, business, and how to fund your project; seminars on security and tracking dirty money; data journalism workshops by the best in the business; and much more.

You can follow us on Twitter at #IJAsia16. On behalf of your hosts — the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, we wish you a big hello! Namaste!

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Sunday, September 25 • 09:00 - 10:15
Tracking Business Records Across Asia

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"Follow the money." That was Deep Throat's secret advice to Bob Woodward at the height of the Washington Post's Watergate investigation. The paper trail has changed -- money now moves digitally and business registries are databases -- and this lets journalists do more than ever before in tracking people and companies across borders. Backgrounding an individual or a company? Following an organized crime ring? Here are three experts in finding records that will guide you on your way. Pat Boehler will talk about China and Hong Kong, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta will tackle India, and Karol Ilagan will speak on the Philippines. 

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Patrick Boehler

Digital editor, International New York Times
Patrick Boehler is an International New York Times digital editor and lecturer at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong. He previously reported for the South China Morning Post.

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Karol Ilagan

Senior Content Producer, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
Karol Ilagan is a senior content producer at the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), a Manila-based investigative nonprofit. She studied journalism at the University of the Philippines-Diliman and the University of Missouri-Columbia and was a Fulbright and a White... Read More →
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Ritu Sarin

Executive Editor (News and Investigations), Indian Express
Been in the news business for over three decades; handling investigations for The Indian Express for two decades; ICIJ member for over a decade. Awarded Ramnath Goenka and Prem Bhatia awards. Specializations: strategic affairs, corruption and money laundering/black money. Handled... Read More →

Sunday September 25, 2016 09:00 - 10:15 GMT+0545
Regency Hall 1st Floor