"Mark Bendeich is the Pacific Bureau Chief for Reuters. He runs a team of about 25 reporters, photographers and a TV producer based in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Wellington. Mark started out with Reuters in Hong Kong in 1993 before moving back to Australia and heading up the Melbourne bureau. Later, he joined the editing desk in Singapore and moved to London to head up the UK equities team. In 2004 he moved to Malaysia as bureau chief there, before returning once more to Australia in his current position in May 2008. He has covered many different events, ranging from ..."