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Feature interview on CAPK by The Straits Times of Singapore

On 16 October 2020, the ASEAN-Korea Centre had a feature interview with The Straits Times of Singapore on the Council of ASEAN Professors in Korea (CAPK) at ASEAN Hall. The interview was held at the request of the Straits Times to cover in depth the CAPK which was officially inaugurated in 2019 in commemoration of 30th anniversary of ASEAN-Korea relations and the 10th anniversary of ASEAN-Korea Centre.


The event was presented by three key members of the CAPK, Prof. Joeffrey M. Calimag (Philippines) from University of Ulsan, Utai Uprasen (Thailand) from Pukyoung National University, and Diane Rozells (Singapore) from Sukmyung Womens University. They shared why they decided to come to Korea and work as professors and changing public perception of ASEAN workers in Korea. Particularly, the members highlighted the CAPK’s various activities to contribute to ASEAN-Korea people-to-people exchanges, representing the ASEAN academic community in Korea.


The article was published on 26 October.

Link: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/south-korean-views-about-south-east-asians-are-changing-but-still-mostly-at-the-top

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