Centre Activities

ASEAN-Korea Centre and the Korea Herald co-organize the Korea Herald Biz Forum

On 16 October 2018, the ASEAN-Korea Centre and the Korea Herald co-organized the Korea Herald Biz Forum, under the theme of ´New Korea and Wider Business Cooperation with Southeast Asia.´ The forum aimed at providing Korean businessmen with up-to-date information on business opportunities in ASEAN, and thus support their inroads into ASEAN. Secretary General Lee Hyuk and Herald Corp CEO Kwon Chung-won, as well as key policymakers including Presidential Committee on New Southern Policy Chairman Kim Hyun-chul and Bareunmirae Party CEO Sohn Hak-kyu delivered remarks at the Opening Ceremony. In the following session, lectures were given by Aladdin Rillo, Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN, Kwak Sung-il, New Southern Policy Department Director of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Lee Sung-min, Research Associate of Korea Culture and Tourism Institute, Geoffrey See, Founder and CEO of Choson Exchange, and Jeong Cheol, Attorney at Jipyong LLC. The forum was attended by about 200 Korean businessmen, which showed great attention of the Korean business community to invest in the region.

▲ Welcoming remarks by Secretary General Lee Hyuk l Shilla Hotel, Seoul

▲ Welcoming remarks by Secretary General Lee Hyuk l Shilla Hotel, Seoul

▲ Keynote speech by ASEAN Deputy Secretary General Aladdin Rillo l Shilla Hotel, Seoul

▲ Group photo of key participants l Shilla Hotel, Seoul

▲ The Korea Herald Biz Forum l Shilla Hotel, Seoul

Special Lecture by Aladdin Rillo, ASEAN Deputy Secretary General for ASEAN Economic Community The 20th ASEAN Lecture Series: 1st Lecture