Research center for New Southbound Policy opens in Kaohsiung

Taiwan News
Date: January 19, 2017

The Center for Southeast Asia Research was launched Jan. 18 at the National

Government officials and National University of Kaohsiung faculty members give the thumbs-up at the opening of the Center for Southeast Asia Research Jan. 18 in southern Taiwan. (Courtesy of NUK)

University of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan with the goal of advancing implementation of the government’s New Southbound Policy.

One of the key components of President Tsai Ing-wen’s national development strategy, the peoplecentric policy seeks to promote talent exchanges, trade and economic cooperation, resource sharing and regional connections with the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations member states, six South Asian countries, as well as Australia and New Zealand.

“Through the integration of public and private sector resources, the center will focus on cultivating talents specializing in Southeast Asian affairs,” NUK President Wang Shyue-liang said at the inauguration ceremony.    [FULL  STORY]

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