The ASEAN-Korea Centre is currently looking for passionate writers/bloggers who are citizens of the 10 ASEAN Member States (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) to write articles for the Centre’s English blog. (

The correspondents will be responsible for providing contents on current events and socio-cultural trends including lifestyle, festivals, food, music, arts, and literature of ASEAN countries.


※ About the ASEAN-Korea Centre

The ASEAN-Korea Centre was inaugurated as an intergovernmental organization with the ten ASEAN Member States and Korea as its members in March 2009, the year which marked the 25th anniversary of the Dialogue Partnership between ASEAN and Korea. It was founded in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed at the 11th ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Summit in November 2007. The MOU entered into force in December 2008.




▶ Applicants must be a blog/SNS enthusiast with experience in writing on blogs, online journals, or personal website etc. using the English language.



▶ Correspondents shall provide at least one article per month in this format:

● Length of text: at least 1 page long (A4)

● Font style: Arial

● Font size: 10

▶ The articles should include photos. Credits must be indicated if they are obtained from other sources.



▶ Period: March – August 2016 (6 months)

▶ Remuneration: Correspondents will be compensated in lump sum at the end of their stint

▶ All contents will be subject to evaluation and revision by the Centre before posting. All copyrights will be owned by the ASEAN-Korea Centre.



▶ Application Form

▶ Sample Article



▶ Your application form and sample article should be submitted to on or before 29 February 2016 in this format:

○ Application form: 10AC_Surname_Given Name_Country.doc

○ Sample article: Article_ Surname_Given Name _Country.doc

▶ The application form can be downloaded from this page or from the ASEAN-Korea Centre’s website (

▶ Selected candidates will be notified via e-mail on 4 March 2016.



▶ At the end of the program, the Centre will provide a Certificate of Participation to correspondents who actively contributed at least 1 article every month.

▶ Correspondents may submit more than 1 article per month.

▶ Terms and conditions are subject to change.

▶ For inquiries, please contact us through email: or call us at +82 2287-1148