Webcast Alert: Closed End Fund Forum Presentation

New York, NY, June 8, 2008 — The Asia Pacific Fund (APB) announces the following Webcast:

What: Closed End Fund Forum Presentation

When: June 11, 2008 @ 10:00 AM Eastern


How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above or on the Fund's website at

Contact: Patricia Baronowski, 212-400-2604,

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be available for replay at or

The Asia Pacific Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "APB." The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment primarily in equity securities in the Asia Pacific countries (excluding Japan). The Fund is managed by Baring Asset Management (Asia) Limited. For further information on The Asia Pacific Fund, please call our toll free line at 1-888-4-ASIA-PAC or visit

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Source: The Asia Pacific Fund

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