Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

4 BIG CHALLENGES FOR THAILAND AS ASEAN CHAIR

4 BIG CHALLENGES FOR THAILAND AS ASEAN CHAIR
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By Kavi Chongkittavorn

Bangkok Post-Nov 20

Last week, Singapore handed the incoming Asean chair, Thailand, four formidable challenges that would define Asean’s centrality and its relevance, not to mention the kingdom’s leadership role. These issues are the nascent Indo-Pacific concept, the Rakhine crisis, peace and security on the Korean Peninsula, and the drafting of a code of conduct (COC) on the South China Sea.

Read more at: https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1578686/4-big-challenges-for-thailand-as-asean-chair

First published in: Bangkok Post

 

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