Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

ASEAN SHOULD JOIN HANDS, NOT ‘ARMS’

ASEAN SHOULD JOIN HANDS, NOT ‘ARMS’
ASEAN headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 2011. Wikimedia Commons

By Ei Sun Oh

The Manila Times-Oct 31

I HAVE always praised the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as a role model of a regional intergovernmental organization that is trying its best to do what it can and not overreach into what it cannot. And it does so in a highly flexible and adaptable manner. ASEAN is premised upon three supposedly equipoised, but nevertheless what I would consider to be “evolving,” pillars.

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First published in: The Manila Times

 

05/11/2018 in ASEAN, Opinions, Regions, Viewpoints

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