By Bilahari Kausikan
TODAY Online-Oct 8, 2018
United States-China relations have now entered a new phase of heightened long-term competition. And this means ASEAN will need greater agility, unity and resolve than it has shown in recent years to navigate a prolonged period of messiness and uncertainty, said retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan in a keynote address on Sunday (Oct 7) at a regional roundtable on ASEAN’s challenges ahead. Below is the transcript of the speech by the former permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the event organized by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia and the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
First published in: Today Online