ASEAN told to start getting closer to its citizens

Jakarta

Jakarta, posted: Wed, September 12 2018 | 02:32 am

Despite having been around for about half a century, many ASEAN citizens still do not see the benefits of the regional bloc.

“I am proud to be an ASEAN citizen but I do not know why,” 35-year-old freelance translator Yohanes Tito told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday.

He said he was proud to be a part of ASEAN because he could be “united with world communities that are practical...

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