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Is ASEAN moving toward a community too slowly?

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    The Jakarta Post

Singapore/Jakarta | Mon, August 8 2011 | 09:42 am
Is ASEAN moving toward a community too slowly?

PREMIUM As the 600 million people in Southeast Asia celebrate ASEAN Day today, some scholars question whether the 10-member grouping is traveling on a bullet train or a horse-drawn cart.

The answer to this question is perhaps both.

Yes, ASEAN is on a bullet train in terms of setting ambitious agenda, signing agreements and initiating action plans and new regulations to achieve its goal of cr...