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Vietnamese deputy FM set to be ASEAN’s next secretary-general

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, August 8 2012 | 07:16 am
Vietnamese deputy FM set to be ASEAN’s next secretary-general

PREMIUM Under the leadership of Surin Pitsuwan, the ship of ASEAN sailed, albeit with some difficulties, through troubled waters over the last several years.

With his Harvard doctorate, pleasant personality and diplomatic skills, Surin, the former prime minister of Thailand, was considered the right person to fill the association’s hot seat.

However, in less than five months, Surin must ...

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