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Economic diplomacy for ASEAN unity

  • Rocky Intan

Jakarta | Thu, September 22 2016 | 08:54 am

PREMIUM ASEAN has not received high marks for unity, to say the least. This disunity was blatantly on display during the 2012 ASEAN Summit in Cambodia when the group failed to produce a joint communiqué and this year in Vientiane when the group nearly failed to do so. The issues at hand were engagement with China and the dispute in the South China Sea, not unrelated.

One cause of such disunity is ...