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ASEAN told not to forget its people at ‘golden’ fete

  • Tama Salim

    The Jakarta Post

Manila, Philippines | Wed, August 9, 2017 | 08:30 am
ASEAN told not to forget its people at ‘golden’ fete Floral attraction: The Jakarta-based ASEAN Secretariat takes part in the Tomohon International Flower Festival (TIFF) 2017 in Tomohon, North Sulawesi, on Tuesday. The annual event aims to attract more tourists to the region and improve the local economy. (JP/Eva Aruperes)

PREMIUM The gesture was grand, the festivities vibrant and the mood among the dignitaries was clearly buoyant. More importantly, at 50 years old, ASEAN managed to show the world that it was indeed united and that the past week of diplomatic back flips did not take away from its legacy. ASEAN managed to stay intact over the past seven days by leveraging what its critics say was one of the bloc’s w...