ASEAN told to start getting closer to its citizens


Jakarta   /  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...