Marty Natelegawa (centre) chairs an Asean meeting as Indonesian Foreign Minister in Jakarta. Photo: ISEASMarty Natelegawa (centre) chairs an Asean meeting as Indonesian Foreign Minister in Jakarta. Photo: ISEAS
Marty Natelegawa (centre) chairs an Asean meeting as Indonesian Foreign Minister in Jakarta. Photo: ISEAS

What good is Asean, Indonesia wonders

The 10-member bloc has just finished another round of summits pledging cooperation, peace and prosperity, but its inability to confront thorny issues such as the Rohingya crisis leaves observers wondering why any of it matters

Topic |   Asean
Marty Natelegawa (centre) chairs an Asean meeting as Indonesian Foreign Minister in Jakarta. Photo: ISEASMarty Natelegawa (centre) chairs an Asean meeting as Indonesian Foreign Minister in Jakarta. Photo: ISEAS
Marty Natelegawa (centre) chairs an Asean meeting as Indonesian Foreign Minister in Jakarta. Photo: ISEAS
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