East Asia Summit leaders during their meeting in Singapore. Photo: EPA
East Asia Summit leaders during their meeting in Singapore. Photo: EPA
Asean

Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific vision is a call for Asean to stick together instead of picking sides

  • The 10-member bloc is discussing a shared vision for the Indo-Pacific, as big powers offer competing ideas for their engagement in the region
  • Indonesia’s proposal isn’t aimed at changing Washington or Beijing’s behaviour, but it promotes an alternative regional order that can accommodate all interests, even if problems among countries remain.

East Asia Summit leaders during their meeting in Singapore. Photo: EPA
East Asia Summit leaders during their meeting in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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