Riot policemen and protesters clash as they try to march to the Asean Summit venue in Manila. Photo: AFPRiot policemen and protesters clash as they try to march to the Asean Summit venue in Manila. Photo: AFP
Riot policemen and protesters clash as they try to march to the Asean Summit venue in Manila. Photo: AFP

After 50 years, does Asean still matter?

Unless member states can put their common causes above their narrow internal political interests, global powers such as China, India and the US will continue to run roughshod over their agenda

Topic |   Asean
Riot policemen and protesters clash as they try to march to the Asean Summit venue in Manila. Photo: AFPRiot policemen and protesters clash as they try to march to the Asean Summit venue in Manila. Photo: AFP
Riot policemen and protesters clash as they try to march to the Asean Summit venue in Manila. Photo: AFP
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