July 19, 2019
Why Hasn't the ASEAN Economic Community Benefited From the US-China Trade War?
By Shah Suraj Bharat
The AEC has missed a golden opportunity to accelerate its stated ambitions.
June 20, 2019
Thailand Takes up the ASEAN Challenge
By Hirubalan V. P.
As Bangkok prepares to host the 34th ASEAN summit, the grouping faces uncertainties from within and without.
January 10, 2019
An ASEAN Giant Mulls the Region’s Future
By Erin Cook
Indonesia’s former foreign minister Marty Natalegawa’s new book on the regional grouping’s relevance grapples with its manifold challenges.
April 02, 2018
Can ASEAN Economic Integration Succeed?
By Justine Doody
The ASEAN Economic Community holds promise – but it also presents challenges to the group’s policy of noninterference.
September 15, 2017
What is the Future of Integration and Inequality in ASEAN?
By Aédán Mordecai
Southeast Asia should be more conscious of inequality now while it is still rapidly developing.
June 07, 2017
How Nationalism Undermines ASEAN Integration
By David Hutt
The problem continues to haunt the grouping fifty years on.
January 31, 2017
Corruption Is Holding ASEAN Back
By Francesco Checchi
Corruption is impeding economic growth and development in ASEAN. A conference in Bangkok seeks to change that.
December 24, 2016
As the World Turns Away From Globalization, How Should ASEAN Respond?
By Lili Yan Ing
How to best move forward with ASEAN's trade integration agenda.
July 01, 2016
What ASEAN Can Learn From Brexit
By Michael H. Fuchs and Stefanie Merchant
There are lessons for the regional grouping as it advances the ASEAN Economic Community.
February 21, 2016
Beware ASEAN’s Coming Economic Gloom
By Luke Hunt
There is growing evidence that the region’s economic prospects are dimming.
February 05, 2016
How Safe is ASEAN from Global Economic Turmoil?
By Luke Hunt
Recent numbers indicate that some members of the bloc may be more insulated from a downturn than initially thought.
January 12, 2016
The ASEAN Economic Community: The Force Awakens?
By Elodie Sellier
The AEC is here, but can it deliver on its promise?