COVID-19 and a New Direction for Asian Integration
By Mie Oba
The crisis should prompt a change in thinking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How Nationalism Undermines ASEAN Integration
By David Hutt
The problem continues to haunt the grouping fifty years on.
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.
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.
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.
Beware ASEAN’s Coming Economic Gloom
By Luke Hunt
There is growing evidence that the region’s economic prospects are dimming.
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.