China has mounted a global campaign to develop and share its vaccines in a venture termed as ‘vaccine diplomacy’. Should countries be wary of possible strings attached to participating in the venture, or do the benefits of an effective vaccine outweigh the costs?
Can we confidently say that ASEAN is ready to radically adopt technology across MSMEs and businesses? Connectivity in ASEAN is greatly fragmented and implementing technology will be a great feat. Cyber illiteracy and lack of information to business owners seem to be the biggest hurdle in the process of digitising ASEAN. That said, the ASEAN Digital Masterplan and ASEAN Connectivity 2025 hopes to serve and guide member states in transitioning into this emerging digital age.
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The Indonesian government has started its redevelopment plans to improve its economic distribution. How would this impact its neighbours? Would Indonesia’s growth in power and vision to be the “big brother” of ASEAN be accepted by others?
Often cited as natural partners in transregionalism, what exactly is disrupting the cooperation between ASEAN and the EU, the two most successful regional organisations in the world?
As the disaster of the Third Indochina War unfolded, the seemingly united front of ASEAN appeared to be nothing more than a facade.
As we commemorate the 52nd #ASEANDAY, let’s take a deeper look at the narrative of unity that the regional organisation had attempted to portray during the Third Indochina War.