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ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Retreat in Lombok, Indonesia, 15 to 17 January 2011
ASEAN-ROK Relations: Their Past and Their Future
Paper presented by Rodolfo C. Severino, Head, ASEAN Studies Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, at the 14th ASEAN Forum - Seoul, South Korea. Organized by the Korean Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and the ASEAN Secretariat...
Australia and ASEAN: 35 Years On
Speech delivered by HE Ms Gillian Bird, Deputy Secretary, Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Ambassador for ASEAN at the ASEAN Ambassadors Seminar Series, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Speech by H.E. Bagas Hapsoro, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs, at the Official Launch of the Centre for International Law Data Base of ASEAN and International Law Documents I Centre for International Law, Singapore...
ASEAN's Legal Framework: Lost Its Stripes or Back with A Roar
For a long while now, we have all heard criticisms of ASEAN being a paper tiger or even a toothless tiger. The "ASEAN way" of building consensus and our policy of non-interference in each other's internal affairs are regularly ridiculed as being ineffective. We are chided for not having a strong legal and decision-making framework...
ASEAN Centrality in Regional Integration
Special Lecture delivered by Ambassador K Kesavapany, Director of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore at the Siam City Hotel, Bangkok. The Lecture was organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand
United States-ASEAN Relations
Speech delivered by HE Mr Scot Marciel, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State of the United States and Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs at the ASEAN Ambassadors Seminar Series, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Speech delivered by HE Madam Xue Hanqin, Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN at the ASEAN Ambassasors Seminar Series, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
ASEAN: An Indispensable Partner of Japan
Speech delivered by HE Yoshinori Katori, Japan's Ambassador for ASEAN at the ASEAN Ambassadors Seminar Series, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Regional Economic Integration and Cultural Change
Address delivered by Rodolfo C. Severino, Head, ASEAN Studies Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, at the International Cultural Forum organised by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Diplomatic Academy of Viet Nam.
Taking Stock From The Straits Times
It has been a trying year for Singapore's chairmanship of Asean. Last year, the republic had to cope with two crises related to yanmar - the country's bloody political crackdown in september and the aid controversy following Cyclone Nargis...
ASEAN Studies Centre launched to build stronger ties in region
ASEAN Foreign Ministers Discuss ASEAN Charter
From Insider to Analyst From The Straits Times
ON MONDAY, May 19, Singapore will host a special Asean foreign ministers' meeting to discuss the situation in Myanmar following the devastation that Cyclone Nargis wrought earlier this month. Foreign Minister George Yeo had written to Myanmar Foreign Minister Nyan Win to convey Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's proposal for the special meeting...
ASEAN-China Relations: Past, Present and Future by Rodolfo C. Severino
I was asked some years ago what I thought China's most significant achievement was in its relations with ASEAN. I replied that it was this: China has managed no longer to be viewed as a threat by the ASEAN member-countries....
Is ASEAN Good For The Business Community? Talk by Professor Tommy Koh
ASEAN and Its Relations with Japan. Talk by Rodolfo C. Severino