13 Mar '18, 11am

[Mothership] PM Lee gives 30-minute lecture on the importance of ASEAN

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was the guest-of-honour at the 50th anniversary of the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and he gave a lecture on the importance of ASEAN. PM Lee’s lecture was delivered to about 500 people (academics, diplomats and students) at the thinktank’s 50th Anniversary. And because you were not one of the 500-plus invited to the event, we’re here to give you the gist of why ASEAN matters. ASEAN’s original objective Formed in 1967, ASEAN comprised of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand (they were later joined by Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia) It was a regional platform for dialogue and cooperation so as to: Put old suspicions and hostilities between founding nations behind them Work through new problems and conflicts peacefully and constructively Foster a stable environment within which each country could focus on ...

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