January 10, 2008
November 21, 2007
50 Burmese nationals gathered outside Orchard Hotel in groups of three. Standing in rows of three, they formed a line that snaked across the frontage of the Hotel. One group carried a banner that said: “Listen to Burma’s desire, don’t follow junta’s order”.
Recommended by at82: "This shows us that it is entirely possible for people to voice their opinion in a protest in a peaceful and civil manner."
February 08, 2007
Cheng Ding An said:
“The atmosphere was amazing in Bangkok. Security guards sat on my right and back, pouring me with both opposing yet protective glances. For all due respect to their great country, the Thai people kept quiet when the Singapore National Anthem played. And for the first time in a long time, I sang the National Anthem with a renewed vigor I had not known, since I accidentally ordered Teh Aliah instead of Teh C. And when AMRI scored, I forgot where my stomach went and cheered as loudly as the few of us could possibly cheer! A few lions against 35, 000 fans in the stadium. Captain Aide Iskandar later exclaimed that they could hear us despite our small numbers…”
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June 27, 2006
February 20, 2006
the news at 10 said:
So lets see the facts about ASEAN. It has got one of the busiest container ports in the world, Singapore, a world class financial infrastructure (Singapore again, regretablly), a developed manufacturing platform, (Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand), tons of natural resources (Brunei springs to mind), fertile agricultural land (Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam) and I'm still finding something productive to say about Laos but please, help me out here, im not a walking textbook.
Recommended by ssf: "An analysis of ASEAN cooperation or the lack thereof, and 9 ideas to improve things."
August 12, 2005
The Aseanist analyses ASEAN's recent reinvigoration:
There’s a lot to chew over from this week’s Vientiane summit., so I’ll save that for another time. Today let me focus on a broader question: why exactly is ASEAN coming together now? Why didn’t it happen during the booming early 1990s or even during the busted late 1990s?
Here’s one stumbling step toward an answer: It’s because the global order is crumbling..