Asean credibility at stake if RCEP not concluded this year, forum hears
Note: This article was originally published in The Nation on 12 February 2019. Public Forum on “Thailand’s Asean Chair: Challenges Ahead’’, which organised by ERIA and the Institute of Security and International Studies (ISIS), on 12th February 2019 in Bangkok was featured.
Concluding the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be the biggest challenge during Thailand’s Asean chairmanship this year, as failing to do so will gravely damage the credibility of the Southeast Asian grouping, international relations experts cautioned on Tuesday. (Read the full article by using the link above).