Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Asean criticism

Asean criticism

ASEAN has been branded a toothless tiger when it comes to solving problems, according to Prince Norodom Sirivudh, supreme privy counselor to King Norodom Sihamoni. Sirivudh squared off against the Australian Ambassador to ASEAN Gillian Bird at Pannasastra University in Phnom Penh on Wednesday. The pair were part of a panel organised by the Australian embassy and the Cambodian Institute of Cooperation and Peace, founded by Norodom Sirivudh, to discuss regionalisation. Bird reiterated Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s statement that ASEAN is “an outstanding example of regional cooperation”.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Phnom Penh eats: Where shaved ice meets a sugar rush

Shaved ice, fruit toppings, and a squirt of cream – these are the ingredients to make a perfect bingsu.

Temple exploring in Cambodia without the crowds

Those who make the journey almost 100km from Preah Vihear province’s capital Tbaeng Meanchey to the 11th century remains of Preah Khan Kompong Svay will be richly rewarded.