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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan dies at 68

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Surin Pitsuwan, veteran Thai politician, diplomat and former secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), died in Bangkok on November 30 from...
Former ASEAN secretary-general to run for Bangkok governor

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Surin Pitsuwan, secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) between 2008 and 2012 and also Thailand's former foreign minister between 1997 and...
Ex-ASEAN SecGen sharply criticises lacking foreign language skills in Thailand

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The former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Surin Pitsuwan, recently had another focus on one of his favourite topics -...
Surin Pitsuwan: Thailand needs new order

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Former ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan in an opinion piece published in the Bangkok Post on January 29 demanded a" new order" for Thai...
Pitsuwan tipped as Dem candidate in Thai election

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Former ASEAN secretary-general and ex-Thai foreign minister Surin Pitsuwan is seen as a possible Democrat Party candidate for the snap elections on February 2,...
Surin: Low English proficiency in Thailand ‘urgent problem’

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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan has said that the universally low fluency in English of Thais in general and Thai students in particular is...
Ex-ASEAN SecGen: Thai education ‘terrifying’

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Surin Pitsuwan, former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, has expressed his concerns over Thailand's education system, saying it has...
ASEAN Economic Community behind schedule: Report

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The hope for a timely launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by end-2015, which has long been trumpeted by former ASEAN Secretary General...
Surin heads new think tank in Thailand

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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan has been made head of a new institute in Thailand that aims to provide what it says are alternatives...
Pitsuwan aims at role in Thai government

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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan, who handed over his post to Vietnamese diplomat Le Luong Minh on January 1, 2013, is openly pitching for...
New ASEAN Secretary-General takes office

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Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh took over the office as ASEAN Secretary-General at a hand-over ceremony on January 7 at the ASEAN...
ASEAN Summit Obama

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Food security issues have surfaced as a key concern that will necessitate further cooperation between ASEAN leaders, Dr Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of ASEAN said...
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ASEAN leaders at the 21st ASEAN summit currently being held in Phnom Penh now have ultimately decided to delay the launch of the ASEAN...
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The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), attracting finance partners in infrastructure and maintaining regional peace are to be among the main subjects...
Myanmar Fighting

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Investors are well advised to remodel their investment strategies in Myanmar. Latest news show that it is clearly a long way to go for this country to wipe out the effects of 50-plus years of harsh military dictatorship.
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Trade between GCC countries and Malaysia increased from $10.5 billion in 2010 to $13.4 billion in 2011, Malaysian Deputy Minister of the Ministry of...

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Interview with Dr. Surin Pitsuwan by Al Jazeera at the Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012 http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1&publisherID=665003303001&playerID=1638546175001&domain=embed&autoStart=true&videoId=1897734989001  
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The formation date of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the implementation of a currency authority for the ten ASEAN member states were discussed...