ASEAN looks to create a unified economic community

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The leaders of the 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations met in Kuala Lumpur on Monday for their 26th summit. ASEAN is looking to create a unified economic community by the end of the year, and while they are progressing toward that goal and found common ground on many other issues, divisions on other subjects were clearly kept behind closed doors. Rian Maelzer filed this report from Kuala Lumpur.

ASEAN looks to create a unified economic community

ASEAN looks to create a unified economic community

The leaders of the 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations met in Kuala Lumpur on Monday for their 26th summit. ASEAN is looking to create a unified economic community by the end of the year, and while they are progressing toward that goal and found common ground on many other issues, divisions on other subjects were clearly kept behind closed doors. Rian Maelzer filed this report from Kuala Lumpur.


Gregory Poling on the ASEAN Summit

Three documents were announced at the conclusion of the ASEAN summit and leaders pledge to build a Economic Community by the end of 2015. CCTV spoke to Gregory Poling. He’s a fellow in Southeast Asia Studies at the U.S Center for Strategic International Studies.

Gregory Poling on the ASEAN Summit

Gregory Poling on the ASEAN Summit

Three documents were announced at the conclusion of the ASEAN summit and leaders pledge to build a Economic Community by the end of 2015. CCTV spoke to Gregory Poling. He's a fellow in Southeast Asia Studies at the U-S Center for Strategic International Studies.