JOSEPH CORDEVILLA NEGRILLO
Master of ASEAN Studies
Southeast Asia (SEA) is a community of divergent identities composed of five major religions (Islam, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, and Hinduism). The socio-religious diversity is a potential challenge to ASEAN integration given that the member states’ domestic laws, most especially the Islamic countries which are primarily adherent to their customary laws reflected in Qur’an, should be…Continue
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Joseph C. Negrillo
Master of ASEAN Studies
“Nationalism – idea not ideology, taking many forms – has not only been a means to create a state: it has also been a means to sustain one, evoked in a struggle with other states or as a means to consolidate a regime or both.”
- Nicholas Tarling, 2004
NATIONALISM & NATION-BUILDING IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
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The recent incidents involving China and Vietnam must not give false hopes for these two Asian nations to sit down and give each other a chance of holding a dialogue concerning territorial claims. Recent developments would instead push both parties for a peaceful co-existence in the South China Sea. Beijing and Hanoi must heed to the rule of law for the sake of maintaining peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.
During his visit to Manila for the World Economic Forum on…
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There are reports that Beijing will skip the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia to be held 21 – 23 May 2014 in Metro Manila, Philippines. These are no surprises but China should reconsider the Forum on its broadest sense. After all, China is a key player in East Asia and the fastest growing economy in the continent.
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The 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit is scheduled on May 10 – 11, 2014 in Myanmar, the second largest country in Southeast Asia. It will kick off at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Nay Pyi Taw. Ten heads of states from the ASEAN will be gathered in the two-day summit with Myanmar holding the 2014 Chairmanship.
'Myanmar has set the theme for its 2014 Chairmanship of ASEAN as “Moving Forward in Unity to a Peaceful…
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