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Make or break for ASEAN to matter in Myanmar

SINGAPORE – After being excluded from last month’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in an unprecedented rebuke of Myanmar’s recalcitrant military regime, junta chief Min Aung Hlaing was similarly conspicuously absent from two virtual ASEAN meetings with the European Union (EU) and China this week. In what analysts viewed as the most severe sanction against any ASEAN member has ever been dealt by the […]