16 Nov '11, 9pm

ASEAN summit to spotlight Myanmar, maritime dispute

ASEAN summit to spotlight Myanmar, maritime dispute

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: Southeast Asian leaders meet on Thursday for annual talks where they will grapple with the South China Sea territorial dispute and review signs of a flowering of reform in Myanmar. With the eurozone lurching through a debt crisis, raising the spectre of the region's export markets drying up, there will also be pressure on the 10-member bloc to speed the integration of its potentially huge common market. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders' talks will move into Saturday's East Asia Summit of 16 nations plus new members the United States and Russia. President Barack Obama's presence on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, which is hosting the back-to-back summits, comes as Washington rolls out a diplomatic campaign to assert itself as a Pacific power. But the foreign policy initiative, which smaller Asian nations welcome as a coun...

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