07 May '11, 12pm

Thai-Cambodia dispute sparks doubts over regional bloc ASEAN

Thai-Cambodia dispute sparks doubts over regional bloc ASEAN

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian leaders sought on Saturday to resolve a deadly border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia that has cast fresh doubt over whether the region's plans to become a free-trade economic community by 2015 are realistic. The skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia -- ostensibly over ownership of some crumbling ancient temples on the border but also driven by internal political dynamics in both countries -- have killed 18 people in the last couple of weeks. The confrontation -- and the apparent inability of the Association of South East Asian Nations to broker a lasting peace deal -- has fuelled scepticism over the bloc's lofty ambitions and threatens to overshadow its annual two-day meeting, just as controversy over Myanmar has in the past. "We need to resolve the problem because we don't want this to be a problem that would affect ASEAN's ag...

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