It's clear what ASEAN's priority should be for the next 50 years - it's people

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The region must remember that it is a broad community made up of real people, and more attention needs to be paid to them. Image: REUTERS/Beawiharta

Nicholas Fang
Executive Director, Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA)
Simon S.C. Tay
Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
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