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Opportunities and challenges for Asean amid growth

This is the eighth of 12 primers on current affairs issues that are part of the outreach programme for The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz.

Singapore is right in the middle of an up-and-coming neighbourhood that is fast becoming a global economic powerhouse.

The Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) - Singapore is one of its 10 members - is well and truly in the fast lane now.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 21, 2018, with the headline 'Opportunities and challenges for Asean amid growth'. Print Edition | Subscribe