ST Deep Dive: A 'cowboy trip' to Myanmar, China on our mind

Here's a round-up of recent commentaries and more by think-tanks in the region and elsewhere that could be of interest to those who watch Asia.

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As the first anniversary of the Feb 1 military coup in Myanmar approaches, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen made a controversial trip to the country, thus becoming the first foreign leader to visit there since Senior General Min Aung Hlaing ousted the democratically elected government.

Although painted as a bilateral visit, the trip took on wider implications because Cambodia this year holds the rotating chairmanship of Asean.

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