Benny Teh Cheng Guan

For Benny Teh Cheng Guan's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

/ Aug 23, 2013

TPP challenges await Japan

This month's 19th round of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Brunei will test Japan's negotiation skills as a full participant. Japan must build alliances quickly.

/ Jul 8, 2011

Key to 'East Asian' health

On May 8, 2011, leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations issued a joint statement to reaffirm their commitment toward the development of a common position on global issues. The statement reflects an endeavor to reshape the traditional principles of the ASEAN ...

/ Aug 28, 2009

ASEAN rights panel offers scant defense of victims

PENANG, Malaysia — Last month the Term of Reference (TOR) for the establishment of a regional human rights body received the approval of the ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting in Phuket, Thailand. As a result of this decision, the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...