From Japan to Pakistan, Mongolia to the South Pacific, the question persists. How best to deliver sustained prosperity to all people across the Indo-Pacific, amid the growing inequality and slowing economies that are contributing to protests not just in Hong Kong but around the world.

Asia is at a crossroads. As government and business leaders gather in Bangkok for the 35th ASEAN summit and related summits, as well as the East Asia summit and the Indo-Pacific Business Forum, it is a time for choosing.

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