Surin Pitsuwan: Don't Blame Our Failure on Democracy
That said by ASEAN giant, Surin Pitsuwan. Unfortunately, it was his last interview and we will not be able to hear him sound that out to those doing so.
THAILAND and Southeast Asia lost a diplomat of great stature, charm and eloquence on November 30, 2017. Former ASEAN secretary-general Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, a champion of democracy passed away at the age of 68 due to a failure. Hailing from the southern province of Nakhon Si, the former deputy leader of Thailand's Democrat Party was a prominent Muslim figure in his home country. In one of his last interviews, Surin said 'democracy has not been kind to ASEAN' and that regional...
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