Asean members need to study the proposed formation of an EU-type entity thoroughly before forming an economic community, or else the grouping could suffer a similar fate as its European counterpart, says former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad.
Some European countries became unattractive to investors, says Mr Mahathir. SOMCHAI POOMLARD
He said not all Asean members are ready for the Asean Economic Community (AEC) to be formed on Dec 31, 2015 due to policy differences between countries.
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