Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia
Highlights economic and infrastructure development, social development, and national security in ASEAN +3 countries, including Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia Lao PRD, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Japan and South Korea. Covers topics on food security, energy security, illicit drugs, transnational migration, education, retirement, and marine environment. Addresses common issues on human security, such as an idea to maintain regional stock of grain as a food security for emergency for disaster relief, illicit drugs suppression, educational systems development for the young migration, market opportunity from the retirement migration. Exemplifies the evolving migration policy by South Korean government to serve transnational migration in East Asia. Encourages collaboration on higher education quality improvement, intra-ASEAN trade, joint development on energy security and energy delivery infrastructure, as well as coastal and marine environment protection.