Day: August 27, 2010

Asean Secretary-General Hopes for Free Speech in Election

By THE IRRAWADDY The secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), Surin Pitsuwan, said on Thursday he hopes there will be freedom of speech and travel prior to the upcoming Burmese elections on Nov. 7. Pitsuwan told reporters in Da Nang, Vietnam, “I