This writer perhaps does not know the world too well.
Most likely, he has drunk too much of the colonial poison. Yes, from the past colonial country, cannot blame him too much.
What ASEAN needs is Esperanto, but not the colonial language, English.
Many people, with the media propaganda, still do not awaken from the past colonial dream. More than 75% of the people in the world do not speak a word of English, BBC reported.
Wake up, ASEAN, we need a language, Esperanto for saving the learning cost and good for the brain development. Read here.
Search Facebook, Twitter, Whataspps for Esperanto.