JAKARTA, 7 December 2015 – Coverage of the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur and impending economic integration top the December 2015 edition of “ASEAN Today.” Political and business leaders speak out on the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2016. Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the program from Jakarta. She also reports on preserving traditional pottery in Cambodia and the gourmet makeover of the staple Filipino dish lechon.

This is the 48th episode in the informative and entertaining series now completing its fourth year of broadcast, and can be viewed on the Internet (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqQSdDGU7CM&feature=youtu.be) as well as through ASEAN broadcasters including The Indonesia Channel and Vietnam’s VOV-TV.

“ASEAN Today” is a joint production of the ASEAN Secretariat and The Indonesia Channel, supported by AirAsia. Some materials are provided by broadcasters in member countries. Check local listings for broadcast times. For more information, contact Wendee Widiantini at wendee@theindonesiachannel.com.