Myanmar’s president took another step in the country’s reform movement, making a statement on the status of political prisoners while on a visit to London. Thein Sein’s promise is the highlight of the latest edition of “ASEAN Today.”

Also in the program is a report on Thailand’s trendy car show, saving the reefs in Cambodia and Indonesian rising star singer Raisa Andriana.

Dalton Tanonaka of Indonesia’s Metro TV co-hosts this month’s program from Jakarta with Cam Nhung of Vietnam TV in Hanoi. Nonggol Darapati of the ASEAN Secretariat has viewer feedback from around the region.

This is the 21st episode in the informative and entertaining series, and can be viewed on YouTube ( as well as through ASEAN broadcasters including Singapore’s Channel NewsAsia and Indonesia’s Metro TV.

“ASEAN Today” is a joint production of the ASEAN Secretariat and Metro TV, with transportation support from AirAsia.  Some material is provided by broadcasters in member countries.  Check local listings for broadcast times.  For more information, contact Tanonaka at