what is better for ASEAN in the future ?if all countries in ASEAN united ?

A rights declaration that does not deserve the name'

"The human rights declaration, passed by Southeast Asian leaders at their ASEAN summit in Cambodia, actually allows human rights violations, says Verena Harpe of Amnesty International Germany."
Deutsche Welle: After a lot of hemming and hawing, the 10 ASEAN nations ratified a human rights declaration at their summit in Cambodia. That actually sounds pretty good. However, your organization has sharply criticized the declaration. Why?

November 23, 2012
By Colin Meyn
The Cambodia Daily
"Cambodia’s time as the chair of Asean has left the regional bloc less united than at any point in its 45-year history, experts said this week. And as Cambodia serves out its final weeks as Asean chair, the failure to address the concerns of regional members in their maritime disputes in the South China Sea may be the lasting legacy of Phnom Penh’s time at the helm of the 10-member bloc." – News Analysis
“Cambodia’s foreign relations have been held hostage by its intimate ties with China and this limits its own foreign policy choices, thus causing a negative impact on its international image,” said Pavin Chachavalpongpun, an associate professor at Kyoto University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies.