Forget Asean bureaucracy, Brunei must decide on Myanmar special envoy with urgency

Following the Asean Leaders Meeting (ALM) in Jakarta on April 24, the group issued a “five-point consensus” on Myanmar.It calls for an immediate cessation of violence, a constructive dialogue among all parties facilitated by a Special Envoy of the Asean Chair and assisted by the Secretary General, the provision of humanitarian assistance, and the visit by an Asean delegation to Myanmar.There are three primary outcomes to achieve: ending violence, delivering aid, and an inclusive dialogue among…