ASEAN


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ASEAN

(ˈæsɪˌæn)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Association of Southeast Asian Nations
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Noun1.ASEAN - an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Burma, Myanmar, Union of Burma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
Brunei, Negara Brunei Darussalam - a sultanate in northwestern Borneo; became independent of Great Britain in 1984
Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia - a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions
Lao People's Democratic Republic, Laos - a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949
Malaya, Malaysia - a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
Republic of Singapore, Singapore - a country in southeastern Asia on the island of Singapore; achieved independence from Malaysia in 1965
Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand - a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, Vietnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
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ASEAN leaders welcomed the formal establishment of the ASEAN Community, agreeing that this declaration as well as the ASEAN Community Vision 2025, the ASEAN Political-Security Community Blueprint 2025, the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025 and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025, constitute the ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together, said the declaration.
The policies in the ASEAN nations are directed toward creating a single ASEAN market.
With ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 at hand, the region's crop protection community is advocating the inclusion of regulatory harmonization as a means to support ASEAN countries in their pursuit of unique national agendas and agricultural goals.
With the AirAsia ASEAN Pass launch, the airline has carried out its first promo event since the plane crash incident happened in late 2014.
Gathering at the 24th ASEAN Summit, which was wrapped up here Sunday, the leaders adopted the Nay Pyi Taw Declaration on Realization of the ASEAN Community by 2015 to reaffirm their commitment to the aims and purposes of ASEAN.
In ASEAN, Sovereignty, and Intervention in Southeast Asia, Lee Jones explores "when sovereignty is and is not transgressed" (p.
5th July 2013 Chairman's Statement of the 20th ASEAN Regional
Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry's statement on Tuesday showed that the meeting's agenda includes reviewing ASEAN's overall economic performance, implementation of status of the ASEAN Economic Community's (AEC) blueprint and progress in the liberalization of trade in goods, services and investment.
The decision, conveyed verbally to the Jakarta-based ASEAN Secretariat last week, is seen as unusual because every ASEAN chair in recent years has held a retreat to allow the ministers to plan their agenda for the coming year.
We will continue to engage constructively with ASEAN member States to achieve the full potential of our partnership," said Krishna in his statement at the 10th ASEAN-India ministerial meeting.
Mohammed Wahid Supriyadi, Indonesian Ambassador to the UAE and the Chairman of the ASEAN Committee in Abu Dhabi (ACAD), the meeting discussed about the third ASEAN-GCC Ministerial meeting to be attended by the foreign ministers of the six GCC countries and their ten counterparts from the ASEAN.
The combined annual GDP of China, Japan, India, and ASEAN is $14.