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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Thus, it is all too often overlooked how ASEAN, in particular the ASEAN Political Security Community pillar, has proved to be "climate conducive" for the process of fundamental democratic change in the Philippines, Indonesia and Myanmar.
ASEAN has since moved on, going beyond the official "establishment" of the ASEAN Community in 2015 to crafting a new ASEAN Community Vision 2025 Roadmap.
China's substantial contribution to regional initiatives, including closer ASEAN integration through the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity as well as to narrow the development divide within ASEAN through the Initiative for ASEAN Integration are further testament to China's commitment to this region.
This, the ASEAN said, will "present opportunities to ASEAN and International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) in putting together a regional framework for elections observation as trials and learning opportunities.
Kuala Lumpur, May 29, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - ASEAN Exchanges today announced an expanded FTSE ASEAN Index Series including a comprehensive suite of indices broadly covering the growing ASEAN equity market.
SCQC organized the activity ASEAN Event 2018 to further educate its students of ASEAN and the many benefits it has provided to its member states, such as peace and security, economic stability, and socio-cultural development.
Meanwhile, the BEST ASEAN Cultural Preservation Effort category went to Cambodia for 'Sambor Prei Kuk Conservation Project'.
One of Korea's policy initiatives toward ASEAN is to contribute and assist the community-building process," Kim said in a recent interview.
While it was a successful 50th anniversary chairmanship, we still need to pass the baton to the next country, Singapore, which will chair this year's ASEAN.
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