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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Welcoming Lim Jock Hoi and officials of the ASEAN Secretariat to Viet Nam, Phuc spoke highly of efforts and contributions of the ASEAN Secretary-General to ASEAN.
During the Asean-China Fair in Beijing Wednesday (August 21), Chen attributed the strong relationship between Asean and China to people-to-people exchanges between the two sides.
One of Asean's unique characteristics as a model of regionalism is its ability to bring together the world's major powers to discuss pressing issues of global peace, stability and progress.
The 3rd Asean Media Forum met to discuss the challenges facing Asean, as well as its aims and achievements at both the international and regional levels.
Filipinos were part of the original ASEAN project they are today the beneficiaries of the association's many successes, enhancing their competitiveness in many fields and bringing out the best of what they have to offer to the world.
'Many things emerged from the discussions with Asean leaders.
Organized by the ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) headed by Secretary General Lee Hyuk and Seoul City, the ASEAN Week 2019 was held from June 14 to 16 at Seoul Plaza.
In 2017, ASEAN celebrated its fiftieth anniversary.
Youth, who account for more than 33% of ASEAN's population, undoubtedly play a key role in bringing the region closer to its aspirations as outlined in the ASEAN Community blueprints.
The 10-member ASEAN has emerged as South Korea's second-largest trading bloc after China, the third-largest investment destination after the United States and European Union and the most popular tourist destination.
'For the inaugural Asean prize to go (to) the family autism advocacy is a statement that Asean is embracing the inclusion of persons with autism like our children,' she told reporters here in an interview.
In this regard, Indonesia has initiated the ASEAN Youth Interfaith Camp (AYIC) in October 2017 that has given the access to the youth from ASEAN and several neighbouring countries to see and experience by themself, various religious practices and tolerance in Indonesia.