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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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The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of ten countries namely Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam.
The terms of the agreement grant BMS the rights to develop and commercialise ONO-4578 and other compounds from PGE2 receptor antagonist programmes globally, excluding Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China and Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries.
The Thai Embassy in Bahrain will fly the nation's and Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) flags at half mast for 30 days as part of the mourning period starting today
Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) member states formally commenced their economic incorporation on New Years Eve in the province that is home to 625 million people.
The summit of the 10-nation Association of South-East Asian Nations
Obama was due to attend an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting on the Indonesian island of Bali on October 7-8, followed by the summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on October 9-10 in Brunei.
Clinton, along with American businessmen, will attend a meeting which will be held by the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), known as US-ASEAN Business Council.
He also stressed Bahrain's keenness to build bridges of co-operation with the rest of the world, particularly with Thailand and other members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations.
China, Japan, and South Korea said that they will hold discussions with the Association of South-East Asian Nations to strengthen the size and function of the Chiang Mai Initiative, a currency swap arrangement, and the Asian Bond Markets Initiative, which aims to develop efficient and liquid bond markets in the region.
He said the Association of South-east Asian Nations agrees that using force to settle the dispute is not an option.
Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a geo-political and economic organization of 10 countries located in Southeast Asia, which was formed on 8 August 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

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