Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia

A region of Asia bounded roughly by the Indian subcontinent on the west, China on the north, and the Pacific Ocean on the east. It includes Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, the Malay Archipelago, and sometimes the Philippines.

Southeast Asian adj. & n.
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Southeast Asia

(Placename) a region including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam
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South′east A′sia

a region including Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, and the Malay Archipelago.
South′east A′sian, n., adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Southeast Asia - a geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and SingaporeSoutheast Asia - a geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore
Indochina, Indochinese peninsula - a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
East Timor - a former Portuguese colony that was annexed by Indonesia in 1976; voted for independence from Indonesia in 1999 and in May 2002 became an independent nation
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
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
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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From these early times until the early decades of the nineteenth century, Southeast Asia remained a profitable venue for exotic spices and Chinese luxury items, but the rise of free trade and modern capitalism was destine to remake the region as it would the rest of the globe.
Beeson (international politics, University of Birmingham) and Bellamy (international relations, University of Queensland) analyze civil- military relations in Southeast Asia in the wake of the September 2006 coup in Thailand.
Medium-volume products such as medical equipment and automotive electronics are seen as the better fit for Southeast Asia, since EMS providers will have sufficient volume to cover fixed costs.
Orangutans once ranged from Southeast Asia to southern China, but have disappeared from much of their historic habitat and are found now only on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo.
The term of office of the primate of Southeast Asia is four years, with the eligibility of reelection for another term.
Recurring reports have shown that H5N1 avian influenza in Southeast Asia is moving into eastern Europe, and scientists are concerned that this virus could rapidly move across geographic regions through poultry, animal husbandry, and wild bird migration (5,6).
Washam (2005) correctly noted that "Asian farmers, though, are running out of options." I propose a new option: Avian influenza might be controlled by a substantial reduction in regional scale biomass smoke in Southeast Asia that will allow natural solar ultraviolet-B radiation (UV-B) to suppress the virus before infection occurs.
Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment in Southeast Asia chronicled the ground's sudden horizontal surge of several centimeters in a matter of minutes during and after the quake.
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RedDoorz is the first portfolio company of Asia Partners, which focuses on growth-stage investments in technology and technology-enabled companies in Southeast Asia.
The lead investor for this round, Asia Partners, was launched in 2019 by a team of senior executives who were involved in two of emerging Asia's most notable exits: the largest IPO (initial public offering) for a Southeast Asia startup (Sea Ltd.) and the largest tech cash exit in Asia's history (Flipkart's sale to Walmart).
This investment is testament to the strength of the GOJEK vision to use technology as a means to improve the everyday lives of people in Southeast Asia."

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