What is ASEAN ?

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok by the five original Member Countries, namely, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Brunei Darussalam joined on 8 January 1984, Vietnam on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999. The ASEAN region has a population of about 500 million, a total area of 4.5 million square kilometers, a combined gross domestic product of almost US$ 700 billion, and a total trade of about US$ 850 billion.

Philippine
GEOGRAPHY The Philippines lie off the southeast coast of Asia between Taiwan and Borneo in the Pacific Ocean and South ...
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Singapore
GEOGRAPHY Singapore is an island-state in Southeast Asia, connected by bridges to Malaysia. Founded as a British trading colony in ...
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Thailand
Geography The kingdom of Thailand lies in the heart of Southeast Asia, making it a natural gateway to Indochina, Myanmar ...
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Vietnam
GEOGRAPHY The Philippines lie off the southeast coast of Asia between Taiwan and Borneo in the Pacific Ocean and South ...
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Brunei Darussalam
GEOGRAPHY Brunei is a small coastal state just 443km (277 miles) north of the equator in the northwest corner of ...
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Cambodia
Geography Kingdom of Cambodia is situated in South-East Asia, bordered to the north by Thailand & Laos, the east & ...
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INDONESIA
GEOGRAPHY Indonesia is a huge archipelagic country extending 5,120 kilometers from east to west and 1,760 kilometers from north to ...
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LAOS
Geography Laos is a landlocked country bordered to the north by China, to the east by Vietnam, to the south ...
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Malaysia
GEOGRAPHY Malaysia is located in the heart of Southeast Asia. Consisting of 127,000 sq. miles (330,200 sq.km), Malaysia is divided ...
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Myanmar
Geography and Climate The union of Myanmar is 2,61,228 square miles (676,577 square kilometers). It stretches for 582 miles (936 kilometers) from ...
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