Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Stateman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

History and Membership. ASEAN is a regional intergovernmental organization formed by the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Tailand through the Bangkok Declaration which was signed by their foreign ministers on 8 Aug. 1967. Brunei joined in 1984, Vietnam in 1995, Laos and Myanmar in 1997 and Cambodia in 1999. Papua New Guinea also has observer status.

Further Reading

  1. Broinowski, A., Understanding ASEAN. London, 1982.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Broinowski, A.—(ed.) ASEAN into the 1990s. London, 1990Google Scholar
  3. Van Hoa, Tran, (ed.) Economic Developments and Prospects in the ASEAN. London, 1997Google Scholar
  4. Wawn, B., The Economics of the ASEAN Countries. London, 1982CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2006

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  • Barry Turner

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