PRESENTATIONONASSOCIATION OF SOUTH-EAST ASIANNATIONS (ASEAN)
ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH EASTASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)
HISTORYThe Association of South-east Asian Nations or ASEANwas established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok by fiveoriginal member countries namely:INDONESIAMALAYSIAPHILIPPINESSINGAPORETHAILAND
OTHER MEMBERS OF ASEAN
Brunei joined in 1984, shortly after itsindependence from the United Kingdom, andVietnam joined ASEAN as its seventh memberin 1995. Laos and Burma were admitted intofull membership in July 1997 as ASEANcelebrated its 30
anniversary. Cambodiabecame ASEANs tenth member in 1999.