The ASEAN Way After 46 Years

Forty-six years ago today, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand signed the ASEAN Declaration (aka Bangkok Declaration) officially forming the Association of South-East Asian Nations or ASEAN. Almost two decades later, Brunei joined in 1984. Followed by VietNam in 1995, Laos in 1997, Myanmar in 1997 and Cambodia in 1999.

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