Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Association of Southeast Asian Nations an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
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Usage


In news:

MANILA, Philippines — Officials say China has offered a 3 billion yuan ($474 million) maritime cooperation fund with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, some of whose members have territorial disputes with Beijing.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations failed to reach consensus on handling disputes in the South China Sea, reflecting a rift between China and the US over rules to keep peace in the trade lane.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen delivers his opening remarks for the 21st Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Nov 18, 2012.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen delivers his opening remarks for the 21st Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, Summit in Phnom Penh , Cambodia, Sunday, Nov 18, 2012.
A Cambodian police officer stands next to a logo of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in front of the Peace Palace ahead of the ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Nov 17, 2012.
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