About ASEAN


ESTABLISHMENT OF ASEAN                                                     

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN was founded on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok by the five original Member Countries, namely, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.

Brunei Darussalam joined ASEAN on 7 January 1984, Viet Nam joined on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999.