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9. International & Regional Organisations | Malaysia
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9.1 Admission, Membership and Participation in Regional Organisations (ASEAN)

9.1.1 Formation of ASEAN

Setting aside their differences in culture, language and creed, understanding their strategic position, their archipelagic status, their riches, ethnic and cultural ties, five States including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore in South-East Asia formed the ASEAN bloc in August of 1967 as the founding members (http://www.aseansec.org); ASEAN Sec…

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George, Mary, “9. International & Regional Organisations | Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_2029>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922

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