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This presentation is created to be used in an on-line teaching course of Southeast Asian Studies. This course is offered only to a group of wonderful students of Lodi High School, Wisconsin, USA.

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  2. 2. Establishment
  3. 3. Establishment Established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand Brunei (1984), Viet Nam (1995), Lao, Myanmar (1997), Cambodia (1999)
  4. 4. Member States
  5. 5. Member States Brunei Darussalam Cambodia Indonesia Lao PDR Malaysia Myanmar Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam 600 million people
  6. 6. What is ASEAN for?
  7. 7. What is ASEAN for? Accelerate economic growth, social progress, and cultural development Promote regional peace and stability Promote active collaboration and mutual assistance in economic, social, cultural, technical, scientific and administration
  8. 8. Aim
  9. 9. Aim Balanced diversity Beneficial unity Further integrate into ASEAN Community by 2015
  10. 10. AEC: ASEAN Economic Community
  11. 11. AEC: ASEAN Economic Community A single market and production base A highly competitive economic region A region of equitable economic development A region of fully integrated into the global economy A region with free movement of goods, services, investment, skilled labour, and free flow of capital
  12. 12. Mutual Recognition Arrangement
  13. 13. Mutual Recognition Arrangement Engineering Services Nursing Services Architectural Services Surveying Qualifications Accountancy Services Dental Practitioners Medical Practitioners
  14. 14. Preparing for ASEAN
  15. 15. Preparing for ASEAN Language skill (English, local dialect, Chinese) Skilled Labour Regional investment Technology
  16. 16. News Article Read the article on ASEAN from CNN Think-Pair-Share HTTP://EDITION.CNN.COM/2013/08/14/OPINION/ASEAN-DREAM-KHANNA/INDEX.HTML?IREF=ALLSEARCH
  17. 17. Assignment
  18. 18. Assignment A 700-word essay on “Why Southeast Asia matters?”
  19. 19. References