1.3 ASEAN and regional cooperation
1.3.1 Southeast Asia and the ASEAN Way
Southeast Asia is not set to an environment that promotes regional cooperation to create economic and political history. a lot of bad things that have taken place with the colonial intervention except Thailand an exciting region and different people's power (Britain, France, the Netherlands, Spain, France and the United States). This means that until the 1950s and developing countries have little interaction or familiarity with each other.
Firstly, after the Second World War, Japan tried to do colonial domination, that the Western colonial power or after the fight anti colonial do violence. After that, new ...view middle of the document...
Thus the avoidance of environmental and external interference.Non interference principle involves the status of Member of countries was based in ASEAN. ASEAN set out in agreements and cooperation (TAC) and in, signed in Bali in 1976. The agreement involves the main norms of ASEAN environment will invite other countries that will hold and confirm both inside and outside the region.
Secondly, ASEAN will strive to expand economic cooperation in 1970 and 1980. ASEAN has increased economic growth leaders in Southeast Asia following the export-oriented economic growth headed by foreign investors. The ASEAN countries are now faced with the new competition, especially from china, the market and foreign investors of various countries. ASEAN will work hard to consolidate economic and be able to strengthen the economies of scale that larger with pursuing the development of an ASEAN free trade area which was announced in 1992.ASEAN also has been influenced by the problems of the financial crisis in mid-1997, resulting in severe degradation in members of the economy. However, it will also encourage efforts to improve the scope and capacity of ASEAN cooperation.
Thirdly, ASEAN has been moving to make the cooperation more widely in Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific region, with multilateral new. ASEAN made a new change in the development phase started in 2003. They realize that if the Association and this group is to maintain credibility and momentum, it must cooperate in efforts to foster economic and political cooperation. For example the ASEAN countries with China to keep foreign investors (FDI), but they have done so for example ten separate economies with different laws in different economic activities.
Lastly, the ASEAN group has been established consisting of politics, though collaboration and security.Economic cooperation and social culture that closely will strengthen for the purpose of ensuring the well-being, stability and prosperity to be shared. The Declaration of ASEAN Bali Concord II also as confirmation of ASEAN to enhance economic relations by fostering the spirit of ASEAN's competitiveness and investment can benefit and in compliance with the agreement and cooperation so that the ASEAN Community mission can be achieved in the year 2020.
1.3.2 ASEAN and great power
According to Thayer a. Carlyle (Australian Defence Force Academy) has concluded the ASEAN approach in expanding power. ASEAN will endeavor to conquer the great power by means of involvement with multilateral institutions, which ASEAN-based, including the ASEAN post Ministerial Conference and the ASEAN regional forum. In addition, ASEAN also want to position itself so that it does not have to choose between China and the United States.
Firstly, foreign relations between most important to ASEAN with the United States and china. The United States has had a good relationship in the ASEAN region. The United States has bilateral cooperation with Thailand and the...