The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is an internaitional organisation. On 8t August 1967, Malaysie, Thailand, Indonesie, Singapore, an the Philippines shapit the ASEAN. At that time, communism wis growin in Vietnam, an these five kintras wur an aw facin problems inside their kintras. In this backgrund, these five kintras creatit ASEAN as a show o common display o cooperation. In short, the purpose o the organisation is poleetical an economic cooperation.