Is daar 'n moontlikheid dat die tien tone waarna verwys word, in die droom van Nebukadneser, die volgende unies kan wees?

1.  African Union

2.  South American Union

3.  European Union

4.  North American Union

5.  Mediterranean Union

6.  Central American Union

7.  Gulf Union

8.  Caribbean Union

9.  Asian Union

10. Asian Pacific Union.

Hierdie inligting is op die internet beskibaar, dit is geen geheim nie. En net soos wat tone kort is in vergelyking met die grootte van die res van die liggaam, net so kort kan die tien tone (Unies) se heerskappy wees, sou dit plaasvind (een uur lank saam met die dier - Openbaring 17:12).


Die verwagting is dat dit ongeveer dertig jaar gaan neem om al die unies te vestig, vanaf die vestiging van die eerste unie. Die voorloper, die EU (Europese Unie) het tot stand gekom in 1993. Die samevoeging van die verskillende streke of unies om een gesindheid te bewerkstellig, kan slegs met geweldige intimidasie, manipulasie, geweld en ekonomiese skommelinge gepaard gaan.

Geld-standaarde sal onder druk kom, om sodoende ‘n eengeldstelsel te kan skep. Is dit die rede vir die aanhoudende agteruitgang van die wêreld-ekonomie wat al hoe meer dreigend en as internasionale ramp vir ons voorgehou word? Hoe gaan die ekonomie herstel word? Is dit alles nie nou besig om te gebeur nie? Die strewe is alreeds na ‘n eenwêreld-regering en word deur verskeie leiers oor die wêreld verkondig. Watter doel gaan dit dien, om ‘n verskeidenheid van geldeenhede as ruilmiddel te gebruik, in ‘n eenwêreldregering situasie?

Wat ná die tot standkoming van die tien unies gaan gebeur, word ook duidelik in die Bybel uitgespel. Die tien unies sal onder een president (koning) oor die wêreld heers (Openb 17: 12). Daar sal ‘n eengeldstelsel wees en ‘n valse vrede sal heers.Dit is net logies dat die president ‘n wêreldheerser sal wees wat ooreenstem met dít wat vir die Antichris bestem is, aan die einde van die tyd. Die tydperk kan aanbreek onmiddellik nadat die tien unies gevestig is, dertig jaar vanaf 1993.

Tegnologie is so gevorderd dat alles wat in die verlede tydrowend was, nou blitsig kan geskied. Wanneer die unies gevestig is, gaan ons die tydperk van die tone binne, en ons weet al teen hierdie tyd dat die tone ‘n baie kort tydjie verteenwoordig, wat die tydperk van die groot verdrukking simboliseer. Markus 13 en spesifiek vers 19, spel 'n verdrukking uit soos daar nog nooit was en nooit weer sal wees nie!! (Vers 19: Want daardie dae sal daar ‘n verdrukking wees soos daar nie gewees het van die begin van die skepping af wat God geskape het tot nou toe, en ook nooit sal wees nie.) Erger as in die tydperk van yster?

Die Tien Unies ( Nie opgedateer)

Hulle Doelstellings: ( Een Gesindheid) 

One Vision !
One I
dentity !
One Community !

1) African Union

1942: Union of African Republics
Now: African Union
Description: The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organization of African Unity (OAU).
Established: 07 / 09 / 2002

Members:

Algeria

  1. Angola
  2. Benin
  3. Botswana
  4. Burkina Faso
  5. Burundi
  6. Cameroon
  7. Cape Verde
  8. Central African Republic
  9. Chad
  10. Comoros
  11. Côte d'Ivoire
  12. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  13. Republic of the Congo
  14. Djibouti
  15. Egypt
  16. Equatorial Guinea
  17. Eritrea
  18. Ethiopia
  19. Gabon
  20. Gambia
  21. Ghana
  22. Guinea-Bissau
  23. Kenya
  24. Lesotho
  25. Liberia
  26. Libya
  27. Madagascar
  28. Malawi
  29. Mali
  30. Mauritius
  31. Mozambique
  32. Namibia
  33. Niger
  34. Nigeria
  35. Rwanda
  36. Western Sahara (SADR)
  37. São Tomé and Príncipe
  38. Senegal
  39. Seychelles
  40. Sierra Leone
  41. Somalia
  42. South Africa
  43. Sudan
  44. Swaziland
  45. Tanzania
  46. Togo
  47. Tunisia
  48. Uganda
  49. Zambia
  50. ZimbabweSource:

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AU welcomes Darfur peace deal between Sudanese government, JEM
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AU chief strongly urges Madagascan stakeholders to keep calm

2008

United States of Africa
AU calls for respect for Angola`s poll results

2005

U.S. Focuses on Aiding African Union in Darfur
Organization Web-Site: www.africa-union.org

2) South American Union

1942: United States of South America
Now: South American Union
Description: The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) is an intergovernmental union integrating two existing customs unions: Mercosur and the Andean Community, as part of a continuing process of South American integration. It is modelled on the European Union.
Established: 12 / 08 / 2004

Members:

Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_South_American_Nations
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South America eyes common currency
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Twelve Nations Establish South American Regional Union
South America to Have Single Currency in the Future, Lula Says
New South American union is born

2006

South American Leaders Discuss Creating Continental Union

South American Leaders Discuss Creating Continental Union

2005

Summit in Venezuela: Accelerate South American Union
Organization Web-Site

3) European Union

1942: United States of Europe
Now: European Union
Description: The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993, upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Economic Community
Established: 11 / 01 / 1993

Members:

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria

Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Union

Organization Web-Site: www.europa.eu

4) North American Union

1942: United States of America
Now: North America Union between 2009-2010
Description: The North American Currency Union is a theoretical economic and monetary union of the three principal countries of North America, namely Canada, the United States, and Mexico
Established: Theorized, between 2009-2010

Members:

United States of America
Canada
Mexico
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Union
In the News

2008

North American Union to Replace USA?
North American Union: Conspiracy or Coverup?
Toward a North American Union
The North American Union - You Could Be Voting Your Rights Away

2007

North American Union driver's license created
The North American Union and the End of Democracy in Canada
North American Union "Conspiracy" Exposed
Organization Web-Site: www.spp.gov

5) Mediterranean Union

1942: No such comparison
Now: Mediterranean Union
Description: The Union for the Mediterranean, previously known as the "Mediterranean Union" is a community initiated on 13 July 2008 by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, as a development of the Euromediterranean Partnership. The act unites all EU members with several non-EU countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. The headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean are located in Barcelona, Spain.
Established: 07 /13 / 2008
Union for the Mediterranean

The establishment of the Union for the Mediterranean, an intergovernmental institution which provides a new political/institutional framework for Euro-Mediterranean relations, was announced at the Paris Summit of Heads of State and Government on 13 July 2008. The UfM includes the 27 member countries of the EU and 16 Mediterranean partners (Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey); its co-Presidency (one EU member and one non-EU member) rotates every two years.

Decisions are made at the biannual summit of Heads of State and Government and the annual conference of Foreign Affairs Ministers. The agenda for both annual and biannual meetings is prepared by a permanent conference of senior officials based in Brussels. The General Secretariat based in Barcelona is responsible for the implementation of policies and projects adopted by the UfM.

In its early phase of activity, the UfM focused on a few main areas of interest, namely the environment (with special regard to the cleanup of the Mediterranean Sea), transportation, civil protection, alternative energy sources (Solar Mediterranean Plan), high-level training and research (establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean University), development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (Mediterranean Business Development Initiative).

Presently, the co-presidency of the UfM is held by France and Egypt. The General Secretariat was officially installed in Barcelona on 4 March 2010; Mr Ahmed Masa'deh, from Jordan, is the Secretary General

Members:

Albania
Algeria
Austria
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jordan
Latvia
Lebanon
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Mauritania
Monaco
Montenegro
Morocco
Netherlands
Palestinian Authority
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Syria
Tunisia
Turkey
United Kingdom

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_for_the_Mediterranean

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EDITORIAL: The Mediterranean union
The Mediterranean union
The Union for the Mediterranean is born

2007

Sarkozy's proposal for Mediterranean bloc makes waves
Sarkozy pushes Mediterranean Union
Sarkozy Touts 'Mediterranean Union' Plan
Organization Web-Site: www.emwis.net/initiatives/mediterranean-union

6) Central American Union

1942: No such comparison
Now: Central American Union
Description: Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observers in the sessions and the work of the United Nations General Assembly, and maintaining permanent offices at UN Headquarters. Four countries, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua, are going through a process of political, cultural, and migratory integration and have formed the CA4 (The Central America Four) union, which has introduced common internal borders. The CA4 is joined by Costa Rica in matters of economic integration and regional friendship.

Established: 1991 and on-going unification

Members:

Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
Republic

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_American_Integration_System

In the News

2008
Central American states vow to promote regional economy
Central American Nations Agree on New Currency
Central American leaders meet in Honduras on integration
Central American states vow to promote regional economy
SIECA

2006
Nicaragua's Ortega supports Central American union
Central American summit calls for further integration in the region

2002
Relaunch of Central American Integration
Organization Web-Site: www.sica.int

7) Gulf Union

Saudi Gulf union plan stumbles as wary leaders seek detail
Gulf Arabs delay talk of union at Riyadh meeting
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DUBAI | Fri May 18, 2012 2:12pm EDT
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's thrust for a Gulf Union, driven by fear of Arab Spring contagion and spreading Iranian influence, has stumbled on misgivings among smaller neighbors about a loss of sovereignty and increasing domination by Riyadh.Gulf diplomats, officials and analysts expressed surprise that Saudi Arabia had opened itself up to such a public setback.

The union proposal, initially designed to contain Shi'ite Muslim dissent in Bahrain and counter the growing sway of Shi'ite Iran, surprised Gulf Arab leaders when King Abdullah first unveiled it at a summit in December. Rather than fade away, it acquired momentum when a Saudi minister outlined plans for shared foreign and defense policy last month.

Yet when the meetings ended on Monday, there was little hiding the fact that some leaders in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) had put the brakes on the project, if not shot it down entirely. "These things need to be looked at in depth," said Ghanem al-Najjar, professor of political science at Kuwait University. "You don't just decide that you will have unity, by trying to create some sort of unified body against Iran and to handle the development created by the Arab uprisings," he said, referring to street revolts that have toppled several dictators since early 2011 and have rattled GCC member Bahrain's monarchy.

It will "take time" to get all Gulf countries on board, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal told reporters after the GCC summit, explaining that Gulf leaders wanted to know "details and details of the details" of how Saudi Arabia imagined a "union" bringing them closer than they are now. He even stated baldly that there was "no step to have a special relationship between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia" - despite fanfare to the contrary in pro-government Bahraini media - while admitting both leaderships would welcome a closer association.

"They had no idea really what they wanted the union to look like, then they came on Sunday to try to work things out and couldn't agree. By Sunday night there were strong rumors it wasn't going well," said a Qatar-based analyst familiar with the talks. Saudi officials were angry and disappointed, he said. People with access to the room where the leaders met noted few smiling faces, in contrast to most such events, and even sensed anger among some of them. Revealingly, heads of state from Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) did not attend the summit, which brought leaders from the other three member states - Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

OMAN, UAE, KUWAIT OBJECTIONS - The Saudis envisage close economic, political and military coordination and a new decision-making body based in Riyadh, replacing the current Secretariat of the 31-year-old GCC. Reports from officials, diplomats and media suggest that Oman, Kuwait and the UAE mounted the strongest objections to the union proposals, fearing being lorded over by the Saudis as well as difficulties in integrating varying social and political systems. A Saudi spokesman was not available to comment.

"The UAE will not accept a single country taking over a union, so that issue has to be clear," a UAE official told Reuters, pointing to the UAE's 2009 withdrawal from a monetary union over Saudi insistence that Riyadh host the central bank. Asked if he thought the union would eventually happen, the official added: "Let's just say it will take more time."

Saudi Arabia is by far the biggest and most powerful state in the group of major, U.S.-aligned oil and gas producers. Although the six states look similar on the surface - Arab, conservative Muslim and with similar social customs - there are wide differences of tribe, history, sect and geography among them, particularly in Bahrain with its Shi'ite majority, as well as in their degree of openness to Western culture. Oman, which has long sought to protect its identity deriving in part from a distinctive Indian Ocean coast and maritime tradition, said as early as 2006 that it would not join the as-yet unrealized single currency project.

“The UAE may not be as keen on a stronger union because they may worry about Saudi Arabia being dominant within that," a Western diplomat said.

MISSILE SHIELD DISPUTE

Dubai-based defense analyst Theodore Karasik said the UAE was also concerned that rushing into a Gulf Union could endanger progress already made in delicate defense negotiations. The UAE and Saudi Arabia are arguing over where to locate the central command of a Gulf missile shield that the United States has pushed them on as the best means of defense against Iran, but they are reticent about sharing data.

"A GCC military technical committee has been working on a shared anti-ballistic missile plan for the last few years and now there's a debate about where it should be based - the UAE or Saudi," Karasik said. Kuwaiti parliament speaker Ahmed al-Saadoun said equal levels of political openness in each country should precede a closer political compact. Saudi Arabia has no elected parliament, while Kuwait has the most lively political culture. "Freedom of expression and the right of popular participation in decision-making..., we hope (that) will be achieved in all GCC states shortly so the union can be established," Saadoun said on Twitter.

"Leaders of Kuwait, Qatar, UAE and Oman expressed concern about a loss of identity of individual states and pointed to differences in law between the countries," the Kuwaiti daily al-Qabas commented. "A lot of GCC decisions have still not been implemented. It would be better to get these done first." Even the rise of Iran over the past decade and the Arab Spring uprisings have failed to put all GCC six on the same page, while lingering border disputes have often marred ties among states where personalized, dynastic rule is the norm.
While Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE want a strong policy to stem Iranian influence in the region, Qatar and Oman have hedged their bets by nurturing good relations with Tehran.

BAHRAINI ENTHUSIASM

The only country to wholeheartedly welcome the fast track to Gulf Union appears to have been Bahrain, where many see the proposal as a way of crushing an uprising led by majority Shi'ite Muslims who they believe have backing from Iran. "I believe the union between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will happen 100 percent, with maybe the others coming afterwards," said Anwar Esaki, a Saudi analyst and ex-adviser to the cabinet. Bahrain, whose economy relies on oil from a field shared with Saudi Arabia, allowed Riyadh to send in Saudi troops in an initial attempt to suppress the protests last year.

But the turmoil has revived, economic growth has been cut in half and a sense of crisis pervades an island state increasingly divided by sect where hardliners on both sides gain ground. Iran has strongly objected to the Saudi move to formalize its influence over Bahrain, with parliamentarians saying it would deepen divisions on the island and speaker Ali Larijani even suggesting it should be Iran that Bahrain integrates with.

Nabeel al-Hamer, media adviser to Bahrain's King Hamad, tried to reassure supporters afterwards, promising a Riyadh summit in coming months to sign a unity charter including Qatar. Bahrain's opposition movement dismissed the entire project as just the latest manoeuvre by aloof, entrenched rulers to put off the day when they cede powers to an elected government.

"This is an attempt to escape a political resolution by putting Bahrain under the hegemony of Saudi Arabia, which wants to show it is the big power in the region," said political activist Abdulnabi Al-Ekri. "I think it will be a failure."

(Reporting by Andrew Hammond, Sylvia Westall, Angus McDowall, Amena Bakr, Regan Doherty and Raissa Kasolowsky; Editing by Sami Aboudi and Mark Heinrich)

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8) Caribbean Union

1942:None associated
Now: Caribbean Union
Description: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), is an organization of 15 Caribbean nations and dependencies. CARICOM's main purposes are to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members, to ensure that the benefits of integration are equitably shared, and to coordinate foreign policy. Its major activities involve coordinating economic policies and development planning; devising and instituting special projects for the less-developed countries within its jurisdiction; operating as a regional single market for many of its members (Caricom Single Market); and handling regional trade disputes. The Secretariat headquarters is based-in Georgetown, Guyana
Established: 07 / 05 / 2001

Members:

Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Dominica
Grenada
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
Montserrat
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Community

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IMF / CARICOM

Organization Web-Site: www.caricom.org

9) Asian Union

Overview - ESTABLISHMENT

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
Brunei Darussalam then joined on 7 January 1984, Viet Nam on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999, making up what is today the ten Member States of ASEAN.

AIMS AND PURPOSES
As set out in the ASEAN Declaration, the aims and purposes of ASEAN are:
1.To accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region through joint endeavours in the spirit of equality and partnership in order to strengthen the foundation for a prosperous and peaceful community of Southeast Asian Nations;
2.To promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries of the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter;
3.To promote active collaboration and mutual assistance on matters of common interest in the economic, social, cultural, technical, scientific and administrative fields;
4.To provide assistance to each other in the form of training and research facilities in the educational, professional, technical and administrative spheres;
5.To collaborate more effectively for the greater utilisation of their agriculture and industries, the expansion of their trade, including the study of the problems of international commodity trade, the improvement of their transportation and communications facilities and the raising of the living standards of their peoples;
6.To promote Southeast Asian studies; and
7.To maintain close and beneficial cooperation with existing international and regional organisations with similar aims and purposes, and explore all avenues for even closer cooperation among themselves.

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

In their relations with one another, the ASEAN Member States have adopted the following fundamental principles, as contained in the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC) of 1976:
1.Mutual respect for the independence, sovereignty, equality, territorial integrity, and national identity of all nations;
2.The right of every State to lead its national existence free from external interference, subversion or coercion;
3.Non-interference in the internal affairs of one another;
4.Settlement of differences or disputes by peaceful manner;
5.Renunciation of the threat or use of force; and
6.Effective cooperation among themselves.

ASEAN COMMUNITY

The ASEAN Vision 2020, adopted by the ASEAN Leaders on the 30th Anniversary of ASEAN, agreed on a shared vision of ASEAN as a concert of Southeast Asian nations, outward looking, living in peace, stability and prosperity, bonded together in partnership in dynamic development and in a community of caring societies. At the 9th ASEAN Summit in 2003, the ASEAN Leaders resolved that an ASEAN Community shall be established.

At the 12th ASEAN Summit in January 2007, the Leaders affirmed their strong commitment to accelerate the establishment of an ASEAN Community by 2015 and signed the Cebu Declaration on the Acceleration of the Establishment of an ASEAN Community by 2015.
The ASEAN Community is comprised of three pillars, namely the ASEAN Political-Security Community, ASEAN Economic Community and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community. Each pillar has its own Blueprint, and, together with the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Strategic Framework and IAI Work Plan Phase II (2009-2015), they form the Roadmap for and ASEAN Community 2009-2015.

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ASEAN CHARTER

The ASEAN Charter serves as a firm foundation in achieving the ASEAN Community by providing legal status and institutional framework for ASEAN. It also codifies ASEAN norms, rules and values; sets clear targets for ASEAN; and presents accountability and compliance. The ASEAN Charter entered into force on 15 December 2008. A gathering of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers was held at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta to mark this very historic occasion for ASEAN.
With the entry into force of the ASEAN Charter, ASEAN will henceforth operate under a new legal framework and establish a number of new organs to boost its community-building process.
In effect, the ASEAN Charter has become a legally binding agreement among the 10 ASEAN Member States.
Find out more about the ASEAN Charter here.

ASEAN Member States:

Brunei Darussalam

Head of State : His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah
Capital : Bandar Seri Begawan
Language(s) : Malay, English
Currency : B$ (Brunei Dollar)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade of Brunei Darussalam Website: www.mfa.gov.bn

Cambodia

Head of State : His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni
Head of Government : Prime Minister Hun Sen
Capital : Phnom Penh
Language : Khmer
Currency : Riel

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation of Cambodia Website: www.mfaic.gov.kh

Indonesia

Head of State : President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Capital : Jakarta
Language : Indonesian
Currency : Rupiah
Department of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Website: www.deplu.go.id

LaoPDR

Head of State : President Choummaly Sayasone
Head of Government : Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong
Capital : Vientiane
Language : Lao
Currency : Kip
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR Website: www.mofa.gov.la

Malaysia

Head of Government : The Honourable Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak
Capital : Kuala Lumpur
Language(s) : Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil
Currency : Ringgit
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Website: www.kln.gov.my

ASEAN-Malaysia National Secretariat Website: www.kln.gov.my/myasean

Myanmar

Head of State : President Thein Sein
Capital : Nay Pyi Taw
Language : Myanmar
Currency : Kyat
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar Website: www.mofa.gov.mm

Philippines

Head of State : President Benigno S. Aquino III
Capital : Manila
Language(s) : Filipino, English, Spanish
Currency : Peso
Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Website: www.dfa.gov.ph

Singapore

Head of State : President Tony Tan Keng Yam
Head of Government : Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Capital : Singapore
Language(s) : English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil
Currency : S$ (Singapore Dollar)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore Website: www.mfa.gov.sg

Thailand

Head of State : His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Head of Government : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra
Capital : Bangkok
Language : Thai
Currency : Baht
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand Website: www.mfa.go.th

Viet Nam

Head of State : President Nguyen Minh Triet
Head of Government : Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung
Capital : Ha Noi
Language : Vietnamese
Currency : Dong
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam Website: www.mofa.gov.vn

10) Asian Pacific Union

None associated

Now: Asian Pacific Union before 2020
Description: The Pacific Union is a proposed development of the Pacific Islands Forum, suggested in 2003 by a committee of the Australian Senate, into a political and economic intergovernmental community. The union, if formed, will have a common charter, institutions and currency. Although the former Prime Minister of Australia, John Howard, spoke of a Pacific Union whilst in office, his government's emphasis was focused on bilateral relations and agreements with the individual states of the Forum
Established: Proposed, and implementation before 2020?
Source:

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