Malaysia welcomes all athletes, officials, and sports fans who have descended upon Kuala Lumpur for the 29th Southeast Asia Games! The Opening Ceremony of SEA Games 2017 will be held this evening at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.
8 August 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of ASEAN – the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Malaysia, along with Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore were its founding members back in 1967. Brunei joined ASEAN after its independence in 1984, followed by Vietnam (in 1995), Laos (1997), Myanmar (1997), and Cambodia (1999).