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- Pacific Ocean : the largest single mass of water in the world, lying between Asia and Australia on its west, and North America and South America on its east.
- Association of Southeast Asian Nations : Association of South-East Asian Nations; treaty group formed in 1967, originally comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand; Brunei was admitted as a member in 1984, Vietnam in 1995, Burma and Laos in 1997, Cambodia in 1999; Australia is a "dialogue partner".
- Brunei : Country in North Borneo.
- People's Republic of China : Add brief definition or description
- Indonesia : A country in Southeast Asia.
- Malaysia : Country in Southeast Asia; a peninsula bordering Thailand and the northern one-third of the island of Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea; south of Vietnam
- Philippines : A large, democratic nation of Southeast Asia, consisting of an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, with many cultures, religions and languages.
- Singapore : Even though of tiny size, one of the world's most prosperous countries, a trading and transportation center of Southeast Asia, made up of islands between Malaysia and Indonesia.
- Vietnam : A country in Southeast Asia, neighboring China, Laos, and Cambodia, and with seacoast on the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea. Now the unified Socialist Republic of Vietnam, under a Communist government with a market economic system, it spawned from ancient kingdoms, was a colony called French Indochina, and was partitioned into the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) between 1954 and 1975.
- Hainan Island : Add brief definition or description
- Paracel Islands : Add brief definition or description
- Spratly Islands : Add brief definition or description
- Fisheries monitoring surveillance and control : The broadening of traditional enforcing national rules over fishing, to the support of the broader problem of fisheries management, from the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
- Gulf of Thailand : Add brief definition or description
- International law enforcement : The practice of cooperation, among nations, to deal with individuals or non-state criminal groups, through police and judicial agencies such as Interpol
- Operation ROLLING THUNDER : Initial sustained U.S. air campaign against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), based on a controversial model of retaliation and gradually increasing pressure rather than a short and intense campaign intended to destroy, not dissuade and punish
- Piracy : Violence against, or detention of, by private individuals, against aircraft or ships under national registry
- Petroleum : Add brief definition or description
- Safety of Life at Sea : International convention defining safety requirements for ships
- United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea : Add brief definition or description
- United States Seventh Fleet : The forward-deployed forces of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps that operate in the western Pacific Ocean; a major operating command under United States Pacific Command
- Vietnam War : A post-colonial independence/Cold War conflict between communist North Vietnam against South Vietnam, assisted by the United States (1955-1975), to unify Vietnam; won by North Vietnam in 1975.
- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 : International passenger flight operated by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared on 8 March 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport.