this is a region that is building more from the bottom...

I would agree with all of you in the sense that what is East Aisa or Asia.
>in the sense thatを文章の後につけて、どのような点で賛成しているのかを付け加える。


ASEAN are striving for
>striving forで〜にむけて努力している


ASEAN is not the kind of the institution building that has preceded in Europe.
>preceded in Europeでヨーロッパにおいて先に作られたものという意味。
>precede; come before in time or come before in order or position.


I have nothing against them.