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Filipino Health Workers in Metropolitan Bangkok Olson, Isaac Studies the effect of ASEAN agreements on the migration of Filipino health workers in Bangkok. Examines the motivations for Filipino health workers to come to Bangkok and their perceptions of working conditions. Deals with the treatment and work related experiences of skilled labour. Presents a qualitative case study using interviews of key informants living in Bangkok. Reveals that there is only a small community of Filipino health workers i ...Continue Reading English 83456
Launching the ASEAN Regional Program on Disaster Management 2004-2010 Presents framework for the ASEAN Regional Program on Disaster Management (ARPDM). Deals with profile of disaster threats in the ASEAN region, covering ASEAN priority to disaster management, ASEAN experts group on disaster management, and ASEAN committee on disaster management. Describes background to the development of ARPDM, covering ARPDM objectives, principles, program components, implementation, budget, partnerships, monitoring and evaluati ...Continue Reading English 83397
ASEAN: Setting the Agenda for the Rights of Migrant Workers Kneebone, Susan Considers whether ASEAN is emerging as a regional leader in setting norms and creating institutions for human rights protection throughout the Asia-Pacific, focusing on the rights of migrant workers. Explains the current situation, in which the main thrust for reform appears to come from bodies outside of formal ASEAN mechanisms. Describes the dynamics of labour migration in Southeast Asia, considering human rights in relation to labour migrant ...Continue Reading English 83377
Social Security Profiles in ASEAN Countries Djamin, Awaloedin Presents comparative profiles of ASEAN countries, indicating that the social security system in each country depends on various factors. Observes different political and social structure, demographic and economic indicators in ASEAN member-countries. Highlights the social security in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Deals with the topics of social security in general, legal basis, coverage of membership, sources o ...Continue Reading English 83237
EU-ASEAN: Facing Economic Globalisation Compiles a collection of essays from diverse Asian and European perspectives on European Union (EU) and ASEAN. Studies key issues of structural change and trade dynamics in the context of economic globalization and EU integration. Gives an historical review of ASEAN-EU relations, covering the ties between ASEAN and the European Community in the last 30 years (1972-2002). Examines the trade and aid policy of the EU, looking at the process of ec ...Continue Reading English 83236
The Update on ASEAN and Korean Studies: 2008 Compiles six research articles on ASEAN countries and Korean studies, exploring similarities and differences in teacher education in Laos and South Korea in terms of curriculum development at a bachelor level. Investigates the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Korea, especially those involving foreign business parties. Presents the study of multicultural society in South Korea, looking at intimacy state and society with migrant wor ...Continue Reading English 83088
44th AMM/PMC/18th ARF Indonesia 2011 Chair's Statement 18th ASEAN Regional Forum, Bali, Indonesia, 23 July 2011 ASEAN Secretariat, World Bank and GDLN Asia Pacific Videoconference on (2011 : Jakarta, Indonesia) Reiterates the importance of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) as a primary forum to discuss political and security issues in the region. Highlights the discussion on regional and international issues, dealing with the progress of ARF in achieving and entering the phase of preventive diplomacy while continuing to strengthen confidence-building measures process. Mentions the topics of regional security architecture, the Inter-Korean Dialogue, marit ...Continue Reading English 82762
Joint Communique of the 44th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting, Bali, Indonesia, 19 July 2011 ASEAN Secretariat, World Bank and GDLN Asia Pacific Videoconference on (2011 : Jakarta, Indonesia) Presents 120 paragraphs of the joint communique of the 44th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM). Considers ASEAN community building in terms of roadmap for an ASEAN Community. Deals with the progress in the implementation of the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Blueprint. Mentions Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC), the conflict resolution and peacekeeping cooperation, good governance, ASEAN Intergovernmental Co ...Continue Reading English 82758
ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response, Vientiane, 26 July 2005 Presents the ASEAN agreement on disaster management and emergency response. Introduces the parties to this agreement, highlighting 36 articles of 11 parts, namely: general provisions disaster risk identification, assessment and monitoring disaster prevention and mitigation disaster preparedness emergency response rehabilitation technical co-operation and scientific research ASEAN co-ordinating centre for humanitarian assistance, or the AH ...Continue Reading English 82736
Towards the ASEAN Community 2015 Prapat Thepchatree Gives basic information on the ASEAN Studies Project (ASP) of Thammasat University. Presents the panel discussion on Towards the ASEAN Community 2015 , covering a special lecture by Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of ASEAN. Shares views on the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) by Mr. Kasit Piromya, including views on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by Dr. Somphop Manarangsan, and the ASEAN Socio-cultural Community (ASCC) by Su ...Continue Reading Thai 82599
Beyond Medicine: Is ASEAN Advancing Social, Economic, and Political Justice through HIV/AIDS Prevention? Joyner, Katherine Aims to reveal whether ASEAN has advanced social, economic, and political justice through its HIV/AIDS work in Southeast Asian region. Analyzes ASEAN's three HIV/AIDS work plans from 1995 to 2010. Considers ASEAN's first work program (1995-2000), noting that it supported the fourth and fifth WHO principles, but not the first three. Examines ASEAN's second work plan (2002-2005), which supported all five WHO principles and provided detailed tact ...Continue Reading English 82546
Country Report of the ASEAN Assessment on the Social Impact of the Global Financial Crisis: Indonesia Gives information on the impact of the global financial crisis in Indonesia and the government's response. Covers the government's social assistance programmes to help poor and near-poor families to manage health crises, natural disasters, and economic downturns. Divides the programmes into household-targeted programmes, community-targeted programmes, and social insurance, giving an overview of each type. Reports on adjustments to the social p ...Continue Reading English 82462
ASEAN Regional Forum Documents Series 2006-2009 Compiles statements, summary reports, and discussions of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) during 2006-2009. Highlights the Fourteenth ASEAN Regional Forum held in Manila, Philippines, on 2 August 2007 the Fifteenth ASEAN Regional Forum held in Singapore, on 24 July 2008 and the Sixteenth ASEAN Regional Forum held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 23 July 2009. Covers the ARF officials' meetings, dialogues, seminars, and conferences. Deals with areas an ...Continue Reading English 82306
Management of Success: Singapore Revisited Analyzes the social, political, economic and cultural dynamics of contemporary Singapore. Considers leadership and policy, economic restructuring, societal transformation, foreign relations, and national identity. Describes Singapore's foreign policy, ASEAN and Singapore, PM Lee Hsien Loong and the Third Generation leadership, political consolidation, changing economic model, impact of foreign participation in the Singapore economy, ageing po ...Continue Reading English 81165
Journal of HR Intelligence Compiles various articles such as Thailand human vision 2014, and characteristics of youth in ASEAN countries. Studies home, temple, school in relation to the use of sufficiency economy to promote family strength. Studies factors influencing the shortage of warehouse workers at the industry and firm levels. Presents a study of push factors and pull factors of Filipino skilled labor in Thailand. Considers the influences of language barriers an ...Continue Reading Thai 81124
Thailand Business Legal Handbook Reflects recent changes in Thai political and legal landscapes due to increased awareness of consumers' rights, technological advancement, business diversification, and the need to reorganize the regulation of financial institutions. Gives an overview of Thailand's institutional background, including constitutional monarchy and the court system. Reviews investment promotion in the context of AFTA. Reviews possible forms of business organizatio ...Continue Reading English 81031
Gap That Should Be Taken Into Consideration-Integration of ASEAN and Problems of Labor and Trade Union Study Report on ASEAN's Economic Integration and Impacts Upon Workers and Trade Union, Executive Summary Gives an overview of ASEAN economic integration, emphasizing its impact on labor and industrial relations. Reviews ASEAN and ILO cooperation, citing the ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting and the ASEAN Senior Labour Official Meeting. Concentrates on the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services, dealing with construction workers' problems. Indicates the impact of financial liberalization on labor in financial sector, mentioning the Packages of Commitm ...Continue Reading Thai 79837
ASEAN-OSHNET: Good Occupational Safety and Health Practices 2008/2009 Introduces how ASEAN has made rapid progress in raising the occupational safety and health (OSH) standards within the region. Mentions that ASEAN member countries have implement innovative OSH practices through the OSHNET initiatives. Compiles good OSH practices developed in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, Japan, and Republic of Korea. Deals with national OSH frameworks, enforcement, ...Continue Reading English 79271
Journal of Sahasat Contains articles on self-control theory, studying contemporary theory and research in criminology and criminal justice. Looks at graduate education needs in Eastern region of Thailand, studying drug problem solving with an emphasis on the role of Thailand in its move toward the drug-free ASEAN 2015. Presents researches on an analysis of offending patterns of public fraud cases, studying approaches in protecting individual witnesses in criminal ...Continue Reading Multilanguage 79201
Mandatory HIV Testing for Employment of Migrant Workers in Eight Countries of South-East Asia: From Discrimination to Social Dialogue Deals with the study undertaken by ILO and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2006, on the basis of recommendations made by APEC and ASEAN, and guided by the principles of the ILO code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work. Aims to promote dialogue amongst tripartite partners i.e. government representatives, workers' and employers' organizations to provide a solid basis on mandatory HIV testing for migrant workers. Co ...Continue Reading English 78770
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