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Building a People-Oriented Security Community the ASEAN Way Collins, Alan, 1967- Provides the importance of ASEAN's constitutive norm on security communities. Looks at how ASEAN has interpreted people-oriented as empowering civil society organizations to be community stakeholders. Discusses the uncertainty between how ASEAN envisages their roles, and the expected roles. Evaluates civil society actors to determine what interpretation of people-oriented is likely to emerge. Examines functional cooperation through case studi ...Continue Reading English 85654
Preparation for ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 Presents the history of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and brief information of 10 ASEAN countries. Discusses the integration of ASEAN community in 2015 related to the ASEAN Declaration, ASEAN Charter, and three pillars of ASEAN: ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Political Security Community (APSC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Describes AEC in 2015 in terms of new policy for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietn ...Continue Reading Thai 85651
An Analysis of the Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on SMEs Enterpreneurs in High Impact Sectors in the Thai Economic System Deals with the impacts of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on SMEs entrepreneurs in high impact sectors in the Thai economic system. Analyzes six pilot industrial clubs in high impact sectors: machinery industry, food industry, rubber-based industry, packaging and plastic industry, textile and clothing industry, and gem and jewelry industry. Suggests key success factors to each pilot industrial club, summarizing the opportunity-driven and necessi ...Continue Reading Thai 85641
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Food Industry Club Analyzes food industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its five main goals which are importing materials from neighboring countries, creating ASEAN standard, expanding market to neighboring countries, expanding production base to other ASEAN countries, and cooperating wit ...Continue Reading Thai 85621
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Biotech Industry Club Deals with the benefits of biotechnological industry from entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Notes its two main goals which are developing technology to equal or surpass Singapore, and supporting biotechnology investment in Thailand. Describes AEC Blueprint, summarizing main issues gathering from biotechnology industry.Analyzes biotechnology industry's competency and competitiveness in entering AEC. Points out a budget and knowledge for ...Continue Reading Thai 85605
AEC Changes Thailand: Toward ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 Mentions the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and changes which will occur when the integration becomes effective in 2015, describing the history and origin of AEC, ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), the AEC objectives, the AEC Blueprint and the commitment of the ASEAN member countries under AEC. Adds a table of the framework of the AEC Blueprint for Thailand. Examines agricultural product market liberalization, focusing on Thai goods which will be di ...Continue Reading Thai 85521
ASEAN in Cultural Dimensions: Attitudes Toward the Community amidst Conflict and Hope Contains interviews of experts in anthropology human rights, science, philosophy, media, etc. to present their social and cultural perspectives on the ASEAN Community integration, especially ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) in 2015. Points out the questions or connections, which are unclear or disconnected in the ASCC Blueprint as people's lives cannot be separated as such. Covers the area of the history of ASEAN and connections with the ...Continue Reading Thai 85510
Moving Towards ASEAN Single Community: Human Face Nexus of Regional Economic Development International Conference on ASEAN Vision 2015: Moving Towards One Community : Taipei, Taiwan, 24 May 2011 Explores economic integration among ASEAN countries, showing changes in share of export destinations and import sources of ASEAN, China, Hong Kong and India during 1990-2008, per capita GDP in 1993 and average annual growth during 1993-2007 of nine ASEAN countries, and coefficient of variation of per capita GDP among ASEAN countries during 1993-2007. Examines ASEAN social dimensions.Presents some social indicators, namely population, demographic ...Continue Reading English 85504
Asian Trends 2012/1 Contains eleven articles on both Southeast Asia and East Asia, covering the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community as a challenge of Thai society and ASEAN Thailand with the first female prime minister the political and economic situation in Malaysia under Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Cambodia and political transparency with democracy as a form of government the change of Laos prime ministers, the country's political situation, the relations with C ...Continue Reading Thai 85466
Neighboring Countries' Perceptions of Thailand Contains seven articles on neighboring country stakeholders' perspections of Thailand, including Burmese perceptions of Thailand and its people with an emphasis on Burmese migrant workers, students and businessmen the status and trends of the Thai image in Myanmar media in the period before the crisis (1978-1991), during the crisis (1992-2002) and after the crises (2003-2009) the perceptions and understanding of Lao media about Thailand and its ...Continue Reading Thai 85447
Business Opportunities for Services Sector Under the AEC Examines the prospects of Thai businesses towards the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. Looks at the situation of ASEAN from the European Union's perspective.Includes agricultural business opportunities arising from both growing demand for agricultural outputs and potential growth from new forms of agricultural businesses such as contract farming. Explains AEC's greater prospects for further liberalization of the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Mya ...Continue Reading Thai 85383
Project on the Study of Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community on SME Entrepreneurs in High Impact Sectors of the Thai Economic System, Final Report, the Selection of 6 groups of Pilot Industries Provides the principles of selecting six pilot industries, which are affected by the AEC, especially those who are SMEs, including the export value, the proportion of export value to GDP, the import value, the balance of trade, the trade value, the proportion of export value to total trade value. Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA), Manufacturing Production Index, Capacity Utilization Rate, and a number of SMEs and labor. Describes the six pil ...Continue Reading Thai 85381
Project on the Study of Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community on SME Entrepreneurs in High Impacts of the Thai Economic System, Final Report, Executive Summary Reviews the information on ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the impact of the AEC Blueprint, and the role of government under the AEC agreement. Examines the principle and guideline on selecting six pilot industries in high impact sectors, explaining the meaning of high impact sectors. Describes the selected six high impact sectors, namely the mechanic, food, rubber, packaging and plastic, textile and garment, and gem and jewelry industries, cov ...Continue Reading Thai 85379
Navy & Asian Group Cooperation Tanoons Suyarnsettakorn Studies the principles of maritime security, mentioning the United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea, Treaty and Territorial Principles, Theories of Regionalism, Cooperative and Collective Security, and Confidence Building Measures. Analyzes the roles of inter group/ASEAN's covenants from the NAVY and the ASEAN's countries from the past to presents. Covers the knowledge of ASEAN in terms of the origin, establishment, geography, and general p ...Continue Reading Thai 85371
Twenty years of Political-Security Aspects of ASEAN– India Relations: Issues and Challenges De, Prabir Reviews the political-security relations so far between ASEAN and India to contribute to the understanding of ASEAN and India's political and security relations through ASEAN's non-traditional security priorities in assessing potential threats to the region, looking at the issues on terrorism, issues on nuclear non-proliferation, and issues on energy security. Examines the area of food, health and pandemics, human rights, and migration. Analyze ...Continue Reading English 85318
Regional Economic Integration of the Fisheries Sector in ASEAN Countries Presents the results of a comprehensive study on the progress of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) initiatives in the ASEAN fisheries sector undertaken by the World Fish Center to supply information for the Integration Roadmap of the Fisheries Sector in ASEAN. Gives an overview and role of the fisheries sector in ASEAN. Mentions the overall perspective of the ASEAN Fisheries Roadmap and fourteen common measures in the Integration Roadmap Agreement ...Continue Reading English 85216
Study Project on the Manpower Readiness to Support Trade Liberalization in a Fields of Goods According to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Framework, Final Report Suwanna Tulayawasinpong Describes the background on the integration of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the AEC Blueprint, the goods and services in the twelve priority sectors, commitments of Thailand to the ASEAN agreements and the government's policies, including the benefits of the ASEAN economic integration and the impacts of the free flow under the AEC framework on human resource requirement. Examines the situation of Thai labor in the nine priority sectors, forei ...Continue Reading Thai 85194
ASEAN Gap: Good Agricultural Practices for Production of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables In the ASEAN Region Presents ASEAN GAP, a standard for good agricultural practice during the production, harvesting and postharvest handling of fresh fruit and vegetables in the ASEAN region, including the purpose and scope of ASEAN GAP. Describes how ASEAN GAP was developed, and outlines the structure ASEAN GAP, consisting of four modules, i.e. food safety, environmental management, worker health, safety and welfare, and produce quality. Gives the detail of each ...Continue Reading English 85182
Roadmap for ASEAN Community 2015 Covers the blueprints of the establishment of the ASEAN's three communities. Presents the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Blueprint, including characteristics and elements as a rules-based community of shared values and norms, a cohesive, peaceful and resilient region with shared responsibility for comprehensive security, and a dynamic and outward-looking region in an increasingly integrated and interdependent world and implementation ...Continue Reading Thai 85133
Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 2015, Annual Muslim World Conference 2011, First Hotel, 25 May 2011 Annual Muslim World Conference 2011 Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 2015 Contains the agenda of Centre for Muslim World Policies' Annual Muslim World Conference 2011 on Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 2015, including opening speeches and special lectures by the Chairperson and Director of Centre for Muslim World Policies, the President of Chulalongkorn University, the Ambassador of Indonesia to Thailand, and the Secretary General of ASEAN. Covers the seminars on Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 20 ...Continue Reading Thai 85121