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A Crime against Humanity? Implications and Prospects of the Responsibility to Protect in the Wake of Cyclone Nargis McLachlan-Bent, Ashley Evaluates the principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and whether the response of Naypyidaw constituted a crime against humanity, thus warranting the application of the principle. Examines the Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS), 'The Responsibility to Protect', and the internationally agreed definition of R2P at the 2005 UN World Summit. Briefly provides an account of Naypyidaw's response t ...Continue Reading English 85041
Geopolitics, International Law and the South China Sea Beckman, Robert Explores the problems of the South China Sea from the geopolitics and international law's perspectives. Describes the importance of the South China Sea bordered by China, Taiwan and ASEAN countries, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and Vietnam, and the nature of the dispute on territorial sovereignty over the islands. Explains how the sovereignty disputes can be resolved, covering the legal basis for the right to explore and ...Continue Reading English 85036
ASEAN Documents on Combating Transnational Crime and Terrorism Contains ASEAN declarations, joint declarations, and statement on combating transnational crime counter-terrorism, and drug-free ASEAN, including plan of action, declaration for cooperation, MOU between the governments of member countries, convention, and work plan during 1997 to 2009 presented in various ASEAN member countries. Includes articles on ASEAN framework agreement on consular and immigration. English 85004
ASEAN Health Care System: A Collection of Articles Analyzing Health Care System Provides brief information on ASEAN, examining the similarities and differences between Thailand and other countries joining the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015. Analyzes the health care system of ten countries i.e. Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Covers general, political, economic and social information, risk factors, threats, problems, challenges, health conditions, ...Continue Reading Thai 84918
Asia Yearbook 2011/2554 Contains 21 articles on Asian current issues in 2010, consisting of eighteen analytical articles of countries in East Asia, namely Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China and North Korea South Asia, namely India and Pakistan West Asia, namely Palestine and Iran and Southeast Asia, namely Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia. Provides an article on ASEAN and two articles on migration in Asia ...Continue Reading Thai 84910
Towards the ASEAN Community and ASEAN Union, Final Research Report Praphas Thepchatri Studies the development of ASEAN Community and proposes the road map for ASEAN Community and ASEAN Union. Analyzes modality and possibility for the establishment of ASEAN Political and Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC), and the establishment of ASEAN Union. Studies Thailand's role in the establishment of ASEAN Community, and proposes strategies for Thailand's participation in the se ...Continue Reading Thai 84889
Services as a New Engine of Growth for ASEAN, the People’s Republic of China, and India Shepherd, Ben Give an overview of Service Sector Development in the ASEAN, China and India (ACI countries). Emphasizes on regulating international service markets by improving service productivity networks. Deals with measures making markets less competitive, looking at lowering the cost of doing business in both domestic and foreign services. Shows how to move intermediate input across bonders through services such as transport, telecommunication including ...Continue Reading English 84886
AEC Data by Kasikorn Research Contains the data for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) compiled by Kasikorn Research Center, covering air transportation of goods and passengers Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and FDI outflows current account, trade balance and foreign exchange reserves oil-petroleum products and consumption population, labor and foreigners infrastructures, roads and railways trade investment and tourism of Intra-ASEAN incomes from other countries migratio ...Continue Reading Thai 84799
Toward a Consolidated Preferential Tariff Structure in East Asia: Going Beyond ASEAN+1 FTAs Fukunaga, Yoshifumi Discusses possible template for trade in good chapters of so-called ASEAN++ Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Deals with tariff structure under current ASEAN+1 FTAs. Recommends further efforts by ASEAN countries and their FTA partners to meet 90% or 95% tariff elimination thresholds. Emphasizes on level of tariff eliminations, common concession and the level of commitment, possibility for special and differentiated treatments, approaches to non-tari ...Continue Reading English 84797
ASEAN Strategic Transport Plan 2011-2015 Presents background of ASEAN Strategic Transport Plan (ASTP) 2011-2015. Aims to identify strategic actions to support the establishment of ASEAN Economic Cooperation (AEC) by 2015, and to identify long-term vision of ASEAN transport cooperation beyond 2015. Reviews significant disparity across ASEAN Member States (AMSs) in terms of geographical, economic and social conditions, quality of transport networks, logistic performance, and business en ...Continue Reading English 84789
Different Stream, Different Needs, and Impact: Managing International Labor Migration in ASEAN: Thailand (Immigration) Srawooth Paitoonpong Gives an overview of labour immigration in ASEAN countries, focusing on Thailand. Deals with trend and composition of legal and illegal immigration. Studies the impact of immigration on the economy and labour market, looking at immigration and social problems such as contagious diseases, HIV/AIDS, and human trafficking. Considers how remittances reflect both economic and social impacts of immigration in Thailand on the sending countries. Stud ...Continue Reading English 84762
Economic Review Mid-Year 2012 Looks at ASEAN and ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at a glance, dealing with Thailand's position in ASEAN, structure of ASEAN economies, and intra-ASEAN export share by country. Considers how Thailand prepared for the AEC in 2015, covering the economic review in each section i.e. banking, capital markets, investment, infrastructure, logistics, exports, small business, labour, healthcare, agriculture, energy, property, information technology, tele ...Continue Reading English 84736
Singapore Wit Banditkul Traces history and legend of Singapore since the pre-historic period, covering Singapore under the East India Company (EIC), and the independence. Describes the government system, economic conditions, investment promotion, and international trade. Mentions Singapore's geography, natural resources, and various interesting places. Considers races of the Singaporeans, covering the Malayu, Chinese, Indian, and Peranakan. Describes the attire of t ...Continue Reading Thai 84576
Vietnam Wit Banditkul Traces history and legend of Vietnam since the pre-historic period, covering Vietnam under China, France, and the independence. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Describes the attire of the Vietnamese, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the ways to success in terms of the ASEAN Charter and three pil ...Continue Reading Thai 84575
Singapore Wit Banditkul Traces history and legend of Laos since the pre-historic period, covering Laos under Fance and the independence. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Explains the ethnicity of Laos, covering Tai-Laos, Phutai, Tai-Dam, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Muslims. Deals with the attire of the Laos, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Co ...Continue Reading Thai 84574
Myanmar Kuttaleeya Liamdee Traces history and legend of Myanmar since the settlement, covering Myanmar under different periods and kingdoms. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Describes the attire of the Burmese, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the way to success in terms of the ASEAN Charter and three pillars: ASEAN Politi ...Continue Reading Thai 84573
Philippines Wit Banditkul Traces history and Pegend of Philippines from the settlement to the independent period. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Explains the Filipinos and ethnicity in the Philippines, covering the attire, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the way to success in terms of the ASEAN Charter and three pillar ...Continue Reading Thai 84572
Brunei Wit Banditkul Traces history and legend of Brunei Darussalam from the records of Chinese, covering the golden period, Brunei under British colonialism, and the independence. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Describes the ethnicity of population, covering the attire, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the ways to ...Continue Reading Thai 84571
Cambodia Ratchada Tharaphak Traces history and legend of Cambodia from the pre-historic period to dark period. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Explains the ethnicity of Cambodians, covering the attire, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the ways to success in terms of the ASEAN Charter and three pillars : ASEAN Political-Sec ...Continue Reading Thai 84570
ASEAN in Cultural Dimensions: Attitudes Toward the Community amidst Conflict and Hope Interviews 10 scholars towards ASEAN in cultural dimensions, namely :Jiranuch Premchaiporn, Thaweesak Koanantakool, Sriprapha Petchmeesri, Kannikar Kittivejakul, Komat Juengsathiansap, Pathomrerk Kedutat, Thanes Arpornsuwan, Suwanna Satha-anand, Yos Santasombat, Anan Kanchanapan. Share views on the following topics: freedom of media, technology, human rights, access to medicine, intellectual property, community rights, cultural conservation, ASE ...Continue Reading Thai 84539
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