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ASEAN-U.S. Relations: What are the Talking Points? Raises important talking points in ASEAN-U.S. relations with the aim to produce recommendations on how to improve their intricate ties. Presents a collection of essays which present an overview of ASEAN-U.S. relations. Deals with the U.S. engagement with ASEAN as well as developments in the relations. Considers how the U.S. plays into the East Asia Summit for ASEAN. Discusses specific issues i.e. maritime security in Southeast Asia and the ...Continue Reading English 84493
ASEAN Liberalization 2015: Thai Society Adapts to Change , Academic Forum on 26 September 2011 at Nonthaburi Academic Forum ASEAN Liberalization 2015: Thai Society Adapts to Change (2011 : Nonthaburi) Compiles information on ASEAN, dealing with 10 ASEAN member countries, ASEAN+3 (China, South Korea, Japan), ASEAN+6 (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand). Mentions benefits from ASEAN liberalization, particularly the ASEAN Economic Cooperation (AEC) in 2015. Highlights the social development and social welfare of Thai society towards ASEAN. Covers topics on children and youth, gender equality, disabled people, human traffi ...Continue Reading Thai 84453
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and U.S. Interests Studies United States relations with ASEAN. Discusses U.S. diplomatic, security, trade, and aid ties with ASEAN. Analyzes major issues affecting Southeast Asian countries and U.S.-ASEAN relations. Deals with the U.S. accession to ASEAN's Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC), regarding the legal and diplomatic issues involved. Describes trends in regional integration, export competitiveness, and inbound investment for six industries within AS ...Continue Reading English 84447
Indonesia Wit Banditkul Provides information on Indonesia in terms of history and legends, government and politics, economy, geography and natural resources, cities and places, people, costume, food, culture, and festivals. Gives an overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the Bangkok Declaration in 1968, and a brief chronology of ASEAN from 1967 to 2015. Summarizes ASEAN's path to success with three pillars i.e. ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Eco ...Continue Reading Thai 84359
Indonesia Wit Banditkul Provides information on Indonesia in terms of history and legends, government and politics, economy, geography and natural resources, cities and places, people, costume, food, culture, and festivals. Gives an overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the Bangkok Declaration in 1968, and a brief chronology of ASEAN from 1967 to 2015. Summarizes ASEAN's path to success with three pillars i.e. ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Eco ...Continue Reading Thai 84359
Malaysia Wit Banditkul Provides information on Malaysia in terms of history and legends, government and politics, economy, geography and natural resources, cities and places, people, costume, food, culture, and festivals. Gives and overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the Bangkok Declaration in 1967, and a brief chronology of ASEAN from 1967 to 2015. Summarizes ASEAN's path to success with three pillars i.e. ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Eco ...Continue Reading Thai 84358
Malaysia Wit Banditkul Provides information on Malaysia in terms of history and legends, government and politics, economy, geography and natural resources, cities and places, people, costume, food, culture, and festivals. Gives and overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the Bangkok Declaration in 1967, and a brief chronology of ASEAN from 1967 to 2015. Summarizes ASEAN's path to success with three pillars i.e. ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Eco ...Continue Reading Thai 84358
Thailand Wit Banditkul Provides information of Thailand in terms of history and legends, government and politics, geography and natural resources, cities, important places and tourist attractions in each region. Describes Thai people, including ethnic groups in Thailand, Thai costume, Thai food and consumption, festivals, and traditional culture. Gives an overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the Bangkok Declaration in 1967, and a brief chronology of ASEAN from ...Continue Reading Thai 84357
Thailand Wit Banditkul Provides information of Thailand in terms of history and legends, government and politics, geography and natural resources, cities, important places and tourist attractions in each region. Describes Thai people, including ethnic groups in Thailand, Thai costume, Thai food and consumption, festivals, and traditional culture. Gives an overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the Bangkok Declaration in 1967, and a brief chronology of ASEAN from ...Continue Reading Thai 84357
The Future of ASEAN A New ASEAN's Paradigm Hartarto, Airlangga Presents the idea about the future of ASEAN, mentioning ASEAN vision 2020, and the need for ASEAN member countries in line with challenges. Considers the role of ASEAN in the stability and solidarity in the region. Looks at the role of ASEAN in the future, focusing on four aspects: food security related to the rice economy, energy security associated with the availability of gas and electricity, service sectors related with people to people lin ...Continue Reading English 84301
ASEAN Community Progress Monitoring System: Pan-ASEAN Indicators, Measuring Progress towards the ASEAN Economic Community and the ASEAN Socio-cultural Community, Final Report Volume 1. 2007 Highlights and summarizes the progress towards two pillars of the ASEAN Community namely the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) based on a limited set of pan-ASEAN indicators for 2003 and 2005. Discusses steps that have been taken to measure progress towards the third pillar, namely the ASEAN Political and Security Community (APSC). Deals with AEC in terms of single market and production base, competiti ...Continue Reading English 84219
Towards ASEAN Community Presents the ASEAN Association-Thailand Newsletter (A.A.T.), summarizing the results of the 19th ASEAN Summit held during 17-19 November 2011 in Indonesia. Deals with the topics on disaster management, maritime security and cooperation, ASEAN Connectivity, and economic cooperation. Covers the columns on national costumes of ASEAN member states, and a tour guide to Malacca of Malaysia. Thai 84174
ASEAN Highlights 2011 Summarizes Thailand's benefits from the 19th ASEAN Summit and other meetings held during 17-19 November 2011 in Indonesia. Describes the preparedness of Thailand for the ASEAN Community in 2015, dealing with three pillars of ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Covers the articles on ASEAN dispute settlement mechanism, ASEAN Maritime Forum, ASEAN weapons of mass de ...Continue Reading Thai 84161
Managing International Labor Migration in ASEAN: A Case of Thailand Srawooth Paitoonpong Studies the international labour immigration into Thailand, focusing on irregular migrant workers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar. Looks at policies and institution arrangement for managing international migration, particularly labour immigration and emigration, as part of regional cooperation initiatives and bilateral agreements. Emphasizes on why the current management of sending workers and protecting workers has not been effective. Exa ...Continue Reading English 84153
The Importance of the Food Industry to the Thai economy: An Input-Output Perspective Sunetra Lekuthai Reviews the development of the food industry in Thailand, considering the government agenda for promoting the industry. Provides an empirical analysis on the Thai industrial development with a special focus on the leading industries. Employs the input-output (I-O) analytical framework and the skyline analysis. Illustrates a comparative analysis on the benefits of the leading industries to the Thai economy. Shows that the food industry has pro ...Continue Reading English 84086
Human Rights in ASEAN: Realizing the People-oriented ASEAN Community with Human Rights, Summary of Proceedings, 4th Roundtable Discussion on 20-21 November 2008, Bangkok, Thailand Roundtable Discussion on Human Rights in ASEAN: Realizing the People-oriented ASEAN Community with Human Rights (4th : 2008 : Bangkok) Summarizes the discussion on human rights in ASEAN, noting that all ASEAN member states have ratified the ASEAN Charter whose human rights centre-piece is Article 14 which calls for the establishment of an ASEAN human rights body (AHRB). Mentions the keynote address on the belief that the establishment of the AHRB will put ASEAN on par with other regional organizations which already have their own human rights bodies. Highlights the contents in ...Continue Reading English 84019
Human Rights in ASEAN--Towards an ASEAN Human Rights System: Role of Institutions and Related Activities, Summary of Proceedings, 5th Roundtable Discussion on 15-16 December 2009, Bangkok, Thailand Roundtable Discussion on Human Rights in ASEAN--Towards an ASEAN Human Rights System: Role of Institutions and Related activities (5th : 2009 : Bangkok) Summarizes the 5th roundtable discussion on human rights in ASEAN. Covers six sessions on the following topics : system-building for the promotion and protection of human rights at the regional level mandate of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR): challenges of implementation in a contemporary setting the three pillars of the ASEAN Community: commitment to the human rights process women's rights, children's rights a ...Continue Reading English 83965
A.A.T Newsletter Presents the ASEAN Association-Thailand Newsletter (A.A.T.), reporting activities of the ASEAN Travel on ASEAN studies in Songkhla province. Gives the main points of the 17th ASEAN Summit, covering ASEAN Connectivity, regional architecture, the implementation of ASEAN Charter, the development towards ASEAN Economic Community, and political and security cooperation. Deals with the columns on ASEAN Self Certification, main dishes of ASEAN food, a ...Continue Reading Thai 83959
The 4th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour Held on 24-25 October 2011 in Bali, Indonesia ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (4th : 2011 : Bali, Indonesia) Summarizes the agreements at the 4th ASEAN forum on migrant labour, considering the cooperation among several sectors engaging with migrant labour i.e. migrant workers, transit and receiving countries, labour agencies and ASEAN countries. Deals with the promotion of positive image, rights, and dignity of migrant workers. Covers the strategies for effective return and reintegration, as well as sustainable alternatives for migrant workers. English 83651
Towards an Integrated Market in South-East Asia: The ASEAN Experience The Trade Union Agenda Compiles six articles regarding labour issues, industrial relations, trade union rights, employment trends and patterns, social security, and migrant workers. Discusses labour issues in ASEAN and ILO's roles, dealing with ASEAN labour economics, trade union structures, labour mobility, women workers, child labour. Notes industrial relations from the field, mentioning legislative and policy trends in ASEAN countries. Describes trade union right ...Continue Reading English 83648
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