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ASEAN and Its Security Offspring: Facing New Challenges Simon, Sheldon W Studies ASEAN's political effort through its 40 years of existence, particularly the political weakness as a result of its normative attachment to the principle of noninterference in its members' domestic affairs. Reviews the pressing issues of the region, stating that the primary impetuses for ASEAN moving beyond sovereignty protection are transnational/regional challenges, terrorism, the exploitation of ocean resources, maritime security, sepa ...Continue Reading English 85511
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
The United States and ASEAN-CHINA Relations: All Quiet on the Southeast Asian Front Storey, Ian, 1970- Provides a brief overview of the current status of ASEAN and Southeast Asian region as of 2007 in both negative and positive ways, including the relations with major external powers such as the United States, China, Japan and India. Focuses on the relations between ASEAN and China. Examines China's charm offensive in Southeast Asia through a China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China S ...Continue Reading English 85502
Monetary and Fiscal Policy Management and Economic Cycle in ASEAN Community Mana Nimithwanich Explains the cause of business cycles, and the relationship between fiscal and financial policy implementation and business cycles as procyclical or countercyclical, showing the business cycles of Thailand during 1980-2011, and the level of cyclical nature of different countries. Discusses the economic cooperation between ASEAN member states, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and the measures for economic integration. Shows fiscal and financi ...Continue Reading Thai 85490
Labour Factor Risk: Impacts from ASEAN Economic Community Surapol Srihuang Studies the need for labor in the production sector of Thailand, and labor migration from neighboring countries. Explores the frameworks of labor migration analysis, urban/rural migration, and regional labor migration model. Adapts the Blancflower and Oswald (1994) model, assessing the static and dynamic wage curves of Thailand. Performs the economic impact analysis by using time series analysis and structural analysis with the Computable Gene ...Continue Reading Thai 85488
Engaging East Asian Integration: States, Markets and the Movement of People Presents a compilation of the papers presented at the Institute of Developing Economies-Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO)'s symposium in December 2008 and the proceedings of the panel discussion. Analyzes world politics from the perspective of U.S.-centred regionalism or the American imperium, regional policy initiatives and regional institutional orders, and globalization and internationalization for making contemporary regionalism ...Continue Reading English 85474
ASEAN SME Gateway to China Explains the origin of ASEAN SME Gateway to China, which is a project under Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion (OSMEP)'s SME Regional Gateway project, covering the main concept and objectives of the project. Introduces the activities organized, particularly the seminar on brainstorming government and private organization responsible for Thai SMEs, and training of trainers workshop on Chinese economics and ways to Chinese market. P ...Continue Reading Thai 85438
Chinese FDI Inflows into Thailand Growing Ahead of AEC States an increase of Chinese FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) inflows into Thailand over time showing the average number of Chinese applications for investment promotions in Thailand during 2005-2011. Studies the factors supporting Chinese FDI inflows into Thailand with AEC (ASEAN Economic Community) integration in 2015, looking at the country's advantages in location, natural resources, infrastructure and facility. Presents Chinese investment ...Continue Reading Thai 85435
The Secret: 9 Secrets of ASEAN Studies ASEAN, especially the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to see the opportunities and challenges for Thai SMEs, looking at different business sectors. Identifies ten important issues to be done before the AEC in 2015. Explains the role of Kasikorn Bank to support Thai SMEs in the AEC arena. Tests the knowledge on the AEC. Examines the nine ASEAN countries, namely Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brun ...Continue Reading Thai 85424
Animal Feed, 2H12: ASEAN Consumption and Exports Growing, But Raw Material Prices a Threat Deals with animal feed business, noting that it has enjoyed high growth due to many reasons such as rising meat consumption, expanding livestock husbandry, and higher disposable incomes. Gives the view that animal feed demand will sustain ongoing growth in line with meat consumption. Mentions that maize is a major raw material for animal feed production. Forecasts that animal feed shipments in the second half of 2012 may continue to expand, wi ...Continue Reading Thai 85421
AEC: Thailand and ASEAN Economic Community Boonchai Jaiyen Reviews the background of ASEAN, noting the establishment of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. Deals with the significance of AEC in world economy. Discusses how Thailand prepares to enter AEC. Shows the benefit from AEC to Thailand. Studies ASEAN countries' history regarding politics, geography, climate, economy, population, culture, religion, and relationship with Thailand. Thai 85418
Project on the Study of Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community on SME Entrepreneurs in High Impact Sectors of the Thai Economic System, Final Report, Literature Reviews Reviews the origin of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and the mechanisms of ASEAN operation, particularly on economy. Describes the evolution of ASEAN economic cooperation from ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) to AEC, including the essence, agreement, measure, vision, mission and objective of AFTA, import tariff reduction, and goods on the sensitive and highly sensitive lists. Studies the vision, mission, objective, agreement and measure of AEC, th ...Continue Reading Thai 85380
ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community: Opportunities for Thai Cultural Entrepreneurs Provides the timeline to the ASEAN Community in 2015 from 2003 to 2012, and overview of the ASEAN Charter, three Blueprints, and Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity. Explains the three Communities: ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and ASEAN Socio Cultural Community (ASCC). Examines the opportunities and directions of ASEAN, positive impacts on Thailand, and advantages of AEC.Analyzes the capacity on trade ...Continue Reading Thai 85377
A Water Partnership for Asia ?: Making a Start in the ASEAN Subregion Mosley, M.P Summarizes the discussion at the meeting of the Global Water Partnership: GWP (Technical Advisory Committee) at the Asian Development Bank, Manila on 8-12 June 1997 with particular emphasis on ASEAN countries and the experience and role of External Support Agencies (ESAs) in the region with the opportunity and need to establish a regional arm of the Global Water Partnership in Asia, or a water partnership for Asia. Discusses the impetus for part ...Continue Reading English 85376
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
ASEAN 2.0: ICT, Governance and Community in Southeast Asia Lallana, Emmanuel C Looks at four areas that will be important to the future success of ASEAN, including how to use Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to achieve better policy coordination, particularly horizontal and vertical policy coordination how to use ICT to incorporate non-state actors in regional policy-marking, thereby creating a more inclusive regional organization how to use ICT to develop a regional identity and community and how to use I ...Continue Reading English 85365
Competitive Competency of Isan SME Business and Border Trade (Specifically Laos) towards Entrepreneurs' Perceptions and Readiness for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Under the Financial Information Management and Northeastern Region SMEs Study Project, Final Report Reviews the situation of Lao People's Democratic Republic, covering general information, economic condition, trade between Thailand and Lao PDR, and foreign direct investment. Explores border trade between Thailand and Lao PDR, types of trade, characteristic of importers and exporters, types of payment, and ways of selling goods at the border. Identifies points of contact and trade routes, including thirteen permanent border crossings, two temp ...Continue Reading Thai 85347
ASEAN What It Is, What It Is Not, What It Can Be Pauker, Guy J Examines ASEAN as it has the potential of becoming an important economic and political entity in world affairs with regard to U.S. policy in Southeast Asia. Assesses what can be expected from ASEAN, studying the complexity and diversity of the region. Focuses on the five original members at the time, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Looks at different perspectives, including the number of population, a per ...Continue Reading English 85346
Report on the ASEAN Economic Cooperation and Integration Prasit Aekaputra Traces back and analyzes the legal nature of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since its birth, focusing on ASEAN economic cooperation and integration. Reviews ASEAN economic cooperation from the beginning at the First ASEAN Summit held in Bali in 1976 as the first milestone, describing the economic cooperation through various ASEAN summits to become ASEAN economic integration with the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), ASEAN Economi ...Continue Reading English 85345
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