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Southeast Asia Energy Outlook: World Energy Outlook Special report Looks at the situation of energy in Southeast Asia, considering energy demand, energy resources, supply and trade, fossil-fuel subsidies, modern energy access, and future development. Gives an overview of primary energy demand, outlook for end-use sectors, and outlook for the power sector. Mentions energy demand trends in Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, and Malaysia. Covers fossil fuel resources and supply potential in terms of resources and ...Continue Reading English 93310
Understanding Banking Supervisory Priorities and Capacities in ASEAN+3 Economies Identifies the supervisory priorities of ASEAN+3 banking supervisors, and the issues they face in building sufficient capacity in the context of increased financial deepening and integration. Reveals the results based on the survey questionnaires to ASEAN+3 supervisory authorities. Deals with short-run risk outlook, supervisory framework and capacity, home-host supervisory relationships and foreign bank supervision. Analyzes key policy issues ...Continue Reading English 93308
Deepening and Widening of Production Networks in ASEAN Obashi, Ayako Concentrates on assessing the degree of involvement of ASEAN countries in international production networks in the machinery industry. Compares ASEAN countries and other countries by using the proportion of machinery parts and components in total exports and imports of manufactured goods. Looks at the degree in international production networks from the perspective of export product and destination diversification. Presents statistical analysi ...Continue Reading English 93302
Present and Future Energy Issues in ASEAN Countries Ishihara, Keiichi N. Compares the geo-physical, economic, energy, and environmental aspects of 9 ASEAN nations. Covers Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Aims to identify trends in their energy demand and supply growth to improve the accuracy of scenarios for the future. Reveals the results of various parametric correlations e.g. CO2 per capita versus GDP per capita, the self-sufficiency ratio ...Continue Reading English 93242
The Politics of China's Investment in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar Winship, Charles Sumner Studies the patterns that exist in the economic interactions between China and Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar (CLM). Determines what motivates China to sustain economic interactions with all three states. Discusses the industrial structure of each country, and analyzes the China-CLM trade. Looks at China's investment strategy and financial involvement in CLM. Examines the political benefits of China's relationship with CLM. Focuses on Cambodia's ...Continue Reading English 93217
A Comparative Study on Labour Laws of ASEAN Nations Gives an overview of ASEAN labour law system and identifies similarities and differences with respect to labour laws adopted by ASEAN countries. Looks at specific aspects of ASEAN labour laws, i.e. employment contract, temporary work and supply agents, individual dismissals, collective dismissals, and labour inspection. Provides initial bases by comparing these aspects with ILO Standards. Presents general comments and recommendations on next d ...Continue Reading Multilanguage 93206
TDRI Quarterly Review Presents the results of research on the values of time and service quanlities of bus transport in Bangkok. Reveals behaviour model of bus urers responding to service improvement. Provides insights into the valuation of the service quality of bus services. Presents another article based on the study entitled Labour Protection Systems in ASEAN , which explores the different labour laws in ASEAN member states. Looks at challenges to labour prot ...Continue Reading English 93202
ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together Presents Kuala Lumpur declaration on ASEAN community vision 2025, the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Blueprint 2025, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint 2025, and the ASEAN Socio-Culture Community (ASCC) Blueprint 2025. States characteristics and element of APSC Blueprint 2025 which includes to be the rules-based, people-oriented, people-centered community to be the peaceful, secure and stable region to be the ASEAN centrali ...Continue Reading Multilanguage 93179
Southeast Asia: A Decade Before Entering the ASEAN Community (2007-2015) Studies the politics, economy, and foreign affairs of Southeast Asian countries during 2007-2015 before entering the ASEAN countries. Highlights Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Brunei, and Timor-Leste. Provides basic information of each country and policies of the government and leadership, citing economic, social, and foreign policies, and the elections. Thai 93108
Relocating Labor-intensive Industries to Neighboring Countries (Vietnam and Myanmar): Case Studies of Textiles and Garments, Shoe and Leather Goods, Gems and Jewelry Presents practical information relating to the relocation of the labor-intensive industries, including textiles and garments, shoes and leathers goods as well as gems and jewelry to ASEAN countries. Draws policy recommendations with regard to the role of government in facilitating the relocation and increasing the competitiveness of these industries. Includes guidelines for investing in intensive industries in Myanmar and Vietnam. Thai 93103
Relocating Labor-intensive Industries to Neighboring Countries (Cambodia and Lao PDR): Case Studies of Textiles and Garments, Shoe and Leather Goods, Gems and Jewelry Presents practical information relating to the relocation of the labor-intensive industries, including textile and garments, shoes and leather goods as well as gems and jewelry to ASEAN countries. Draws policy recommendations with regard to the role of the government in facilitating the relocation and increasing the competitiveness of these industries. Includes guidelines for investing in labor-intensive industries in Lao PDR and Cambodia. Thai 93102
The 3rd ASEAN Reader Compiles 80 articles on ASEAN community in external engagements. Discusses Southeast Asia and foreign empires, the great power and political, security concerns to regional economic integration. Mentions the political figures and political parties in ASEAN countries. Looks at civil society, urbanization, development and tourism, democracy, and governance. Sheds lights on international development, institutions of ASEAN, ASEAN's internal policy ...Continue Reading English 93101
The ASEAN Economic Community and Beyond: Myths and Realities Basu Das, Sanchita Sheds lights on ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other regional connectivity initiatives. Focuses on the state of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015, the rationale for building up such a community, including the implementation at national level. Discusses ASEAN's external trade relations, citing free trade agreements that led to the developmen ...Continue Reading English 93088
Alcoholic Beverages Industry of ASEAN Countries Having Opportunities, Trends, and Impacts on Thailand Gives an overview of alcoholic beverage industry in five ASEAN countries: Lao PDR, Cambodia, Myanmar, Philippines, and Singapore. Explains government policy toward alcoholic beverage industry in ASEAN countries. Relates to trade and industrial policy for alcohol industry, mentioning exports and imports under AFTA framework. Shows marketing strategies in each ASEAN country in terms of products, advertisement, price, distribution, promotion, ima ...Continue Reading Thai 93080
Thai Aquaculture Status in the Context of ASEAN Economic Community Introduces Thailand's aquaculture policy and practices, ASEAN's key aquaculture products and relating free trade agreements within ASEAN community. Gives an overview of aquaculture and fishery in ASEAN, covering Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Lao PRD, Cambodia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam. Presents statistical data on imports, exports, consumption, and production capacity of the aquaculture products within ASE ...Continue Reading Thai 92956
Oil Price Shocks and Stock Markets in ASEAN-5 Koh, Wee Chian Investigates the impact of oil price shocks and oil price volatility on real stock prices in ASEAN-5, covering Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand from 1997 to 2013 by applying statistical model. Reveals the significant movement of real stock prices in response to the oil price volatility. Explains the impact of monetary policy shocks in ASEAN -5 on the variability in real stocks return. English 92943
The Threshold of Government Size and Economic Growth for ASEAN Countries: An Analysis of the Smooth Transition Regression Model Thanh, Su Dinh Studies the relationship between the government size and the economic growth by applying ASEAN data from 1980 to 2011 and a smooth transition regression model to test the threshold effect of government size and government spending. Reveals the optimal level of government spending per Gross Domestic Production (GDP) for ASEAN countries to support sustainable economic growth. English 92941
Towards ASEAN Community Compiles miscellany about ASEAN. Exhibits an event report on 48th Anniversary of ASEAN Community. Introduces Brunei's Shari' ah law, sample cases and implication congratulation words in ASEAN languages and a profile of Malaysian famous vocalist-Yunalis Mat Zara'ai. Depicts ASEAN's world cultural and natural heritages, focusing on a journey and tourist attractions in Penang. Thai 92920
ASEAN + 3: Volume Two Business Horton, Chris Provides information on ASEAN+3 business and economic integration through ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) with South Korea, Japan, and China. Highlights the country profiles of ASEAN+3 in terms of key sectors, business doing, foreign direct investment (FDI), workforce, top 5 export destinations, top 5 import partners, special economic zones, tourism, and connectivity with ASEAN+3. English 92894
Infrastructure and Economic Connectivity in ASEAN Studies ASEAN connectivity through physical infrastructure, investment, and business-to-business (B2B) transactions. Focuses on the connection via electricity, transport, and Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure. Analyzes the linkage at regional, sub-regional and extra-regional level in terms of investment, production, trade, and multinational companies (MNCs)' transaction. Investigates the impacts of the mentioned infrast ...Continue Reading English 92829