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An ASEAN Community For All: Exploring the Scope for Civil Society Engagement Expresses the key findings on civil society in the 10 member states of ASEAN. Offers a broad picture of the diverse landscapes in Southeast Asia in which the relationship between civil society and state varies according to the political system, historical circumstances and societal complexion of different countries. Seeks to identify common trends and idiosyncrasies to provide a regional overview of civil society in Southeast Asia. Suggests se ...Continue Reading English 84933
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
Does ASEAN Exist? The Association of Southeast Asian Nations as an International Legal Person Chesterman, Simon Examines the legal status of ASEAN and the political question of whether the whole is greater or less than the sum of its parts. Presents that legal personality at the international level is less status than it is a capacity. Focuses on the key question what specific powers have been granted to ASEAN and how those powers are used. Concludes that ASEAN has always existed and that its problem is not legal personality but a shared vision of the p ...Continue Reading English 84884
Asia in the Next Decade Proceedings Records speeches about Asia in the coming decade. Notes that the 21st century will be the Asian century or that there will be a distinct shift in global power towards the Pacific region. Mentions the main challenges which involve the role of China. Points out how to sustain the past years development in the face of a new world. States that Asian countries have to face the growing issue of unequal distribution. Mentions that ASEAN should have ...Continue Reading English 84840
Latent Danger: Boundary Disputes and Border Issues in Southeast Asia Wain, Barry Traces the problem of boundary disputes and border issues in Southeast Asia. Explains how colonial legacy, Timor-Leste's tribulation, Thai-Myanmar entanglement, six hot spots, Thai-Malaysia boundary disputes were taken place and the conflict emerged to International Court of Justice (ICT). Recommends ASEAN to review its entire approach of conflict resolution. Shows concerns on join development which can lead to progress, Looking at Malaysia co ...Continue Reading English 84825
Southeast Asia and ASEAN: Running in Place Weatherbee, Donald E Analyzes the roles of Indonesia as chairmanship in ASEAN. Looks at the high politics of the great powers, identifying tendency in Southeast Asia to think of China and the United States. Considers the gradual opening of democratic space in Myanmar, dealing with ASEAN's South China Sea Dilemma, Thai-Cambodia Conflict, and warfare at ASEAN countries' borders. Describes the Muslim insurgency in the Southern provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiw ...Continue Reading English 84823
Southeast Asian Affairs 2012 Provides a review of political, economic, and security development in Southeast Asia in 2011 from both Southeast Asian and outside perspectives of Southeast Asia. Covers five articles focusing on the region's political and economic overview, boundary disputes or border issues, the Five Power Defence Arrangements, and the future of Southeast Asia in the coming age of scarcities.Includes eleven countries reviews, which are the ten ASEAN member cou ...Continue Reading English 84822
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
ASEANSAI: Witnessing the Making of History Describes the establishment of the ASEAN Supreme Audit Institutions (ASEANSAI). Focusses on enhancing capacity and promote cooperation among the members. Deals with different mandates, laws and regulation of each SAI of ASEAN member states.Reports on drafts, meetings and audits which shows the closer cooperation through exchange of knowledge, experiences and good governance. Includes Jabatar audit Brunei Darussalam, national audit authority of ...Continue Reading English 84795
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
International Legal Personality of ASEAN and the Legal Nature of the China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement Jiang Yu Wang Provides a brief introduction of the development of the China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) proposal and the current negotiating process as well as the results achieved. Considers the international law issues, discussing the legal personality of ASEAN as an international organization. Looks at the party of CAFTA and the legal nature of CAFTA. Analyzes the situation of bilateral obligations between China and individual ASEAN countries caus ...Continue Reading English 84784
ASEAN Liberation Heroes Pramote Phokesuwan Compiles biographies of the liberation heroes in ASEAN countries. Covers Tunku Abdul Rahman, the Prime Minister of Malaysia Lee Kuan Yew, the Prime Minister of Singapore Ho Chi Minh, the Father of Vietnam Souphanouvong, the Red Prince of Laos U Aung San, the Prime Minister of Myanmar and Soekarno, the President of Philippines. Mirrors their political leadership and contribution to the country's liberation and independence. Thai 84772
MacArthur Asia Security Initiative Dissemination Meeting on Regional Security Cooperation Ho, Benjamin Introduces a three-year project initiated by the MacArthur Foundation to develop new ideas to address Asia's security challenges. Reports the meeting on regional security cooperation, dealing with an session on ASEAN and its institutions. Discusses Indonesia's chairmanship of ASEAN in 2011, considering the ASEAN-led efforts in influencing the East Asian community and the restruction of ASEAN's identity. Reviews the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) a ...Continue Reading English 84770
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
Transboundary Haze Pollution from Forest Fire : Under ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution Chamaporn Makepiboon Traces the problem of transboundary haze pollution caused by forest fire. Studies the measures and operations under ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze pollution. Presents a documentary research, reviewing the cases of forest fire in Indonesia and North Thailand. Considers the damages to economy, health, and environment. Presents the concepts on the prevention and control of transboundary haze pollution and the governmental responsibility. ...Continue Reading Thai 84754
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
East Asia on a Road Toward a Community Paisan Rupanichkij Traces the relation and cooperation in East Asia from the past to present. Analyzes the concepts and factors supporting the regional groupings in East Asia, citing the East Asia Economic Group (EAEG) proposed by Malaysia in 1990. Summarizes the relations between ASEAN and China, Japan, South Korea before the cooperation framework of ASEAN+3. Examines the development of ASEAN+3 which is the important mechanism for driving the East Asian coopera ...Continue Reading Thai 84730
Information Note on ASEAN Member States and International Labour Standards Gives an overview of developments with fundamental principles and rights to work since 1995. Considers fundamental labour standards as the social floor to globalization. Deals with topics on the establishment of the rule of law, corporate social responsibility, and research on fundamental labour standards by multilateral organizations. Looks at ASEAN states' ratification of fundamental ILD conventions, covering the ratification record and pros ...Continue Reading English 84725
Multilateral Co-operation and Building Trust: Ideas for EU-Asian Relations Thayer, Carlyle A Considers the relationship between the European Union and Asia with the purpose of developing new ideas for multilateral co-operation and building of trust in the area of comprehensive security. Focuses on cooperation between Europe and Asia in three multilateral institutions: Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), ASEAN Regional Forum, and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) process. Reviews the recent history of Europe-Asia relations. A ...Continue Reading English 84587
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