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Neighboring Countries' Perceptions of Thailand Contains seven articles on neighboring country stakeholders' perspections of Thailand, including Burmese perceptions of Thailand and its people with an emphasis on Burmese migrant workers, students and businessmen the status and trends of the Thai image in Myanmar media in the period before the crisis (1978-1991), during the crisis (1992-2002) and after the crises (2003-2009) the perceptions and understanding of Lao media about Thailand and its ...Continue Reading Thai 85447
ASEAN Community: Impacts on Thai Law Chartchai Chetsumon Explains the causes of the impacts of ASEAN Community on Thai law. Describes legal relations between ASEAN countries both inside and outside ASEAN framework. Discusses the impacts of ASEAN Community on Thai law. Notes the impact on law concerning agreements between ASEAN countries. Studies the impact on the 11th National Economic and Social Development Plan (2012-2016) which included the strategies to prepare and develop Thailand before enter ...Continue Reading Thai 85420
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
Business Opportunities for Services Sector Under the AEC Examines the prospects of Thai businesses towards the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. Looks at the situation of ASEAN from the European Union's perspective.Includes agricultural business opportunities arising from both growing demand for agricultural outputs and potential growth from new forms of agricultural businesses such as contract farming. Explains AEC's greater prospects for further liberalization of the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Mya ...Continue Reading Thai 85383
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
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
Improving Tax Measures for Assisting ASEAN Capital Market Integration Nalanta Tonghorm Considers the cooperation strategies of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) for establishing free stock exchange within the ASEAN members in terms of ASEAN Linkage. Mentions the link in stock exchange investment with ASEAN members and the flow of international investment. Focuses on the tax burden on the stock exchange in Thailand comparing to Malaysia, Singapore, and Philippines. Shows how each country has different tax burden creating obstacl ...Continue Reading Thai 85357
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
ASEAN and the Norm of Non-Interference in Southeast Asia: A Quest for Social Order Jones, Lee Critiques the prevailing understanding of ASEAN as a norm-governed regional body. Explores different theoretical approaches that might help explain the puzzle of how an organization famed for its adherence to non-interference has actually engaged in acts of intervention. Examines constructivism and realism in favor of a historical materialist approach that takes into account social forces and political action and is firmly grounded in empirical ...Continue Reading English 85340
Twenty years of Political-Security Aspects of ASEAN– India Relations: Issues and Challenges De, Prabir Reviews the political-security relations so far between ASEAN and India to contribute to the understanding of ASEAN and India's political and security relations through ASEAN's non-traditional security priorities in assessing potential threats to the region, looking at the issues on terrorism, issues on nuclear non-proliferation, and issues on energy security. Examines the area of food, health and pandemics, human rights, and migration. Analyze ...Continue Reading English 85318
Issue of South China Sea and ASEAN Kiatichai Phongphanich Gives an overview of the abundance of resources which causes the dispute over the South China Sea among countries with ASEAN, such as Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam, and countries outside ASEAN, namely China and Taiwan, emphasizing on petroleum sources. Points out the importance of the South China Sea in term of waterway strategy, considering the spratly islands dispute as a test of the unity of ASEAN. Presents various claims of ...Continue Reading Thai 85282
Association of Southeast Asian Nations: Bangkok Summit Declaration on the Progress of AESAN, Vietnam's Membership, Greater Economic Cooperation and Closer Political Cooperation in International Fora Sompong Sucharitkul Summarizes the results of the Fifth Formal ASEAN Summit Meeting in Bangkok on December 14-15, 1995, briefly inform the previous ASEAN summits and documents, which are the result of each meeting. Presents the Bangkok Summit Declaration of 1995, covering the political and security cooperation, economic cooperation, functional cooperation, and external relations. Includes the annexes in the end. English 85264
Two Crises, Two Responses: Adjustment of Economic Governance in ASEAN and the European Union Blizkovsky, Petr Analyzes the changes in the institutional and regulatory framework in two regional organizations as a reaction to the financial and economic crisis, scrutinizing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU), and the two events: the Asian financial crisis in 1997-1998 that affected ASEAN and the 2008 global financial crisis followed by the sovereign debt crisis in the EU. Presents the key literature findings conc ...Continue Reading English 85243
New Regionalism in the Developing World: Comparative Study between ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) and UEMOA Common Market Houngbedji, Marc Examines the dynamics at regional level that have been influencing and shaping the course of regional integration process in Southeast Asia and West Africa Since the early 1990s. Surveys scholars' literature on determining factors that explain the acceleration and consolidation of regional integration processes within ASEAN and UEMOA (the West African Economic and Monetary Union) blocs, looking at international politics and economics approaches. ...Continue Reading English 85229
The Making of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission On Human Rights (AICHR): A Case Study In the Diffusion of Human Rights Norm Mewengkang, Yvonne Examines the evolution process of human rights norm within the region of Southeast Asia, most particularly the making of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). Analyzes the factors that motivate the ASEAN member states to pursue a more liberal agenda of human rights, addressing the internal and external pressures that stand behind the establishment of the AICHR. Observes the evolution of ASEAN human rights norm as one o ...Continue Reading English 85193
Comparing Regional Organisations in Global Multilateral Institutions: ASEAN, the EU and the UN Wunderlich, Jens-Uwe Compares the European Union (EU) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as actors within the UN network. Extrapolates framework conditions for the emergence of EU and ASEAN actorness from the literature. Argues that EU and ASEAN actorness is evolving in two succinct stages: changes in the global environment create opportunities for the participation of regional organizations in global governance institutions, exposing representation ...Continue Reading English 85178
The European Union, Burma/Myanmar and ASEAN: A Challenge to European Norms and Values or a New Opportunity? Boisseau du Rocher, Sophie Reviews briefly the triangular relationship between the EU, ASEAN and Burma, especially after the November 2010 elections and the subsequent series of reforms, casting doubt on the limits and relevance of European norms when applied not only in a context of enduring misunderstanding with Burma but simultaneously in a context of shared interest with ASEAN. Explains the EU's criticism of Burma since the incidents of 1988 pro-democracy protests, me ...Continue Reading English 85177
Study Report on Trade in Services Liberalization: The Impact on Thai Tourism Industry: A Case Study of Commitments to GATS, ASEAN, and APEC Studies principles of trade in services liberalization for Thai tourism industry under the framework of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), APEC, and ASEAN, looking at economic and legal perspectives. Analyzes obstacles and opportunities for Thai tourism industry liberalization and for Thailand to access tourism industry of other countries, considering the overall capacity of Thai tourism industry and each sector, namely hotel, so ...Continue Reading Thai 85153