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Building a People-Oriented Security Community the ASEAN Way Collins, Alan, 1967- Provides the importance of ASEAN's constitutive norm on security communities. Looks at how ASEAN has interpreted people-oriented as empowering civil society organizations to be community stakeholders. Discusses the uncertainty between how ASEAN envisages their roles, and the expected roles. Evaluates civil society actors to determine what interpretation of people-oriented is likely to emerge. Examines functional cooperation through case studi ...Continue Reading English 85654
Preparation for ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 Presents the history of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and brief information of 10 ASEAN countries. Discusses the integration of ASEAN community in 2015 related to the ASEAN Declaration, ASEAN Charter, and three pillars of ASEAN: ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Political Security Community (APSC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Describes AEC in 2015 in terms of new policy for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietn ...Continue Reading Thai 85651
The SME Policy Framework in ASEAN and APEC: Benchmarks, Comparison and Analysis Hall, Chris Examines SME policy in ASEAN and in APEC. Notes that SMEs play a significant role in the economy of both groupings. States that almost all economies face two key policy priorities: how to create jobs, and how to continually create an internationally competitive industrial structure.Suggests that SMEs are good at creating jobs, and creating international competitive advantage.Notes that as ASEAN and APEC move to greater economic integration, the ...Continue Reading English 85630
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Electrical, Electronics & Allied Industry Club Analyzes electrical, electronics & allied industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its four main goals which are becoming leader of electrical, electronics & allied industry, creating market opportunities, controlling product standard, and investing in ASEAN markets. Des ...Continue Reading Thai 85610
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Plastic Industry Club Deals with the benefits of plastic industry from entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Notes its three main goals which are gaining market opportunities from being the center of CLMV countries (Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam), developing new products, and investing in other ASEAN countries. Describes AEC Blueprint, summarizing main issues gathering from plastic industry. Analyzing plastic industry's competency and competitiveness in en ...Continue Reading Thai 85608
Prospects for the Formation of a Pluralistic Security Community between China and ASEAN Perez, Alberto Camarena Discusses the relevance of China, ASEAN and the East Asia region, questioning why these actors matter at the regional and global level. Examines the concept of security communities, presenting Karl Deutsch's concept on the nature of war and conflict. Reviews what has been produced to date on the topics of security communities and East Asia, China and ASEAN. Discusses the analytical framework and methodology, explaining security communities in ...Continue Reading English 85561
Impact of International Financial Shocks on Small Open Economies: The Case of Four ASEAN Countries Ramayandi, Arief States that a more integrated global financial system has implication on the economic volatility of small open economies. Stimulates the impact of a short-term shock originating from the global financial system on small open economies in ASEAN. Conducts the simulation by means of empirically estimated small open economy dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models for Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.Highlights similarities a ...Continue Reading English 85531
An Approach to Developing Competencies of Associate Industrial Engineers for the Preparedness of ASEAN Economic Community Pornnaree Sophabutr Studies the competency level of associate industrial engineers, reviewing the literature on competency on knowledge, skill and value, human resource development and Thailand toward the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration in 2015, learning models at the individual level, the meaning and standards of licensed engineers. Includes good characteristics of licensed engineers, the current situation, problems and recommendations for competency de ...Continue Reading Thai 85530
Towards ASEAN Community 2015 Tells briefly the origin of ASEAN and ASEAN Community integration in 2015. Explains the ASEAN Community, including the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Explores the benefits that Thailand will receive from the ASEAN Community, looking at how to prepare for ASEAN Community integration in 2015. Adds bits and pieces of knowledge on the ASEAN emblem and the ASEAN ...Continue Reading Thai 85520
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
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
Two Decades of India's Look East Policy: Partnership for Peace, Progress and Prosperity Covers the entire two decades of India's evolving 'Look East' engagement from the perspective of practitioners of diplomacy from the headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs. Describes and recounts the shaping of this policy, touching upon the roles of policy makers in the policy's evolution and direction with insights into the rationale of important policy decisions on content and momentum to this engagement at different stages. Traces ...Continue Reading English 85487
Asian Trends 2012/1 Contains eleven articles on both Southeast Asia and East Asia, covering the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community as a challenge of Thai society and ASEAN Thailand with the first female prime minister the political and economic situation in Malaysia under Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Cambodia and political transparency with democracy as a form of government the change of Laos prime ministers, the country's political situation, the relations with C ...Continue Reading Thai 85466
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 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
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
Students, Soldiers, Sports, Sheep and the Silver-Screen: New Zealand's Soft Power in ASEAN and Southeast Asia Butcher, Andrew Concerns with the relations between New Zealand and both Southeast Asia and ASEAN. Notes briefly New Zealand's small but strong hard power capabilities in terms of the country's military expenditure, population, and GDP, which are dwarfed by ASEAN as a region and by some Southeast Asian countries. Focuses on Southeast Asia and ASEAN as the forums in which New Zealand's soft power may be viewed. Shows that various soft power links to Southeast ...Continue Reading English 85231
Strengthening and Deepening ASEAN Economic Integration Through the ASEAN Free Trade Area: Legal Aspects of the Implementation of AFTA Nimnual Piewthongngam Introduces the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), discussing how it was envisioned and came into being. Examines the political, social and economic cooperation among ASEAN member states, and briefly details the cooperation between those states to provide a better overall understanding of ASEAN. Discusses the establishment of the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) and a series of agreements concluded by ASEAN member states relating to the ...Continue Reading English 85199
Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO: An Analysis of the Efficacy of the Asean-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) Forum Selection Clause in Resolving Jurisdictional Conflict Lovell, Martin Explores the propensity of jurisdictional conflict between the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) and the development of regional dispute settlement mechanisms (DSMs). Examines the extent to which such conflict can be resolved by the forum selection clause of the ACFTA and the application of Article 41 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT). Provides a brief overview of regional trade agr ...Continue Reading English 85184