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ASEAN+3 Higher Education Policy Dialogue 2009: Intellectual Contribution to Enhancing the Future Higher Education in East Asian Community 21-22 March 2009, Phuket, Thailand Proceedings ASEAN+3 Higher Education Policy Dialogue (2009 : Phuket, Thailand) Aims to promote and enhance cooperation between universities in ASEAN+3 countries, providing policy recommendations of higher education cooperation and exchange for consideration to the ASEAN Education Minister Meeting (ASED) and relevant ASEAN+3 meetings. Discusses academic cooperation in terms of East Asian studies and ASEAN studies. Share views on academic mobility by promoting student and staff mobility. Deals with the cooperation and poss ...Continue Reading English 83109
The Update on ASEAN and Korean Studies: 2005 Compiles six research articles on ASEAN countries and Korean studies, examining the philosophy of self-cultivation in Korean Neo-confucianism. Studies the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on the South Korean domestic landscape, and on family life. Explores the prospects and challenges of graduates in both the Republic of Korea and Cambodia on their routes from stepping into university to landing jobs in the labour mar ...Continue Reading English 83087
ASEAN - China: Sharing Wisdom, Bridging People's Minds ASEAN-China Rectors' Conference on ASEAN - China: Sharing Wisdom, Bridging People's Minds (3rd : 2010 : Port Dickson, Malaysia) Reports the third ASEAN-China Rectors' Conference held on 30-31 March 2010 in Malaysia. Discusses and identifies collaborative activities under the ASEAN-China Academic Cooperation and Exchange Programme that would support the promotion of regional identity and solidarity. Discusses opportunities and challenges of the Sino-ASEAN higher education cooperation, presenting the Chinese and ASEAN perspectives for Joint Actions Plan for Higher Educati ...Continue Reading English 83086
The Development of Thailand-ASEAN Counter-Terrorism Cooperation Kanokthip Rajatanun Analyzes forms, modus operandi, and measures that Thailand had undertaken on counter-terrorism. Aims to determine an appropriate approach for the development of an effective counter terrorism cooperation in ASEAN. Studies Thailand's policy and its counter-terrorism, focusing on intra-ASEAN region. Employs in-depth interviews with officials from concerned agencies who are directly involved in counter-terrorism operations. Concludes that Thaila ...Continue Reading Thai 83033
Chairman's Statement of the 12th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Bali, Indonesia, 21 July 2011 ASEAN Secretariat, World Bank and GDLN Asia Pacific Videoconference on (2011 : Jakarta, Indonesia) Reviews future direction of ASEAN Plus Three Cooperation. Stresses the need for further deepening political and security cooperation, as well as strengthening policy coordination and sustaining economic growth in the region. Recognizes the efforts such as discussions at the ASEAN Plus Working Groups to liberalize trade among ASEAN Plus countries. Reaffirms the importance of ensuring food security and energy security in the region. Includes th ...Continue Reading English 82760
Joint Communique of the 44th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting, Bali, Indonesia, 19 July 2011 ASEAN Secretariat, World Bank and GDLN Asia Pacific Videoconference on (2011 : Jakarta, Indonesia) Presents 120 paragraphs of the joint communique of the 44th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM). Considers ASEAN community building in terms of roadmap for an ASEAN Community. Deals with the progress in the implementation of the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Blueprint. Mentions Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC), the conflict resolution and peacekeeping cooperation, good governance, ASEAN Intergovernmental Co ...Continue Reading English 82758
ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response, Vientiane, 26 July 2005 Presents the ASEAN agreement on disaster management and emergency response. Introduces the parties to this agreement, highlighting 36 articles of 11 parts, namely: general provisions disaster risk identification, assessment and monitoring disaster prevention and mitigation disaster preparedness emergency response rehabilitation technical co-operation and scientific research ASEAN co-ordinating centre for humanitarian assistance, or the AH ...Continue Reading English 82736
Towards the ASEAN Community 2015 Prapat Thepchatree Gives basic information on the ASEAN Studies Project (ASP) of Thammasat University. Presents the panel discussion on Towards the ASEAN Community 2015 , covering a special lecture by Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of ASEAN. Shares views on the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) by Mr. Kasit Piromya, including views on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by Dr. Somphop Manarangsan, and the ASEAN Socio-cultural Community (ASCC) by Su ...Continue Reading Thai 82599
ASEAN and Security in Southeast Asia Nugroho, M. Santoso E Explains the steps in regional reconciliation in ASEAN from the period of pre ASEAN organizations to the birth of ASEAN, the aims and purposes, intramural tensions, ASEAN as a security community without military pact, and national self interests. Examines ASEAN's involvement in the Southeast Asian security issues from its establishment (1967) till 1994. Covers intramural dispute management, communist insurgency, and relationship with major powe ...Continue Reading English 82501
Asian Regionalism and US Policy: The Case for Creative Adaptation Emmerson, Donald K Discusses the question whether the United States should make an effort to become a member of the East Asia Submit (EAS). Relates to President Obama's administration, and ASEAN as the core of the EAS. Reviews the EAS's prior performance and future prospects, and analyzes relevant framework on international political, economic, and security context. English 82499
The Asian Financial Crisis and ASEAN's Concept of Security Yongwook Ryu Discusses the Asian Financial Crisis (1997-1998) and the ASEAN's traditional concept of security, analyzing the impact of the crisis on ASEAN's concept of security. Investigates the contradiction between the ASEAN way and ASEAN as a regional organization, examining the documents of ASEAN Ministerial Meetings from 1998 to 2004 to reveal ASEAN's downplaying on its principle of non-interference in domestic affairs and transforming to new approach o ...Continue Reading English 82491
ASEAN Institutionalisation: The Function of Political Values and State Capacity Roberts, Christopher Examines effects of weak states and political values on the goal of establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015. Explains how state weakness adversely affects regional security and cohesion by looking into instability situation in Myanmar. Demonstrates that state weakness detracts from the will and capacity for cooperation and institutionalization in ASEAN, showing the internal security dilemmas associated with state weakness through a sovereignt ...Continue Reading English 82465
The Perils of Consensus: How ASEAN's Meta-regime Undermines Economic and Environmental Cooperation Aggarwal, Vinod K Presents an analytical approach to distinguish among various aspects of governance, principles and norms (the meta-regime) from the rules and procedures of an arrangement (the regime). Considers how regimes influence national actions, both unilateral and bilateral accords, and how these in turn affect international reactions. Describes how ASEAN's key norms developed in the context of Southeast Asia's security situation. Applies the analytical ...Continue Reading English 82461
ASEAN-China and Asia Regionalism: Implication to Taiwan Chap Sotharith Analyzes the implications of ASEAN-China relation and new trend of Asia regionalism to Taiwan, including the role of Taiwan in regional integration. Explains the US-China-Taiwan trilateral relation, covering ASEAN policies toward Taiwan, the impact of regionalism to trade and investment, roles of the US in Asian regionalism and roles of Taiwan in Asian new regionalism. Provides policy suggestions on Taiwan issues to Chinese and ASEAN government ...Continue Reading English 82445
China and International Relations: The Chinese View and the Contribution of Wang Gungwu Looks at historicity and the social foundation of China's domestic order and international relations. Reinterprets China's traditional world order, theory of tributary system, and international relations in modern times. Focuses on Chinese overseas and on China's international relations. Discusses key issues in the studies of Chinese overseas and their relevance to and implications for China's international relations. Examines China's behavio ...Continue Reading English 82385
ASEAN Regional Forum Documents Series 2006-2009 Compiles statements, summary reports, and discussions of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) during 2006-2009. Highlights the Fourteenth ASEAN Regional Forum held in Manila, Philippines, on 2 August 2007 the Fifteenth ASEAN Regional Forum held in Singapore, on 24 July 2008 and the Sixteenth ASEAN Regional Forum held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 23 July 2009. Covers the ARF officials' meetings, dialogues, seminars, and conferences. Deals with areas an ...Continue Reading English 82306
Promoting Human Security: Ethical, Normative and Educational Frameworks in South-East Asia Acharya, Amitav Examines the concept of human security and some Asian responces. Looks at recent challenges to human security in the region. Focuses on the impact of three cries in terms of Asian economic crisis, the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and Indian Ocean tsunami. Covers the human security implications of terrorism. Analyzes the relationship between human security and international and regional cooperation. Mentions the roles ...Continue Reading English 82192
Southeast Asia and the Great Powers Tarling, Nicholas Introduces regionalism in Southeast Asia by looking at ASEAN. Analyzes Southeast Asia and the Great Powers countries such as India, Britain, France, Japan, Russia, The United States, China, Australia, and New Zealand. Studies how the success of regionalism in Southeast Asia depends on the attitudes of the states within and outside the region. Looks at India's relationship with Southeast Asia over the centuries, citing the striking disparity be ...Continue Reading English 81687
Myanmar/Burma: Inside Challenges, Outside Interests

Examines Myanmar in the present day through the eyes of ASEAN countries, China and India, and its own people. Presents political timeline, current situation, challenges inside the country, and outside interests. Deals with national reconciliation, problems with the process of reconciliation, recapitalizing the rural economy, the boom in trade along the old Myanmar road between Mandalay and Kunming, and the examinination of inside challenges. L ...Continue Reading

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East Asian Strategic Review 2010 Analyzes and describes the East Asian security environment in terms of trends and events that took place in each country and area from January to December 2009. Examines how nuclear-weapon states, against the backdrop of growing global momentum toward nuclear disarmament, are working toward nuclear disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation, and analyzes the challenges that stand in the way of their efforts. Probes Pakistan's exigent struggle aga ...Continue Reading English 81540
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