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Development of Migrant Worker Management Policy under the ASEAN Community for Thailand's Economic and Social Stability Gives an overview of migrant labour in Thailand and labour migration policy of ASEAN countries and South Korea in terms of preserved occupations, work permit, quota, taxation, laws and penalty towards illegal labour migration. Revisits ASEAN's frameworks towards migrant labours under ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) blueprints, ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) blueprint, and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community blueprint. Investigates Singapor ...Continue Reading Thai 94285
Trade and Investment Opportunities Under ASEAN/Thailand-India FTAs: An In-Depth and State by State Study Explores trade and investment opportunities under bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements between India-Thailand and India-ASEAN. Focuses on a case study on trade accessibility for Thai entrepreneurs in Uttar Pradesh. Studies India's policy towards economic connectivity to Southeast Asia called Look (Act) East Policy linking Thailand, Myanmar, India and Bangladesh. Gives an overview and statistical data of Thailand-India's trade and ...Continue Reading Thai 94252
ASEAN's Success and Challenges: From Association to Community Chanintira Na Thalang Provides general information and education of ASEAN, regionalism, regionalization, community and identity. Describes ASEAN establishment under the context of Cold War, focusing on peace keeping among country members, security challenges, economic cooperations, and economic challenges. Describes ASEAN community, identity, and the roles of Thailand. Notes political and security pillar, economic pillar, socio-cultural pillar, and ASEAN charter. ...Continue Reading Thai 94036
Manual on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Chan, Kit Introduces the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and the GAP manual. Deals with GAP as a management tool, the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) GAP manual, ASEAN GAP, constraints of small and rural farmers in implementing GAP. Describes the development of GAP in the horticultural production system, covering farm management, food safety, environmental conservation, workers' health, safety, welfare, and quality management systems. English 94031
Preparing the Thai Accounting Profession for the ASEAN Community with Focus on the Vocational Education Stream Patamasiri Hoonthong Gives a comprehensive review of preparation in the Thai vocational education stream for the ASEAN Community labour market. Looks at three levels of stakeholders: the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) as a policy making body, vocational colleges as institutional level, and the industrial sector as market level. Reviews the current status of OVEC's preparation in the field of accountancy. Considers the mutual recognition arran ...Continue Reading English 93974
Free trade and Employment In the ASEAN From Theory to Empirical Lai, Hui-Chin Discusses the relationship between free trade and the economy, between free trade and employment, from classical economics to today. Uses the statistics of ASEAN to examine the cruxes of theory and the problems. Provides policies and opinions on unemployment and on how government should intervene. English 93970
(Non) Secrets for Human Resource Administrators in CLMV Presents vision of M.L. Prodiyathorn Devakula on economic opportunities of CLMV countries, namely Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Viet Nam. Compiles other scholars' vision on human resources development of Chinese companies, and highlights labour protection in ASEAN. Mentions labour law in ASEAN, labour rights in the context of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and labour rights in compliance with skills development. Provides information on huma ...Continue Reading Thai 93722
Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN Ing, Lili Yan Studies the classification of Non-Tariff measures (NTMS) in each of 10 ASEAN countries. Covers the measures on all topics and sectors such as agriculture, arms and ammunition, and pharmaceuticals. Presents official regulations that have impact on imported and exported products. Analyzes NTMs' impact on intra-trade in ASEAN and international trade. English 93504
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
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
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
ASEAN Services Integration Report Gives statistical data and analysis of ASEAN's achievements in the integration of service markets with challenges ahead. Assesses the importance of services trade in ASEAN, member states' performance, competitiveness of the integration, along with untapped potential. Identifies policy barriers to services trade in ASEAN. Demonstrates lessons learned of services liberalization in this region, including Malaysia's higher education service, Singa ...Continue Reading English 92709
ASEAN Integration Report 2015 Assesses progress, achievement, and impact of ASEAN economic integration across 4 pillars of AEC blueprint 2015, namely the single market and production base, the competitive economic region, equitable economic development and ASEAN's integration into the global economy. Gives statistical data and economic indicators of ASEAN's macroeconomic landscape in 2014. Reports the achievement to pursue a goal as the single market and production base by ...Continue Reading English 92698
Managing labour adjustments in an integrating ASEAN Ofreneo, Rene Mentions trends in the ASEAN labour market, namely large informal economy, 'flexibilising' the formal sector, flood of migrant workers, and a more complicating migration flows as the war for talent migrant workers. Reveals unions' complaints that jobs become more uncertain while retaining talents is harder under the labour mobilization context. Doubts 3 policy issues, including how to human resource development in regional labour market, how to ...Continue Reading English 92676
The Exploitation and Opportunity of the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Service (AFAS) in the Logistics Business Analyzes the conditions of Thai transportation and logistics business which encounters supply chain disruption due to higher wages, labour shortage and less competitiveness among small and medium businesses. Explores ASEAN Framework Agreement on Service (AFAS) under ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint in coherent with transportation and logistics industry. Compiles industry analysis, statistical data of Thai transportation and logistics bu ...Continue Reading Thai 92675
Reaping Benefits and Opportunities from ASEAN Framework Agreement on Service (AFAS) in Wholesale and Retail Business Analyzes the conditions of Thai wholesale and retail business, their competitiveness, benefits, opportunities in compatible with ASEAN Framework Agreement on Service (AFAS) under ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint. Compiles industry insights and statistical data of Thai wholesale and retail business, their scope and categories, industry statistics, trade volume, investment, employment, details of AFAS and other bilateral – multilateral t ...Continue Reading Thai 92673
Changes in Legal Aspects After Entering the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC): A Study of guidelines for Educational Management in Bilateral System , Seminar on 16 December 2015 at Amari Watergate Hotel Bangkok Seminar on Changes in Legal Aspects After Entering the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC): A Study of guidelines for Educational Management in Dual Vocational System (2015 : Bangkok) Assesses current situations, principles and relevant regulations in coherent with labor force development to enter the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Presents current issues and suggestion from various stakeholders. Deals with roles and progress of Ministry of Labor for the preparation of ASEAN integration, including its strategic actions, challenges, suggestions, and progress. Emphasizes vocational-labor skills improvement regarding t ...Continue Reading Thai 92670
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 central ...Continue Reading English 92661
A Blueprint for Growth ASEAN Economic Community 2015: Progress and Key Achievements Gives an overview of ASEAN economic perspectives, including economic indicators, population, trade statistics, and foreign direct investment (FDI). Traces the history of AEC, its development in the four pillars of ASEAN economic integration, and the progress of AEC blueprint implementation by monitoring through AEC scorecard. Concludes key achievements and the opportunities brought along with AEC. Exhibits success stories around the region in ...Continue Reading English 92660
Reduction of Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) of Agri-Food, Animal-Food and Fishery Products in ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Aims to study Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) used by ASEAN countries on agricultural goods, livestock, fisheries and their impact on Thai entrepreneurs. Explores ways to curb the use of NTMs and utilizes the knowledge to negotiate the trade barriers, as well as disseminates it to the entrepreneurs in relevant fields. Reviews Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs), covering crisis and post-crisis protectionism in GMS countries, Thailand's industrial competitive ...Continue Reading Thai 92630