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Power Generation and Cross-border Grid Planning for the Integrated ASEAN Electricity Market: A Dynamic Linear Programming Model Youngho Chang Examines how to meet the growing power demand in ASEAN countries in the next two decades. Collects data about exploitable energy resources in each member countries of ASEAN and the operation and capital costs of monetizing the resources for power generation using different technologies, i.e. coal, diesel, natural gas, hydro, geothermal, wind, solar PV (photovoltaics), and biomass. Adapts the dynamic linear programming framework, quantifying ext ...Continue Reading English 85514
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
ASEAN in Cultural Dimensions: Attitudes Toward the Community amidst Conflict and Hope Contains interviews of experts in anthropology human rights, science, philosophy, media, etc. to present their social and cultural perspectives on the ASEAN Community integration, especially ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) in 2015. Points out the questions or connections, which are unclear or disconnected in the ASCC Blueprint as people's lives cannot be separated as such. Covers the area of the history of ASEAN and connections with the ...Continue Reading Thai 85510
Moving Towards ASEAN Single Community: Human Face Nexus of Regional Economic Development International Conference on ASEAN Vision 2015: Moving Towards One Community : Taipei, Taiwan, 24 May 2011 Explores economic integration among ASEAN countries, showing changes in share of export destinations and import sources of ASEAN, China, Hong Kong and India during 1990-2008, per capita GDP in 1993 and average annual growth during 1993-2007 of nine ASEAN countries, and coefficient of variation of per capita GDP among ASEAN countries during 1993-2007. Examines ASEAN social dimensions.Presents some social indicators, namely population, demographic ...Continue Reading English 85504
Monetary and Fiscal Policy Management and Economic Cycle in ASEAN Community Mana Nimithwanich Explains the cause of business cycles, and the relationship between fiscal and financial policy implementation and business cycles as procyclical or countercyclical, showing the business cycles of Thailand during 1980-2011, and the level of cyclical nature of different countries. Discusses the economic cooperation between ASEAN member states, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and the measures for economic integration. Shows fiscal and financi ...Continue Reading Thai 85490
Engaging East Asian Integration: States, Markets and the Movement of People Presents a compilation of the papers presented at the Institute of Developing Economies-Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO)'s symposium in December 2008 and the proceedings of the panel discussion. Analyzes world politics from the perspective of U.S.-centred regionalism or the American imperium, regional policy initiatives and regional institutional orders, and globalization and internationalization for making contemporary regionalism ...Continue Reading English 85474
AEC Integration: Opportunities and Challenges to Thai Retailers Explores the opportunities and challenges of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration to Thai retailers. Predicts the expansion of internal marketplace, especially retail business along the border and increases in purchasing power of international tourists, particularly from ASEAN into Thailand, showing the proportion of tourists and their spending during January-July 2012. Identifies the factors supporting retail business in ASEAN, such ...Continue Reading Thai 85426
Thai Textile/Garment Exports, 2H12: Groeth Hinges on ASEAN Demand Deals with Thai textile/garment exports as of 2012. Notes that Thailand should be able to maintain growth in some export categories, namely synthetic fibers, apparels and underwear in ASEAN, plus garments, underwear and household textiles in Japan. Expects the value of Thai textile/garment exports in 2012. Mentions that ASEAN has been a key driver for Thai textile/garment exports. Discusses the direction of Thai textile/garment exports in the ...Continue Reading Thai 85419
ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community: Opportunities for Thai Cultural Entrepreneurs Provides the timeline to the ASEAN Community in 2015 from 2003 to 2012, and overview of the ASEAN Charter, three Blueprints, and Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity. Explains the three Communities: ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and ASEAN Socio Cultural Community (ASCC). Examines the opportunities and directions of ASEAN, positive impacts on Thailand, and advantages of AEC.Analyzes the capacity on trade ...Continue Reading Thai 85377
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
Report on the ASEAN Economic Cooperation and Integration Prasit Aekaputra Traces back and analyzes the legal nature of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since its birth, focusing on ASEAN economic cooperation and integration. Reviews ASEAN economic cooperation from the beginning at the First ASEAN Summit held in Bali in 1976 as the first milestone, describing the economic cooperation through various ASEAN summits to become ASEAN economic integration with the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), ASEAN Economi ...Continue Reading English 85345
ASEAN-India Connectivity – Progress So Far Suthiphand Chirathivat Studies the rationale for ASEAN-India connectivity, mentioning the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC). Looks at motivations for ASEAN connectivity in terms of the market size, developmental gaps, ASEAN's centrality, and connectivity beyond the region. Examines trade flows between ASEAN-India, showing the ASEAN-India total trade in 1990, 2000 and 2010, and the growth of export share of intermediate goods from ASEAN nations to India. Notes ...Continue Reading English 85315
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
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
Regional Economic Integration of the Fisheries Sector in ASEAN Countries Presents the results of a comprehensive study on the progress of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) initiatives in the ASEAN fisheries sector undertaken by the World Fish Center to supply information for the Integration Roadmap of the Fisheries Sector in ASEAN. Gives an overview and role of the fisheries sector in ASEAN. Mentions the overall perspective of the ASEAN Fisheries Roadmap and fourteen common measures in the Integration Roadmap Agreement ...Continue Reading English 85216
The Pattern of Intra-ASEAN Trade In the Priority Goods Sectors, Final Main Report Austria, Myrna S Studies the pattern of intra-ASEAN trade and the degree of integration of the goods sectors considered by the ASEAN leaders as priority for acceleration in economic integration. Discusses the theoretical framework, highlighting the factors that determine intra-industry trade.Analyzes the factors and process driving economic integration in the ASEAN. Gives an overview of the pattern of trade and investment in the priority goods sectors, includin ...Continue Reading English 85195
Study Project on the Manpower Readiness to Support Trade Liberalization in a Fields of Goods According to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Framework, Final Report Suwanna Tulayawasinpong Describes the background on the integration of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the AEC Blueprint, the goods and services in the twelve priority sectors, commitments of Thailand to the ASEAN agreements and the government's policies, including the benefits of the ASEAN economic integration and the impacts of the free flow under the AEC framework on human resource requirement. Examines the situation of Thai labor in the nine priority sectors, forei ...Continue Reading Thai 85194
The Liberalization of Rice Market Under the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) Duangporn Rodphaya Studies the agreed framework, the guidelines for management, the mechanism of action and the measures to support the liberalization of Thai rice market. Considers the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), looking at the principle, tariff reduction under the AFTA, rice market liberalization commitments of Thailand under the AFTA, and the delay or denial of commitments.Investigates hearings for rice market liberalization, including the authority of public ...Continue Reading Thai 85174
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