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Final Curve of Thailand's Preparedness to ASEAN Communit TU-ASEAN Forum (9th : 2014 : Bangkok) Extracts key discussions from the 9th TU-ASEAN forum about Thailand's preparedness to ASEAN Community, covering the readiness of government and private sector, and the preparedness of social members to be ASEAN citizen. Compares challenges of regional integration between EU and ASEAN. Mentions government's preparation, human resources development, strategy and action plan for ASEAN connectivity, and government mechanism. Analyzes business comp ...Continue Reading Thai 94226
Amnesty International report 2013: The State of the World's Human Rights, Summary English 94101
Understanding Transport History in the Philippines and the ASEAN Strategic Transport Plan; Towards ASEAN Cooperatio

Studies transport history in the Philippines with interdisciplinary approach to understand the transport mode, socio-political structure, economic integration with the global community, and urban development. Explores technological development, economic and policy perspectives that need to be adopted to link with the ASEAN community. Looks at different elements of inland transport history ranging from geographical, economic political and socia ...Continue Reading

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ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard Country Reports and Assessments 2014: Joint Initiative of the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum and the Asian Development Bank Traces the impetus in raising the public awareness on the ASEAN Corporate Governance initiative. Elevates the visibility of ASEAN Publicly Listed Companies (PLCs) among investors. Explains assessment methodology, peer review process, overall results and analysis. Highlights the country report and assessment of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Provides background of corporate governance framework, overall an ...Continue Reading English 93933
Report of the Experts Meeting on Regional Cooperation to Support the Implementation on Port State Measures in Southeast Asian Region, 2-4 February 2016, Bangkok, Thailand Experts Meeting on Regional Cooperation to Support the Implementation on Port State Measures in Southeast Asian Region (2016 : Bangkok, Thailand) Presents concept proposal on regional cooperation for supporting the implementation of port state measures (PSM) in ASEAN region. Reviews recommended activities of member countries from expert meeting in 2012. Updates the issues and challenges on PSM implementation by each country. Reports regional and international initiative in combating the illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing related to the ASEAN region. Provides guidelines ...Continue Reading English 93786
Present and Future Energy Issues in ASEAN Countries Ishihara, Keiichi N. Compares the geo-physical, economic, energy, and environmental aspects of 9 ASEAN nations. Covers Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Aims to identify trends in their energy demand and supply growth to improve the accuracy of scenarios for the future. Reveals the results of various parametric correlations e.g. CO2 per capita versus GDP per capita, the self-sufficiency ratio ...Continue Reading English 93242
A Comparative Study on Labour Laws of ASEAN Nations Gives an overview of ASEAN labour law system and identifies similarities and differences with respect to labour laws adopted by ASEAN countries. Looks at specific aspects of ASEAN labour laws, i.e. employment contract, temporary work and supply agents, individual dismissals, collective dismissals, and labour inspection. Provides initial bases by comparing these aspects with ILO Standards. Presents general comments and recommendations on next d ...Continue Reading Multilanguage 93206
TDRI Quarterly Review Presents the results of research on the values of time and service quanlities of bus transport in Bangkok. Reveals behaviour model of bus urers responding to service improvement. Provides insights into the valuation of the service quality of bus services. Presents another article based on the study entitled Labour Protection Systems in ASEAN , which explores the different labour laws in ASEAN member states. Looks at challenges to labour prot ...Continue Reading English 93202
The Potential Assessment and Readiness of Transport Infrastructure and Services in Thailand for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Final Report: Main Report Assesses current transportation infrastructure and service in Thailand from all modes, including roads, rails, marine, and air, in order to find gaps for improvement, as well as to formulate framework and strategic preparation for entering AEC. Analyzes current situation, problems, threats, feasibility, integral plans or projects that enhance economic gateway. Studies readiness, opportunities, benefits, and limitation under AEC circumstance. R ...Continue Reading Thai 92721
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 Strategic Action Plan for SME Development 2016-2025 Gives an overview of micro, small, medium enterprises (MSMEs) in ASEAN. Outlines MSMEs' policy for post-2015, covering vision, goals, missions, strategy, objectives, action plans and expected outcomes. Explicates actions for each strategic goals, covering to promote productivity, technology and innovation to increase access to finance to enhance market access and internationalization to enhance policy and regulatory environment and to promo ...Continue Reading English 92705
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
ASEAN Investment Report 2015: Infrastructure Investment and Connectivity Give statistical data and analysis of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and multinational enterprises (MNEs) development in ASEAN, covering FDI trends, MNEs' strategies and operations in 2014-2015, policy developments, outlook for 2015-2016 and ASEAN as a South – South cooperation partner. Explores infrastructure investment and private sector players in ASEAN, including electricity, telecommunication, transport and others, investment needs, ...Continue Reading English 92697
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
Towards ASEAN Economic Community 2025! Sanchita Basu Das Argues that ASEAN will require a new economic community vision beyond 2015, given the changing nature of the region's political economic landscape. Adds that different ASEAN countries are at different developmental stages, meaning that the deepening of economic cooperation will require a judicious but steady approach. Suggests that a new vision for the economic community, tentatively named AEC 2025, needs to be based on ASEAN's own strengths an ...Continue Reading English 87966
The Study of ASEAN and Cross-strait Relations in Relation with Political and Economic Development: Perspectives From Improvement of China's Image and ECFA Shih-Chi Lin Constitutes a doctorate dissertation written in Chinese. Explains that while the US, Japan, the EU, and Russia have marveled at China's progress since the end of the Cold War, China's neighboring countries in Asia - including ASEAN - have been worried. Points out that ASEAN questions whether the rise of China will bring about peaceful cooperation or whether it will lead to potential threats. Deals with the ASEAN+1 free trade agreement signed w ...Continue Reading Chinese 87929
Driving Forces of the ASEAN-5 Stock Markets Integration Bakri Abdul Karim Examines the determinants of stock market integration among five selected ASEAN emerging stock markets, namely Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Singapore (ASEAN-5). Explains that the determinants of stock market integration are largely unexplored in previous studies. Attempts to fill the gap in the literature and to provide recent empirical evidence on the forces behind the stock market integration among the ASEAN-5. Bases it ...Continue Reading English 87922
Advancing a People's ASEAN Continuing Dialogue 2nd ASEAN People's Forum 5th ASEAN Civil Society Conference (2009 : Phetchaburi) Reports on the 2nd ASEAN People's Forum/5th ASEAN Civil Society Conference held in October 2009 in Cha-am, Thailand. Presents discussions that took place among different groups and individuals of the ASEAN civil society sector as well as with some government representatives, noting that these discussions focused on the four main issues of socio-economic aspects socio-cultural aspects political and security aspects and the environment. Indica ...Continue Reading Multilanguage 87810
The Middle-Income Trap: Issues for Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Tran Van Tho Attempts to answer the question of whether and how ASEAN economies can avoid the middle-income trap and advance to the higher-income level. Builds an analytical framework based on the factors that determine each development stage of an economy. Compares the current situation of four ASEAN middle-income countries with the experience of the Republic of Korea, a country that managed to overcome the middle-income trap and reach the higher-income le ...Continue Reading English 87501
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