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Study Project on a Cooperation Framwork of Capacity Development of Thai Labour in 32 Positions Under ASEAN Agreements, Final Report Studies the quality of Thai labor in the tourism industry. Presents the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Tourism Professionals and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint, covering the objective, essence and mechanism of the MRA. Describes the ASEAN Common Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals (ACCSTP) in the field of hotel services and travel services of 32 positions. Reports the situation of labor in hotel and trav ...Continue Reading Thai 85155
Study Report on Trade in Services Liberalization: The Impact on Thai Tourism Industry: A Case Study of Commitments to GATS, ASEAN, and APEC Studies principles of trade in services liberalization for Thai tourism industry under the framework of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), APEC, and ASEAN, looking at economic and legal perspectives. Analyzes obstacles and opportunities for Thai tourism industry liberalization and for Thailand to access tourism industry of other countries, considering the overall capacity of Thai tourism industry and each sector, namely hotel, so ...Continue Reading Thai 85153
3 Years Towards Free ASEAN: How to Prepare People in Psychological Dimension National Conference on 3 Years Towards Free ASEAN: How to Prepare People in Psychological Dimension (11th : 2012 : Bangkok) Presents the proceedings of the 11th national academic seminar and paper presentation of the East-West Psychological Science Research Center, Faculty of Psychology, Chulalongkorn University during 10-11 May 2012. Includes the agenda, opening speeches, a lecture, and seminar discussions on preparation for ASEAN Community. Provides 67 papers of faculty members and students concerning ASEAN and psychology. Adds biographies of the lecturer and dis ...Continue Reading Thai 85136
Building Better Industrial Relations In an Integrating ASEAN Provides a general background of the ASEAN-ILO/ Japan Industrial Relations Project, explaining industrial relations in an integrating ASEAN, and sharing of industrial relations practices and experiences through seminars and meetings with an overview of ASEAN community building. Presents a general discussion of what constitutes a good industrial relations practice. Focuses on the importance of social dialogue, during both stable and challenging ...Continue Reading English 85135
Roadmap for ASEAN Community 2015 Covers the blueprints of the establishment of the ASEAN's three communities. Presents the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Blueprint, including characteristics and elements as a rules-based community of shared values and norms, a cohesive, peaceful and resilient region with shared responsibility for comprehensive security, and a dynamic and outward-looking region in an increasingly integrated and interdependent world and implementation ...Continue Reading Thai 85133
Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 2015, Annual Muslim World Conference 2011, First Hotel, 25 May 2011 Annual Muslim World Conference 2011 Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 2015 Contains the agenda of Centre for Muslim World Policies' Annual Muslim World Conference 2011 on Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 2015, including opening speeches and special lectures by the Chairperson and Director of Centre for Muslim World Policies, the President of Chulalongkorn University, the Ambassador of Indonesia to Thailand, and the Secretary General of ASEAN. Covers the seminars on Muslims in ASEAN Community: Challenges in 20 ...Continue Reading Thai 85121
A.A.T Newsletter Summarizes the 20th ASEAN summit during April 3-4, 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, covering the issues of the three ASEAN Community establishment and connectivity. Examines the role of the ASEAN Association-Thailand to prepare Thai people for the ASEAN Community. Introduces ASEAN languages with the topic of number. Tells a story of Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie bin Sheigh Mustapha as the first ASEAN astronaut. Presents important festivals o ...Continue Reading Thai 85114
Towards the ASEAN Community 2015 Describes the ASEAN community, covering the origin, members, Bangkok Declaration, ASEAN summit, establishment of ASEAN community, main purposes, identity, motto, flag, emblem, day, anthem, working language, office of the secretariat, and population. Studies why ASEAN community was established, including Thailand and ASEAN Community, the vision of ASEAN as the Community of Action, Community of Connectivity, and Community of People, and benefits f ...Continue Reading Thai 85093
Achieving the ASEAN Economic Community 2015: Challenges for Member Countries & Businesses Compiles the papers presented during the ASEAN Roundtable on April 29, 2010 and during a brainstorming session on September 23, 2010 by the ASEAN Studies Centre of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, examining the prospects for achieving an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015, the target date set by ASEAN, and obstacles in the way of its achievement from the point of view of each of the ASEAN member countries. Covers many thematic issue ...Continue Reading English 85074
Language, Society, and Culture: Common and Different Points of ASEAN Countries Montira Tamuang Provides general knowledge of language and changes in language in terms of the impact on sound systems, meaning and grammar society and social changes in terms of meanings of society, and causes, types and results of social changes and culture and cultural changes in terms of the importance, concept and origin, elements, characteristics, and theories. Gives broad information on ASEAN, covering ASEAN summit meetings, the ASEAN Charter, ASEAN ec ...Continue Reading Thai 85066
ASEAN in Crisis: Divided We Stagger Points out the cause of the furore, which is the widening division in the ten-member grouping of ASEAN over China's maritime claims in the South China Sea, mentioning the failure to issue a joint communique after the meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers in Phnom Penh in July 2012. Describes the power of China over certain countries in the region, particularly Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, and the support of America on the other group of countries, s ...Continue Reading English 85056
A Crime against Humanity? Implications and Prospects of the Responsibility to Protect in the Wake of Cyclone Nargis McLachlan-Bent, Ashley Evaluates the principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and whether the response of Naypyidaw constituted a crime against humanity, thus warranting the application of the principle. Examines the Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS), 'The Responsibility to Protect', and the internationally agreed definition of R2P at the 2005 UN World Summit. Briefly provides an account of Naypyidaw's response t ...Continue Reading English 85041
Geopolitics, International Law and the South China Sea Beckman, Robert Explores the problems of the South China Sea from the geopolitics and international law's perspectives. Describes the importance of the South China Sea bordered by China, Taiwan and ASEAN countries, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and Vietnam, and the nature of the dispute on territorial sovereignty over the islands. Explains how the sovereignty disputes can be resolved, covering the legal basis for the right to explore and ...Continue Reading English 85036
Why Does a Small Power Lead? ASEAN Leadership in Asia-Pacific Regionalism Min-hyung Kim Explores Asia-Pacific regionalism which has become one of the most salient features of global political economy since the 1990s. Mentions that it displays a low level of institutionalization and is led by a small/weak power (i.e., ASEAN), rather than major powers in the region. States that ASEAN leadership stressing dialogue and consensus without enforcement mechanisms inevitably produces weak regional institutions that are ineffective in resol ...Continue Reading English 85026
ASEAN Community in Figures ACIF 2011 Provides statistical data on ASEAN as of 2011. Offers ASEAN countries' information in tables, regarding ASEAN and the world, ASEAN trade aggregates, ASEAN trade dependency, ASEAN trade liberalization, ASEAN trade in priority integration sectors, ASEAN foreign direct investment, ASEAN tourism, ASEAN telecommunications, and ASEAN social development. English 85025
Good Water Governance Matters Explores water problems in Asia. Notes that access to water has important implications for health, education, poverty and the environment. Highlights global megatrends such as climate change, rapid urbanization and surging water demand which will force Asia to change the way it addresses water governance over the next 20 years. Suggests several aspects of water governance that currently demand attention. Contains interviews of several water p ...Continue Reading English 85024
Terms of Reference ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children Provides terms of reference (TOR) regarding ASEAN commission on the promotion and protection of the rights of women and children (ACWC). Gives information of words about ACWC including background, purposes, principles, status of the ACWC, mandate and functions, composition, modalities, work plan and funding, role of the Secretary-General of ASEAN and the ASEAN secretariat, general and final provisions. English 85020
ASEAN Legal Integration Briefs the activities of the ASEAN Integration Through Law (ITL) research project, focusing on the role of law and the rule of law in Asian legal integration. Provides an overview of the project, including timeline and achievement since 2010 to 2013, general architecture, the AEC group, ASEAN external legal relations group, ASEAN and human rights, and ASEAN and the environment. Describes the general architecture in terms of objectives and aspir ...Continue Reading English 85015
Civilization and Culture as Determinants of Regional Processes in ASEAN and European Union Drelich-Skulska, Boguslawa Addresses cultural and civilizational determinants that shape the regional processes in South East Asia and Europe. Explains globalization and regionalization in international relations. Looks at civilizational and cultural setting of regional process in ASEAN and European Union (EU) groupings. Discusses the idea of cultural integrity in Europe, institutional development of EU, and the ASEAN Way . Mentions that ASEAN adopted an approach base ...Continue Reading English 84992
Interruption: Restructuring an Autobiographical Novel Ngao Si Khao Wayakon Phueng-ngern Studies the multiplication of beginning in the autobiographical novel Ngao Si Khao, marking that there is no boundary between the beginning and the ending part. Reflects the variable self that keeps on changing. Analyzes that the long texture structure is needed to be divided into sections and explicity. Demonstrates that there is a missing part, noting that the incompleteness fulfills the definition of autobiography, the narrative of self, wh ...Continue Reading Thai 84962