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Constructing 'Laoness' in Thai Literary Works: Roy Mai Witaya Wongchantha Describes Thai literature and cinema in terms of social actor. Looks at the process of representation and the construction of Laoness in Roy Mai, a Thai literary work.Analyzes mechanisms for the representation, considering the culture and globalization. Thai 84961
Roymai: The Blueprint of the Globalized Identity Ananya Wareesaard Tells briefly the story of Roymai . Examines the idea of globalization as colonialism of the modern world, analyzing the image of Thailand and Laos in Roymai. Explains the economic and cultural change with the current of globalization, which transforms local communities into urban communities, in Southeast Asian societies, which can be seen from Thailand and Laos. Explores the heroine's belief and identity as a representative of Thai middle-c ...Continue Reading Thai 84960
Staking Claims and Making Waves in the South China Sea: How Troubled Are the Waters? Ba, Alice D Introduces the South China Sea dispute, drawing attention to the complexity of dispute in relation to maritime rights, maritime regime, resources, and the status quo power between China and the United States. Analyzes China-Southeast Asia relations and U.S.-China relations in Southeast Asia. Discusses the specific utilities of ASEAN in this dispute and China-ASEAN relations. Highlights how the intersection of U.S.-China issues has raised the s ...Continue Reading English 84954
An ASEAN Community For All: Exploring the Scope for Civil Society Engagement Expresses the key findings on civil society in the 10 member states of ASEAN. Offers a broad picture of the diverse landscapes in Southeast Asia in which the relationship between civil society and state varies according to the political system, historical circumstances and societal complexion of different countries. Seeks to identify common trends and idiosyncrasies to provide a regional overview of civil society in Southeast Asia. Suggests se ...Continue Reading English 84933
Towards the ASEAN Community and ASEAN Union, Final Research Report Praphas Thepchatri Studies the development of ASEAN Community and proposes the road map for ASEAN Community and ASEAN Union. Analyzes modality and possibility for the establishment of ASEAN Political and Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC), and the establishment of ASEAN Union. Studies Thailand's role in the establishment of ASEAN Community, and proposes strategies for Thailand's participation in the se ...Continue Reading Thai 84889
Services as a New Engine of Growth for ASEAN, the People’s Republic of China, and India Shepherd, Ben Give an overview of Service Sector Development in the ASEAN, China and India (ACI countries). Emphasizes on regulating international service markets by improving service productivity networks. Deals with measures making markets less competitive, looking at lowering the cost of doing business in both domestic and foreign services. Shows how to move intermediate input across bonders through services such as transport, telecommunication including ...Continue Reading English 84886
Does ASEAN Exist? The Association of Southeast Asian Nations as an International Legal Person Chesterman, Simon Examines the legal status of ASEAN and the political question of whether the whole is greater or less than the sum of its parts. Presents that legal personality at the international level is less status than it is a capacity. Focuses on the key question what specific powers have been granted to ASEAN and how those powers are used. Concludes that ASEAN has always existed and that its problem is not legal personality but a shared vision of the p ...Continue Reading English 84884
Asia in the Next Decade Proceedings Records speeches about Asia in the coming decade. Notes that the 21st century will be the Asian century or that there will be a distinct shift in global power towards the Pacific region. Mentions the main challenges which involve the role of China. Points out how to sustain the past years development in the face of a new world. States that Asian countries have to face the growing issue of unequal distribution. Mentions that ASEAN should have ...Continue Reading English 84840
AEC Data by Kasikorn Research Contains the data for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) compiled by Kasikorn Research Center, covering air transportation of goods and passengers Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and FDI outflows current account, trade balance and foreign exchange reserves oil-petroleum products and consumption population, labor and foreigners infrastructures, roads and railways trade investment and tourism of Intra-ASEAN incomes from other countries migratio ...Continue Reading Thai 84799
ASEAN Strategic Transport Plan 2011-2015 Presents background of ASEAN Strategic Transport Plan (ASTP) 2011-2015. Aims to identify strategic actions to support the establishment of ASEAN Economic Cooperation (AEC) by 2015, and to identify long-term vision of ASEAN transport cooperation beyond 2015. Reviews significant disparity across ASEAN Member States (AMSs) in terms of geographical, economic and social conditions, quality of transport networks, logistic performance, and business en ...Continue Reading English 84789
Different Stream, Different Needs, and Impact: Managing International Labor Migration in ASEAN: Thailand (Emigration Yongyuth Chalamwong Studies policies and institution arrangement for managing international migration as part of regional cooperation initiatives and bilateral agreements. Emphasizes on the finding out why the current management of sending workers and protecting workers has not been effective. Uses the theory of push and pull factors for describing reasons forced migrant workers to work overseas. Focuses on the emigration in Thailand, looking at international mig ...Continue Reading English 84768
Different Stream, Different Needs, and Impact: Managing International Labor Migration in ASEAN: Thailand (Immigration) Srawooth Paitoonpong Gives an overview of labour immigration in ASEAN countries, focusing on Thailand. Deals with trend and composition of legal and illegal immigration. Studies the impact of immigration on the economy and labour market, looking at immigration and social problems such as contagious diseases, HIV/AIDS, and human trafficking. Considers how remittances reflect both economic and social impacts of immigration in Thailand on the sending countries. Stud ...Continue Reading English 84762
Economic Review Mid-Year 2012 Looks at ASEAN and ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at a glance, dealing with Thailand's position in ASEAN, structure of ASEAN economies, and intra-ASEAN export share by country. Considers how Thailand prepared for the AEC in 2015, covering the economic review in each section i.e. banking, capital markets, investment, infrastructure, logistics, exports, small business, labour, healthcare, agriculture, energy, property, information technology, tele ...Continue Reading English 84736
Information Note on ASEAN Member States and International Labour Standards Gives an overview of developments with fundamental principles and rights to work since 1995. Considers fundamental labour standards as the social floor to globalization. Deals with topics on the establishment of the rule of law, corporate social responsibility, and research on fundamental labour standards by multilateral organizations. Looks at ASEAN states' ratification of fundamental ILD conventions, covering the ratification record and pros ...Continue Reading English 84725
Foreign Investment in Myanmar: A Resource Boom but a Development Bust? Bissinger, Jared Explores the major trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) in Myanmar, focusing on changes over time in the source and sector of investment. Uses investment data from 1989 to 2011, looking at FDI in two periods : from the passage of the Foreign Investment Law in 1988 to Fy 1999-2000, and from Fy 2000-2001 to 2011. Compares these trends with Vietnam and Laos. Explores the investment patterns, considering the macro economy, geopolitics, sancti ...Continue Reading English 84689
A.A.T Newsletter Presents the ASEAN Association-Thailand Newsletter (A.A.T), summarizing the curriculum on ASEAN studies in 10 ASEAN countries. Describes the 35th anniversary of partnership and friendship between ASEAN-Canada in 2012. Provides a cinema column on Aung San Suu Kyi: the lady of Myanmar. Covers the topics on official seals of the countries in ASEAN, a tour guide to Hoi An of Vietnam, and ASEAN news in Thailand. Thai 84597
Singapore Wit Banditkul Traces history and legend of Singapore since the pre-historic period, covering Singapore under the East India Company (EIC), and the independence. Describes the government system, economic conditions, investment promotion, and international trade. Mentions Singapore's geography, natural resources, and various interesting places. Considers races of the Singaporeans, covering the Malayu, Chinese, Indian, and Peranakan. Describes the attire of t ...Continue Reading Thai 84576
Vietnam Wit Banditkul Traces history and legend of Vietnam since the pre-historic period, covering Vietnam under China, France, and the independence. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Describes the attire of the Vietnamese, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the ways to success in terms of the ASEAN Charter and three pil ...Continue Reading Thai 84575
Singapore Wit Banditkul Traces history and legend of Laos since the pre-historic period, covering Laos under Fance and the independence. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Explains the ethnicity of Laos, covering Tai-Laos, Phutai, Tai-Dam, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Muslims. Deals with the attire of the Laos, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Co ...Continue Reading Thai 84574
Myanmar Kuttaleeya Liamdee Traces history and legend of Myanmar since the settlement, covering Myanmar under different periods and kingdoms. Describes the government system, economic conditions, geography, natural resources, towns, and interesting places. Describes the attire of the Burmese, food culture, tradition, and festivals. Includes a brief overview of the ASEAN Community, mentioning the way to success in terms of the ASEAN Charter and three pillars: ASEAN Politi ...Continue Reading Thai 84573