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Regional and Country Reports of the ASEAN Assessment on the Social Impact of the Global Financial Crisis Monitors the social impacts of the Global Financial Crisis. Studies on different topics such as the global economic slowdown in ASEAN member states. Analyzes labour market impacts, health outcomes and school enrollment. Discusses poverty and welfare of each ASEAN member state. Deals with social protection policy and responses to the crisis. Introduces the recent evolution of social protection system in ASEAN. Lists all social protection res ...Continue Reading English 85868
ASEAN Strategic Framework on Social Welfare and Development (2011-2015) Deals with the ASEAN strategic framework and plan of action for social welfare, family and children of 2011-2015. Focuses on four priorities such as children, older persons, persons with disabilities and family development. Presents the background of prioritizes children. Summarizes plan of actions for children, including capacity building in human resources and research analysis. Details the mechanism to promote and protect children from abus ...Continue Reading English 85844
Medium-Term Programme 1996-2000: ASEAN Science & Technology Development Details the medium term program for ASEAN science and technology development 1996-2000. Presents the intra-ASEAN cooperation in science and technology. Introduces the establishment of network of S&T infrastructure and programs for human resource development in public and private sector. Lists all program areas such as food science and technology, meteorology and geophysics, microelectronics and information technology, materials science and tec ...Continue Reading English 85793
ASEAN: Learning Each Other Through Asian Tourism Education: A Case Study of the Philippines Kulwara Suwanpimol Purposes to study the curriculum of tourism and hotels in the Philippines, to investigate both the strong and weak points in the curriculum, to create the guidelines to integrate the culture of the ASEAN countries in the Philippines curriculum, and to encourage the cooperation between universities in Thailand and the Philippines for cross cultural learning. Uses a qualitative approach in the research. Reveals that the universities in the Philip ...Continue Reading Thai 85728
When Human Capital Becomes a Commodity: Philippines in Global Economic Changes and the Implications for the Development of Non-State Institutions Goode, Angelo Augustus Salting Examines the export of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) as an effect of globalization using the International Political Economy (IPE) approach. Reviews the history of human capital export in the Philippines from the beginning of the Marcos regime in 1965 to the present.Examines domestic factors that fostered the growth of the OFW industry, such as high unemployment, high fertility rate, encouraging government policy, or the outsourcing of private ...Continue Reading English 85714
Educational Management of Higher Education Institutions Along the East-West Economic in Preparation for the Integration of the ASEAN Community 2015 Aporn Kanvong Studies the current situation, problems and obstacles of management of higher education institutions along the East-West Economic Corridor. Describes curriculums, theories, assessments, and plans of higher education. Discusses three economic corridors in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS): East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC), North-South Economic Corridor (NSEC), and Southern Economic Corridor. Explains the integration of the ASEAN community i ...Continue Reading Thai 85713
Learning Each Other through ASEAN Tourism Education: The Case of Singapore and Brunei Tatiyaporn Jarunmaneerat Studies the current curriculum in tourism and-or hotel in Singapore and Brunei Darussalam, analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of the curriculum offered in the countries. Offers guidelines in integrating knowledge in cross-cultural in the curriculums, and proposes the ways of fostering better collaborations between institutions. Indicates that the tourism and hotel (hospitality) curriculums have received wider recognition and far more accept ...Continue Reading Thai 85706
Learning from Singapore: Improving Human Resources and Technology for AEC Highlights the potential of economic competitiveness of Singapore. Analyzes the approach to enhance the potential in terms of knowledge development for increasing economic potential, raising living condition of Thai people, investment for the continuing research and development (R & D), preferential treatment for business sector that invest in R & D, and economic development planning on the basis of long-term knowledge development. Considers th ...Continue Reading Thai 85691
Preparation for ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 Presents the history of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and brief information of 10 ASEAN countries. Discusses the integration of ASEAN community in 2015 related to the ASEAN Declaration, ASEAN Charter, and three pillars of ASEAN: ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Political Security Community (APSC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Describes AEC in 2015 in terms of new policy for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietn ...Continue Reading Thai 85651
Competitive Advantage in Knowing ASEAN Surin Pitsuwan Analyzes background of ASEAN, focusing on the significance of ASEAN Community. Gives information about ASEAN dialog partners such as Japan, China, and Australia.Analyzes three pillars of ASEAN i.e. ASEAN Political-Security Community, ASEAN Economic Community, and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community. Notes that people needed in ASEAN Community must be skillful, professional, and adaptable. Concludes with spirit of ASEAN, accepting difference and fe ...Continue Reading Thai 85649
The SME Policy Framework in ASEAN and APEC: Benchmarks, Comparison and Analysis Hall, Chris Examines SME policy in ASEAN and in APEC. Notes that SMEs play a significant role in the economy of both groupings. States that almost all economies face two key policy priorities: how to create jobs, and how to continually create an internationally competitive industrial structure.Suggests that SMEs are good at creating jobs, and creating international competitive advantage.Notes that as ASEAN and APEC move to greater economic integration, the ...Continue Reading English 85630
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Electrical, Electronics & Allied Industry Club Analyzes electrical, electronics & allied industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its four main goals which are becoming leader of electrical, electronics & allied industry, creating market opportunities, controlling product standard, and investing in ASEAN markets. Des ...Continue Reading Thai 85610
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Plastic Industry Club Deals with the benefits of plastic industry from entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Notes its three main goals which are gaining market opportunities from being the center of CLMV countries (Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam), developing new products, and investing in other ASEAN countries. Describes AEC Blueprint, summarizing main issues gathering from plastic industry. Analyzing plastic industry's competency and competitiveness in en ...Continue Reading Thai 85608
Society and Culture of 10 ASEAN Countries Kochanok Sooksathit Presents a brief information on Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) related to its history, motto, symbol, flag, and song. Gives background information of 10 ASEAN countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and Thailand. Focuses on their societies in terms of politics, religion, culture, history, geography, transportation, language, and capital city. Includes some ex ...Continue Reading Thai 85580
Training Handbook for SME Service Provider (Train the Trainer) under the Project on ASEAN SME Gateway to China (Cooperation Development Activites to Promote Small and Medium Enterprises: ASEAN SME Regional Gateway Section 2) Compiles the content of the SME service provider (train the trainer) course on Chinese economy and opportunities to penetrate Chinese market, namely facts of Chinese market, important Chinese provincial economy for Thai SMEs ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) as a key to Chinese market tips for Thai SMEs before doing trade and investment with China: Chinese business culture important laws and regulations for Thai SMEs before doing trade and i ...Continue Reading Thai 85548
Summary Report on the operation of the Project on ASEAN SME Gateway to China (Cooperation Development Activites to Promote Small and Medium Enterprises: ASEAN SME Regional Gateway Section 2) Provides summaries of overall activities of the ASEAN SME Gateway to China Project, namely seminars on brainstorming ideas of government and private agencies taking care of Thai SMEs in the Northeast and the North 'Train the Trainers' activities the publication of 'information Guidebook: SME gateway to China' and 'Training Handbook of Chinese Economy and Chinese Market Penetration' Thai-China SME service provider networking business matching: ...Continue Reading Thai 85547
An Approach to Developing Competencies of Associate Industrial Engineers for the Preparedness of ASEAN Economic Community Pornnaree Sophabutr Studies the competency level of associate industrial engineers, reviewing the literature on competency on knowledge, skill and value, human resource development and Thailand toward the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration in 2015, learning models at the individual level, the meaning and standards of licensed engineers. Includes good characteristics of licensed engineers, the current situation, problems and recommendations for competency de ...Continue Reading Thai 85530
Dr. Surin Pitsuwan: Thailand and the Role in ASEAN Paisit Boomparlit Contains a recording of a talk between Dr. Surin Pitsuwan as the Secretary-General of ASEAN and Thai and foreign press at the ASEAN Association-Thailand in late 2007. Presents Dr. Pitsuwan's attitude and opinion, covering the topic on his readiness in taking the position of the Secretary-General, a five-year overview of ASEAN, pressing issues of the region, democracy and human rights, guidelines for development of ASEAN, education, his eyes on T ...Continue Reading Thai 85526
Proceedings of the Seminar on The Possibility Of the Information System Interoperability in the ASEAN Community The Seminar on The Possibility Of the Information System Interperability in the ASEAN Community (2011 : Bangkok) Contains the information on R&D (Research and Development) in some ASEAN countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. Covers the areas of directions, trends, state policies, strategies, sources of research, funds, and overall findings of the countries. English 85523
E-government in the ASEAN Context: A Conceptual Framework International Communication Association Conference (2005 : New York) Evaluates the status of e-government initiatives in ASEAN. Reviews literature on the definition of the term e-government and the need for e-government in regions where it does not exist. Studies how e-government has developed in ASEAN and some of the approaches to e-government that ASEAN countries are taking. Provides an analysis of various studies and indices that assess global e-government readiness, discussing some qualitative measures. Co ...Continue Reading English 85515