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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
Labour Factor Risk: Impacts from ASEAN Economic Community Surapol Srihuang Studies the need for labor in the production sector of Thailand, and labor migration from neighboring countries. Explores the frameworks of labor migration analysis, urban/rural migration, and regional labor migration model. Adapts the Blancflower and Oswald (1994) model, assessing the static and dynamic wage curves of Thailand. Performs the economic impact analysis by using time series analysis and structural analysis with the Computable Gene ...Continue Reading Thai 85488
Domestic Consumption + Exports of Iron/Steel to ASEAN in 2012 Growing...Bucking Global Trend Reviews the situation and domestic consumption of steel in Thailand during January-May 2012, which is quite vibrant as seen in increases in production capacity to meet expected rising demand in the year amid brighter prospects after the 2011 floods depite the global downtrend, showing the Thai and global index prices from May 2011-May 2012, and the value and growth of steel/iron shipments of Thailand to ASEAN countries from 2009-2012. Examines t ...Continue Reading Thai 85484
CLMV: Opportunities for Thai Exports within AEC...Growing 20% in 2012 States the change of business landscape of Thailand with the AEC integration in 2015 and global economic headwinds from the Eurozone debt crisis, pointing out rosy prospects for Thai exports to the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) countries. Presents the data of Thai exports between the CLMV and Eurozone during 2010-2012, ranking the most fast growing market, i.e. Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, respectively. Examines Thai export ...Continue Reading Thai 85452
Chinese FDI Inflows into Thailand Growing Ahead of AEC States an increase of Chinese FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) inflows into Thailand over time showing the average number of Chinese applications for investment promotions in Thailand during 2005-2011. Studies the factors supporting Chinese FDI inflows into Thailand with AEC (ASEAN Economic Community) integration in 2015, looking at the country's advantages in location, natural resources, infrastructure and facility. Presents Chinese investment ...Continue Reading Thai 85435
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
AEC: Thailand and ASEAN Economic Community Boonchai Jaiyen Reviews the background of ASEAN, noting the establishment of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. Deals with the significance of AEC in world economy. Discusses how Thailand prepares to enter AEC. Shows the benefit from AEC to Thailand. Studies ASEAN countries' history regarding politics, geography, climate, economy, population, culture, religion, and relationship with Thailand. Thai 85418
Beer Business: Investment Opportunities Abound in ASEAN Explores Thai beer business, noting that it will exhibit higher growth in 2012 than that seen over the past four years. Expects that the beer sold in 2012, mentioning that the average growth rate has been moderately good. Notes the government's stringent controls on alcoholic beverages which has forced local brewers to delve into markets abroad, particularly ASEAN markets. Explains that ASEAN markets offer bright prospects for Thai brewers. D ...Continue Reading Thai 85395
Business Opportunities for Services Sector Under the AEC Examines the prospects of Thai businesses towards the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. Looks at the situation of ASEAN from the European Union's perspective.Includes agricultural business opportunities arising from both growing demand for agricultural outputs and potential growth from new forms of agricultural businesses such as contract farming. Explains AEC's greater prospects for further liberalization of the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Mya ...Continue Reading Thai 85383
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
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
Association of Southeast Asian Nations: Bangkok Summit Declaration on the Progress of AESAN, Vietnam's Membership, Greater Economic Cooperation and Closer Political Cooperation in International Fora Sompong Sucharitkul Summarizes the results of the Fifth Formal ASEAN Summit Meeting in Bangkok on December 14-15, 1995, briefly inform the previous ASEAN summits and documents, which are the result of each meeting. Presents the Bangkok Summit Declaration of 1995, covering the political and security cooperation, economic cooperation, functional cooperation, and external relations. Includes the annexes in the end. English 85264
Thailand and Legal Preparedness for the ASEAN Community Thanakrit Woratanutchagul Mentions the ASEAN Community consisting of three pillars: ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC), describing free movement of goods, services, investment and workers in ASEAN. Examines the revision of Thai law in preparation for the ASEAN Community regarding customs, foreign business, tourism and guides, private schools, and labor and skill development. Considers the ...Continue Reading Thai 85203
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
ASEAN Gap: Good Agricultural Practices for Production of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables In the ASEAN Region Presents ASEAN GAP, a standard for good agricultural practice during the production, harvesting and postharvest handling of fresh fruit and vegetables in the ASEAN region, including the purpose and scope of ASEAN GAP. Describes how ASEAN GAP was developed, and outlines the structure ASEAN GAP, consisting of four modules, i.e. food safety, environmental management, worker health, safety and welfare, and produce quality. Gives the detail of each ...Continue Reading English 85182
The European Union, Burma/Myanmar and ASEAN: A Challenge to European Norms and Values or a New Opportunity? Boisseau du Rocher, Sophie Reviews briefly the triangular relationship between the EU, ASEAN and Burma, especially after the November 2010 elections and the subsequent series of reforms, casting doubt on the limits and relevance of European norms when applied not only in a context of enduring misunderstanding with Burma but simultaneously in a context of shared interest with ASEAN. Explains the EU's criticism of Burma since the incidents of 1988 pro-democracy protests, me ...Continue Reading English 85177