Asean Essays

Association of the South East Asian Nations

Introduction The Association of South East Asian nation (ASEAN) is an Organisation formed by the East Asian nations in 1967. These nations include Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand which were the first five members state that formed the Association and later were joined by other smaller and weaker states such as; Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar. This association is framed basically not to look at security matter and prefer to avoid also controversial political issues living it…

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Pest Analysis of Vietnam

·Political factors: · government type: Vietnam is known as a Socialist Republic. · freedom on economy: Vietnam has not high economic freedom, which score is 51.0. Even though the index of Vietnam can not compare with western developed countries’, however since 1986 the government implement open-door to the outsider world policy, making Vietnam becoming to an open country and attracting increasingly investors’ attention and opportunities. · Political Stability: Vietnam is an independent, socialist republic country, governed by the only power:…

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The Possible Impact of Greater Economic Integration Among the Malaysia, Singapore and the Rest of the Asean Countries

Economic integration is the bind of economic policies between different states through the partial or full abolition of tariff and non-tariff restrictions on trade taking place among them prior to their integration. (Balassa, 1967) The focus of economic integration is to lower the costs for both consumers and producers, as well as to increase trade between the countries taking part in the agreement. Economics integration and regional integration are very similar in many ways. Economic integration has a strong tie…

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Asean Community

ASEAN, “One vision, one identity, one community” As ASEAN member, I am aware of ASEAN history. It started on August 8, 1967 with 5 countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, but it turned into 10 after years of success: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Since then, these 10 countries have been cooperating and collaborating for the benefits of the people and their country. Have you ever thought how important ASEAN is? In…

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Aec_ Opportunity or Threat to the Workforce of Thailand

Introduction The ASEAN agreement to implement the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 is a rational approach in order to be the largest economic development in the developing world (Asian Development Bank (ADB) 2010; Austria 2012). However, it seems likely to have both beneficial and negative aspects. Although a GDP per capita of Thailand is in the fourth rank among ASEAN countries, competitiveness of its workforce may be insufficient to compete with others (Deutsche Bank 2013; Chongphaisal 2011). The free…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Small States

The ASEAN Summit is an annual meeting held by the member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in relation to economic, and cultural development of Southeast Asian countries.[2]The league of ASEAN is currently connected with other countries who aimed to participate on the missions and visions of the league. Apparently, the league is conducting an annual meetings with other countries in an organisation collectively known as the ASEAN dialogue partners. ASEAN +3 adds China, Japan and South Korea. The…

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