Enhancing ASEAN's Connectivity
Publication Year: 2012
Published by: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
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ASEAN is the only organization of its kind in the vast region that stretches from the Indian Subcontinent to the Kamchatka Peninsula. Geographically, it covers Southeast Asia, where there are more seas and islands than continuous land mass. In the past four decades, economic development and trade have flourished impressively amongst the ten ...
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I have a couple of thoughts on connectivity in the Association of The first is that an ASEAN Community, including an ASEAN Economic Community, which ASEAN has proclaimed as a goal, cannot be realized without connectivity, without the connectivity as comprehensively conceived in the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity. Connectivity is ...
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This book is a result of the ASEAN Roundtable 2011 on âEnhancing ASEANâs Connectivityâ organized by the ASEAN Studies Centre (ASC) at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), along with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) on 5 May 2011 at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. The primary objective is to examine the current state of infrastructure ...
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...(AEC) by 2015. While the fundamentals for creating a single market and production base are a work in progress, it is also crucial for ASEAN to facilitate the realization of the ASEAN community through âconnectivityâ (see Figure 1.1). This is because community building through physical, institutional and personal connectivity is not only ...
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With a population of nearly 600 million and a combined Gross DomesÂtic Product (GDP) of US$1.5 trillion, ASEAN is one of the worldâs most diverse and dynamic regional organizations. Currently, ASEANâs If ASEAN can achieve its objective, its centrality could be more effectively promoted in the evolving regional architecture. One of the ...
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The new byword for ASEAN is âconnectivityâ. In the current competitive environment, connectivity as a concept is of paramount importance to countries, and furthermore, to regions attempting to achieve collective As has been stated before, connectivity among nations is sine qua non in the age of globalization.1 For a region to succeed globally, connectiÂ...
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Physical connectivity, together with institutional connectivity, is the key for economic development in ASEAN and East Asia. Production networks in ASEAN and East Asia, particularly those in the manufacturing sector, are the most advanced in the world. Baldwin (2011) introduces the concept of the â2nd unbundlingâ for international division of labour ...
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To meet the challenges in a global marketplace, ASEAN needs to integrate its member countries and achieve a more dynamic economy, which is inclusive and sustainable. ASEAN leaders are conscious of the increasing interdependence of their economies within the region as well as the rest of the world, and hence aim to implement the ASEAN Economic ...
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As the average global mobile phone penetration rate approaches 83 mobile phones per 100 people,2 it is increasingly clear that ubiquitous broadband access provision is the next frontier in information and communication Broadband access is a key driver of economic and social development. Its effects are profound and pervasive. The direct economic benefits of ...
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ASEAN is a tremendously diverse region, encompassing within its borders some 4 million square kilometres, 600 million people, 32,000 islands, 900 different languages and a diversity of development that ranges from US$800 per capita to US$49,000 per capita from its least to its most developed member countries.1 This diversity extends to ...
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The story of ASEAN and ICT may well be a tale of two ASEANs â Young ASEAN is comprised of âdigital nativesâ â tech-savvy, digitally-nimble, and multi-tasking individuals who are fluent in digital devices and the Internet. Official ASEAN, on the other hand, is composed of âdigital immigrantsâ who are learning to adapt to their new environ-...
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ASEAN is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world and has a fast growing energy demand driven by economic and demoÂUS$1.8 trillion. If ASEAN were a single entity, it would rank as the ninth largest economy in the world. The regionâs population of approximately 600 million people is 8.8 per cent of the worldâs population. ...
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Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Its stated goal was to promote regional stability, cooperation, trade, and economic growth.1 During the 1990s, the blocâs membership expanded. Brunei Darussalam joined on 7 January 1984, Vietnam on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999, making up what is ...
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...asean leaders first discussed the concept of asean connectivity at the 15th asean summit in october 2009. the leaders observed that asean has great potential to physically anchor itself as the tranÂsportation, Ict, and tourism hub of this region. enhanced connectivity facilitate economies of agglomeration and integrated production networks; ...
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In 2010, during Vietnamâs chairmanship of ASEAN meetings, the for regional cooperation on connectivity and a foundation for further connectivity with other regions, such as East Asia and South Asia. The core initiatives of the Master Plan are to improve the economic resilience of the region through improved production and distribution ...
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Publication Year: 2012