Thailand & Asia

ASEAN and EUROPEAN UNION

Cooperation between ASEAN and the EU Introduction To commemoration of fiftieth anniversary of European union and the fortieth anniversary I will begin ASEAN from overview of attitudes between EU and Asia. Extremely it important to understand attitudes between these two regions as a whole, in order to understand and to classify EU attitudes only with ASEAN. EU-Asia Relations 1.1 The EU’s Asia Strategy EU admitted Asia as region with co-ordinating centre and developed the conception of Asia in 2001. She is directed to strengthening

Logistics Professional standard in Thailand

The Development of Occupational Standard and Professional Qualification in Logistics Significance of Professional Qualification System In the world of work requires not only knowledge but also skills and expertise in many aspects of learning and practical training. Everyone who works both with and without education qualifications degree in the field that has the potential to develop the ability to work in their duties. Using the knowledge, skills and abilities to apply to occupations call “competency”. Each field area of occupations and duties a

Development of the cross border from/to Thailand

Border Trade: A Future Direction or the Thai Economy in ASEAN The near future, it seems certain that Thailand will 11 become a hub for land-based trade in Southeast Asia and a gateway for the movement of goods through the region, because of its strategic location at the heart of the ASEAN Economic Community. As a result, the country will enjoy an increase in the value of cross-border trade transactions as well as more tourist arrivals, consequently boosting the Thai economy. This

Logistics development in Thailand

Measures to upgradeThailand’s logistics industry In recent years, the Thai government has realized the importance of the enhancement of the capacity, competency and efficiency of the country’s logistics service providers, especially those offering transport and warehouse-management services. The objective is to boost the sector to develop ; to enable contribution to national economic growth by lowering production and delivery costs, as well as to enhance the country’s competitiveness. With these objectives in mind, public and private agencies have shown interest in the development

Thailand’s logistics challenge

THAILAND’s next challenge towards Logistics Hub of ASEAN When talking about logistics in ASEAN, all eyes are on Thailand because it has been marked as the most highly potential country for both transport logistices hub and business center of the region. This is due to the Kingdom’s central geographical position and the fact that it is connected many of its business partner countries by its land border and transport networking system including road, rail, air and sea. Thailand is also the

ASEAN – Special Economic zone

Facilitating the ASEAN economic community and promoting trade and investment In late 2015, regional integration finally integrated ASEAN Economic Community. It is the crowning achievement of an international movement that began in 1967 when Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore and Thailand formed the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) and proceeded with remarkable prescience to plan a united future. The reasoned that regional integration was needed to enhance development opportunities; to cope thoroughly with new challenges and threats; to increase bargaining power

ASEAN community

ASEAN Economic Community « Economic Integration has arrived. We must make the most of it » The 10 nations of ASEAN are putting the final touches on their creation of a single market and production base with a population greater than either the European Union or North America, and the Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce, Chutima Bunyaphraphasara, says the Kingdom must now strive to make the best use of the new régional economic integration. For much of the past decade, the leaders of

Thailand’s Transport Infrastructure Development Strategy 2015-2022

Bangkok crossroads of the world With a population of more than 19 million, Bangkok is one of the most visited cities in the world. This city is considered as an attractive destination for expats who benefit from all the benefits it offers. Bangkok welcomes more than 20 million visitors a year. In addition to be a popular destination, Thailand is a member of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations which is a political, economic and cultural organization of ten Asian countries. South-East

Airport in Thailand

Thai airport infrastructure An increase of international passenger numbers, combined with a strong domestic traffic, led Thailand to accelerate its program of investment in airport infrastructure. Thailand is facing a slower growing number of traveler in the last 18 months, due to the recent political events. The figures show that while domestic traffic rose 16.1%, the increase was offset by a 5.6% decrease in international passengers. Overall, the six airports run by Airports of Thailand (AOT) experienced an increase of 37.8% in

Ports in Thailand

Ports in Thailand Thailand has a coastline of 3219 km with over 4,000 km of waterways. Major ports of Thailand : – Bangkok – Laem Chabang – Map Ta Phut – Rayong – Phuket – Songkhla – Sattahip – Si Racha The development and management of all major ports in Thailand depend on the Port Authority of Thailand (PAT). At present, there are eight international ports in operation, including four private ports equipped and approved for handling containers. Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) is a public