World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012

Shaping the Region’s Future through Connectivity
Bangkok, Thailand 30 May - 1 June 2012

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East Asia 2012 : The Promise and Future of Myanmar

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The Promise and Future of Myanmar
What does Myanmar's recent reform mean for the region and the world?

  • U Than Htay, Union Minister for Energy of Myanmar

Chaired by

  • Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

Date posted: June 1, 2012
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East Asia 2012 - ASEAN Connectivity: Roadmap to 2015

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ASEAN Connectivity: Roadmap to 2015
How will ASEAN's integration continue to pioneer new models for cooperation and connectivity?


Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Managing increasing disparities among countries and subregions
  • Regional integration as the link to individual Asian countries and the world
  • Rethinking the regional integration model in the wake of the Eurozone crisis
  • Building capacity for greater institutional connectivity

Participants

  • Pailin Chuchottaworn, President and Chief Executive Officer, PTT...
Date posted: June 1, 2012
Session Summary

ASEAN Connectivity: Roadmap to 2015

 

How will ASEAN's integration continue to pioneer new models for cooperation and connectivity?

Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Managing increasing disparities among countries and subregions
  • Regional integration as the link to individual Asian countries and the world
  • Rethinking the regional integration model in the wake of the Eurozone crisis
  • Building capacity for greater institutional connectivity

Key Points

  • The formation of the ASEAN common market is proceeding as scheduled, but there are risks that...
Date posted: June 1, 2012
Blog

The Blossoming of Doi Tung

Twenty years ago, remote region of Doi Tung was the most active place for the drug trade within the Burma/Thailand/Laos triangle.  Along with drug trade, regular violence, widespread prostitution, drug addiction of the population  and diseases were daily burdens people had to face, and this against their will… Last but not least, non education and poverty lead people to over-exploit their natural resources. ...

Date posted: June 1, 2012
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East Asia 2012 - Asian Women as the Way Forward

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Asian Women as the Way Forward
How can the political and economic empowerment of women contribute to the long-term growth of East Asian economies?


Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Investing in women's skills and talents
  • The role of women in the regional and global supply chain
  • Developing the political and economic leadership of women

Participants:

  • Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairman of the National League for Democracy (NLD); Member of Parliament of Kawhmu Constituent, Myanmar
  • Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and Chief...
Date posted: June 1, 2012