The Thai higher education industry will play a pivotal role in upskilling the current and future workforce and transforming the Thai economy into an authentic ‘digital’ and ‘smart’ nation.
The development of the SEZs has undoubtedly been a powerful growth engine for domestic and regional markets in Southeast Asia. It is, however, greatly irresponsible and unethical to overlook their immense social byproducts.
EAO strategies are best understood as the result of multifarious and often contentious relations between differently placed actors of heterogeneous movements that reach deep into wider society.
The vaccination process across Southeast Asia is proceeding slowly, and neighbouring powers such as China and India are eager to take advantage of this situation through what has been labelled ‘vaccine diplomacy’.
Over the past thirty years, peace agreements reached following civil wars have rarely lived up to their promises, let alone the hopes for societal transformation and ‘positive peace’ adumbrated at the time of their signature.