Foreign Penetration in the CLMV Benefits and Costs

CACS professor Paul Chambers’ exploration of foreign influence and penetration into the “CMLV” states (Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam) examines the role of a variety of state actors from near and far attempting to leverage the gap between the four CMLV nations and their ASEAN partners to extend their own influence—varying from Singapore and Thailand to…

Myanmar Watch: the Road to Election 2015

Myanmar Watch: The Road to Election 2015 Chuthaporn Suntayakorn Dr. Piratorn Punyaratabandhu Dr. Napisa Waitoolkiat Photo courtesy of oxlaey.com Myanmar will hold its general elections on 8th November 2015. The November general elections will mark a significant step for Myanmar’s democratization given that they are the first open elections in almost three decades since the…

Research Assistantships for ASEAN studies PhD

For academic Year 2016-2017, the College of ASEAN Community Studies of Naresuan University is pleased to offer three research assistantships for qualified international students entering the ASEAN studies PhD program. This assistantship is a significant opportunity for potential candidates to further their academic career while driving research and publication forward. The assistantship covers full tuition, housing, and…