This is an annual review of significant developments and trends in Southeast Asia, with particular emphasis on the ASEAN countries. Aimed at giving the reader a broad grasp of current regional affairs, this volume contains 21 articles dealing with such themes as international conflict and co-operation, political stability and economic growth and development.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- The Region -- The International Politics of Southeast Asia -- Performance and Prospects of the Southeast Asian Economies -- Cross-Border Labour Flows in Southeast Asia -- China -- Brunei -- The Changing International Image of Brunei -- Indonesia -- Towards Greater Maturity in Indonesia? -- The Indonesian Economy Facing the 1990s -- Kampuchea -- Diplomacy over the Kampuchean Question -- Laos -- Laos -- Lao-Thai Trade -- Malaysia -- Malaysia in 1989 -- Malaysia’s New Economic Policy -- Myanmar -- The Burmese Way to Capitalism -- Agriculture in Myanmar -- The Philippines -- A Gathering Crisis in the Philippines -- The “Mini-Marshall Plan” for the Philippines -- Singapore -- Singapore -- Towards a Sustained Recovery in the Singapore Economy and the “New Capitalism”? -- Thailand -- Thailand in 1989 -- Changing Structure and Rising Dynamism in the Thai Economy -- Vietnam -- Vietnam
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore