This book addresses the rise of China and its impacts on Southeast Asia's economies and businesses, especially on those of ethnic Chinese. It also discusses Southeast Asian government policies, particularly their economic and business policies, towards local Chinese, and Southeast Asian Chinese businesses, both conglomerates and SMEs, in an era of globalization. Leading experts from the Southeast Asian region invited to write the papers, presenting the most up-to-date analyses on the subject.
LEO SURYADINATA is Director of the Chinese Heritage Centre, Singapore and adjunct Professor, Nanyang Technological University. He was former Professor at the Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
Introduction; China and Southeast Asia; 1. China's Economic Rise and Its Implications for Southeast Asia: The Big Picture by John Wong; 2. The Emergence of China's Economic Power and Its Implications for Chinese Businesses in Southeast Asia by Sarasin Viraphol; Indonesia; 3. Flattening Impact of a Reawakening China on Ethnic Imbalance in Indonesian Business by Djisman S. Simandjuntak; 4. The Indonesian Government's Economic Policies towards the Ethnic Chinese: Beyond Economic Nationalism? by Thee Kian Wie; 5. Chinese Indonesian Business in the Era of Globalization: Ethnicity, Culture and the Rise of China by Sujoko Efferin and Wiyono Pontjoharyo; Malaysia; 6. China's Economic Rise and Its Impact on Malaysian Chinese Business by Lee Poh Ping and Lee Kam Hing; 7. Competition, (Ir)relevance and Market Determinations: Government Economic Policies and Ethnic Chinese Responses in West Malaysia by Ho Khai Leong; 8. Malaysian Chinese Businesses in an Era of Globalization by Leong Kai Hin The Philippines; 9. China, the ""Chinese Economy"" and the Ethnic Chinese in the Philippines by Teresita Ang See and Go Bon Juan; 10. Public Policy, Political Culture, and Ethnic Chinese Businesses in the Philippines by Ellen H. Palanca; Singapore and Thailand; 11. Ethnic Chinese Business in an Era of Globalization: The Singapore Case by Ng Beoy Kui; 12. The Changing Dynamics of Thailand CP Group's International Expansion by Pavida Pananond.