The Formation of “the Thai Canal Policy 9A Route (Modern Kra Canal)”: Indian Ocean Transportation System for Peace, through Thai Sea and towards China-Japan Sea

  • Payan Eumsin Faculty of Humanities & Social Science, Phranakhon Si Ayutthaya Rajabhat University, Phranakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
Keywords: Modern Thai Canal, Thai Canal 9A Route, Kra Canal, Fund Management of the Thai Canal 9A Route, Link the Andaman Sea – Thai Gulf

Abstract

This secondary documentary research and historical analysis by “public policy process” entitled the Thai Canal 9A Route (Modern Kra Canal), it was some part of the research “The Formation of “Thai Canal Construction Policy 9A (Digging the Modern Kra Canal)”: Problems of not being able to proceed with the next policy process (HE-RDI-NRRU.058/2563 and 0623.9/R 223)”. The project is able to create the economical transportation and shorten the length of maritime shipment. The researcher presented and explained through the analysis and the explanation of “threat” from the formation of the modern Thai Canal policy.  

The Thai Canal 9A Route policy was based on the Senate’s proposal, which was unanimously agreed on June 24, 2005, to dig the Thai Canal 9A Route. It will be able to create transportation system for peace between the Indian Ocean, through the Thai sea, and towards the Chinese-Japanese seas. It will be feasible by economic cooperation through joint investment among the 4 powerful countries. The management will be done through the joint investment from the 4 leaders of the powerful countries on “Thai Fund for the Thai Canal 9A Route”, which consists of alliances such as the US Fund for Thai Canal 9A Route, the Indian Fund for the Thai Canal 9A Route, the ASEAN Wealth Fund for the Thai Canal 9A Route, and the China Maritime Silk Road Fund for the Canal 9A Route.

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Published
2021-06-01
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Eumsin , P. (2021). The Formation of “the Thai Canal Policy 9A Route (Modern Kra Canal)”: Indian Ocean Transportation System for Peace, through Thai Sea and towards China-Japan Sea . Asian Journal of Arts and Culture (Online), 21(1), 1-16. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/cjwu/article/view/247351
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