Computer Science Research Activities In Asia: Software Technology And Patents, Cim, Scientific Computation And Differential Equations, Computer And Mathmatics Modelling, And System Simulation

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DIANE Publishing, 1994 - 67 pages
 

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Page 4 - ... permission, or at least your trust to actually run this enterprise. I need to rebuild the trust between the enterprise and the Congress. We need to rebuild the relationship, the trust and the transparency with the DOD, and I need to restore the full trust and the confidence of those who do the work. I also have submitted a longer statement for the record, and I will just sort of close by making one additional comment with regard to why I think this will work, and that is, indeed, the superb quality...
Page 46 - Asia — in a little over fifty years we have fought three costly wars there. Since World War II our security policy in the Western Pacific has stressed stability and the deterrence of conflict. Nearly one half of the earth's people live in countries bordering the Asia Pacific region and over one-half of all economic activity in the world takes place there. Four of the world's major powers rub shoulders in Northeast Asia while some of the most important sea lanes on the globe pass through the confined...
Page 72 - ... Portuguese permission to use Lajes Air Base during DESERT STORM proved to be crucial. American Republics ($980 million) There are two major programs in the American Republics: support for the President's Andean counternarcotics strategy; and support for peace and economic development in Central America. As the President said in his State of the Union address, the war on drugs remains a high priority. To that end, in addition to a request for $171.5 million for the Bureau of International Narcotics...
Page 9 - He want to help Indonesia overcome its social problems — problems which could exacerbate social tensions. The Philippines has not been as hard-hit by the financial turmoil as Thailand and Indonesia, but remains vulnerable to continued turmoil in the region. The Philippines has been a close friend since its independence in 1946 and a treaty ally since 1952. In recent years it has achieved remarkable success in the difficult task of rebuilding its democracy and economy following the final, chaotic...
Page 49 - APEC's leadership on the world's trade agenda and its goal of regional trade and investment liberalization could be jeopardized by a persistent, festering financial crisis. CONCLUSION Let me sum up what we are doing, should be doing, and should be encouraging others to do to solve the East Asian financial crisis: • We must be involved in leading this effort as our vital economic, security and political interests are at stake.
Page 49 - Remain committed to open markets at a time when the current account deficit will be on the rise. • Recognize that an increase in our current account deficit is a natural consequence of this crisis and that the IMF programs will prove the best way to restore demand for US exports in the affected countries. • Encourage other nations — the Europeans, China and Japan to help us and join these efforts. • Welcome Chinese assurances that they will maintain a stable exchange rate. • Urge Japan...
Page 53 - In addition, it will be necessary for the IMF to make it clear that any loans it grants, loans which are inherently supported by the American government and in turn the American taxpayer, do not work to bolster foreign competitors of American business and thus undermine American companies and American workers. Again, I would like to thank the members of this committee for the opportunity to share my thoughts about this matter.
Page 75 - ... recent programs have been designed to ensure that the necessary adjustments do not come at the expense of the poor: • in the Indonesian and Thai programs, spending on health, education and social programs have been expressly protected from any fiscal consolidation, and where possible, efforts to target spending on the poorest segments of society have been intensified. In Korea, the program commits the government to strengthening the labor insurance system, and the promotion of active labor...
Page 75 - United States will watching closely to ensure the right balance is being struck as conditions change and confidence is improved. But be clear: these programs are designed with one objective and one objective alone — achieving the fastest possible restoration of growth. Where a crisis has occurred and adjustments have to be made, it is crucial for us all to recognize that these changes have to be carried out effectively - and equally critical that they be designed to promote an equitable return...
Page 59 - Private investors should take their losses, and government policies should be directed toward laying the macroeconomic and structural foundations for renewed expansion.

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