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  • he objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the major trends taking place in The automotive industry across the world, with an emphasis on the Asian market. It is not a comprehensive report, but rather an informed view of the issues and a panorama of the behavior of the major players, both automakers and suppliers. In the final section, the paper presents some suggestions on how to measure firm competitiveness in this fast moving industry, focusing on automotive suppliers, particularly the smaller ones that make up most of the local autoparts industry in Asia....

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  • What is the International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC)? A specialized member service that provides comprehensive information and concise analysis to members on pertinent actions and issues facing the transportation industry worldwide. The service focus and emphasis is on automotive fuel quality, vehicle and engine related standards, and the health and environmental legislative and regulatory pressures leading these changes

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  • For some time, the University of California Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE) has been examining regionalism in the Asia- Pacific and Western Europe (see ). Much of the extant literature on this topic has focused on the causes and consequences of formal inter-governmental agreements. BRIE’s research, led by Michael Borrus, Dieter Ernst, and John Zysman, paid greater attention to the underlying corporate decisions and new organizational forms that have driven integration at the level of the market.

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  • IFA (“Institutions for Floods in Asia”) project focuses on institutional dimension of river floods risk reduction in the Asian countries that along with structural approaches constitutes the core in human responses to floods. IFA aggregates and compares results of country-based research in order to further explore the problem How to strengthen capacities and performance of institutions to reduce flood risks. Rich evidence for testing IFA approaches is provided from recent case-studies of big river floods in Bangladesh, Burma/Myanmar, Japan, Russia,......

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  • The quest for quality has seen many inlitiatives and of these the pursuit of compliance with national and international standards is not aboating,despite opinions that they have not brought about their intended result.It is a fact of life that unless something is man-dated by goverment or customer,suplier won't do it. 

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  • Much has been written about the economic and political problems of countries that are in the process of changing from centrally planned systems to market systems. Most studies have focused on the economic, legal, political and sociological problems these economies have had to face during the transition period. However, not much has been written about the dramatic changes that have to be made to the accounting and financial system of a transition economy. This book was written to help fill that gap....

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  • The three chapters of this report cover an assessment on the impacts of China ’s accession to the WTO (World Trade Organization), an analysis on Free Trade Areas in China, Japan and Korea, and an analysis on the perspectives and issues of Japanese and Korean direct investment in China, with a focus on technology transfer. These three areas represent the major issues related to the trend toward liberalized trade and investment in Northeast Asia.

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  • The initial idea to develop this project was born when we were working together on a series of contributions focused on political economy issues of taxation in dif erent areas of the world. Our task was to describe the main political factors which played a major role in the design of the tax system and in the implementation of tax reforms in some specii c countries.

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  • This study examines the relations between earnings informativeness, measured by the earnings-return relation, and the ownership structure of 977 companies in seven East Asian economies. Our results are consistent with two complementary explanations. First, concentrated ownership and the associated pyramidal and cross-holding structures create agency conflicts between controlling owners and outside investors. Consequently, controlling owners are perceived to report accounting information for self-interested purposes, causing the reported earnings to lose credibility to outside investors.

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  • Southeast Asia Digital Future in Focus 2013 products media frag mentation is occurring at light speed in comscore has been preparing for a future today’s multi platform environment, which features scenario where most people will consume content not only computers, but smartphones, tablets, on the go and pcs would no longer be the centre gaming platforms and a seemingly ever increasing of the digital universe. This future is quickly number of emerging devices.

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  • The phenomenon of judicialization is attracting increasing attention in socio-legal studies. In a wide variety of countries and settings, courts and court-like processes are playing an increasingly important role in politics and society. The causes of this trend are complex, and not completely understood. Nor, we are quick to point out, is the trend a universal one. Nevertheless, we believe the growing role of courts is significant enough to warrant further examination.

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  • Drawing from field research in Cameroon, Ghana, Vietnam, and the Amazon forests of Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru, this book explores the relationship between gender and land, revealing the workings of global capital and of people's responses to it. A central theme is the people's resistance to global forces, frequently through an insistence on the uniqueness of their livelihoods.

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  • As discussed above in the context of the Asian financial crisis, capital controls and bank regulation in a particular country can dampen international credit flows or, depending on the type of regulation, they can favour one form of international credit over another. That is, international credit can flow both directly and indirectly, with the particular mix affected by policy and the organisation of globally active banks.

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  • This monograph examines regional, multilateral track two dialogues in the Middle East and South Asia that are focused on arms control and other cooperative security measures. Unofficial policy discourse, or track two diplomacy, is an increasingly important part of the changing international security landscape, with the potential

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  • Chapter 19 - The regional context. This chapter includes contents: The regional context, focus on Singapore, focus on New Zealand, focus on Indonesia, focus on Malaysia, focus on Thailand, Japan’s impact on region, Australia’s position in SE Asia.

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  • Massey’s International Business programme is offered by the School of Management within the College of Business. It offers a comprehensive range of papers, which cover specialised skills and an innovative outlook. Together with a focus on the impact of the global environment on the functional areas of international business, the programme considers areas such as cross-cultural management, international business strategy, the political economy of international business, regional economic integration and contemporary issues relevant to the study of international business.

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  • The essential oil industry is under threat from numerous issues at present. Rising agricultural input costs, particularly petrochemical based fertilizers and fuels are squeezing farmers’ profit margins. Rising food prices and the increasing value of housing and industrial land prices is creating competition for land, particularly around populated areas. Adverse weather conditions and changing climate are creating both short and long term problems. Poor crop yields are occurring much more regularly than before because of unusually heavy rain, hail, floods, heat-waves and cold snaps....

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  • Compared to other ecosystems, wetlands have received an exceptional amount of attention. Wetlands are valuable as sources, sink and transformers of a multitude of chemical, biological and genetic materials. They stabilize water supplies, clean polluted waters, protect shorelines, and recharge groundwater aquifers. They have increasingly become recognized for their unique ecological functions in the environment and are the focus of increased research by scientists and study programs by schools, communities, and nature centers.

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  • An undeniable interest exists in matters about East Asia and its people, customs, and institutions. This book serves the needs of those who wish to learn how government works in East Asia—in particular, its public administration and related public policy processes. The focus here is on the apparatus of government: the agencies, values, context, and policies within which they operate.

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  • S. Robert Aiken was educated in the UK, Canada, and the United States. He is a cultural and historical geographer with a long-standing interest in tropical deforestation and environmental change in Southeast Asia, focusing mainly on Malaysia and Indonesia. He is presently working on indigenous land rights issues in Malaysia. Dr Aiken is coauthor (with C. H. Leigh) of Vanishing Rain Forests: The Ecological Transition in Malaysia (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992/1995) and author of Imperial Belvederes: The Hill Stations of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1994).

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