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Author: Kenneth D. Brody
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: asia, pacific, region, investment, trade, american, prosperity, century, building
Number of Pages: 149
Published: 1998-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788143360
ISBN-13: 9780788143366

Addresses the opportunities & challenges involved in the greater opening of Asia Pacific markets for U.S. companies. Outlines a number of steps that could be taken to enhance American trade & investment relations with the Asia Pacific region. Presents observations, findings & recommendations on trade imbalance, investment, tariffs, private & public anti-competitive practices, anti-trust laws, & the importance of high technology to U.S. competitiveness. Charts, tables, graphs, & references. Appendix includes an overview of U.S. trade relations with the Asia Pacific region, 1980-1995. Also inclu

Author: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: islands, practitioners, pacific, handbook, policy, development, health
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2006-12-31
ISBN-10: 9290612312
ISBN-13: 9789290612315

This handbook has been prepared for the guidance of practitioners involved in the policy-making or policy analysis process in the health agencies of Pacific island countries. WHO commissioned this work from two experienced policy practitioners who have had many years of experience in the policy process, both in the field and in academic settings. In this book, they outline concisely the different aspects of the policy development process that are relevant and important for people currently involved in advising and making policy in the Pacific.

Author: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: countries, converting, commitment, action, island, pacific, hygiene, drinking, water, sanitation
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 2009-05-31
ISBN-10: 9290614013
ISBN-13: 9789290614012

This new publication reveals that the number of people in the Pacific island countries served with some form of improved sanitation rose from 2.9 million in 1990 to 4.0 million in 2006. Despite this impressive achievement, the proportion of people served in 2006 was still barely 48% of the overall population. The status of drinking-water is not much different, with the current proportion of people served with any type of improved drinking-water reaching 46%, leaving alone the fact that only 13% of the overall population has access to drinking water piped to the household through a piped distri

Author: C. Eugene Conrad
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pacific, seventeenth, congress, science, people, session, tropical, forestry, proceedings
Number of Pages: 93
Published: 1994-01
ISBN-10: 0788103644
ISBN-13: 9780788103643

Covers: forestry research in Asia and the Pacific; management of tropical forests for products and energy; forests and wildlife management; tropical rainforests of northern Australia; forest resources in New Guinea; management factors affecting forests; fire management in Central America; biological diversity, and much more. Graphs and photos.

Author: Steering Committee, Bellagio Conference on Sea Tur
Publisher: The WorldFish Center
Keywords: pacific, action, sea, turtles, blueprint, bellagio, turtle, populations, restore
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9832346304
ISBN-13: 9789832346302

Author: Ian F. Fergusson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agreement, partnership, pacific, trans
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936962
ISBN-13: 9781437936964

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a free trade agreement that includes nations on both sides of the Pacific. The existing TPP, which originally came into effect in 2006, consists of Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore. The U.S., Peru, Australia, and Vietnam have committed themselves to joining and expanding this group. Contents of this report: (1) Origins; (2) Existing and Potential Membership; (3) Congressional Reactions to the TPP; (4) U.S. Objectives and Interests; (5) Context with Other Regional Architectures; (6) U.S. Trade with Current Trans-Pacific Partner Countries

Author: Jacob Neufeld
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pacific, war, world, day, pearl
Number of Pages: 191
Published: 2009-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437912869
ISBN-13: 9781437912869

This volume records the proceedings of a symposium held in July 1995 at the Naval Officers' Club, Bethesda, Maryland. Contents: Grand strategy in the Pacific war / Gerhard L. Weinberg -- Joint operations / Walter S. Poole -- The island campaign / Edwin H. Simmons -- Intelligence methodologies in the Pacific war / John Prados -- The sea war against Japan / William S. Dudley -- Military technology and the Pacific war / Richard P. Hallion -- Strategic intelligence and war termination / Edward J. Drea -- Revolutionizing submarine warfare / Eugene B. Fluckey -- The strategic air war against Japan /
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