From the middle of the 1980s to that of the 1990s, Thailand enjoyed an annual economic growth rate of 10%, which was one of the fastest economic growth in the world. However, within six years from 1997 to 2002, it experienced two economic depressions and recoveries. Therefore, this articles tries to analyses the economic background for the declines and recoveries from the domestic, intra - regional and international perspectives, contrasts their characteristics and suggests pehcies and measures for the Thai government.
Philippines‘ economy began to recover and develop in 1990‘s. Its international ecnomic and trade policies performed by the Philippine government since the late 1980‘ s contributed to its steady development even after experiencing the attack of Asian financial crisis . This paper aims to introduce the main contents of Philippines‘ policies and regulations on internatinal trade, the introduction of capital from foreign investment and exchange control. The paper also presents some information about Philippines‘ participating in international ecnnomic interchange and cooperation. In addition, the paper evaluates the guidelines and the tendency in terms of its international economic and trade policies.
With a solid foundation of rich resources from both home and abroad at the turn of the 21st century, Vietnam, with the help of its favorable policies, has entered a new developmental period with high speed. The author tries to assess those resources.
Though it has experienced lower economic growth rate recently, Hong Kong, a financial center in Asia, will meet a rare chance to develop its economy thanks to the impetus of the development process by China - ASEAN economic cooperation. The paper analyses Hong Kong‘s current situation and the challenge it meets as a status of international financial center. Then this paper further elaborates the advantages and its role it plays in China - ASEAN Free Trade Area so as to advance countermeasures to perfect Hong Kong and to maintain and strengthen its status of the international financial center.
During the period of Northern and Southern Song Dynasties, economic relations between China and Champa Kingdom experienced a rapid development on the basis of proceeding dynasties, depending on the further enhancement of Sino-foreign relations and the unprecedented flourishing of marine trades. On the basis of consulting as many as possible historical materials, through the analysis of the government contribution and market trade, this thesis focuses on the comprehensive examination of the bilateral economic and commercial relations between the two countries and proceeds to a preliminary study of some closely related issues.
Recently, India, as a wodd newly emerging market, has drawn a large amount of FDI from abroad. The sources of investment are diversified and the multi - international corporations have become the main forces of its investment. Locations and regional advantages are the focus of their choices. The investment is mostly put into industries of market - orientation and least of the infrastructure. From this article, China can learn a lot from India. China should choose the proper industries for foreign investment and adopt the model of putting the investment on foreign - trade - orientation industries. China should also take great measures to strengthen mutual cooperation to draw more foreign investment on industries of processing and assembling, to develop more contract projects, to encourage small and middle - typed enterprises to join with foreign investment and to take precautious measures to prevent investment risks.
The general character of international relationship of Southeast Asia in 2003 is that ASEAN continuing to deal with the big powers, meanwhile, ASEAN also make good use of contradiction and dispute among the big powers and develop the positive and predominance function in native area affairs. China, USA, Japan, and India are all make the greatest efforts to develop the relationship with ASEAN, China may get the highest score, and the United States is too unwilling to fall behind, Japan tries the situation of the passivity of changes, India in the positive push “face to east“ policy. In 2003, the internal relation of the ASEAN appeared some unexpected obstacles, for repairing the split, the relevant nations have made many efforts.
This article analyses the military situation of Southeast Asian Region in 2003 from the following five aspects, which are antiterrorist situation and cooperation, military modernization, joint military maneuver, the military, presence of the Utilted States and the unseen troubles among the states of the Region. It also makes an outlook of the military situation there in 2004.
After years of political disturbances, the deteriorating economy and social chaos in Indonesia, 2003 wimessed the gradual stability of political situation, recovery of economy beginning to win initial success, gradual improvement of public security and successes of fighting against separatists and terrorism. In 2004, which is a critical one for the country, Indonesia will hold its parliamentary and presidential elections. It is expected that politics and economy will change for the better in the year.
In 2003, Vietnam enjoyed its social and political stability, a fast growing economy, and the loud applause from the international community for its success in controlling SARS. Meanwhile, it quickened its pace in entering wodd economy and made new progress in its foreign relations. In spite of certain problems and challenges in its stability and development, on the whole, 2003 was a year of both internal and external success.
China and East Timor, though, a great distance away from each other, shared many centuries of communication between their peoples. When East Timor fought for independence, China played a very positive role and after East Timor won independence, their relationship has developed in many fields and levels. This friendly relationship is in agreements with the fundamental interests of the two countries. Therefore, they should foster it so that it can be hilly strengthened and last long.
On the occasion when the debate over the issue of North Korean Nuclear Crisis turns white hot, the United States plans to readjust the deployment of its garrison bases in South Korea. This readjustment, which will be enforced within two phases, has a far - reaching strategic motivation. After the deployment, the American army there will be more powerful and will have the capability to respond more quickly. The sensitivity of its tasks and effects will evidently draw the attention of the northeast countries concerned.
The contradiction between the psychological needs and the desires to meet those needs is the cause of the awareness of sufferings in time of sufficiency. After the founding of New China, Mao Zedong was psychologically pressed by the objective environment and greatly depressed. His obligation, his sense of historical mission and his awareness of concerns based on the distance between reality, and desires are closely linked to his waging the campaign of the Great Leap Forward.