Defense Minister Chen Chao-min told Taiwan's parliament Monday that the military plans to establish a think tank that would formulate confidence-building measures aimed at ratcheting down
tensions across the strait.
We've asked employees to look at options as a long-term retirement program," Connors added, while Microsoft wrestles with ratcheting down
employee expectations and the dilution created by the generous options packages of the past.
prices makes for shrinking margins and increasingly unstable alliances between hospitals and their voluntary medical staffs.
Reports from the government and a private group offered abundant evidence that economic growth was ratcheting down
to a more moderate pace after clipping along at a rapid 4.
Doctors and hospitals were traditionally not very interested in Medicaid, but because of the continued ratcheting down
of payments by commercial insurance companies, Medicaid is viewed by many providers as a more attractive payer than in the past.
The standards proposed by the ALA and the NRDC also prepare the way for some date in the next century when the EPA can call once again for ratcheting down
the amount of pollution allowed.
In a deflationary spiral, firms with high operating leverage would likely lack the tools to respond quickly to weakening volumes and pricing by ratcheting down
fixed or semi-fixed costs.
Ma, for his part, appears to be wooing Washington more successfully by burying the hatchet with Beijing and ratcheting down
Therefore, the price of beef should be reduced to the current price of chicken, thus ratcheting down
the cost-of-living index and the CPI.
The opportunity for big and short-term profits come from rapidly enrolling people and the ratcheting down
The eventual compromise cut national sulfur dioxide emissions from their 1980 level by 10 million tons a year, on a glide path ratcheting down
year by year until 2010.
Over the last three years, under intense pressure from taxpayers, member of Congress have been ratcheting down
their earmarks and the earth has not stopped rotating on its axis.