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modernisation

A process in which a society moves away from traditional views towards rational/secular views, and away from a subtext of survival and security towards one of self-expression.
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RA 10349 also extends the AFP's modernization program for another 15 years, aimed to boost the country's external defense capability, according to the BCDA website.
But for 2013, only P5 billion is found in the regular budget and so P10 billion of the modernization program will be placed in the unprogrammed appropriation--meaning we will have to look for funding," he added.
BluePhoenix provides modernization solutions to companies from diverse industries and vertical markets such as automotive, banking and financial services, insurance, manufacturing, and retail.
Where these practices are not in place, there will be considerable difficulty in developing a realistic work breakdown structure, project plans, and schedules, thus putting the entire modernization effort at risk.
The final step in modernization for MBAF came in '97 with the addition of a new horizontally parted flaskless molding line.
Partial or complete modernization of extrusion line controls, including conversions to all variable speed A.
From early on, Christianity, both Catholicism and Protestantism, provided the first and most continuous impetus to modernization in Korea (see Y.
1 factor influencing modernization (59 percent of respondents), followed closely by "Technology Upgrade" (50 percent), "Energy Management" (46 percent), "Regulatory Demands" (40 percent), and "Employee/Tenant Productivity/Ergonomics" (39 percent).
Old social institutions, habits and ways of life related to traditional agrarian communities are being undermined or changed beyond recognition; at the same time, new institutions and norms of conduct are being shaped under the impact of hectic and uneven modernization, but are still not consolidated and generally accepted.
10 also recognizes another dimension of the changing nature of banking and financial markets: that financial modernization means more than authorizing new powers and affiliations.
The juxtaposition of these two views in the same volume shows how vastly different the discussions of China's modernization can be when they are based on these separate definitions.
With this evidence in hand, he subsumes these "postmaterialist" values under a broader "postmodern" value framework, and serves up a modernization theory that will undoubtedly prove as important as it is provocative.