• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, WHICH EXPRESSED "GRAVE CONCERN" OVER RECENT MOB VIOLENCE IN DJAKARTA TOWARDS THE BRITISH, HAS DECIDED NOT TO REDUCE ITS EXISTING ECONOMIC AID TO INDONESIA OF ABOUT 75 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, WHICH EXPRESSED "GRAVE CONCERN" OVER RECENT MOB VIOLENCE IN DJAKARTA TOWARDS THE BRITISH, HAS DECIDED NOT TO REDUCE ITS EXISTING ECONOMIC AID TO INDONESIA OF ABOUT 75 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.

    SINCE 1945, AMERICA HAS GIVEN INDONESIA 790 MILLION DOLLARS IN SUPPORT PROGRAMMES OF TECHNICAL, AGRICULTURAL AND MILITARY HELP.THE U.S.IS THE LARGEST SINGLE CONTRIBUTOR TO INDONESIA'S ECONOMY.

    AT A ROAD BUILDING SCHOOL NEAR DJAKARTA, THE U.S.ARMY HAS BEEN TEACHING INDONESIAN ARMY ENGINEERS HOW TO USE HEAVY ROAD BUILDING EQUIPMENT.THE INDONESIAN ARMY'S CIVIC ACTION PROGRAMME' HAS SET ITS SOLDIERS TO WORK ON REPAIRING THE COUNTRY'S CHAOTIC ROAD SYSTEM.

    DJAKARTA'S LABORATORIES AND MEDICAL SCHOOL WERE EQUIPPED WITH HELP FROM THE UNITED STATES.STUDENTS ARE TRAINED BY INDONESIAN PROFESSORS WHO ARE TAKING PART IN AN EXCHANGE PROGRAMME WITH THE UNITED STATES.

    MUCH OF THE CLOTHING SEEN IN THE CAPITAL IS MADE FROM COTTON SUPPLIED BY AMERICA.VEGETABLE OIL, TOBACCO AND WHEAT ARE ALSO SENT FROM THE U.S.

    AT VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHOOLS INDONESIANS ARE BEING TAUGHT TO GROW RICE, MAKE BRICKS, BUILD HOUSES AND REPAIR CRUDE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS.THIS AID PROGRAMME IS HIGHLY VALUED BY THE INDONESIANS - THEY CAN NOW PRODUCE ENOUGH TO FEED THEMSELVES ON THEIR OWN RICH LAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3BP0N5ZVJRXSOHU3MQASWCJM4
    Media URN:
    VLVA3BP0N5ZVJRXSOHU3MQASWCJM4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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