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  • Southeast Asia - 2214 Words 2. What are some of the ways in which power manifests itself in Southeast Asia? Illustrate your answer with at least 3 examples. The concept of power is one that has existed in Southeast Asia for a long period of time. Unlike that of the Western regions, where power is more of a concept and is intangible, power in Southeast Asia is more concrete and real. Power is defined as the possession of control or command over others (, n.d.) In the context of Southeast Asia, power is... 2,214 Words | 6 Pages
  • Batik: Southeast Asia and Batiks Batik influences throughout history Batik is the art of wax resistance techniques applied to fabrics originating in South East Asia, on the north coast of the island of Java, Indonesia. Indonesian batik is unique and unequaled. Centuries ago, the demand for Indonesian batik skyrocketed, and Indonesian batik knock-offs were produced and sold throughout the trade routes to Asia, India, the Middle East, and Africa. To prevent the production of knock-offs, famous batik artists signed their work,... 1,068 Words | 4 Pages
  • Settlement in Southeast Asia - 831 Words Three general patterns of settlements can be commonly identified throughout the regions of Southeast Asia, depending on how well each country or area in the country are developed. The patterns of settlements show how buildings are arranged in the settlements. The three types of settlement patterns are: 1. Clustered Clustered settlements are formulated by buildings being grouped together in a compact area due to rural conditions that resources such as water and electricity can be shared Some... 831 Words | 3 Pages
  • Research Essay on Southeast Asia IH202: Southeast Asia: The Rice that Binds? Research Essay (10%) The definition of the phrase ‘Settlement pattern’ is associated with the understanding of how a particular society used the available resources in its region. The phrase can also be described as the actual land upon which a settlement is built. So what exactly is the pattern of settlements in Southeast Asia? Some say that the pattern of human settlement in Southeast Asia is dispersed settlements where buildings are spread... 879 Words | 3 Pages
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  • Terrorism in Southeast Asia - 17772 Words Terrorism in Southeast Asia Bruce Vaughn, Coordinator Specialist in Asian Affairs Emma Chanlett-Avery Specialist in Asian Affairs Ben Dolven Section Research Manager Mark E. Manyin Specialist in Asian Affairs Michael F. Martin Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance Larry A. Niksch Specialist in Asian Affairs October 16, 2009 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 RL34194 CRS Report for Congress Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Terrorism in... 17,772 Words | 61 Pages
  • Islam in Southeast Asia - 817 Words Islam in Southeast Asia In the 11th century, a turbulent period occurred in the history of Malay Archipelago, the Chola Navy crossed the ocean and attacked the Srivijaya kingdom of Sangrama Vijayatungavarman, Kadaram (Kedah), an important fortified city in the Malayan peninsula was sacked and the king was taken captive. Soon after that, the king of Kedah Phra Ong Mahawangsa became the first ruler to abandon the traditional Hindu faith, and converted to Islam with the Sultanate of... 817 Words | 3 Pages
  • Advantages of Studying Southeast Asia Introduction to the Areas Essay Advantages of Studying Aid and Development in the Case of South and Southeast Asia Elinor Dixon INTRODUCTION: In the year 2000, the United Nations identified the reduction of child mortality as one of its twelve Millennium Development Goals to be achieved by 2015. Among the regions most severely affected by child mortality were and still are Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and South and Southeast Asia. Studying one of these regions at University could no doubt... 941 Words | 3 Pages
  • Southeast Asia and Malay Sailors Southernization Essay According to Lynda Shaffer’s article, “Southernization”, southernization is “a new [term] for many people. It is used here to refer to a multifaceted process that began in Southern Asia and spread from there to various other places around the globe.” Unlike southernization which began in Southern Asia and then spread from there, westernization did the same, but in this case, began in Western Europe.... 864 Words | 3 Pages
  • Deforestation of Southeast Asia - 262 Words Deforestation of South-East Asia The effects deforestation is having on south-east Asia are dizzying. Rapid development since the siege of Khe-Sanh in Vietnam (1968) and surrounding nations of the Mekong region has caused widespread destruction of their forests. Many of these areas are switching trees for coffee bushes, threatening the extraordinary biodiversity that holds around 1,700 different species. These trees are cut down for the furniture export market. Also, forests are being wiped out... 262 Words | 1 Page
  • Southeast Asia and Topic - 2259 Words Conceptual World Geography Codes: CC: Curriculum Central Document: GA: Geography Alive! Book: MLWG: McDougal Littel World Geography Book : Jarrett: Jarrett Review Book 1st Six Weeks Theme: Basics of World Geography Concepts Topics Tools of Geography Map Making Types of Maps Five Themes Map Projections World Regions North America Latin America Europe, West and East Russia and CIS Africa, North, Horn, West, Central, Southern Southwest Asia South Asia East Asia Southeast Asia... 2,259 Words | 20 Pages
  • The Effects of Geography on Southeast Asia From the first traces of civilization, geography has played an immeasurable role in the structure, function, and culture of the peoples it has affected. It can be accredited with the greatest migrations in history, the comities of neighboring countries, and the need for civilizations to adapt. Geography has forever molded the actions taken by governments, and the policies they have adopted. It is often advantageous, but no more can it be rancorous. The geography of East and Southeast Asia... 1,230 Words | 4 Pages
  • Southeast Asia and Milo - 439 Words WHERE ARE WE? – MILO Overview Chocolate drinks are popular anywhere else in the world. Anyone can drink chocolate, ranging from the infants up to the adults. In the Philippines, chocolate drinks are regarded as one of the fastest developing sectors in terms of off-trade volume (i.e., from non-audited channels) and current value sales growth in 2007 ( Among the chocolate drinks in the Philippines are Milo, Ovaltine, Chocquik, Sustagen and others. Milo is Nestlé’s chocolate... 439 Words | 2 Pages
  • Singapore, Southeast Asia and America SSA1203 Lecture 3 1) First tutorial, Singapore in American Eyes – reading to be done Stan Sesses “A Nation of Contradictions,” New Yorker, Jan 13, 1992 Sustaining the Global City 1) Natural Resources: Water tensions between Singapore and Malaysia (1961-2011/1962-2061 agreements) Used in every industrial process, drinking/cleaning -> shortage of water is a big threat Singapore’s 4-tap strategy by 2060 2) Southeast Asia as a “region” India and China as bookends, what lay in... 513 Words | 3 Pages
  • Mango: Southeast Asia and India Introduction Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) is the most important fruit of India and is known as “King of fruits”. The fruit is cultivated in the largest area i.e. 2,312 thousand ha and the production is around 15.03 million tons, contributing 40.48% of the total world production of mango. The main mango producing states in India are Uttar Pradesh (23.86%), Andhra Pradesh (22.14%), Karnataka (11.71%), Bihar (8.79%), Gujarat (6.00%) and Tamil Nadu (5.09%). Total export of mangoes from India is... 3,741 Words | 13 Pages
  • Queer Culture in Southeast Asia Queer Culture of Southeast Asia. When discussing queer culture in modern times, it is automatically classified as a western idea. Queer identities and queer struggles are associated with whiteness, as a white concept. This is one of the many causes of colonization, and how in some way it erased the history of oppressed communities. However, pre-colonization history indicates that queer culture had been developed within ancient civilizations. If we look at ancient civilizations in Latin... 662 Words | 2 Pages
  • Southeast Asia and Core Population Theory 1. What is the Core Population Theory? Who is the proponent? The Core Population Theory states that there is an original Filipino race within the Philippines. This theory opposes Otley Bayer’s migration theory, which states that the Filipino race originated from the successful waves of migration from the Aetas, Indonesians and the Malays. The Core Population Theory claims that even before the migration of such races, there were already inhabitants with in the Philippines. The... 352 Words | 2 Pages
  • Southeast Asia and Little Red Seeds Congkak (Malay pronunciation: [ˈtʃoŋkaʔ]) is a mancala game played in the island of Borneo, Singapore, and Peninsular Malaysia. Minor variants are known as Tchonka, Naranj, Dhakon or Sungka and are played in Indonesia (mostly Java), Sri Lanka, the Maldives, southern Thailand, the Philippines and the Marianas. In Indonesia, it is called "Congklak" meaning cowrie shells, which are often used as pieces. On the island of Java, the variant called "Dhakon" uses little red seeds as pieces. In the... 268 Words | 1 Page
  • Southeast Asia and Bubble Tea Franchise | | Chatime eyes100 outlets by end of year CHATIME Malaysia plans to open another 50 outlets nationwide by the third quarter of this year, from the present 50 it already has. Chatime Malaysia managing director Bryan Loo said it expects to have at least 100 bubble tea outlets nationwide by year-end. "We are looking at expanding across Malaysia which includes Sabah and Sarawak as well," Loo told reporters after the launch of the BCARD and Chatime collaboration at a Chatime outlet in Bandar... 398 Words | 2 Pages
  • Inter state Tensions in Southeast Asia Political differences, rather than ethnic-cultural divisions, led to interstate tensions in SEA since independence. To what extent do you agree with this assessment? The assessment above is accurate to the extent that political differences had triggered direct tangible actions which led to actual tensions between SEA states. Compared to ethnic-cultural divisions which merely bred suspicions and mutual distrust, contributing indirectly to the development of i/s tensions, political differences... 1,758 Words | 5 Pages
  • Private Equity in Southeast Asia Region Running Head: PRIVATE EQUITY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA Private Equity in South East Asia: Challenges and Opportunities Syahril Malik Daniels College of Business – University of Denver PRIVATE EQUITY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Abstract Private Equity (“PE”) has played a big role in the investment world, not only because it generates relatively more return for the investors compared to other forms of investments, but also it has a huge market capitalization in terms of... 2,874 Words | 10 Pages
  • Facts about Southeast Asia and Trade 01/01/12 Cornell Notes 207-212 World History Pre-Ap What were the three distinct trade regions?Who dominated the trade in these regions?What Greek ship pilot was said to have discovered the monsoon winds?What were the differences between ships used in the Indian and Med. Oceans?By 2000 B.C.E., what did Sumerian records show?What did Southeast Asian settlers do 2000 years ago, who did they trade with and... 542 Words | 2 Pages
  • Southeast Asia and Yummy Pork Buns (FEASIBLITY STUDY GUIDE) Background History Where to get soft, yummy pork buns? We guide you to the best siopao spots in Manila. By: Frances Lorraine Haw-Ang | Published on: Aug 25, 2010 - 9:00am The word siopao was actually a localized term coined after the Chinese dimsum called "bao-zi." It may be translated as "hot buns" in the Chinese dialect Hokkien. This popular snack is best enjoyed hot, right after it's taken out of the steamer.... 321 Words | 2 Pages
  • "Southeast Asia Is a Region Without an Identity." Discuss. 3. ------------------------------------------------- “SEA is a region without an identity”. Discuss this statement with reference to at least 3 examples. The term “Southeast Asia” has been debatable to be an imaginary “Unicorn” or true “Rose” as suggested by Ronald K. Emmerson in 1984. Over the years, “Southeast Asia” remains as a name given to this particular region, seemingly for convenience sake, to address the countries within this region collectively. “I began by picturing Southeast... 2,303 Words | 7 Pages
  • The Strengths and Weaknesses of Thailand as an Education Hub in Southeast Asia GE 1112 Humanities, An Integrated Approach ----------------------------------------------------------- The Strengths and Weaknesses of Thailand As An Education Hub in Southeast Asia Thailand has achieved a number of impressive actions in education. It has significantly increased the size of its system at all levels. Literacy rates are at an impressively high 95 percent rate[1] and universal primary education has been basically achieved. Over 80 percent[1] of all the teachers have received... 692 Words | 3 Pages
  • Southeast Asia and Home-grown Filipino Hamburger Jollibee, a home-grown Filipino hamburger chain, expanded rapidly throughout the Philippines and in 1993 had 124 stores. The company had weathered a series of storms – the entry of McDonald’s in 1981, their first failed move offshore to Singapore in 1993, subsequently entry to the Taiwan, Brunei and Indonesian markets. To head overseas expansion, the company hired an experienced outsider whose ambition was to make Jollibee one of the world’s top ten fast food brands by 2000. This trail led them... 298 Words | 1 Page
  • Is Asean Relevant to the Regional Security of Southeast Asia? | Q5. Is ASEAN relevant to the regional security of Southeast Asia? | 16 pages, including cover page3,176 words (excluding footnotes, endnotes, bibliography) | Yes, ASEAN is still relevant to the regional security of Southeast Asia. I will attempt to justify my case by elaborating how the 3 key political accords and the ASEAN way has helped shared ASEAN to what it is today. I will also provide a brief summary of ASEAN’s achievements and challenges till date. Finally, I will... 3,888 Words | 12 Pages
  • Philippines: a Laggard of Tourism and Aviation in Southeast Asia? The Philippines has been known as a hub of Southeast Asia up until the mid-1960s. With Philippine Airlines as the country’s major flag carrier, many countries and airlines wanted to be like the Philippines. Unfortunately, some events led to the downfall of the tourism and aviation of the country thus leading to the country’s current situation: a laggard in tourism and aviation. Before the start of this paper, definition of terms would be provided for hub, laggard, tourism and aviation. The... 1,891 Words | 7 Pages
  • Southeast Asia: Platform of Early Glass Trade Offprint from Bettina Zorn · Alexandra Hilgner (eds) Diese Publikation und die dazugehörige Konferenz wurden vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) gefördert. The publication and the conference were made possible by financial support of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). THE SHAANXI PROVINCIAL INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY Gesamtredaktion: Bettina Zorn (RGZM bis 1. 2010), Catherine Aman, Trisha Kovacic-Young (Young Translations LLC)... 6,068 Words | 47 Pages
  • India and Southeast Asia, 1500 B.C.E.-600 C.E. Ashley Thompson AP World History Ms Thurgood,1-3 Chapter 6: India and Southeast Asia, 1500 B.C.E.-600 C.E. P: *Around 1000 B.C.E the people were divided into kinship groups while the kings ruled over the tribes. Later under the Kings were military and civil officials, which dealt with records, income of the government and custom duties. During the Gupta empire there was a rather decentralized administration unlike the Mauryan Empire. *Brahmans and warriors were at the highest point in... 787 Words | 3 Pages
  • Critical Review of James Scott's "Patron Clients and Political Change in Southeast Asia" A Critical Review of James C. Scott's "Patron-Client Politics and Political Change in Southeast Asia" Patrick Liao Vilhena SID 18984638 In his "Patron-Client Politics and Political Change in Southeast Asia," (James C. Scott, 1972), James C. Scott attempts to explain the patron-client model of association and "demonstrate its applicability to political action in Southeast Asia." (Scott 1972: 91) He acknowledges that the patron-client model is more commonly applied by anthropologists, but... 961 Words | 3 Pages
  • How Similar Were the Achievements and Limitations of Nationalism in Southeast Asia Before 1941? How similar were the achievements and limitations of nationalism in Southeast Asia before 1941? The period before 1941 can also be referred to as the pre-war period before the Japanese Occupation. The Southeast Asian nationalist movements then had similar achievements and limitations. Their achievements were scarce as the majority of the population was politically apathetic. To add to this, the nationalist groups often lacked mass support and military strength. The greatest achievement of... 1,462 Words | 5 Pages
  • To What Extent Was the Process of Decolonization in Southeast Asia a Violent Struggle? To what extent was the process of decolonization in Southeast Asia a violent struggle? The process of decolonization in Southeast Asia was not totally a violent struggle due to the divers natures of the process of decolonization and the fight for independence in the various Southeast Asian nations. Furthermore, although the struggle for the withdrawal of the colonial masters was lined with bloodshed and violence, there were still moments in which peaceful negotiations managed to take place,... 1,326 Words | 4 Pages
  • Account for the Failure of Nationalist Movements in Southeast Asia in the Period 1900-1941. Account for the general failure of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia in the period 1900-1941. The failure to achieve political independence of pre-war nationalism in Southeast Asia was mainly due to the interplay of nationalist factors, impact of colonial response and inherent society composition. Nationalist disunity watered down mass support which was key to success, while colonial rule hindered the development of nationalism and the nature Southeast Asian society made unification... 1,593 Words | 5 Pages
  • Se Asia - 934 Words Chapter 2: Southeast Asia Questions 1. The combined effect of what 3 phenomena results in the islands of Southeast Asia being one of the wettest regions in the entire world? Equatorial location, pressure systems, tectonic activity 2. What became the most important crop in Southeast Asia due to its ability to thrive in the standing water brought by the monsoon rains? Who performs much of the work for this labor-intensive crop in this region? Rice, harvested mainly by women 3. Plate... 934 Words | 3 Pages
  • Southwest Asia - 8439 Words Name: Patrick Smith Period: 6th Date: 1/ 29/ 13 CHANGE AND CONTINUITY ESSAY PACKET UNDERSTANDING WORDS This essay asks students to access how larger global issues and themes such as gender, trade, technology, and environment have changed and remained the same. If any one essay will give students difficulties, it is likely that this essay will. Students will not only have to identify areas of change, but also areas of continuity... 8,439 Words | 33 Pages
  • Why are some countries in the East and Southeast Asia persistently authoritarian while so few are democratic?  POL 215Y Assignment 1 Why are some countries in the East and Southeast Asia persistently authoritarian while so few are democratic? Compare and contrast two or more cases. Student Name: Xin Zhang Student #: 999620771 Instructor: Jacques Bertrand TA: Wayne Zhu Democracy is a political system that makes sure that all eligible citizens have the right to participate in making the decisions that affect them either in a direct or indirect way. President Lincoln... 2,842 Words | 8 Pages
  • Southeast Asian Endangered Species Southeast Asian Endangered SpeciesNicole HarrisBIO/280March 10, 2014Shameema SarkerSoutheast Asian Endangered Species Endangered species are living things whose population have declined so much that they are on the brink of extinction. The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is the world’s oldest and largest conservation organization that is the main authority on the conservation status of species. The status of species on the Red List are indicated by nine... 1,906 Words | 5 Pages
  • Southeast Asian “Immigration" - 514 Words In the history of United States, there have been many people from different countries who want to immigrate from their home country to the United States. Mainly they are divided into groups based on geography such as North American, Asian, and etc. Today I will talk about the Southeast Asian group. Geographically, Southeast Asia is divided in to two regions, the Asian mainland and island arcs. The countries in the mainland region are Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Peninsular... 514 Words | 2 Pages
  • Video Surveillance Market in Southeast Video Surveillance Market in Southeast Asia 2014-2018 A video surveillance system refers to an appliance that helps in capturing videos and images that can be stored, compressed, and transmitted over wired or wireless networks in real time. Video surveillance systems are being increasingly adopted by users to provide and enhance security systems. With the help of these systems, it is possible to detect unknown and unseen dangers well in advance. With ever-rising sources of attacks and crimes,... 381 Words | 3 Pages
  • Southeast Asian Identity - 1676 Words Question 3: “SEA is a region without an identity”. Discuss this statement with reference to at least 3 examples. Making a check with Oxford Dictionary; Southeast Asia is defined as the part of south-eastern Asia that includes the countries of Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma (Myanmar), the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. A “region” refers to an area, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries, and an... 1,676 Words | 4 Pages
  • Impact of Trade on East Asia and South Asia Impact of Trade on East Asia and South Asia From 600 to 1450 CE, the impact of trade on East Asia and South Asia was similar in that it promoted economic development in both regions and transformed port cities of both regions into cosmopolitan centers, but differed in that it helped with the establishment of Buddhism in China while it helped with the establishment of Islam in India. The impact of trade on East Asia and South Asia was similar in that it promoted economic development in both... 489 Words | 2 Pages
  • The Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN The Association of Southeast Asian Nations was established on August 8, 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Brunei Darussalam joined on January 8,1984, Viet Nam joined on July 28, 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar joined on July 23, 1997, and Cambodia on April 30, 1999, making up what is today the ten Member States of ASEAN. The signing of the ASEAN Declaration established... 1,057 Words | 3 Pages
  • Philippines and Southeast Asian Studies SE1101E/GEK1008/SSA1202 NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE FIRST EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BA (Semester 2: 2010/2011) SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAMME SE1101E/GEK1008/SSA1202: SOUTHEAST ASIA: A CHANGING REGION April/May 2011 – Time Allowed: 2 Hours INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES 1. This examination paper consists of SEVEN questions and comprises TWO printed pages. 2. You must answer a total of THREE (3) questions. 3. In each of your answers, you must explain,... 355 Words | 3 Pages
  • Southeast Asian History Paper “Accommodation has always been more effective than assimilation in managing the minority problem.” How accurate is this assessment of independent SEA? Accommodation has been proven to be more effective than assimilation throughout the process of managing the minority population in Southeast Asia through its various successes. Accommodation recognises ethnic differences of minority communities through the integration of minority differences into the majority dominant culture. On the other... 1,393 Words | 4 Pages
  • Complexity: the Southeast Asian Truth Complexity: The Southeast Asian Truth In the Introduction to the book, Everyday Life In Southeast Asia, the editors Kathleen M. Adams and Kathleen A. Gillogly briefly explains what makes Southeast Asia so diverse and the importance of regional studies in a global era of the world. The authors argue in the introduction that Southeast Asia is one of the worlds’ most dynamic, complex, and unique regions. The region includes eleven diverse and distinct counties, which some people are unaware of and... 1,030 Words | 3 Pages
  • Southeast Asian Language - 711 Words Southeast Asian Languages by Xia Lee Southeast Asia, a term used since World War II, consists of the regions south of China and east of India which includes Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Kampuchea (Cambodia), Burma, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. Between these countries, their languages differ tremendously even though some scholars have suggested that all the different languages are related to the Indo-Pacific Family. Approximately one thousand unintelligible languages are... 711 Words | 2 Pages
  • Asia and Huge Subsidies Nokia Nokia: Business Interests Vs German Pressures: What are the trends in the mobile handset industry? Several years ago, the handset industry had healthy margins, but since 2001 the situation changed. Problems such as cost pressure, weak profitability and ongoing consolidation began to appear. The growth was getting slower. The U.S. and Europe markets were saturated. What to do then? Industry focused towards markets of Middle East, South Asia, Africa, China and India, where there was a high... 678 Words | 3 Pages
  • Comparing the Contenents of African and Asia In the period between 1800 – 1900, the continents of Asia and Africa experienced numerous new advances in their societies. The involvement that the continents had between other countries, such as the ones in Europe, brought upon many struggles. However, these interactions also created new opportunities that would further Asia and Africa’s pursuit of an advanced society. Although there are many differences between the continents of Asia and Africa, they both experienced similar struggles and... 2,465 Words | 7 Pages
  • Democracy in the Asia and Pacific - 254 Words While democracy in the Asia and Pacific has been growing rapidly, maturity of its democracy is still being questioned. Maturity of democracy is determined by high quality of democracy through where three main areas are in place including law enforcement, economic development and consolidated democratic institutions. The problem with third wave of democracy (Huntington, 1991) is that the change of political system from authoritarian to democracy does not automatically follow with the change... 254 Words | 1 Page
  • Air Asia and Mas - 599 Words Malaysia Airline (MAS) and Air Asia is the main air transport in Malaysia. The passengers of this two flight company are increasing every year. Their have also creates a lot of destinations to let the customers choose. I have chosen three articles for my reference. The first article is about interview of new Malaysia Airlines chief executive Azmil Zahruddin. “We are constantly monitoring our network and focusing on the religion that we feel will have high demand, and allow us to... 599 Words | 2 Pages
  • South Asia Regional Study Economic Development in South Asia and the Impact of Globalization1 ISHRAT HUSAIN I would like to address three questions pertaining to the topic assigned to me this morning. The first question is: How have the South Asian economies fared in the last decade and what are their prospects for the future. The second question is: How well they have done compared to other competitor developing regions particularly East Asia? Finally, how have these countries positioned themselves to meet the... 3,677 Words | 10 Pages
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  • Culture and Business Practice in Asia CULTURE AND BUSINESS PRACTICE IN ASIA SOCU1016 Topic 3: How is culture used to market tourism destinations in Asia. What standard images and recurring ideas and expressions appear most often in the tourism marketing campaigns of two Asian countries? Tourism has become one of a superior branch which has the fastest growth rate in the service industry. Each country always wants to exploit the potentiality of tourism because not only does it bring the high profit, but also it is a way to... 1,965 Words | 5 Pages
  • Prostitution in South East Asia Prostitution in South East Asia In the countries of South East Asia, prostitution is an issue that has been going on for years. Dating back to pre communist era in Japan and Vietnam where it grew larger, prostitution is an issue in Asia. Due to economic, political and class factors prostitution is an easy way to make money but it’s the women who are put into the spotlight. The girls are put into prostitution to bring money into the household, pay off debts, and keep themselves out of... 917 Words | 3 Pages
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  • India and Future of Asia - 8061 Words Contents • Introduction • India in the changing scenario • Triangle of India, China and Pakistan • India in Nuclear Cooperation • Foreign Investment in India • India’ Diplomacy • Conclusion Introduction- As the world increasingly acknowledges India's rising power status, India is adapting its foreign policy to meet the international challenges of the 21st century and to increase its global influence and status. For many years, India... 8,061 Words | 22 Pages
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  • Case Study: Air Asia Problem Statement AirAsia’s attempts to expend its service offering into long-haul flights and gaining additional recognition and market share is consistent with owner Tony Fernades’ company goal; however, the strategy changes required to be a successful long-haul airline significantly differ from and conflict with its current resource base (i.e. aircraft types, hubs, employee skills) and core competencies and capabilities (i.e. cost and efficiency optimization/utilization) as a low-cost... 1,633 Words | 5 Pages
  • Elephant Population in Asia - 316 Words graph Homework 1: The bar chart illustrates the estimated maximum population of elephants in a range of Asian selected countries in both 1997 and 2004. It can be seen clearly the downwards overall trend of the graph. To begin, India was the country had the largest elephant population. Despite experiencing the a sharp fall, the number of elephants was also far higer than the others in 2004 at nearly 7500. Two of nine countries, Malaysia and Thailand were the most noticeable nation with the... 316 Words | 2 Pages
  • The Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program’ NATIONAL YOUTH CONGRESS The National Youth Commission of the Philippines implements ‘The Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program’ (SSEAYP) in the country held each year, in which the commission have chosen 28 PY delegates to represent the country in the coming 36th Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP). Ms. Geraldine Bernardo, the Olympic Captain of the Philippine Rowing Team, was chosen to be the National Leader of the group. The Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program is... 699 Words | 2 Pages
  • Air Asia 3 - 588 Words 1. STRATEGY IS KEY: a) What is the macro and industry environment in the South East Asian region for the entrance of new budget airlines? What opportunities and challenges are associated with that environment? The South East Asian region offers huge opportunities for the entrance of new low-fare airlines. Analyst revealed that low fares are often the deciding factors for budget-conscious travelers in Southeast Asia. This region represents a huge population, which offers low-fare airlines... 588 Words | 3 Pages
  • Instruments of Southern Asia - 573 Words INSTRUMENTS OF SOUTHERN ASIAN COUNTRY A. LAOS 1.[pic] The khene (/ˈkɛn/; also spelled "khaen", "kaen" and "khen"; Lao: ແຄນ; Thai: แคน, RTGS: khaen, pronounced [kʰɛ̄ːn]; Vietnamese: khèn; Khmer: គែន) is a mouth organ of Lao origin whose pipes, which are usually made of bamboo, are connected with a small, hollowed-out hardwood reservoir into which air is blown, creating a sound similar to that of the violin. This is classified as Aerophone. 2.[pic] The đàn bầu (pronounced [ɗǎn ɓə̌w];... 573 Words | 3 Pages
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