Country | Capital | Interested facts | Bhutan | Thimphu | Bhutan is the only nation in the world where the sale of tobacco is banned | Brunei | Bandar Seri Begawan | In Brunei, alcohol sale and drinking in public is strictly prohibited, because its religion is Islam | Cambodia | Phnom Penh | Traditionally, birthdays are not celebrated in Cambodia. Older people might not even know their birthdays. | China | Beijing | Despite its size, all of China is in one time zone | India | New Delhi | India is the world’s largest producer of dried beans, such as kidney beans and chickpeas. It also leads the world in banana exports | Indonesia | Jakarta | More than 700 dialects and languages are spoken in Indonesia. | Japan | Tokyo | Some men in Japan shave their heads as a form of apology. | Kazakhstan | Astana | Oil, coal, iron ore, manganese, chromite, lead, zinc, copper and titanium make up the major industries of Kazakhstan. | North Korea | Pyongyang | A six-day work week, and another day of enforced “volunteer” work, ensures that the average citizen has virtually no free time | South Korea | Seoul | All South Korean males are constitutionally required to serve in the military, typically for a period of two years. South Korea has an extensive military that includes air force, navy, army and marines. | Kyrgyzstan | Bishkek | Kyrgyzstan is a country with two official languages: Russian and Kyrgyz | Laos | Vientiane | Laos is among the poorest countries of the world and despite of many reforms in Laos, running water is still a luxury and most people have to carry water from the river for daily use. | Malaysia | Kuala Lumpur | It has the oldest rainforest in the world: Taman Negara National Park | Maldives | Malé | Ninety-nine percent of Maldives is water | Mongolia | Ulan Bator | Mongolia is the second-largest landlocked country of the world, after Kazakhstan | Myanmar | Naypyidaw | The country has been plagued with rebels in various ethnic areas ever since its independence. | Nepal | Kathmandu | Nepal opened its borders to the world in the…
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45 degrees north and 30 degrees south. Major producing countries in these geographical specifications are the United States, Peoples Republic of China, India, Pakistan and Republic of Uzbekistan.
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The climate is very warm and tropical, with a rainy season from May to November. Due to Colombia’s…
S. and Canada, are great industrial powers with large economies. They combine to be by far the largest consumers of energy in the world, therefore having the highest living standards.
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Comparison of Chinese and American Film industry
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assimilation, treatment, and work experiences.
Four reasons why China is continue to take place of the United States. China's education is becoming more advanced than America's education due to these four reasons.
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CHINA SHAKES THE WORLD
In China Shakes the World, James Kynge gives a history and explanation of the Chinese economy. Kynge started writing the book in 2004 and it was published in 2006. The book is like a biography, giving experiences around 1982 when Kynge was a student at the Shandong University. It gives a detailed explanation of economic activities by China in the regions of Germany, Italy, China, and even the United States Midwest.
The book sarts with a still mill-Thyssen…
report is as follows:
* To introduce the economies of the UK, India and China
* UK import and export businesses
* The steps of establish the import and export businesses
* Analysis of the chosen markets
The main option of the report’s beginning is introducing the economies of the UK, India and China. Secondly, the next section analyses the demand for Indian cotton in the UK and for passenger car in China. The third section focuses on the import duty code number and exchange rate…
Economics and Management, Henan Agricultural University, 95 Wenhua Road, Zhengzhou 450002, China
Department of Economics, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Department of Economics, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, New Zealand
College of Agronomy, Henan Agricultural University, 95 Wenhua Road, Zhengzhou 450002, China
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Received 18 May 2009
Accepted 13 July 2009
This paper surveys…