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…
Aspect of China
November 20th, 2012
China has been known and famous for their strong and unique culture for years. China has been known to have the oldest continuous civilization. Beijing is the capital of China, and is the country’s main focal point. China’s main language, as most know, is Chinese, which grew from the Mandarin dialect. Although the number one language is Chinese, China still has a large amount of business people who are fluent English speakers. China is full of…
Section 1-The Making of the Modern Chinese State page 356-369
1911 Revolution led by Sun Yat-sen overthrows 2000 year old imperial system and establishes the Republic of China
1912 Sun Yat-sen founds the Nationalist Party (Guamindang) to oppose warlords who have seized power in the new republic
1921 Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is founded
1927Civil war between Nationalists (now led by Chiang Kai-shek) and Communists begins
1934 Mao Zedong becomes…
Chinas accounting system and the benefits or problems after implementing IFRS Luyi Peng The Peoples Republic of China was established in 1949. It is also called China today. The accounting system development in China can be divided into four periods. The first period is the early years of the new nation, Chinas accounting system was influenced by Soviet Union, which is called Uniform Accounting System. The Uniform…
1. Name two ways that China forced industrialization and modernization.
They were forced to believe that if they changed their religious believes and family system, modernization would help them to western industrialization but they kept ancient traditions. Due to this education was expanded and new hospitals were built among other things.
2. Describe two of the memories the survivors give of the horrible privations and starvation of the Great Leap Forward of 1958-1961.
The Chinese communist party exercise leadership through governance structures, because they are more than 80 million member, the influence of people and groups outside the formal party structure increasing day by day, another mean by which the communist party exercises leadership over officials is in party membership penetration in political structures. The vast majority of officials in political structures including government structures and positions filled…
meaning. The day is meant to bring people good luck, and happiness throughout the year. It is also a day where you forgive and forget all grudges you have against people. There are several explanations to what the origin of Chinese New Year is. The tradition has been carried on from generation to generation, which shows that culture runs strong throughout China to this day, despite communist suppression.
The Yangtze River is the longest river in China, it is 6,300 kilometers long. This…
URBAN ANTHROPOLOGY VOL. 36(1), 2007
Development in Context:Contemporary Chinese Economy
Since its founding in 1949 the People’s Republic of China
has pursued a modernist vision of rapid economic develop
ment, with several policy variants. From the 1950s through the
1970s, China followed the Soviet model of development, with
industrial production in the hands of the central government
and agricultural production controlled by a network of rural
collectives. The plenary session…
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN CHINA
"Let China sleep. For when China wakes, it will shake the world." Napoleon Bonaparte
Ancient China was arguably one of the strongest, richest empires in existence - so much so that her rulers saw little value in contacting anyone else in the world. So it was easy for western leaders like Napoleon to see China as a sleeping giant.
Since western countries first began exploring the world several centuries ago, they…
Lowest Point: Turpan Pendi at -505 feet (-154 m)
China is the third largest country in the world in terms of area but it is the world's largest based on population. The country is a developing nation with a capitalist economy that is controlled politically by communist leadership. Chinese civilization began more than 5,000 years ago and the nation has played a crucial role in world history and is continuing to do so today.
Government of China
China's government is a communist state with unicameral…