Essays Tagged: "South East Asia"

Thailand

THAILANDThailand is a country in South East Asia. Its neighboring countries are Cambodia on the east, Burma (now called Myanmar) on t ... ambodia on the east, Burma (now called Myanmar) on the west, Laos on the north, and Malaysia on the south. The main river in Thailand is the Chao Phraya River which flows south out of the Mae Nam Rive ... thers. The Chao Phraya River (pronounced chow pee-ah) starts near the city of Singha Buri and flows south through Bangkok, the capital, and into the Gulf of Siam (Aowthai).The country of Thailand is a ...

(6 pages) 191 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Muli-lingualism in Hong kong...pros and cons

een less privileged. Ranging from Kansas to Kenya, and back to Kuala Lumpur, smack in the middle of South East Asia, I extend my scope to a more global perspective. Then, I realize that true normality ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Movie Review of the film Gandhi.

man was able to grow up and inspire the masses to rise against apartheid and foreign domination in South Africa, India and other parts of South East Asia as well.The film expresses Gandhi's principle ... ndhi first found his 'moral-calling' when he experienced racial discrimination on a working trip to South Africa, then also colonized by the British Empire. Having been educated in Britain and having ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Short History of South Australia.

n the world. It is almost certain that the ancestors of today's Aborigines came across the sea from South-East Asia at least 50,000 years ago. Apart from a few carnivorous predators and poisonous snak ... . The first British explorer to arrive was Lieutenant James Grant, in 1800. He sailed along the far south-east coast and named several key features, including Mt Gambier and Mt Schank.The English chos ...

(3 pages) 60 3 2.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

What are the reasons fo US involvement in south vietnam?

nam War 11. Study source A.What can you learn from Source A about the reasons for US involvement in South Vietnam?Source A is an extract from a book written by Senator John F Kennedy in 1956 (four yea ... n). The source outlines the American domino theory, a label given to the American foreign policy in South East Asia, in which it was believed that because of the countries geographical closeness the c ...

(3 pages) 76 1 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Terrorism and efforts to fight it.

rorist attacks. People seeking independence like the Palestinians in the Middle East and Kashmir in South East Asia are examples of why terrorism exists.The unlawful use or threatened use of force or ... ge opposition to their rule".(www.terrorismfiles.org)After the American Civil War (1861-65) defiant Southerners formed a terrorist organization called the Ku Klux Klan to intimidate supporters of Reco ...

(9 pages) 520 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

South Korea using porter

The Race to Innovation in Korea:The Chaebol Titans vs. The Cluster TheoryINTRODUCTIONSouth-East Asia is a region on the move. With a diverse basket of nations in such close geographic p ... Singapore, Malaysia from Korea? The core of the following analysis is an examination of why and how South Korea has risen to the top of the technological development ladder, using innovation as a meas ... surrounding towns (Gyeonggi-Do area) and Busan with 21.8 million, and third, the inhabitants in the South with approximately 3.8 million. Over the last three decades, Korea has achieved what is widely ...

(18 pages) 395 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

To what extent did guerrilla tactics of the Vietcong enable them to achieve victory?

guerrilla tactics of the Vietcong enable them to achieve victory?Its critical strategic position in south east Asia bordered by China, Cambodia and Laos made Vietnam of great significance to Western a ... p the country into a state of anti-communist hysteria. When communist North Korea mobilised against South Korea, the US persuaded the United Nations to intervene to stop the spread of communism. They ...

(16 pages) 58 1 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Vietnam War Suffering the Effects of Personal Opinion

roops are withdrawn in Vietnam, the Communists would take control and Communism can spread all over South-East Asia. If it were to occur, many deaths would be suffered in this area because of the Comm ... ite Papers blames Hanoi for the war. It states Hanoi's involvement of supplying insurgents into the South Vietnamese territory. They tried to overthrow the government and rise up as a communist nation ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Challenges Facing Singapore's Workforce in the Future

Singapore is a small island city state in South East Asia with an area of approximately 648 km square. Despite the inherent disadvantages of a ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Environmental economics - The Bakun Dam Project in Sarawak

of the Bakun Dam in the East Malaysian state of Sarawak. If built, the dam would be the largest in South-East Asia. The Bakun Dam: A Case Study indicates that generating 2400 megawatts of power, it w ... y for all of Sarawak, and for industries and cities in mainland Malaysia, through a cable under the South China Sea. At 650 kilometres, this would be by far the longest cable in the world.The Bakun Da ...

(10 pages) 82 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Bali Gamelan performance

INTRODUCTIONGamelan is a form of unique and exotic music originating in the islands of Indonesia in South East Asia. Gamelan music is played on an orchestra consisting primarily of metal-keyed percuss ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Impact of Globalisation on Singapore

and this is clearly shown in Singapore.Singapore is a small, densely populated country situated in South-east Asia. The country boasts one of the most open, trade-oriented economies on the earth and ...

(3 pages) 20696 0 2.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Rainforest Facts

al rainforests are the Earth's oldest continuous ecosystem. Fossil records show that the forests of South East Asia have existed for 70 to 100 million years.Rainforests are being destroyed at an estim ...

(1 pages) 33 0 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Sushi and asian art!!!

hat preserved the fish.It is said that sushi was introduced into japan in 7th cenrury from china or south east asia. Peolple began making sushi preserve fish by fermentation when there were no refrige ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

A REPORT ON SUCCESSFULLY DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA

ill assist one in successfully doing business in China. The Peoples Republic of China is located in south-east Asia (refer to Appendix 1: Map of China). 1.28 billion people live in China occupying a t ...

(6 pages) 209 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Collapse of the Soviet Union

ing the largest armed forces on the planet with military bases from Angola in Africa, to Vietnam in South-East Asia, to Cuba in the Americas. When Mikhail Gorbachev succeeded Konstantin Chernenko as G ...

(4 pages) 119 1 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Thailand - UHT Flavored Milk

e significant opportunities within Thailand, which is the biggest importer of food and beverages in South-East Asia with a total market value of dairy products reaching A$2 billion in 2000. This is ex ... will result in a free-flow of goods and products throughout the 10 countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations, which includes Australia. There is significant potential for Australian in ...

(13 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Vietnam War

ought between the North Vietnamese and the Viet Cong on one side and the Americans, Australians and South Vietnamese on the other. The North Vietnamese and the Viet Cong were fighting to unify North V ... and South Vietnam as a communist country. The Americans and Australians were fighting alongside the South Vietnamese armed forces to stop the takeover.The fear of communism eventually overtaking Austr ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

About HIV/AIDS

rtion, and the majority of its victims will be from the poorest countries of sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia.In an individual with AIDS the protective immune system has collapsed. As a result, ...

(6 pages) 124 1 3.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases