Many languages are spoken in India, but Hindi and English are the official languages. Lastly, Indian citizens practice many religions, including Sikhism, Jainism, and Islam; however, Hinduism is practiced by over 80 percent, and is the dominant religion (World Book, Inc. 116). Hinduism is a religion that was created over 3,500 years ago. As stated in the website
Germany’s economy being the largest on its continent, and the 5th largest in the world. Germany has many cultural beliefs and ways of life. I’m going to cover their beliefs, culture, and other traits they have. The population in Germany is about 82.67 million people. Of all of those people 65-70 percent of them claim to be Christians.
Rakhine is classified as one of the states of Myanmar due to its ethnic diversity. Out of a total state population of approximately 3.3 million, the Buddhist Rakhine people (an ethnicity different from the Bamar people but with the same religion) makes up the majority of the population while the Muslim Rohingyas form 40% with most of whom living near the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Political leadership of state (or region) governments in Myanmar is comprised of a legislative and an executive body led by a Chief Minister and a cabinet. The legislature of a state is known as Hluttaw, a unicameral body with both elected members and appointed military representatives. The Chief Minister of the executive is appointed by the President of Myanmar, while the cabinet members are chosen from the elected representatives of Hluttaw.
It is estimated that Bangladesh is having an average of 32,000 registered refugees and more than 200,000 unregistered (according to UN High Commissioner for Refugees). Moreover, in Malaysia there are more than 137,000 refugees including Rohingya. The violence events are not just affecting the Rohingya; however, they are also affecting the other Burmese citizens. Indonesia had recently made some immigration restrictions to in order to increase the number of Burmese immigrants, as during the last events Indonesia had more than 2000 Rohingya refugees. For Malaysia, the Rohingya refugees take a boat to Bangladesh and then move on foot to Malaysia.
The definition of Malay, it can divide into three types that are based on ethnics or tribes, nation and family. Malay ethnics or tribes from the definition in the context of Indonesia are a native resident of Indonesia. Malay tribe is third largest population after Java tribe and Sunda tribe. Malay tribe more dominates the area of sea shore. There are living mostly in the area of east coast of Sumatera, Islands of Riau-Lingga and Western Kalimantan.
Some of them include the ethnic politics, interpretation of past and history, language, education, land and employment. According to a report by World Bank , the root causes of the conflict were: Ethnicity and Demography: Sri Lankan society is an ethno-religious society which has clear religious divisions within the ethnicity. Sri Lankan regions can be clearly demarcated based on religion and ethnicity. The Tamil Hindu group dominates the Northern Province while there is a mix of Tamils, Muslims and Sinhalese in the Eastern province. The Indian origin Tamils who are also known as plantation Tamils are confined to the central parts of Sri Lanka and also in Uwa and Sabargamuva provinces.
However in Hong Kong and Macau fewer people speak Mandarin, so they tend to use English to communicate with people from other parts of China or Taiwan. • Each of the major varieties of Chinese has numerous dialects. For example, Mandarin can be divided into northern, southern and south-western dialects, which are more or less mutually intelligible. Then these are some of Chinese traditional language based on several regions, such as: Pŭtōnghuà (Mandarin) pŭtōnghuà / huáyŭ / guóyŭ Mandarin is spoken by possibly more people than any other language: over 1.3 billion. It is the main language of government, the media and education in China and Taiwan, and one of the four official languages in Singapore.
Malaysia or the Federation of Malaysia consists of thirteen states with nine of which having sultans or rajas. One of among the nine sultans is chosen every five years to be the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of all Malaysia or the constitutional monarch. 50% of the Malaysian population were Malays, 24% were Chinese, 7% were Indians, and the rest were composed of different minority groups such as Eurasians. Islam is the prevailing religion in the country (Beng & Saravanamuttu, 2010). As of July 2014, according to the CIA World Fact Book, the estimated population for Malaysia is 30 million, which in comparison to the Philippines’, is just one-third more or less.
However, majority of the Buddhists today in the maritime nations of SEA followed Mahayana Buddhism, that spread to countries like Singapore where it is the predominant religion of most Chinese communities. In Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines and Indonesia, it remains a strong minority. Mahayana Buddhism began around the 2nd c. BC, evolved from other sub-traditions and in the 1st c. CE spread eastward across the central Asian trade routes to China, then spreading to Vietnam. The Chinese Immigrants of the 19th century also brought Mahayana Buddhism to Singapore and other urban areas. Compared to Theravada Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism is more mystical, where they believe strongly in “Bodhisattvas”, or Buddhas-to-be.