The country has over twenty-two million people and is the second most densely inhabited countries in the world. Socially Taiwan groups people into many classes from beggars to upper class depending on wealth; however, it is very in expensive to live there in general. The military presence in Taiwan has always shown favor to the people as a sign that the government’s determination to defend the homeland from China and communist aggression. Like many other countries, Taiwan has a unique way of living and harsh history of conflict that has prospered the country into what it is today. The earliest record of human life and habitation of Taiwan dates back more than 20,000 years.
Frankincense and Myrrh is a popular commodity in the Dhofar region as it has historically been a centre for production of this item. Frankincense remains a symbol of Omani hospitality. Oman sells many perfumes made from a great number of traditional ingredients. Indeed, the most expensive perfume in the world, Amouage, is made in Oman from frankincense and other ingredients. Its fragrant resin is today burned throughout the Sultanate to welcome
Chinese Immigrants Arriving to America Chinese Immigrants are one of the third largest immigrant groups in the U.S. They were the first large Asian group to settle in the U.S. and Canada. Chinese Immigrants were the first to suffer from racism but also nativism. The first Chinese Immigrants that came to America during the mid 19th century, mostly came from the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong Province part of southeastern China. These immigrants came to America as miner-prospectors, artisans, merchants and students.
10 precious objects in the Forbidden City in China The Forbidden City in China is famous all over the world thanks for not only the spectacular, grand scale but also 9,900 rooms filled with countless cultural relics of Ming and Qing Dynasty. Especially, the Palace Museum founded in 1925 in this imperial palace contains more than a million valuable artifacts which were related to the ancient imperial Dynasties, including the gifts from the neighboring countries and the precious treasures of the imperial courts. Follow top 10 precious objects below, which are considered as the most valuable things according to the Chineses experts. 1. Jinou Yongu Cup of Emperor Qianlong The most outstanding treasure of Qing Dynasty is the gold wine cup, which
INTRODUCTION Paris, the capital of France is also known as the “City of Light” It is famous because of its beautiful city plan , architecture, museums , monuments, cathedrals, parks, sidewalk cafes, etc. French is the only language other than English that is spoken in five continents. More than 120 million people speak French as their native language and millions use it as their second language. These people make up the French speaking world. Some of the countries where French is the official language are: Algeria, Belgium, Switzerland, and Luxembourg.
The third largest religion of the world is Hinduism with followers touching up to 1 billion which covers up to 15% of the world’s population. With such a huge number of followers of a religion it is bound to have regions with high population of Hindus. Countries like India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, United States, Myanmar, United Kingdom, South Africa, Mauritius, and Canada have a huge population of Hindus. Most of the countries stated above are located in Asia. Hinduism is a religion without any prophets and it is more heterogeneous kind of a religion where there is no one school of thought.
Most interesting fact is that Indonesia is the largest Muslim nation in the entire world. Before the Dutch colonized Indonesia, mostly everyone worship the same gods and same religion, which is Hinduism, but after Indonesia got colonized things change. A lot of people start worshiping different religions. “One clear example of the lasting impact of European influence and Dutch colonial power of Indonesian society is the presence of around 23 million Christians currently living in Indonesia.” (Indonesia investments) Hinduism has the longest religion history in Indonesia because it has been the first religion in Indonesia. “However, on most Indonesian islands this chapter in its history has been erased by time or conquest.” (Indonesia investments) Mostly Buddhist in Indonesia is Chinese that lives in Indonesia.
But then according to research, Asia is the second continent that has the most war and conflict through out the world. http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?22268-Which-continent-has-seen-the-most-war If the Continent is suppose to be a Buddhist continent that teaches peace, then why are there wars. Even China alone got more than 500 battles throughout the history. Some of them are due to invasion, some of them are to conquer lands but most of them are just having wars against each people to have the authorities and lands. This isn’t the end.
Introduction Vietnam the Socialist Republic holds a big city named Hanoi Vietnam, which is capital of the of Vietnam, This is one of the most rated and place of the popular destinations, is the very nice city of Vietnam, extensive in the panels of the Red River with French overseas culture, most of foreigners who are on a short visit, find Hanoi to be relaxed paced in a lovely and even attractive place. Hanoi is a blessed terrestrial of Vietnam. Hanoi is a new name as it has been named in 1831. Before 1831, the same city was known as Dong Do and then Dong Kinh from 1010 (approximately for 1000 years ago). This blessed part of land next continued to be the drama of many momentous happenings.
China is easily Vietnam’s number one source of imports, equal to 79% of imports from all of ASEAN, and the latter includes a large amount of refined oil products from Singapore. While Vietnam exports textiles as well as commodities, such as gems and coffee, to developed countries, most of China’s purchases are raw materials. For example, Vietnam exports 70% of its rubber to China, but it buys two-thirds more rubber products from China than it sells. Generally speaking, Vietnam relies on China for a very broad range of its imports, 20% of its total imports, and sells coal, oil, and food products to China. (Zhu,