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  • vietnam - 3250 Words
    Foundation Ancient Vietnam About 2,000 years ago people in North Vietnam began growing rice in the Red River Valley. To irrigate their crops they built dykes and dug canals. They were forced to work together and so an organized kingdom emerged called Van Lang. However in the 2nd century BC the Chinese conquered the area. The Chinese ruled northern Vietnam for more than 1,000 years and Chinese civilization had a great impact on the Vietnamese. However in South Vietnam there was Indian...
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  • Vietnam - 2476 Words
    Factsheet briefing on gender issues in migration and urbanisation as they relate to poverty Produced by UN Women as a supplementary briefing for the Consultative Group meeting 6 December 2011 Hanoi GENDER AND MIGRATION International context and standards: Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women: “The absence of legal and social protections in many countries – and failure to implement and monitor gender-sensitive labour and migration laws where they exist – makes care workers...
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  • vietnam - 1184 Words
    “Teaching the Vietnam War makes one realize how the shape of a narrative determines, and is determined by, its content”. The Vietnam War was one of America’s most controversial wars. Many of its aspects are still plagued with great uncertainty. Those aspects of the Vietnam War are argued and debated about, they were argued during the time of the war and the arguing has continued. The Vietnam War was indeed a time of confusion. Why did the war start? What was the United States’ real reason for...
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  • Vietnam - 455 Words
    C U LT U R E Vietnam is a mainly Mahayana GEOGRAPHY Buddhist country, although other TRAVE L IN VIE TNAM religions are among Confucianism and Taoism. The official and sole language of Vietnam is Vietnamese. Curabitur leo Culture of Vietnam is based on harmony, family, and humanity. the Maecenas food is a blend of Chinese and Thai and is considered one of the healthiest foods in the world because of it’s fresh ingredients. Vietnamese money is called dong, and soccer is one of the most...
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  • Vietnam - 685 Words
    In the mid 1990s, NIKE was riding high, it’s signature “swoosh” the epitome of cool. Then, reports emerged that its subcontractors in Asia, particularly in Vietnam, were underpaying and mistreating workers. The outcry turned into a public relations disaster for NIKE, one from which it still has not fully recovered. Human rights groups, not reporters, were the first to uncover the abuse in Vietnam. Yet reporters and NIKE itself should have seen trouble coming. The case is a textbook example of...
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  • Vietnam - 1153 Words
    Tini Nguyen HFN2O1-04 Ms. Marinelli June 5th, 2013 REPORT Every country has different culture. Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia. Vietnam has a rich culture that has been shaped by many civilizations throughout history. Through many long struggles, the Vietnamese people have created their unique culture. There are so many cultural celebrations in Vietnam such as Vietnamese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival are the most important celebration. Climate affects the availability of...
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  • vietnam - 2939 Words
    United State Of America intervention in Vietnam Name: marie jennifer SEBLIN Content 1. Introduction 2. France in Vietnam 3. The Partition of Vietnam 4. United State of America Involvement 5. Action of Eisenhower 6. Action of Kennedy 7. Action of Johnson 8. U.S tactics during the war 9. Conclusion 1.Introduction Vietnam was a French colony but after its invasion by Japan during the world war II Vietnam started to look for its independence however France...
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  • Vietnam - 1073 Words
    Vietnam Vietnam’s personality has been outline by long-running differences, both internally and externally with foreign foes. The first nation of Vietnam being recorded is the Van Lang Nation, founded by the ancient Viet race in the North. The most famous king is Hung King. In 3 B.C, another nation was found by Au Duong Vuong and named Au Lac Nation. The historical remain of Co Loa Citadel is the evidence. In Central Vietnam, another kingdom of Champa emerged from Sa Hyun culture around 2...
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  • vietnam - 1295 Words
    Kyle 1 The Vietnam Conflict: A Nation’s Intervention Directly after the Second World War, nations everywhere were suffering from post-war dilemmas; governments were in turmoil. To many countries, the antagonist of democracy, communism, seemed like a valuable answer to end their state of turmoil. Vietnam, being one of the countries that sought for an answer, was split in half upon making a decision. America was in fear that a North Vietnam communist takeover of South Vietnam...
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  • Vietnam - 1243 Words
    Welcome to Vietnam! If someday you decided to go to visit other countries, you should go to visit the very beautiful country, Vietnam! It is located in Southeastern Asia, nearby Thailand, Laos, South China Sea, alongside China, and Cambodia. It is very interesting that Vietnam has the geographic shape looks like the letter S. The weather is hot, rainy and humid from May to September and it is dry from October to March. There are a lot of big cities in Vietnam, for example, Ho Chi Minh City, Ha...
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  • Economic in Vietnam - 838 Words
    7.0 ECONOMIC Economy of Vietnam is developing planned-market economy. In a centrally planned economy, the central economic planning by the government controls all major sectors of the economy and formulates all decisions about the use of resources and the distribution of output. Planners decide what should be produced and direct lower-level enterprises to produce those goods in accordance with national and social objectives. In 2010, it was estimated that Gross Domestic Profit (GDP) is $...
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  • Vietnam War - 7206 Words
    Vietnam War Encarta Encyclopedia defines the Vietnam War as a military struggle fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975, involving the North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front (NLF) in conflict with United States forces and the South Vietnamese army. The Vietnam War was the longest and most unpopular war in which Americans ever fought. From 1946 until 1954, the Vietnamese had struggled for their independence from France during the First Indochina War. At the end of this war, the...
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  • Vietnam War - 1886 Words
    The Vietnam War Of all of the wars fought by the United States, the Vietnam War was by far the most controversial. After the defeat of French forces, Vietnam was divided into two sections: North Vietnam, and South Vietnam. North Vietnam became a Communist government under Ho Chi Minh, and South Vietnam eventually became a Republic under Ngo Dinh Diem. Under Diem's oppressive rule, the Viet Cong (those against Diem) grew in power, and the U.S. reacted to the Communist threat by sending in...
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  • Vietnam War - 1048 Words
    Why did the US enter the Vietnam War? The Vietnam War was fought during the cold war on 1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975. The Vietnam War was a war fought between the North and South Vietnam mainly, but in later year the US would join in to help South Vietnam ward off the communist mind of Ho Chi Minh and North Vietnam. The Vietnam today is no longer called a war in fact no war since World War I and II have been wars. Instances like Vietnam have merely been police interference or police...
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  • PEST vietnam - 1212 Words
     PEST Analysis On Vietnam PEST analysis of Vietnam ·Political factors: · government type: Vietnam is known as a Socialist Republic. · freedom on economy: Vietnam has not high economic freedom, which score is 51.0. Even though the index of Vietnam can not compare with western developed countries’, however since 1986 the government implement open-door to the outsider world...
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  • Vietnam War - 5066 Words
    The Vietnam War is often interpreted by historians as a ‘Television war’ in which the unqualified access to uncensored war footage and inaccuracies with media reports caused public disillusionment. Historians such as Peter Braestrup and Mark Woodruff have argued that the Tết Offensive was undermined by a media fallacy by causing the demise of public support for the Vietnam War. The media fallacy was the misinterpretation of available evidence on the behalf of western journalists. This view is...
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  • Culture of Vietnam - 9100 Words
    Culture of VIETNAM ORIENTATION Identification. The name Vietnam originated in 1803 when envoys from the newly founded Nguyen dynasty traveled to Beijing to establish diplomatic relations with the Chinese court. The new emperor had chosen the name Nam Viet for his kingdom. The word Viet he derived from the traditional name for the Vietnamese imperial domain and its people in what is now northern and central Vietnam. Nam (south) had been added to acknowledge the expansion of the dynasty's...
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  • Vietnam Expressions - 2662 Words
    Final paper EXPRESSIONS OF VIETNAM – MODERN DANCE AND MUSIC One expression of culture from Vietnam includes dance, including dances performed at festivals and royal dances of the imperial court. A second expression of culture from Vietnam includes music, from imperial court music, classical music and rock and roll. The expressions of dance and music in the Vietnamese culture provide a glimpse of their embedded values and insight into the culture of Vietnam. “Although there are many...
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  • Culture of Vietnam - 878 Words
    Fall 16 Fall 16 Culture of Vietnam Arlen Huynh Summary of Vietnam Culture. Culture of Vietnam Arlen Huynh Summary of Vietnam Culture. 08 Fall 08 Fall Although many westerners still view Vietnam through the critical eyes of war, Vietnam, in reality is a country filled to the brim with natural beauty and serene villages. Its mountainous countryside and rainforest regions continue to mystify visitors with its exotic wildlife and rare florae. Its many island and beaches are amongst...
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  • Vietnam: Justified or Not? - 867 Words
    Jon Schmidt Professor Cyril Daddieh POL 102 6 March 2013 Vietnam: Justified or not? Vietnam, although not technically considered a war was an extended conflict that still had to be justified to an American people. The Tonkin Gulf Resolution was the identification of this extended conflict and was declared by Congress in 1964 making this conflict official. This resolution was justified because it was declared by a competent authority and was seen as being the best thing for the American...
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  • Vietnam Response - 514 Words
    Jacqueline Kolkebeck World Civ/HIST 102-02 2/27/2013 Vietnam Response Vietnam War The motives causing the Vietnam War were the same as the motives that caused the Korean War. The Northern half of Vietnam, separated at the 17th parallel, wanted to unify Vietnam as a socialist country. The North was also allied with the Soviet Union. The Southern half of Vietnam was a non-communist. The United States involvement was from sending troops into Vietnam for supervision of the Soviet-Union’s ally....
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  • Vietnam War - 699 Words
    The Vietnam War War affects millions of people in different ways everyday. The United States government involvement in the Vietnam War only led to millions more deaths of american and vietamese people. The United States started sending military around 1957 to assist the south vietemese army known as the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. By the time the United States government withdrew there men they left vietnamin an even worse condition then when they arrived. The United States government...
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  • Kfc Vietnam - 3059 Words
    MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE SUMARY Table of Contents 1. Company Profile and History 4 2. Current Market Situation 4 2.1 PEST Analysis 4 2.2 Porter’s Five Forces 6 2.3 Competitor Analysis 7 2.4 Market Segmentation 8 3. SWOT and issue analysis 11 3.1 SWOT analysis 11 3.2 Key Successful Factors 13 3.3 Issue Analysis 13 4. Objectives 14 5. Marketing Strategy 14 Appendix 15 Figure 2 15 Reference 16 1. Company Profile and History Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), founded...
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  • Vietnam War - 2927 Words
    Names for the war Further information: Terminology of the Vietnam War Various names have been applied to the conflict. Vietnam War is the most commonly used name in English. It has also been called the Second Indochina War and the Vietnam Conflict. As there have been several conflicts in Indochina, this particular conflict is known by the names of its primary protagonists to distinguish it from others.[56] In Vietnamese, the war is generally known as Kháng chiến chống Mỹ (Resistance War Against...
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  • The Traffic in Vietnam - 920 Words
    The traffic can be a nightmare for visitors to Viet Nam for the first time. Believe it or not, there are transport rules but people don't seem really interested in following them. Three or four people on one motor bike is a common sight, particularly with the young and young families. The traffic is worst during the rush hour when everyone is attempting to get to work or get home quickly. Some people ride their motorbikes on the pavement rather than waiting in the a traffic jam. The people...
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  • Logistics in Vietnam - 6591 Words
    AN OVERVIEW ON THE LOGISTICS MARKET IN VIETNAM January 2011 © Copyright Istituto nazionale per il Commercio Estero 1 AN OVERVIEW ON THE LOGISTICS MARKET IN VIETNAM TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Introduction .......................................................................................................................... 3 II. A general picture on logistics in Vietnam ............................................................................ 3 2.1 Infrastructure, operation and...
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  • Pollution in Vietnam - 510 Words
    HANOI—As Vietnam's economy has boomed in recent decades, so too have pollution levels in its major cities, with experts concerned that air pollution could pose a major public health concern. "Environmental pollution in Vietnam is a real problem," said Tuong Lai, former dean of Vietnam's Social Science Institute. "It's not just foreign visitors who have complained about our dust pollution—people in our country are also very dissatisfied with it," he said. A study conducted by employment...
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  • The War in Vietnam - 1739 Words
    The War in Vietnam Direct U.S. military participation in The Vietnam War, the nation's longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U.S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, enough money to fund urban renewal projects in every major American city. Despite these enormous costs and their accompanying public and private trauma for the American people,...
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  • The Streets of Vietnam - 456 Words
    Vietnam, which is an Asian country, used to be known as a peaceful, ancient and traditional land. However, as the living standard is being developed day by day, the images of the wide, broad streets on which people rode their bicycles sparsely are no longer existed nowadays. That is the reason why Miles Walker (2007), who founded New Asian Values for the 21st Century, wrote an article: "The Streets of Vietnam - a Fatality Every 45 Minutes" to criticize most of the cities in Vietnam for being...
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  • Vietnam War - 1000 Words
    Vietnam War The Vietnam War was a military struggle starting in 1959 and ending in 1975. It began as an attempt by the Vietcong (Communist Guerrillas) to overthrow the Southern Vietnam Government. This research paper will discuss the Vietnam War, US involvement in this war, and significant battles. Following the surrender of Japan to the Allies in August 1945, Vietminh guerrillas seized the capital city of Hanoi and forced the abdication of Emperor Bao Dai. On September 2...
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  • Vietnam - Introduction - 2917 Words
    VIETNAM Introduction Vietnam is a country officially known as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam found in Southeast Asia. Vietnam is bordered by Cambodia in the Southwest, China in the North, Laos in the Northwest and South China Sea in the East. The Republic of Vietnam is the 13th most populated country with a pollution of 86 million people. The capital city is Hanoi and the official language is Vietnamese. The economy of Vietnam was largely based on agriculture with wet rice cultivation as...
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  • Vietnam War - 1418 Words
    Vietnam was a small Asian country, 9000 miles away from the United States. Yet America felt that its national interest was threatened strongly enough to fight a war there. The explanation for this lies in the fear caused by the spread of communism at that time. The role of communism was extremely important in this conflict. You see, the US had to enter the war to stop the spread of communism in Asia since North Vietnam was communist. If North Vietnam was to succeed in converting Vietnam into a...
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  • Investment in Vietnam - 18617 Words
    GUIDEBOOK ON BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT IN VIETNAM BERLIN, 2011 FOREWORD Over the past two decades, Viet Nam’s economy has bee n developing rapidly owing to its “Doi moi” (Renovation) policy and activeness to integrate itself into the global economy. W ith its enormous efforts and determination, and effective cooperation with international partners and friends worldwide, Viet Nam is taking firm steps towards industrialization and modernization. With a stable political environment and...
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  • BurgerKing VietNam - 285 Words
    1. Introduction about Burger King Vietnam Burger King, founded in 1954 by James McLamore and David Edgerton, is one of the largest fast food chains company in the world. Its menu has not only basic hamburger but also many none – hamburger sandwiches including chicken, fish. At the end of the year 2012, Burger King has 12,997 restaurants over 86 countries. Most of them were owned by its franchisees. Burger King Vietnam is also a franchise business model. Two stores of Burger King were opened...
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  • Vietnam War - 2355 Words
    Running head: The Positive Side The Positive Side of the Vietnam War The Positive Side of the Vietnam War War is a tough gritty world that describes the destruction of people and countries in the name of nationalism; it is difficult to justify war and give a positive outcome when shown the disaster it causes. The Vietnam War was an extremely difficult war and is widely seen as a catastrophe by the world, even with that being the case there is still some positives that have been extracted...
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  • Vietnam Cuisine - 732 Words
    Vietnam Report Vietnam is the easternmost country in Southeast Asia covering approximately 126,500 square miles. Its neighbors include China to the north, Laos, Cambodia, and the Gulf of Thailand to the west, and the South China Sea to the east. It is divided into eight different regions, with the main regions being the northern and southern regions. The regions all share some key features, but each region has their own culinary norm. The geography of Vietnam is largely responsible for...
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  • The Vietnam War - 291 Words
    The Vietnam War was a brutal war that affected millions of people in many different countries. All wars start because there is a difference in people s opinions, and the Vietnam War was no different. It started because France and a Vietnam leader, Ho Chi Minh, had a difference in opinion about the type of government Vietnam should have. To find out why the war broke out you will have to go back to the 1750 s. This is where the French started their so-called protectorate state of Vietnam. For...
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  • Vietnam War - 751 Words
    “Vietnam Ten Years After” is about how Vietnam War affects both Vietnam and America. The book includes a variety of national magazines about the state of Vietnam today and the articles that debate the question of American involvement in Indochina and the future direction of U.S. foreign policy. After Vietnam War the notion of an invincible United States was called into question, and policy makers no longer assume that American troops can intervene effectively against Communist expansionism...
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  • History Vietnam - 419 Words
    * There where many affects that impacted Australia on the Vietnam war ranging from the veterans psychologically and physically, their families whether it’s the loss of their son and husband or the damage inflicted on them psychologically and physically taking care of them for the rest of their lives or/until they are able to sustain by themselves. The biggest impact of the war was on the vetrans themselves. The things they seen and had to do some without a true explanation drove them insane with...
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  • Tet in Vietnam - 380 Words
    New Year is the most important and popular holiday and festival in Vietnam. It is the Vietnamese New Year base on the Luna calender. Vietnamese New Year commonly known by formal name Tet Nguyen Dan. The name Tet Nguyen Dan is Sino-Vietnamese for the Feast of the First Morning, derived from the Han nom characters. Many Vietnamese prepare for Tet by cooking special holiday foods and cleaning the house. There are a lot of customs practiced during Tet, like ancestral worshipping, wishing New Year’s...
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  • Vietnam PUBLISHED - 1057 Words
    Vietnam ​ ​ Did you know that the narrowest part of Vietnam is only 50 miles long? That’s about the same distance from Union City to Santa Cruz! There are around 60 different groups of people called ethnic minorities. In Vietnam there are also a large number of tourist attractions. ​ GEOGRAPHY Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia. It borders the gulf of Tonkin, the gulf of Thailand, and the ...
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  • women in vietnam - 678 Words
    Women in Vietnam played a significant role in defending Vietnam during the Vietnam War from 1945 to 1975. They took roles such as village patrol guards, intelligence agents, propagandists, and military recruiters. By becoming "active participants" in the struggle to liberate their country from foreign occupation, Vietnamese women were able to free themselves from "centuries of Confucian influence that had made them second-class citizens".[2] Historically, this character and spirit of Vietnamese...
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  • Vietnam War - 19623 Words
    Notice for Scholars This monograph was originally published as the September 1972 issue of Southeast Asian Perspectives, a publication of the American Friends of Vietnam, an organization which was formed in 1955 and prior to its demise two decades later included on its board such diverse figures as Senators John F. Kennedy and Mike Mansfield, Socialist Party Chairman Norman Thomas, and Journalist Robert Shaplen. It is reprinted here with the permission of the author. Please note that...
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  • The Vietnam War - 3790 Words
    The Vietnam War -A History project- Nadine Gan, Grade 9 Part One. The Overview History ~ French Indochina ~ Vietnamisation ~ Epilogue Vietnam was a part of the French colony, Indo-­‐China. Then at September 1940, the Japanese decided to invade Vietnam to prevent China from sending supplies through French Indo-­‐China. Having invaded by...
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  • Vietnam in Asean - 2407 Words
    EC3373 ASEAN ECONOMICS Vietnam in ASEAN Tutorial Group: W2 (Friday 1-2pm) Han HeChou Aaron A0085883M Introduction “The fastest growing emerging economy by 2050”, this is what the Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, John Hawksworth, claims of the potential for the Vietnam’s economy.Vietnam has transformed from a nation plagued with wars in the 1970s, to an economy that has posted annual per capita growth of 5.3% since 1986. Vietnam’s economic success started after the...
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  • Vietnam War - 800 Words
    Vietnam War Research Paper and Project Your Mission: Choose a topic of interest on the Vietnam War. I have provided a list of various topics below these instructions. From that list choose one that appeals to you. I will consider other thoughtful topic choices not from the list, but any of these must be approved by me! Second: Once you have your topic narrow it down. Avoid having such a broad topic that you are swimming with information. Make sure you have a clear and concise thesis that...
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  • Honda Vietnam - 1205 Words
    GROUP 9 PRESENTATION REPORT 1- TẠ THỊ NGỌC LINH 2- THÁI HOÀNG QUỐC 3- ONG MINH QUANG 4- MAI Ý NHI 5- PHẠM MINH MẪN 6- ĐẶNG HỒNG THU 7- HỒ PHƯƠNG THẢO 8- CAO THỊ CẨM HƯƠNG Our group gives a talk about Honda- one of the famous motorcycle brand- names in Viet Nam. There are 7 parts in our presentation: 1-Introduction to Honda Vietnam 2-Vietnam’s potential powers for developing motorcycle industry 3-The distribution of Honda Heads 4-Prices 5- Case: Price...
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  • Vietnam Sports - 1580 Words
    Developing Vietnam’s Sport In Vietnam, Sport is not considered as major industry. Although it is growing. In addition, Vietnamese people think athletes are same as workers. However, in my opinion, most of people are wrong. Because athletes spend time for studying and training in their fields. They work hard everyday. So, if Vietnam’s sport develops too slow, it’s not athlete’s fault. It is responsibility of coaches and president of sport industry. They have to change the way they think and...
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  • Vietnam War - 622 Words
    In this paper it will explore lessons learned when dealing with diplomatic negotiations, presidential leadership, and cultural/social contexts. During the Vietnam War the United States did not realize the high level of intelligence that the Vietnamese people had and how much their culture and nationalism meant to them. They did not want the United States interfering with their country but some of the leaders in charge felt that the United States could help since they were offering monies and...
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  • france or vietnam - 983 Words
    Juan Lemuz Kent Andrade English 101 9/14/2014 Essay #1 “Why are we in Vietnam” and “This is not our War” were on the minds of many Americans during the post-World War 2 era. After World War 2 the war had left Europe and other surrounding countries devastated, and to many countries adopting Communism ideals were their only option. Tensions were running high between the two “big nations” The Soviet Union and the United States, each of which wanted to spread their influence as much as...
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  • Rice in Vietnam - 1176 Words
    RICE IN VIETNAM First group report * Introduction Rice is the most essential food in Vietnam. From the starvation in 1945, Vietnam has tried a lot to produce enough rice for domestic consumption, and even enough for exporting overseas. Vietnam now has become a large market, attracted many investor from all around the world. This is a general report about rice in Vietnam, which will provide all necessary information for people who want to invest in Vietnam. This report contains 3...
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  • Vietnam War - 821 Words
    Vietnam War The war first began in 1959, five years after the division of the country by the Geneva Accords. Vietnam had been split into two. The communist government in the north was under Ho Chi Minh and democratic government in the south was under Ngo Dinh Diem. The Vietnam War stated because France tried to make another attempt to takeover Vietnam by having a foreign power to rule. In Vietnam the target of containment was Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnam front he had created in 1941. Ho...
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  • The Vietnam War - 1575 Words
     The Vietnam War was the longest war in which the United States took part in. This heart breaking war began in 1957. Vietnam is a small country in Southeast Asia that was divided into the Communist-Democratic Republic of Vietnam, known as North Vietnam, and the non-Communist Republic of Vietnam, called South Vietnam. North Vietnamese and Communist-trained South Vietnamese rebel’s goals were to overthrow the government of South Vietnam and to eventually reunite the country as one. The United...
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  • Vietnam and Us - 1467 Words
    Ryan McConkey Glenn May May 29, 2013 Hist. 388: Vietnam and the U.S. The View from the Ground Vietnam was a hostile place especially for the Vietnamese. Going into a war with one of the most powerful countries in the world and not knowing if they would be able to get out of the war alive. Scared and not knowing if they would be able to gain their freedom that they have been fighting for since they were occupied by China in 1100 B.C. This war was to fight for that freedom and the...
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  • Justifying Vietnam - 791 Words
    In chapters 3 and 4 of Robert McMahon’s Major Problems in the History of the Vietnam War, there are a number of reasons given for the increased American involvement in Vietnam from the late 1940s to the mid 1950s. McMahon includes several documents in these chapters that point to three main reasons used to justify our role in Vietnam. One underlying reason for the early American presence in Vietnam is given in chapter 3, where in McMahon’s first essay Cold War Strategy and U.S. Intervention...
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  • Vietnam Culture - 1539 Words
    I. Introduction II. Brief discussion of the country’s relevant history The Vietnamese are descendants of nomadic Mongols from China and migrants from Indonesia. According to mythology, the first ruler of Vietnam was Hung Vuong, who founded the nation in 2879 B.C. China ruled the nation then known as Nam Viet as a vassal state from 111 B.C. until the 15th century, an era of nationalistic expansion, when Cambodians were pushed out of the southern area of what is now Vietnam. A century later,...
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  • Vietnam Overview - 1419 Words
    General Information Official name: The Socialist Republic of Vietnam Capital: Hanoi Population: 87 million people (2011) Total Area: 331.212 square kilometers Major religion: Buddhism Major language: Vietnamese Monetary unit: Vietnam dong Location Vietnam is one of the most beautiful countries located in the South East Asia. In the North, Vietnam shares the long borderline with China. In the East, Vietnam is bordered by the Gulf of Tonkin, inn the East and South by the South...
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  • Vietnam War - 945 Words
    Vietnam War The Vietnam War, also known as "America's war" was from December 1965 to the fall of Saigon on April 30th, 1974. This was around the Cold War era. The conflict was between North Vietnam, who were Communist, supported by China, the Soviet Union and other communist countries against South Vietnam who was supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries. The main point of the prolonged war was an attempt to "unify the country of Vietnam and prevent the spread...
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  • Pomina-Vietnam Analasys - 353 Words
    Pomina Steel Company was established in 1999 with chartered capital 42 billion VND and the capacity of 300,000 tons/ year. Their main businesses are iron and steel production, recycling of scrap metal and trading of steel products. Pomina is one of the most trustworthy brands in producing steel in the south of Viet Nam and is the first firm in the south gets 2 certificates about quality and environment ISO 9001, ISO 14001. Start up in Binh Duong was considered like the good land to grow the...
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  • Vietnam Business Plan - 1345 Words
     Vietnam’s Cultural analysis Brief discussion of the country’s relevant history Vietnam’s history is complex due to the many groups in their history. There are Indochinese known as the Austronesia tribes, Khmer which were from Cambodia who came from India, Laotians from China’s Yurman Province and the Vietnamese who came South from Yhangtze Valley. The newer people began to push out the Austronesia in order that they could live in the richer delta areas and coastal regions. The first...
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  • 1945 and Onwards of Situation in Vietnam
    s From 1945 onwards ( Indochina- Cochinchina, Annam and Tonkin) - The French representative in Vietnam launched a campaign against the Vietminh in 1945 by 1946 he had re-established control of southern Vietnam - October 1946 Ho chi minh was declared president of the DRV (democratic republic of Vietnam-north). This was after the declaration of Vietnam as a free state with a French union in March. - Due to Ho’s weak political direction from Paris (he went to implement the...
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  • Comparing and Contrasting Japan and Vietnam
    Social division, politics, culture 1. Body Paragraph: Social division throughout Japan and Vietnam were both structured from Chinese past times. In Japan, there was no caste system at first but it later flourished. Women were allowed to participate in military actions, but not own property or money. Throughout this time period women lost power. Koreans inter-married between ethnic groups which provided characteristics of Southeast Asia. Both of these countries were very similar to the Chinese...
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  • Fdr-Vietnam War - 1153 Words
    1. Alfred Smith was attacked/smeared in the 1928 election because of religious differences (Catholic) and the prosperity of the ‘20s the Republicans took credit of. 2. Stock prices first began to decline in 1929 because less people bought stocks and there was overproduction. 3. Before FDR, when a bank failed, bank depositors were forced to close due to bankruptcy. 4. Economist believed the main reason for the Great Depression was overproduction, low wages, and high tariffs. 5....
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  • Cycling through Vietnam - 491 Words
    Sinh viên: Nguyễn Thị Thủy MSSV: 11032120 Chuyên ngành: k56 Ấn Độ Học Môn: Nghe nói tiếng anh chuyên ngành 1 Giảng viên hướng dẫn: PGS. TS Đỗ Thu Hà Topic CYCLING THROUGH VIETNAM In summer vacations, students usually come back home, study…but for me, I had a meaningful journey, it was “CYCLING THROUGH VIETNAM”. We are members of the green summer club, 80 people, 80 characters, but having the same ideal, this is discovering the country. Therefore, we took part in this journey and theme...
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  • Factors Leading to the Vietnam War
    n 1950, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the People's Republic of China (PRC) recognized each other diplomatically. The Soviet Union quickly followed suit. U.S. President Harry S. Truman countered by recognizing the French puppet government of Vietnam. Washington, seemingly ignorant of the long historical antipathy between Vietnam and China, feared that Hanoi was a pawn of the PRC and, by extension, Moscow.[7] As historian and former Hanoi foreign minister Luu Doan Huynh has commented,...
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  • Vietnam Logistics Report - 24326 Words
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