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    ways in which power manifests itself in Southeast Asia? Illustrate your answer with at least 3 examples. The concept of power is one that has existed in Southeast Asia for a long period of time. Unlike that of the Western regions‚ where power is more of a concept and is intangible‚ power in Southeast Asia is more concrete and real. Power is defined as the possession of control or command over others (Dictionary.com‚ n.d.) In the context of Southeast Asia‚ power is gained through control of powerful

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    Islam in Southeast Asia In the 11th century‚ a turbulent period occurred in the history of Malay Archipelago‚ the Chola Navy crossed the ocean and attacked the Srivijaya kingdom of Sangrama Vijayatungavarman‚ Kadaram (Kedah)‚ an important fortified city in the Malayan peninsula was sacked and the king was taken captive. Soon after that‚ the king of Kedah Phra Ong Mahawangsa became the first ruler to abandon the traditional Hindu faith‚ and converted to Islam with the Sultanate of Kedah

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    in Southeast Asia Bruce Vaughn‚ Coordinator Specialist in Asian Affairs Emma Chanlett-Avery Specialist in Asian Affairs Ben Dolven Section Research Manager Mark E. Manyin Specialist in Asian Affairs Michael F. Martin Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance Larry A. Niksch Specialist in Asian Affairs October 16‚ 2009 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 www.crs.gov RL34194 CRS Report for Congress Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Terrorism in Southeast Asia

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    Three general patterns of settlements can be commonly identified throughout the regions of Southeast Asia‚ depending on how well each country or area in the country are developed. The patterns of settlements show how buildings are arranged in the settlements. The three types of settlement patterns are: 1. Clustered Clustered settlements are formulated by buildings being grouped together in a compact area due to rural conditions that resources such as water and electricity can be shared Some countries

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    Deforestation of South-East Asia The effects deforestation is having on south-east Asia are dizzying. Rapid development since the siege of Khe-Sanh in Vietnam (1968) and surrounding nations of the Mekong region has caused widespread destruction of their forests. Many of these areas are switching trees for coffee bushes‚ threatening the extraordinary biodiversity that holds around 1‚700 different species. These trees are cut down for the furniture export market. Also‚ forests are being wiped out

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    more can it be rancorous. The geography of East and Southeast Asia specifically‚ influenced trading patterns and the relationships of respective countries. Geography’s effect on East and Southeast Asia would shape its framework for hundreds of years to follow. Southeast Asia can be divided into two main regions. The first being the mainland‚ comprised of several peninsulas located between India and China. The second main region‚ island Southeast Asia is composed of approximately 20‚000 islands. The

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    City 1) Natural Resources: Water tensions between Singapore and Malaysia (1961-2011/1962-2061 agreements) Used in every industrial process‚ drinking/cleaning -> shortage of water is a big threat Singapore’s 4-tap strategy by 2060 2) Southeast Asia as a “region” India and China as bookends‚ what lay in between is SEA A mixture of civilizations (Sino-Indic) Distinctive as a “region”: It transformed from just being Sino-Indic mixes to their own culture – adaptive‚ not just a passive recipient

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    Introduction Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) is the most important fruit of India and is known as “King of fruits”. The fruit is cultivated in the largest area i.e. 2‚312 thousand ha and the production is around 15.03 million tons‚ contributing 40.48% of the total world production of mango. The main mango producing states in India are Uttar Pradesh (23.86%)‚ Andhra Pradesh (22.14%)‚ Karnataka (11.71%)‚ Bihar (8.79%)‚ Gujarat (6.00%) and Tamil Nadu (5.09%). Total export of mangoes from India is 59

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    influences throughout history Batik is the art of wax resistance techniques applied to fabrics originating in South East Asia‚ on the north coast of the island of Java‚ Indonesia. Indonesian batik is unique and unequaled. Centuries ago‚ the demand for Indonesian batik skyrocketed‚ and Indonesian batik knock-offs were produced and sold throughout the trade routes to Asia‚ India‚ the Middle East‚ and Africa. To prevent the production of knock-offs‚ famous batik artists signed their work‚ which noted

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    ingredients and is not same as the bubble tea sold in the pasar malam (night market)‚" Loo said. His efforts prevailed and today not only Loo is planning to have 100 outlets by year-end‚ he is also looking to expand into other countries in the Southeast Asian region. "We hold the master franchise for Malaysia and we are also looking at buying the master franchise for two other countries soon‚" he said. Loo’s sister Loo Chee Leng‚ who is general manager of Loob Holdings‚ said it was her younger

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    | Q5. Is ASEAN relevant to the regional security of Southeast Asia? | 16 pages‚ including cover page3‚176 words (excluding footnotes‚ endnotes‚ bibliography) | Yes‚ ASEAN is still relevant to the regional security of Southeast Asia. I will attempt to justify my case by elaborating how the 3 key political accords and the ASEAN way has helped shared ASEAN to what it is today. I will also provide a brief summary of ASEAN’s achievements and challenges till date. Finally‚ I will highlight

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    Political differences‚ rather than ethnic-cultural divisions‚ led to interstate tensions in SEA since independence. To what extent do you agree with this assessment? The assessment above is accurate to the extent that political differences had triggered direct tangible actions which led to actual tensions between SEA states. Compared to ethnic-cultural divisions which merely bred suspicions and mutual distrust‚ contributing indirectly to the development of i/s tensions‚ political differences were

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    http://www.fao.org/docrep/w6864e/w6864e09.htm (FEASIBLITY STUDY GUIDE) Background History Where to get soft‚ yummy pork buns? We guide you to the best siopao spots in Manila. By: Frances Lorraine Haw-Ang   |   Published on: Aug 25‚ 2010 - 9:00am The word siopao was actually a localized term coined after the Chinese dimsum called "bao-zi." It may be translated as "hot buns" in the Chinese dialect Hokkien. This popular snack is best enjoyed hot‚ right after it’s taken out of the steamer. Pinoys

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    The term “Southeast Asia” has been debatable to be an imaginary “Unicorn” or true “Rose” as suggested by Ronald K. Emmerson in 1984. Over the years‚ “Southeast Asia” remains as a name given to this particular region‚ seemingly for convenience sake‚ to address the countries within this region collectively. “I began by picturing Southeast Asia as a cross between an unicorn and a rose – partly imaginary‚ partly real.” (Emmerson‚ 1984) Indeed‚ it is dismissive to simply state that Southeast Asia is a region

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    GE 1112 Humanities‚ An Integrated Approach ----------------------------------------------------------- The Strengths and Weaknesses of Thailand As An Education Hub in Southeast Asia Thailand has achieved a number of impressive actions in education. It has significantly increased the size of its system at all levels. Literacy rates are at an impressively high 95 percent rate[1] and universal primary education has been basically achieved. Over 80 percent[1] of all the teachers have received

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    Queer Culture of Southeast Asia. When discussing queer culture in modern times‚ it is automatically classified as a western idea. Queer identities and queer struggles are associated with whiteness‚ as a white concept. This is one of the many causes of colonization‚ and how in some way it erased the history of oppressed communities. However‚ pre-colonization history indicates that queer culture had been developed within ancient civilizations. If we look at ancient civilizations in Latin America

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    Running Head: PRIVATE EQUITY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA Private Equity in South East Asia: Challenges and Opportunities Syahril Malik Daniels College of Business – University of Denver PRIVATE EQUITY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Abstract Private Equity (“PE”) has played a big role in the investment world‚ not only because it generates relatively more return for the investors compared to other forms of investments‚ but also it has a huge market capitalization in terms of invested

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    Ashley Thompson AP World History Ms Thurgood‚1-3 Chapter 6: India and Southeast Asia‚ 1500 B.C.E.-600 C.E. P: *Around 1000 B.C.E the people were divided into kinship groups while the kings ruled over the tribes. Later under the Kings were military and civil officials‚ which dealt with records‚ income of the government and custom duties. During the Gupta empire there was a rather decentralized administration unlike the Mauryan Empire. *Brahmans and warriors were at the highest point in the

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    Concepts Topics Tools of Geography Map Making Types of Maps Five Themes Map Projections World Regions North America Latin America Europe‚ West and East Russia and CIS Africa‚ North‚ Horn‚ West‚ Central‚ Southern Southwest Asia South Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Australia Oceania and Pacific Islands Types of Regions: Formal‚ Functional‚ Perceptual Theme: Geology Concepts Topics Physical Geography Structure of the Earth Four Spheres Plate tectonics (Ring of Fire) Geology (Internal

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    What accounts for the modernisation of armed forces in Southeast Asia? Since the nuclear revolution‚ end of Cold War‚ Southeast Asian (SEA) militaries have been modernising rapidly. It is an indication that SEA armed forces are changing towards more complex international context. The reasons behind such behaviour are because of the changes in globalisation‚ technology‚ urbanisation‚ climate change and natural disasters. Modernisation of armed forces in SEA is accounted for with countries enhancing

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