"Southeast Asia" Essays and Research Papers

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An Analysis Of Southeast Asia's Route To Independence

I agree with the statement that Southeast Asia’s route to independence is characterised by conflict more than cooperation. From the 1500s to the mid-1950s, colonialism was imposed all over Southeast Asia. Some of the major colonisers were the Europeans, Japanese and the United States and all in all, there were seven colonial powers in Southeast Asia. They imposed their political and cultural domination over the Southeast Asian people and territories and after almost 500 years of being ruled by the...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASEAN The Association of Southeast Asian Nations was established on August 8, 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Brunei Darussalam joined on January 8,1984, Viet Nam joined on July 28, 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar joined on July 23, 1997, and Cambodia on April 30, 1999, making up what is today the ten Member States of ASEAN. The signing of the ASEAN Declaration established by...

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Integration Of The Association Of Southeast Asian Nations: An Analysis

At first, there was the doubt and fear of rejection when Danille Fritzgerald Soria and Lutfiya Al-Qarani knocked every door of the participants of a youth summit to express their excitement of the then upcoming integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The initial concept is simple which was to generally promote awareness of the integration in the online sphere. Their initial invitation was not well received but they were never discouraged and they pushed to convince. Alas...

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Inter state Tensions in Southeast Asia

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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Southeast Asia

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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Discussion on Southeast Asian Economy--Myanmar

Southeast Asian Economy (Myanmar) As the second largest country in terms of land size in Southeast Asia, Myanmar borders five nations and is endowed with rich natural resources----minerals, oil and gas, forestry, water and marine resources. With its accession to ASEAN in 1997, Myanmar has achieved remarkable economic and political progresses ever since, and it is now facing new development opportunities due to the establishment of its new government in 2011. 1. National Objectives The national...

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Air Asia History

undercutting former monopoly operator Malaysia Airlines with promotional fares as low as RM1 (US $0.27). AirAsia has been expanding rapidly since 2001, to become an award winning and the largest low cost carrier in Asia. Organization A new budget terminal, the first of its kind in Asia was opened in Kuala Lumpur International Airport on 23 March 2006. Built at a cost of RM108 million (US $29.2 million) and spanning some 35,000 square metres (116,000 square feet), the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT)...

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Mapping the Southeast Asian Telecommunications Service Industry using the Porter s Five Forces Analysis

Mapping the Southeast Asian Telecommunications Service Industry using the Porter’s Five Forces Analysis The telecommunication industry offers a diverse set of products which includes Mobile Voice calling & Messaging, Mobile data, fixed voice calling, fixed broadband, satellite & IP TV, Mobile money etc. The major players in the Southeast Asian telecom industry (Singtel, Axiata, Telenor, Hutchison etc.) are facing a number of challenges .Emergence of Over The Top (OTT) communication tools poses a...

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Prostitution in South East Asia

Prostitution in South East Asia In the countries of South East Asia, prostitution is an issue that has been going on for years. Dating back to pre communist era in Japan and Vietnam where it grew larger, prostitution is an issue in Asia. Due to economic, political and class factors prostitution is an easy way to make money but it’s the women who are put into the spotlight. The girls are put into prostitution to bring money into the household, pay off debts, and keep themselves out of poverty...

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Company overview: Air Asia

Company overview: Air Asia After acquiring Air Asia from the Malaysian government in 2002, Tony Fernandes completely altered the business model of its previous owners and re-established the company with just 3 air planes. Owing debts of about 11 million U.S, this move was very risky; however by offering low cost prices, the company was able to attract sufficient travellers. After acquisition, 5 years later Air Asia became renowned globally as the least expensive airline in terms of cost per seat...

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