"Southeast Asia" Essays and Research Papers

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success story of airasia

difficult task for an airline to establish itself in a competitive market and Air Asia too faced the same hurdles that many other airlines faced. The difference however, is that Air Asia managed to rise above its initial setbacks and is today one of the most influential and successful airlines in Asia as well as the global aviation sector. The airline was founded in the year 1993 and the first flight of Air Asia took to the skies in November 1996. Within a few years, the airline was heavily in...

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Asean Paper

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, also known as ASEAN, consists of 10 member nations. The objective of the association, established in 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, was to “to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region and to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries in the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter” (ASEAN official website)...

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Unilab Case Analysis

Vietnam and Myanmar. Unilab operates strategically located manufacturing facilities throughout Southeast Asia, linked to extensive and expanding market coverage and technical support. The major Unilab manufacturing complex in Metro Manila, (the Philippines is the region's largest and most significant pharmaceutical market) has been cited by international health organizations, as one of the finest is Asia. Construction has already begun on a new complex, which will exceed the current facility in both...

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surprisingly Australia societies did not develop the food production bows arrows.on like Australia New guinea had a good climate,they were able to produce and domesticated many crops.although they're pigs ,chickens ,and sweet potatoes for importing from Asia other things was native.after all of this hard work New Guineans did not pass the techological level of the of the Eurasian. Chapter 16 most of the world's largest countries are extremely multicultural point diamond the Chinese languages. And its 7...

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Organizations Around the World: ASEAN

Organizations around the World Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ‘One Vision, One Identity, One Community” History ASEAN was preceded by an organization called the Association of Southeast Asia, commonly called ASA, an alliance consisting of the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand that was formed in 1961. The bloc itself, however, was established on 8 August 1967, when foreign ministers of five countries – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand...

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Filipino Traditional Music

Different groups have different ways of playing the kulintang. Two major groups seem to stand-out in kulintang music. These are the Maguindanaon and the Maranaw. The kulintang instrument itself could be traced to either the introduction of gongs to Southeast Asia from China from before the 10th century CE, or more likely, to the introduction of bossed gong chimes from Java in the 15th century. Nevertheless the kulintang ensemble is the most advanced form of music from before the late 16th century and the...

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Economic Activities Between Brunei and Malaysia

By 1980’s, Brunei Darussalam as an oil-producing country is the third largest oil producer in Southeast Asia. Brunei Darussalam’s oil production peaked in 1979 at over 240,000 barrels per day (38,000m3/d). Japan has been the main customer for Brunei Darussalam’s oil exports; other major customers include South Korea, Taiwan, United States and the countries of ASEAN. Whereas Malaysia has established a diverse and quickly-growing manufacturing sector that plays an increasing role in the Malaysian economy...

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Western African Kingdoms Essay

kingdom which is essentially modern-day northern Ethiopia and Eritrea. Aksum was a major naval and trading power from the first to the seventh century. As a civilization it had a profound impact upon the people of Egypt, southern Arabia, Europe and Asia. Aksum exported a wide range of agricultural products such as wheat and barley, and animals such as sheep, cattle, and camels. The kingdom was also rich in gold, iron, and salt. In exchange for these goods, it ferried tortoise shells, spices, silks...

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policy retains Burma as the country's name, although the State Department's website lists the country as "Burma (Myanmar)" and Barack Obama has referred to the country as Myanmar.[23][24][25] The United Nations uses Myanmar, as do the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Russia, France,[26] Germany,[27] China, India, Norway,[28] Australia[29] and Japan.[22] There are also other variations; in Spain and Italy the country is commonly known as "Birmania", in Portugal as "Birmânia", whereas the Government...

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Ethnography Project: Cambodian Culture

American-Cambodian, most of the time you speak English, can speak Khmer (but not fluently), and can understand Khmer. Speaking Khmer is like speaking any other kind of language. Khmer is the official language of Cambodia and one of the major languages of Southeast Asia. It is spoken by eleven million people in Cambodia and nearly three million more outside Cambodia. Conversations are just like any other conversation held. If you are learning Cambodian and you never heard us speak before, it would be difficult...

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