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    Australia And Asia

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    This essay analyses the Australian-China bilateral relationship since 1945 and in particular its political significance to Australia. Many global factors have influenced this relationship, including the advent of the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the collapse of the Soviet bloc European nations. In addition, internal political changes in Australia and China have both affected and been affected by the global changes. It will be analysed that Australia’s bilateral relationship with

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    Economics in Asia

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    Since the mid 1960s, Pacific Asia has had a remarkable rate of economic growth. This growth has been sustainable and faster than all other regions of the world (see fig. 1). This region consists of twenty-three economies but it was just eight who caused most of this amazing growth. The eight were Hong Kong, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, China, (the “Four Tigers”) Japan and the newly industrialised economies (NIEs) of south-east Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. The eight high

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    relations, we must first establish how we some have come to realise that “no one today is purely one thing”, as opposed to years gone by. As Said (1978) and others have shown, Europe, from which Australia’s culture originates, has traditionally viewed Asia and Asians with contempt and inferiority, and “one of its deepest and most reoccurring images of Other” (Said 1978, p.1). Asians have been “repeatedly characterised by some western texts as alternatively lazy, stupid, mindless, barbaric and untrustworthy

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    asia pop.

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    Right now there is a major problem involving the population of South Asia. In India’s best years just about half of the population was properly fed because the population was so enormous. Not to add that the foods they get are fruits, vegetables, and rice. This is not a way to live. Also AIDS is a pretty big problem in India. It is estimated that one in five adults will have been diagnosed with the AIDS virus by the year 2003. Because prostitution is legal in parts if India the AIDS virus can spread

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    developed countries, people are still prejudiced towards women, seeing them as if they have a lower value than men. Nowadays in nearly every Asian country, women have the right to vote and the right to have the same education as men. Many schools in Asia are now entitled to be single sex schools, in an effort to encourage people to give their daughters a good education. Many Asian countries have also recognised women as their leaders, Indira Gandhi in India, Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan and Aun San Soo-kyi

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    Child Prostitution In Asia Children as Chattels Close your eyes. Imagine a young girl about six tied to a bed in a brothel and forced to service fifteen to thirty men in one night. Imagine this girl living in poverty, after all promises of selling herself told of riches. Now imagine this girl is your own. These are not pretty thoughts, but these actions are commonplace in Asia. In the February 1995 issue of World & I, Christopher P. Baker discusses his findings in the article, Kiddy Sex-Luring the

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    East Asia

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    From 1450- 1750, the Early Modern Period, East Asia had a relatively large, stable empire. Early Chinese and Japanese characteristics, loyalty, obedience, harmony, learning and philosophy, remained the basis of social life, politics, and therefore empire building during the Early Modern Period differing from Europe and their Asian counterparts. Also like early China and Japan, they were, with the exception of trading, very inward and kept to themselves. Loyalty was an evident East Asian trait. It

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    The ICC and Southeast Asia

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    adopted).” (Toon, 2004: 1). The ICC is considered to be a court that is a last resort. It was implemented for heinous crimes that are committed to be used when states (countries such as Southeast Asia) are not willing or not able to provide justice for such crimes to the victims. To date, Southeast Asia has only two of their eleven states that have implemented the ICC which are Cambodia and Timor – Leste. Third world countries have a hard time with prioritizing their affairs. With economic hardships

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    first head. In Indonesia, Wona Kaka, a famous leader that led rebellions against the Dutch, an important headhunter, was recognized as a hero by the national government. There were even many rituals to bring back his soul from the dead. In Southeast Asia, the practices of headhunting have a relationship to the society’s perception of itself as a powerful agency. It was an important part of the society because they believed the human head held the soul, and was of great significance. According to the

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    East Asia

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    East Asia During the years between 1000 and 1400 the East Asian region saw extensive change and development concerning the nature of the elites that ruled respective countries. In China there was the growth of the examination culture, Japan experienced the emergence of the Samurai, Korea saw the growth of the Yangban, and Vietnam became content with a tribute system to China. Each of the respective countries grew and developed independently and for the most part were able to distance themselves

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