Category Archives: Asia

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Indonesia Figures and Facts

Indonesia is a country of vast proportions and endless possibilities. This is a whole world, striking in richness and diversity, occupying 13,677 islands of the largest archipelago on the planet – Malay. The islands of Indonesia stretch along the equator for more than five thousand kilometers. Only half of these islands are inhabited, and the… Read More »

Excursions to Krabi, Thailand

Sightseeing tour of Krabi An excursion on which you will get acquainted with the unique nature of Krabi and take unforgettable photos! On a traditional Thai boat, we will travel along the river, among mangroves and lianas. The guide will tell you about the features of the traditional way of fishing. On the way, you… Read More »

General Information about China

According to topschoolsintheusa, the official name is the People’s Republic of China, PRC (People’s Republic of China). It is located in the eastern part of the Eurasian continent on the western coast of the Pacific Ocean. The area is 9.6 million km2, the population is 1284.53 million people. (late 2002). The official language is Chinese.… Read More »

Sights of Russia

According to, the capital of Russia is Moscow, an incredibly large city, so you will have to spend a lot of time in order to get acquainted with all its sights. Tourists coming to Moscow are offered a variety of bus tours around the city. During the tour, tourists are taken in groups along… Read More »

Visa to Singapore

For citizens of Ukraine, a visa regime is provided for entry into Singapore According to a2zgov, a visa to Singapore for citizens of Ukraine is issued electronically To do this, you need to apply in advance for a visa, which has an electronic form and will be sent to the tourist by e-mail. We accept… Read More »

China Language

In 1949, with the founding of the People’s Republic, the definition of a linguistic standard appears in the mainland as a requirement of vital importance for the purposes of communication on a national scale: the need to organize the economic and social life of a population that over 500 million residents, 80% of whom are… Read More »

China Industries and Mining Between 1949 and 1958

Mineral Resources. – During the first five-year plan (1952-57) research carried out throughout the Chinese territory made it possible to ascertain the existence of vast mineral resources whose amount would be much higher than that calculated before 1949. According to statistical data communicated by the government of the Republic Popular, China would have coal deposits… Read More »

China Geomorphology

The territory of the China is largely mountainous (over 3/4 of the surface), and is characterized by a succession of high lands, sloping from W to East up to the eastern, hilly and flat sublittoral belt. The highest regions are mostly made up of plateaus, generally bordered by mountain ranges that branch off from the… Read More »

China Export and Domestic Market

In Liaoyang, Manchuria, 30,000 ‘disused’ workers, belonging to about twenty factories that have been inactive for some time, take to the streets to demand payment of wages that have been blocked for months. The cities of the Northeast, once the most industrialized region in China, have been hit for years by a profound crisis, caused… Read More »

Ethnic Composition of China

The Three Gorges Dam. – According to INTERSHIPPINGRATES.COM, the Chinese anthropization of the territory, over the centuries, has always been expressed mainly through the control of the waters. In 2006 the Three Gorges dam was inaugurated on the Chang Jiang (Blue River), after just thirteen years of work. The dam (1980 m long and 185… Read More »

China Encyclopedia for Kids

The giant of the East China is one of the world’s giants: it is the most populous country and the third by extension; in recent years its economic and political weight has also been increasing, and the decisions taken in China are beginning to affect the world balance. Protagonist of an impetuous economic development, however,… Read More »

China Economy Overview

Between 2003 and 2004 a new political generation came to power in China, centered on the binomial Hu Jintao (head of the Communist Party and President of the People’s Republic) and Wen Jiabao (prime minister). The new leadership, committed to planning the spectacular economic growth of the country, simultaneously strengthened the role of China on… Read More »

China During and After World War II

During the phases of the conflict with Japan, internal political events also took place in China with international repercussions of great importance, events that can be summarized in the creation of the National Government of the Chinese Republic of Nanjing and the entry of national China into the United Nations camp. who supported her in… Read More »

China Cinema

In Shanghai, a cosmopolitan city open to innovations from outside, the first public screening of a film took place in 1896. It was obviously a foreign production, just as for some years the works distributed in the country will not be Chinese. The first national film known is Ren Jingfeng’s Dingjunshan (“Mount Ding yun”), shot in 1905… Read More »

China Borders and Territorial Problems

Border security and territorial integrity still constitute fundamental moments in the foreign policy of the China and the basis of a deeply rooted nationalistic sentiment. In fact, in its millenary history, this immense country has been building and consolidating itself in the function of a ” state in between ”, surrounded by political tributaries or… Read More »

China Arts and Architecture Part V

In the painting of the first Ming period, two schools dominate the artistic scene: the first, Zhe, tends to be more academic, although very balanced, the second, Wu, expresses greater expressive vigor and creative freedom. The distinction in two schools, one of the North, the other of the South, will be codified towards the end… Read More »

China Arts and Architecture Part IV

From the ‘Five Dynasties’ to Songs The troubled period following the disastrous fall of the Tangs, commonly known as the ‘Five Dynasties’ (907-960), saw the first great masters of the landscape appearing on the pictorial scene, a genre already widely practiced but now achieving daring results in the spatial layout of the majestic natural scenarios,… Read More »

China Arts and Architecture Part III

In the period of the Eastern Han (24-220) security problems led to the movement of the capital to Luoyang, while the techniques and ornamentation of bronze mirrors and the processing of silk fabrics evolved, through indirect communication with the Roman Empire. Following the tracks of the caravan route, but in the opposite direction, it began… Read More »

China Arts and Architecture Part II

In 771, after the sacking of the capital by nomads, and the shift towards the E of the center of power near Luoyang (Henan), the period of the Eastern Zhou (770-256 BC) usually began, in which it fully manifested itself the political and cultural fragmentation of the territory; for this differentiation, which is reflected in… Read More »

China Arts and Architecture Part I

The Neolithic cultures Already from the late Neolithic (4000-2000 BC) that expressive language was formed which became peculiar to Chinese figurative production. The various cultures are characterized by ceramic production, village structure, jade and then other materials (bronze, silk, lacquer). Through a slow process of unitary cultural recognition we witness the evolution of a taste… Read More »

China Arts

The influence of Western civilization on Chinese civilization has made itself felt – though not as profoundly as on literature – also on modern art. Chinese students, who in the last thirty years more and more have come to Europe, especially France, to study European art, were, on their return home, the propagandists of the… Read More »

China Architecture in the 1970’s and 1980’s

The seventies saw the return to the values ​​of traditional architecture, with the detachment from the typology of austere buildings echoing a western style, albeit stripped of any decoration. These buildings were highly criticized, both by the public and by the majority of Chinese architects, for their anonymity and monotony. New ways were therefore sought… Read More »

China Architecture

According to RELATIONSHIPSPLUS.COM, Chinese architecture in the last two decades has gone through a period of radical change. Despite the laborious search for a modern ‘national’ style engaged Chinese architects before, during and after the Maoist period and despite the emergence of some great figures of designers since the Republican period, Chinese architecture was substantially… Read More »

China Archaeology

Great impetus has been given in China, in recent years, to archaeological research. After the end of the cultural revolution, which had marked a pause not in the excavation campaigns but in the publication of scientific studies and reports, in 1972 magazines entirely dedicated to archeology reappeared, such as Kao – ku (“Archeology”), Wen –… Read More »

China and Hong Kong

China and Hong Kong At the end of September 2014, thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong to protest against the modalities of choice for the next head of the government of the special administrative region – called Chief Executive ¬ defined by Beijing with a decision taken on 30 August. Students… Read More »

China Agriculture

Agricultural and forestry activities Despite the intense industrialization of large regions, China as a whole remains a markedly rural country. Few regions (none, in fact, on such a large surface) have been cultivated as intensely and for so long as China propria; in no other case, moreover, did the peasant population and the agrarian structure… Read More »

Libya Geopolitics

Until 2011 one of the most stable countries in the entire Middle East and North African arc, following the revolts triggered against the former regime of Muammar Gaddafi and the external intervention led by NATO in March 2011 (which, in October of that year also led to the death of Gaddafi), Libya today appears to… Read More »

Indonesia Geography and Population

Indonesia Island state in Southeast Asia. The geographical name (comp. Of Indo – and of the Greek νῆσος “island”), which is sometimes preferred that of Insulindia , refers to the set of about 14,000 islands located SE of the Asian mainland from the Bay of Bengal to the Sea of Arafura, between the Indian Ocean,… Read More »

Turkey Geography and Economy

Turkey is a state of West Asia and, to a lesser extent, of ‘ Europe Southeastern Europe, whose territory is divided into two peninsular regions: Thrace (also called European Turkey), and Asia Minor, or Anatolia (with facing the islands of Imbro and Tenedo and other smaller ones), separated by the Strait of the Bosphorus, the… Read More »

India Economic and Social Indicators

Demography and economic geography. – South Asian state. According to the 2011 census, the country had 1,210,854,977 residents, equal to 17% of the world population. It is the second most populated country in the world (1,267,401,849 residents in 2014, according to an estimate by UNDESA, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs) and one… Read More »