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The Conflict in Vietnam

After the war there was a conference in Geneva where Vietnam was divided into two parts along the seventeenth parallel. North Vietnam was mainly Communist and supported Ho Chi Minh, while the south was supported by the United States and the French were based there. There was still some Communist rebels within South Vietnam. These … Read More»

Russian Culture: A look at its Religion and Art

Many things reflect Russia’s diverse culture but two main things are art and the church. Like many other countries, the church has played a great role in the formation of Russia. Russia’s main church is known as the Russian Orthodox Church, which is about one thousand years old and roughly half of the country’s population … Read More»

Russia

nation. Russia’s current troubles are based on problems it found, or created, during the years it

Russia and China

China and Russia’s approach to change are vastly different, almost like night and day. China’s political and economic policy has always been to do things gradually. Whereas Russia believed in going through the necessary changes quickly, so that the hardship would in turn pass just as quickly. In the implementation of their policies, we have … Read More»

Picture Bride

Key film techniques used in Picture Bride were setting, costume, makeup, camera angles, lighting, and sound effects. The setting of this film was the 1800s. To establish the time; the film had wagons instead of cars, and it displayed the cabin-like home of Riyo and Matsuji without electricity. Also, they had no running water, and … Read More»

Pakistan

Pakistan is located in South Asia bordered by India China, Afghanistan, Iran, and the Arabian Sea. The area of Pakistan is 307,374 square miles with a population of about 134,974,000 (estimated 1995) which is an average population density of about 439 persons per square mile. Within Pakistan’s massive area, there is a beautiful topographical layout. … Read More»

Malaysian Economic Policy and FDI

Malaysia is the second fastest growing economy in the South East Asian region with an average Gross National Product (GNP) growth of eight-plus percent per year in the last seven years. Since independence in 1957, Malaysia has moved from an agriculturally based economy to a more diversified and export oriented one. The Malaysian market is … Read More»

Indochina

late 1800’s and given up in 1939. Japan tookover France’s loss after that. After Japan’s defeat in 1945, Vietnam’s patriot and communist, Ho Chi Minh and his Viet Minh declared

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall was built to drive out the barbarians (xongnu), who regularly raided the Chinese farming villages. Shi Huangdi gave Meng Tien the command of three hundred thousand men to drive out the barbarians. Meng Tien took the men to the south of the Yellow River and built the ten – thousand li (there … Read More»

Energy Crisis in Pakistan

Energy production of any country is the measure of its economy. No country can achieve high economic growth without producing sufficient energy. Production of energy reflects industrial output, agricultural output, transportation, etc. Electricity load shedding in Pakistan is alarming. When energy supply of an industry is restricted, its output decreases and cost of production increases … Read More»