Category: Asia

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Russia During the Petersburg Period 3

Russia During the Petersburg Period (1703-1917) Part III

Internal conflicts, revolutionary movement and the overthrow of tsarist rule Tsarism failed because of the unresolved internal conflicts. Since about 1890, as a result of the railway construction, the protective tariff policy of the...

Russia During the Petersburg Period 2

Russia During the Petersburg Period (1703-1917) Part II

Foreign policy and restorative order after the victory over Napoleon Since the Congress of Vienna (1815), Alexander I, as the initiator of the Holy Alliance with Prince Metternich, became the guardian of the monarchical...

Russia During the Petersburg Period 1

Russia During the Petersburg Period (1703-1917) Part I

The reign of Peter the Great The Great Northern War (1700–21), unleashed by Peter I the Great (1682 / 96–1725), which finally replaced Sweden as supreme power in the Baltic Sea and paved the...

North Korea Traditions

North Korea Traditions and Literature

TRADITIONS The whole Korean world has undergone an evolution since the early years of the century. XX: traditions and customs, which for centuries remained inert even in the face of Chinese cultural penetrations, have...

Taiwan Recent History

Taiwan Recent History

In order to increase their chances in the upcoming elections, the GMD made a generation change in the leadership position in July 2005 and elected Ma Ying-jeou (Ma Yingjiu; * 1950) , who was...

Travel to China

Travel to China

For centuries, China has fascinated the whole world as a distant and exotic country. China’s ancient magic is extremely well preserved, and lots of tourists are attracted every year by the vast empire. The...

Best Travel Time and Climate for Oman

Best Travel Time and Climate for Oman

According to naturegnosis, Oman lends itself to a wide variety of trips. Most visitors spend their time in the north of the country and combine the cities of Muscat and Nizwa with the surrounding...

Taiwan Human Geography

Taiwan Human Geography

Although located on the edge of overpopulated lands, only in modern times the island, already known to the Chinese since the century. I-II d. C., has undergone the influence of its neighbors, especially since...

Bahrain History

Bahrain History

(Al Bahrayn, Mamlakat al Bahrayn). State of Southwest Asia (757.5 km²). Capital: Manama. Population: 1,168,000 residents (2009 estimate). Language: Arabic (official), English. Religion: Muslims (Shiites 60.9%, Sunnis 20.3%), Christians 9%, others 9.8%. Currency unit:...

Burmese Language and Literature

Burmese Language and Literature

Burmese Language and Literature, Language and Literature of the People of Myanmar. The Burmese language belongs to the Tibetan Burmese branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Characteristics are: fixed position of the verb at...

the Birth of Heterodox Religions

India Religions: the Birth of Heterodox Religions

If in a polytheism the identification of the gods is fundamental, in the Indian religion the identification of the strength that sacrifice gives to the gods, whatever they may be, becomes fundamental. If in...

Japan Industry

Japan Industry

The industrial sector has represented, since the Meiji period, the foundation of the Japanese economy, and even today, despite the role progressively assumed by the tertiary sector, it participates for about 30% in the...

Masters in China

Masters in China

Those who have a bachelor’s degree are often faced with the decision: career entry or further studies? Many students decide to take on a master’s degree. Almost five percent of all German Bachelor graduates...

Semester Abroad in Singapore

Semester Abroad in Singapore

Singapore is just as big as Hamburg. Nevertheless, you can get to know the whole diversity of Asia in the tropical city and island state – for example during a semester abroad in Singapore....

HONG KONG

Hong Kong Travel Guide

Hong Kong is the realm of skyscrapers. The bustling metropolis of Hong Kong is full of attractions, shopping malls and restaurants, but also tradition and unspoilt nature. Among skyscrapers and human bustle, Hong Kong...

vietnam population - fertility rate

Vietnam Overview

Vietnam is the most important partner country of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in Southeast Asia. In terms of population, Vietnam is the third largest country in Southeast Asia. Against the...

turkey population - fertility rate

Turkey Overview

With its steadily growing expenditure on research and development (R&D), Turkey has overtaken numerous European countries and is currently ranked 13th worldwide. More than 7.5 million students are enrolled in tertiary courses; This puts...

thailand population - fertility rate

Thailand Overview

The favorable location of Thailand in the heart of Asia enables the country to weave a close trade network with the economic giants India and China, among others. As the second largest economy in...

taiwan population - fertility rate

Taiwan Overview

The term “countries” in the selection list includes states, provinces and territories. It does not reflect the position of the federal government regarding the status of a country or region. Taiwan and Germany are...

singapore population - fertility rate

Singapore Overview

Due to its favorable location in the center of Southeast Asian nations, Singapore is the focal point of the Asian region. It serves both the scientific and the market economy branch and offers a...

south korea population - fertility rate

South Korea Overview

A few decades ago, South Korea was still a developing country. Thanks to strong investments in research and technology, it is now one of the world market leaders in many areas, especially in relation...

Palestine Overview

Palestine Overview

Germany systematically and sustainably supports the expansion of the higher education and research system in the Palestinian Territories. Population / geography Country name Palestinian territories Areas West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip Land...

malaysia population - fertility rate

Malaysia Overview

Malaysia is one of the emerging science nations in Southeast Asia. The focus of current scientific and technological cooperation is in the areas of bioeconomy and medical technology. Further fields of cooperation of mutual...

jordan population - fertility rate

Jordan Overview

Jordan is an important partner for Germany in the Middle East and a country with a high profile for the region. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research supports effective local research projects and...

Japan Overview

Japan Overview

The excellent Japanese basic research is regularly awarded with Nobel Prizes. At the same time, Japanese companies are extremely generous in funding applied research and development. The German-Japanese cooperation has developed very dynamically since...

israel population - fertility rate

Israel Overview

Israel and Germany are linked by an increasingly close collaboration in research and innovation. Despite great differences in size, economic strength and age of their institutions, both countries are excellent partners on an equal...

iran population - fertility rate

Iran Overview

Iran has a differentiated university and research system which, despite the longstanding isolation, has been able to be further developed and which produces a large number of qualified graduates every year. German-Iranian cooperation in...

india population - fertility rate

India Overview

With over 30 million students and a total spending of 68 billion US dollars on research and development, India has not yet realized its enormous growth potential. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research...

china population - fertility rate

China Overview

Germany is China’s most important trading partner within the EU. China is continuously expanding its research and development (R&D) capacities, in particular by means of sharply increasing spending and parallel training of R&D personnel....