• Landmines Antipersonnel Mine
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    Landmines recent report on the ban the production and the use of landmines which appeared in the International Post caught my attention. Credit for the lucidly written report should be given to Ms Kazka, a colleague of mine, who illuminated the pertinent issues involved in the controversy revolving the production of landmines. Although the Philippines is fortunate enough not to have experienced the anguish of states like Afghanistan and Bosnia, we as a nation, averse at atrocities brought about ...
  • Japan Aipo Asean Vietnam
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    The National Assemblies and governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) highly value the role played by Japan, President of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Organisation (AIPO) Nguyen Van An has said. Mr An, also chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam, was speaking at a welcoming ceremony upon his arrival in Tokyo on May 27 for a five-day official visit to Japan as guest of the Japanese House of Councillors. Japan plays an important role in promoting ASEAN peace, stabili...
  • Cambodian Genocide Pol Pot
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    Cambodian Genocide " What is rotten must be removed " When: 1975-1979 v 1925: Pol Pot (Sloth Sar) is born into a farming family in central Cambodiav 1949: Pol Pot moves to Paris and becomes absorbed in Marxism (communism) v 1953: Pol Pot returns to Cambodia and joins the underground Communist movement 1962: Pol Pot, now leader of the Cambodian Communist Party, is forced to flee into the jungle and forms the armed resistance movement against Prince Sihanouk, known as the Khmer Rouge and wages war...
  • Killing Fields Pol Pot
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    ESSAY This essay will discuss the events that happened in Cambodia and how these events were similar to the war events that occurred in Vietnam, the essay will also discuss the important differences in the wars in both countries. In the early 1960 s many people thought that Cambodia was near to perfect place with such things as flourishing economy e. g. : Fertile rice fields. This can be also compared with a flourishing Vietnamese economy also with such things as rice fields flourished greatly a...
  • Angkor Wat Cambodia People Carvings
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    Angkor Wat is known as the largest religion monument and is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is a huge vanity of Cambodia and the Cambodian people. The temple of Angkor Wat, which was dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu by King Surya varman II, was built from 879 - 1191 AD, when Cambodia was a monarch city. Angkor Wat signifies one of humanity's most astounding architectural achievements. Angkor Wat is undeniably an Asian Genius topic because this is one of the tremendous achievemen...
  • Angkor Wat Cambodia Temple One
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    There are many places in the world that one can go. However, only some of these places can be considered wonders of the universe. If one is curious to learn about an interesting place, full of historical substance, they should visit the Angkor Wat site in Cambodia. The Angkor Wat is thought by many as one of the greatest wonders of the world because of its history, architecture, and mysteries & legends. The Angkor Wat was built around 1115 A. D. in Cambodia. It took between 30 and 40 years to c...
  • Pol Pot And Cambodia
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    Pol Pot, his Khmer Rouge, and his regime have had a lasting impact on Cambodia. The after-effects of the! yen Killing Fields! | of 1975-1978, in which more than a million people were killed, will most likely last well into the 21 st Century, and Cambodia may well never fully recover from the wounds they sustained during the time of Pol Pot! |s rule. Pol Pot was born in May 19, 1925 fx to a wealthy peasant family in the Kampong Thom Province of Cambodia. He had a privileged upbringing; he was edu...
  • Khmer Rouge Pol Pot Cambodia
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    An attempt by Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot to form a communist peasant farming society resulted in the deaths of 25 percent of the country's population from starvation, overwork, and executions. Ethnic groups were attacked including the three largest minorities; the Vietnamese, Chinese, and Cham Muslims, along with twenty other smaller groups. Fifty percent of the estimated 425, 000 Chinese living in Cambodia in 1975 perished. Khmer Rouge also forced Muslims to eat pork and shot those who refused....
  • Khmer Rouge Essay Pol Pot
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    Like all sad murder stories, this one starts out with an evil dictator who lacks heart or emotion. Many peasants, soldiers, and foreigners died in 1975-1979 because of Pol Pot's guerilla war group, Khmer Rouge which was responsible for a horrifying twenty-five percent decrease in Columbia's population. The horror began to unravel in 1962, when Pol Pot became the leader of the Cambodian Communist Party and was forced to escape into the jungle by Prince Norodom Sihanouk, the leader of Cambodia...
  • Germany And Cambodia Education Economy Population
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    GERMANY ECONOMY Germany is the worlds third largest technologically powerful economy in the world. its economic development is based on an alliance of industrial business people with the Prussian aristocracy. Such a strong economy helped to carry them into two world wars and survive largely intact. Between 1951-1961 GNP (gross national product) was up 8%, while at the same time exports trebled. This was an outstanding event in the history of both west Germany and Europe. While growth picked up ...
  • Cambodia Economy One World
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    Cambodia has had a bit of trouble when it comes to the economy and how that all works. Because of the fact that Cambodia is a "special" case in every circumstance, one can only come to the conclusion that when it comes to the economy, Cambodia remains a "special" case. Cambodia being a constitutional monarchy definitely has something to do with the way that the economy works. Seeing as how the prime minister is in control of the military as well, it is understandable that there may look to be a ...