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  • Japan
    306 words
    The war between Japan and the United States did not have to happen. It could have been prevented by diplomacy in 1941. The United States was Japan's principle supplier of scrap metal and oil. In 1940 Japan signed a treaty with the government of France for the establishment of airbases in French Indochina. A proposal was made for a German / Italian/Japanese alliance against America. When America found out about that they were not happy, so they decided to take action. On September 26, America put...
  • Japanese Apology For The Nanking Atrocities
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    Final Exam Group A Defend or refute this statement: The late Iris Chang hoped that her work The Rape of Nanking would lead to an official Japanese apology for the atrocities Japanese troops committed in Nanking in 1937. Chang's well-intentioned attempt to secure a Japanese apology for the Nanking atrocities is meaningless because many of the perpetrators and victims are now dead. Thus, a Japanese apology would be an empty gesture that has no meaning. (Remember, answering "yes" or "no" is insuffi...
  • Laws Barring Discrimination In Education And Employment
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    Income Disparities of women in the Workplace The existence of male-female income and gender discrimination in the workplace has been noted in countless countries. Over the past few decades, laws barring discrimination in education and employment have helped give workingwomen many opportunities that our mothers never had. Because of these opportunities, women began working in many different fields, each requiring different skills and experience with different pay wages. Although these opportuniti...
  • Chairman Of The National Assembly Of Vietnam
    270 words
    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...
  • German Investment Of 7 Billion
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    1. JAPAN INCREASES TRADE AND INVESTMENT IN ASIA. Japan has been the most powerful country in Asia, but it had little trade with the region until now. Now, Japan is doing more trade with Asia than with the rest of the world. In 1985 the US was Japan's main customer; Japan exported a third more to the US than to Asia. Now, Asia buys 30% more than the US and three times as much as Europe. Japanese imports from Asia increased by 150% between 1985 and 1995. Now, Japan's imports amount to $60 billion ...
  • Mr Fujimori
    298 words
    Alberto Fujimori is currently Peru's president. As you might think from the way in which his name sounds is in fact from Japan but resides in Peru and has been there for much of his life. There is no available information on much of his life or who his parents were but he is one of the only people who I know of that is from Peru and who is close to a historical figure. As of right now there is an election going on for another of Peru and one of the figures in the running is Valentin Paniagua. Pa...
  • Leading Perry
    519 words
    Matthew C. Perry was born in Newport, Rhode Island on April 10, 1794, the younger brother of another United States naval officer, Oliver Hazard Perry. Perry was an American naval officer who had seen action in the War of 1812 aboard the USS President, flagship of Stephen Decatur. He later helped found the country of Liberia in West Africa as a haven for free black Americans, and was given the task of 'opening' Japan to diplomatic and commercial relations with the United States with the hope that...
  • Great Places In Japan
    282 words
    Japan is a very beautiful place and if you are going to visit there, there are many things you can do. Tickets there are on the cheapside recently, and hotel stay ranges from around 80-100 depending on where you want to stay. There are many great places in Japan. Among them are Tokyo, Kyoto, Honshu, Hokkaido, Okinawa, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Osaka, and many others. The main religion there is a mix between Shinto, which is a native religion to Japan, and Buddhist. There are many beautiful shrines an...
  • Japan's Ambassador To London
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    Hayashi Tadasu Hayashi Tadasu, a famous ambassador, studied English with Dr. Hepburn in Yokohama, Japan, who was responsible for the organization of the Japanese language, he later went to study at University College, London, but had to return to Japan on the downfall of the Tokugawa government, and joined the Tokugawa forces but was captured and imprisoned in Ten ma-cho, Nihonbashi. Only for the intervention of a British diplomat and Mrs. Hepburn his life was saved. In 1889 he was appointed the...
  • Building Up Their City And Industry Japan
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    japan - now the most developed country in the world. A skyline of high modern buildings, the latest, sleekest inventions and the country where the are of a telephone box costs a whopping! However how did a country torn apart and blown up by WWII with no landscape, with all the odds against it manage surely the greatest transformation we know of? Well in this essay that is exactly what you are going to find out. When in the introduction I mentioned Japan had all the odds against it I was not exag...

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