Poverty In The Philippines

Throughout the decades, poverty and inequality have been the main challenges the Philippines has been facing. Poverty incidence has increased from 24. 4% in 2003 to 26. 9% in 2006, affecting over 4. 7 million Filipino families (World Bank 2014) with 36% of those living in rural areas living below the poverty line, primarily because … Read more

Polyglot society in Philippines

The Philippines is a polyglot society with 181 existed as distinct languages (Mandane, 2014). Accordingto McFarland (2004) the languages in the Philippines can be further group into a few language families which are a northern group (Ilokano, Pangasinan, and Kapampangan) and central group (Tagalog, Bikol, Hiligaynon, and Cebuano). Mandane (2014) stated that among these 181 … Read more

An Arranged Marriage Issue

Cultural Artifact The film Arranged (2007) illustrates the modern day lives of an Orthodox Jewish woman named Rochel Meshenberg and a Muslim woman named Nasira Khaldi, who, despite their religious differences and what society thinks, become friends while teaching fourth grade in New York. Along with many judgmental and scornful stares by neighbors, children, and … Read more

Vietnamese culture

It is evident that every country will display a different culture that best fits the citizens and working system. Without the diversity of cultures, the values, beliefs and perceptions of different countries citizens wouldn’t be prominent, leading to every country being similar. Divergent cultures make for independent countries. I have been fortunate enough to explore … Read more

Reasons to visit Dubai

Why you MUST visit Dubai As of July 2017, Dubai ranks number 10 on the list of the World’s best locations for a holiday, compiled by the US News and World report. Another statistic ranks Dubai as the third busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic. Well, it can be agreed with doubt that … Read more

Thailand: Known and Unknown Facts

THAILAND FACTS Capital: Bangkok Language: Thai Area: 513,120 kilometers square Religious Groups: Buddhism- 94.50% Christianity-1.17% Hinduism-0.03% Unaffiliated-0.01% Life expectancy: Female- 77.8 Male-71.2 Monarch: Maha Vajiralongkorn Ethnic Groups: Thai- 75%, Northeastern Thai-34.2%, Central Thai-33.7%, Malay-4%, Tamil-3%, Other-1% Southern Thai-13.3%, Chinese-14%, Khmer-4%, Drives: On the left Prime Minister: Prayut Chan-o-cha Water Area: 2230 kilometers square Population: 2010 … Read more

Racism In Malaysia

Racism, also known as racial discrimination, is usually defined as an act of prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior, according to Oxford Dictionary. Malaysia, which is a well-known country is often highlighted and associated with cases and issues relating to … Read more

Review and analysis of the film Devdas

According to an article published in Talk film society, the writer spoke about how effective dialogues were and how the DOP gave his heart and soul to the movie of the millennial. Devdas is rich with dialogue scenes, during which the characters go through multiple emotions and their relationships with the others shift multiple times. … Read more

Make In India: The Vision, New Processes, Sectors, Infrastructure And Mindset

The government launched “Make in India” initiative which aims at promoting India as an investment destination to establish India as a global hub for manufacturing, design and innovation. Under the initiative, the government intends to provide a robust infrastructure to business through development of various facilities and institutions. Achievements of Make in India: Simplification of … Read more

The traction Trebuchet

The traction Trebuchet is believed to be an ancient war engine which was invented in China in 300BC. In the traction Trebuchet a large troop of men pulled down on ropes to propel the missile. The Trebuchet reached Europe during the early Middle Ages, or Dark Ages, in 500 AD and was used extensively by … Read more

Hong Kong’s International Airport and how it was Built

Hong Kong International Airport, also referred to as Chek Lap Kok Airport and HKIA, is situated on Chek Lap Kok, a strategically-located man-made island measuring three and a half miles by two miles (Foster + Partners, 2016). As one of the greatest and most ambitious projects in the civil engineering industry, the construction of HKIA … Read more

Japan Reveals Hummingbird Wing Secret

Footage shot with high-speed cameras has revealed how hummingbirds’ tiny wings bend and flex to keep them in the air. Masateru Maeda, a PhD student at Chiba University in Japan, captured the footage as part of a study that eventually aims to build hummingbird-inspired artificial wings. The researchers found that the birds’ primary feathers – … Read more

Representation of Women during Partition Through Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh and Ice candy man by Bapsi Sidhwa

In ‘Train to Pakistan’ Khushwant Singh represents the situations in Mano Majra (a small village of Punjab, Pakistan). Sikh religion is in majority in this village and Muslim, Hindu and Pseudo-Christian are other religions present in this village. They all live happily with brotherhood. But the partition makes violence and horror among the people. The … Read more

The coastal plains of India

The coastal plains of India are settled on the Arabian Sea coast within the west and on the Bay of Bengal coast within the east. According to their location to the east or west of the peninsular, they’re called: East coastal plain, and West coastal plain. This east coastal plain begins from the north with … Read more

Global Hindi and Indian Culture

ABSTRACT Every language with its own attributes, in today’s world, in today’s century, in today’s time, serves as a method of communication, as a tool for civilization, as a weapon for evolution, as a knot for globalization. Hindi, as such, portrays direct resemblance to inheritance of Indian culture, customs, traditions and identity. Immigration of generations … Read more

The Cabinet of Malaysia

The Cabinet of Malaysia is among the Executive branch in the federal government. The members of cabinet comprised who have mostly fulfil the ministerial status. According to the Article 43 in Constitution, members of the Cabinet or ministers can only be selected from members of either Houses of Parliament. The King appointed members of the … Read more

Marriage Traditions in India

“ India defines diversity, thus diversity is seen in every aspect of Indian life starting from food & clothing to customs & traditions. It is reflected in Indian marriages as well. In Indian society marriage is a highly sacred Instituiton. Marriage has been a very important part of the Indian Society. [1]Marriage is a legalised … Read more

NSK In Japan

Founded in Japan during 1916, NSK first started its operation with the manufacture of ball bearings. As on date NSK manufactures full range of bearings and offers them worldwide. Apart from bearings, NSK has also diversified themselves to automotive products, precision machinery and mechatronics products. Headquartered in Tokyo, NSK has operation spread across 30 counties … Read more

Japan Biggest Slum

Japan Biggest Slum Not On Maps Kamagasaki, Japan’s biggest slum, cannot be found on official maps, and city festival organizers have been accused of censorship. Osaka officials asked Shingo Ota, a film director, to remove scenes that identified the slum, on the grounds that it was insensitive to residents. “To me, what they were asking … Read more

Specialized Financial Institutions in India

Development banks are specialized industrial financial institution. O These banks are mostly set up after World War II in both developed and both underdeveloped countries. O Developed banks do not mobilize savings like other banks but invest the resources in a productive manner. O These banks make significant contribution to industrial development. MEANING OF DEVELOPMENT … Read more

Major dishes of Thai cuisuine

Thai cuisine is world famous cuisine or food. Thai cuisine is basically from southeastern Asia and national cuisine of Thailand. Thai food is generally for its spiciness and tantalizing tastes. Thai food as demonstrating “intricacy; attention to detail; texture; colour; taste; and the use of ingredients with medicinal benefits, as well as good flavor”, as … Read more

Geographical location and boundaries of India

India is one of the ancient civilizations in the world. It has achieved multi-faceted socioeconomic progress during the last five decades. It has moved forward displaying remarkable progress in the field of agriculture, industry, technology and overall economic development. India has also contributed significantly to the making of world history. Lying between latitude 4 N … Read more

Overview and Analysis of the Movie Tokyo Story

The aging couple from Onomichi are loving and slower-paced, and their children in Tokyo move swiftly and are more concerned with their jobs and keeping house. Tokyo Story portrays the affect city life has on people’s priorities. Even Noriko, the daughter-in-law who wasn’t bound by any duty to spend time with her in-laws, confesses to … Read more

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution was a joint resolution passed by the United States Congress on August 10th, 1964 after a military incident between the United States and North Vietnam in the Gulf of Tonkin bordering the coast of Vietnam. The military incident was an attack by North Vietnamese patrol boats on an American Destroyer on … Read more

The Absolute Diary of a part time Indian

There are many characters who are involved in this story in the absolute diary of a part-time Indian. The story basically unfolds several themes and artistic facts. There are also a number of literal elements that are present in the story set. The main character who clearly comes out in the story is Arnold Spirit, … Read more