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Japan studies

Japanese studies is a term generally used to describe the historical and cultural study of Japan. In North America, the academic field is usually referred to as Japanese studies. The term "Japanology" is more often used in Europe. Japanology is t ...

Mainland Japan

Mainland Japan is the name used to describe all the regions of Japan except for Hokkaido and Okinawa. Until the end of World War II, the name included Hokkaido and Okinawa, but it excluded all the colonies of the Japanese Empire, including Korea ...

Netto-uyoku

Netto-uyoku or Net uyoku, also called Netouyo, is the term used to refer to far-right Japanese neo-nationalists who interact and post almost entirely online. Their mediums are forums and Social media sites. Japanese critic and writer Furuya Tsune ...

North Korean abductions of Japanese citizens

Abductions of Japanese citizens from Japan by agents of the North Korean government took place during for six years from 1977 to 1983. Although only 17 Japanese eight men and nine women are officially recognized by the Japanese government as havi ...

University of Tokyo Press

The University of Tokyo Press is a university press affiliated with the University of Tokyo in Japan. It was founded in 1951, following the post-World War II reorganization of the university. They received the special prize from the Japan foundat ...

Dhivehi

Dhivehi, Divehi or Mahl is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by about 350.000 people in the Republic of Maldives and Suvadives and also in the disputed island of Minicoy, claimed by Maldivians that is annexed by neighbouring India, where it is known ...

Maldives

The Maldives are a group of islands in the Indian Ocean. They are southwest of India. They are made up of the Maldive and Suadive archipelagos, with over 1.200 islands. These islands are a part of 26 atolls. And they are divided to 20 administrat ...

Philippines

The Philippines is an island country in Southeast Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It has 7.641 islands. Spain and the United States, colonized the country and Palau, which is on the eastern side of the Philippine Sea. The capital city of the Philippin ...

Bangsamoro Republik

The Bangsamoro Republik, officially the United Federated States of Bangsamoro Republik was a former unrecognized breakaway territory in the Philippines. All countries consider the Bangsamoro Republik to be part of the Philippines. Nur Misuari, th ...

Homo luzonensis

Homo luzonensis is the name given to some fossil bones of a hominin. The place of discovery was in the north of Luzon, a large island in the Philippines. The remains are about 67.000 years old. They are small bones and teeth from Callao Cave. Res ...

Jejemon

A Jejemon is a type of person in the Philippines who makes the English language hard to read. The Philippine Daily Inquirer call them different but happy because of their language and clothes. The word Jejemon came from people who like to write " ...

Juan dela Cruz

Juan dela Cruz is the national personification of the Philippines. He is often used to represent the common "Filipino". He is usually shown wearing the native salakot hat, Barong Tagalog, long pants, and tsinelas.

Kapampangan language

The Pampangan language or Kapampangan is one of the main languages of the Philippines. It is spoken in the province of Pampanga, most parts of Tarlac and Bataan.

La Liga Filipina

La Liga Filipina was a group created by Doctor Jose Rizal on July 3, 1982 in the Philippines. The aims were: Encouragement of instruction, agriculture, and commerce, and. To unite the whole archipelago into one society with equality for Filipinos ...

Lupang Hinirang

Lupang Hinirang ", originally known in Spanish as Marcha Nacional Filipina ", is the national anthem of the Philippines. Its music was composed by Julian Felipe in 1898, and the lyrics were adapted from the Spanish poem Filipinas, which was writt ...

Pangasinan language

Sun Star Pangasinan. Pangasinan Wiktionary. Globalization killing Pangasinan language. Pangasinan Star Archived 2006-04-26 at the Wayback Machine. Pangasinan: Preservation and Revitalization of the Pangasinan Language and Literature Archived 2019 ...

Waray language

Waray-Waray or Warai is a language spoken in the provinces of Samar, Leyte, and Biliran in the Philippines. The Waraynon group of languages consists of Waray Sorsogon and Masbate Sorsogon. All the Warayan languages belong to the Visayan language ...

Singapore

The Republic of Singapore is an island country and a city-state. It is at the southern end of the Malay Peninsula in Asia. Singapore is about one degree of latitude north of the equator. Its closest neighbors are Malaysia and Indonesia. About 5.4 ...

The Dream Job

The Dream Job is a Singaporean drama television series. It is produced and shown on Mediacorp Channel 8. It began its run from 28 June 2016. There are 30 episodes. It stars Hugo Ng, Shaun Chen, Jeanette Aw, Rebecca Lim, Zhang Zhenhuan and Ian Fan ...

The Dream Makers II

The Dream Makers II is a Singaporean drama television series. It is produced and shown on Mediacorp Channel 8. It is a sequel to the 2013 series The Dream Makers. It began its run from 4 December 2015. There are 32 episodes. It stars Zoe Tay, Li ...

House of Fortune

House of Fortune is a Singaporean drama television series. It is produced and shown on Mediacorp Channel 8. It began its run from 19 January 2016. There are 20 episodes. It stars Zhu Houren, Thomas Ong, Kym Ng, Tong Bing Yu, Yao Wenlong, Xiang Yu ...

If Only I Could

If Only I Could is a Singaporean drama television series. It is produced and shown on Mediacorp Channel 8. It began its run from 31 May 2016. There are 20 episodes. It stars Rui En, Paige Chua, Andie Chen and Elvin Ng as the main characters.

Majulah Singapura

Majulah Singapura is the national anthem of Singapore. It was written and composed by Singaporean musician Zubir Said in 1958. Seven years later, the anthem was adopted. This song must be sung in Malay, although there are translations provided in ...

Malay language

The Malay language, or Bahasa Melayu, is an Austronesian language spoken in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, as well as parts of Southern Thailand. A language of the Malays, it is spoken by 290 million people across the Strait of Malacc ...

Peace & Prosperity

Peace & Prosperity is a Singaporean drama television series. It is produced and shown on Mediacorp Channel 8. It began its run from 4 April 2016. There are 170 episodes. It stars Xiang Yun, Desmond Tan, Julie Tan, Zhang Wei, Belinda Lee, Tong Bin ...

President of Singapore

The President of the Republic of Singapore is the countrys head of state. Singapore has a parliamentary system of government. Executive authority is exercised by the Cabinet who was led by the Prime Minister of Singapore. The current president is ...

Singapore Armed Forces

The Singapore Armed Forces is the military arm of the Total Defence of the Republic of Singapore, as well as the military component of the Ministry of Defence. The SAF has three services: the Singapore Army, the Republic of Singapore Air Force RS ...

Singapore National Pledge

The Singapores National Pledge was written by Sinnathamby Rajaratnam in 1966, not long after Singapores Independence. A draft was submitted to the then Prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, before he made it better and passed it to the Cabinet.

The Straits Times

The Straits Times is a newspaper in Singapore. It was started in 1845. It prints news on a broadsheet. The newspaper belongs to Singapore Press Holdings. On August 9, 1965, Singapore left Malaysia and the paper was more focused on Singapore and t ...

The Truth Seekers

The Truth Seekers is a Singaporean drama television series. It is produced and shown on Mediacorp Channel 8. It began its run from 28 April 2016. There are 23 episodes. It stars Chen Hanwei, Rebecca Lim, Desmond Tan and Yusuke Fukuchi as the main ...

Sri Lanka

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is a tropical island nation off the southeast coast of the Indian subcontinent. The capital of the country is Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte while the largest city is Colombo. It was known as Ceylon befor ...

Bank of Ceylon

Bank of Ceylon is a state-owned, major commercial bank in Sri Lanka. Its head office is located in an iconic cylindrical building in Colombo. The Bank has a network of 628 branches, 689 ATMs machines, 123 CDM network and 15 loan centres. In addit ...

Peoples Bank (Sri Lanka)

Peoples Bank is a state-owned commercial bank in Sri Lanka. Established on 1 July 1961, it has its head-offices at Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Street in Colombo. The bank offer both retail and corporate banking services, with a network of 739 lo ...

Republic of China

The Republic of China, also known as Taiwan, is a democratic island country in East Asia. The Peoples Republic of China is to the northwest, Japan is to the northeast, the Philippines is to the south. The Chinese Nationalists lost the Chinese Civ ...

Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a region and country in East Asia. It is the nationalist government of China since its settlement in 1949. It is called the Republic of China which is a special region comprising the island of Taiwan a ...

Legislative Yuan

The Legislative Yuan is the unicameral legislature of the Republic of China now based in Taiwan. It is one of the five branches of government. The parliament of the republic includes all three of the National Assembly, the Legislative Yuan, and t ...

North-South divide in Taiwan

North-South divide in Taiwan is made out of Taiwanese governments long-term over-investment in northern Taiwan that led to imbalance in economic development, political authority, medical access, educational supply, savings, and other kind of ineq ...

British Isles

The British Isles are an archipelago in north-western Europe. They have a long geographical and geological history. The first people were in Britain by 800.000 years ago. The biggest islands are called Great Britain and Ireland, followed by the I ...

Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands or Foroyar are a group of eighteen islands in the north Atlantic Ocean between Scotland, Norway, and Iceland. They are a part of the Kingdom of Denmark, but have had local autocratic rule since 1948, and people in the Faroe Isla ...

Iceland

Iceland) is an island country in the North Atlantic, between Greenland and Norway, formerly a possession of Denmark. It is culturally considered to be part of Europe. Iceland is 301 kilometers east of Greenland and 1001 kilometers west of Norway. ...

Icelandic name

Icelandic names are different from most other naming systems used in the West, in that the names follow a patronymic surname pattern. This means that when a person is named, their last name is the name of their father, plus -son. So if a man call ...

Lofsongur

Lofsongur, also called O Gud vors lands, is the national anthem of the Nordic country of Iceland. It was written for the celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the first Norse settlement of Iceland, though it wasnt considered a nation anthem fo ...

Logberg

Logberg, also named Law Rock, is a rocky area south west Iceland. It is where the local law making body meets. In older days, the parliment meets at Þingvellir. Þingvellir was very easily accessible from the towns of the south west Ireland. The a ...

Malta

Malta is a country in Europe. It is an island near the center of the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. The capital of Malta is Valletta. Around 400.000 people live in Malta and it is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Mal ...

Swan Islands, Honduras

The Swan Islands, or Islas Santanilla, are a chain of three islands. They are in the northwestern Caribbean Sea. They are about ninety miles off the coastline of Honduras. They have a land area of 8 km 2.

Bermuda

Bermuda is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. The land has one main island and 180 smaller islands. Bermuda is a popular tourist place, with mild weather during the winter months. Off the east coast of the United States, Be ...

Crystal Cave, Bermuda

Crystal Cave is the most famous of Bermudas many underground caverns. It is in Hamilton Parish, close to Castle Harbor. A favorite of tourists since 1907, it was found in 1905 by Carl Gibbons and Edgar Hollis. The two boys were looking for their ...

Nunarput utoqqarsuanngoravit

Nunarput utoqqarsuanngoravit is the national anthem of Greenland. It was written by Henrik Lund, and it became the national anthem in 1916.

Suicide in Greenland

Suicide is a serious problem in Greenland. According to the government of Greenland, one person in five has attempted suicide. Because of this, the Greenland government has taken a number of steps to reduce the suicide rate. One example is roadsi ...

Saint Barthelemy

Saint-Barthelemy, officially the Collectivity of Saint-Barthelemy, is a new overseas collectivity of France. It was created on 22 February 2007. It consists of the island of Saint-Barthelemy and neighboring small islands. The island of Saint-Bart ...

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