Essays on Asia

Abstract There exists vast literature regarding the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Wade (1998) observed that: Interpretations of the Asian crisis have coalesced around two rival stories: the “death throes of Asian state capitalism” story about internal, real economy causes; and the “panic triggering debt deflation …

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Introduction 1. Background In recent years, the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997, and the two largest bankruptcies in the U. S. history- Enron in December 2001 and WorldCom in July 2002, have all served to highlight the importance of corporate governance (CG). Inadequate CG system …

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Introduction The history of Britain is marked by a continued presence and increasing trends of Asian occupation. The history of the Asian community in Britain portrays a long-term presence and increasing migrations, an area that has caused great concern among the researchers, academicians, as well …

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Introduction Wong Kar-Wai breakthroughs the boundaries of genre film, the narrative style and the efficiency requirements of the market. Wong’s movies always based on Wong’s thinking and bring out the signification. Although the movie themes are the popular, but the films are full of vitality …

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Establishing political control in South Asia, was something that the British was able to accomplish in the late 70s and early 80s. The British saw certain opportunities that led for them to start trading and commerce from India to outside world. The British had plans …

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Introduction Frequently faced with decisions that impact on an individual’s quality of life, and with power over life or death, the healthcare profession encounters many ethical issues where the distinction between right and wrong is not always absolute. To ensure that the welfare of the …

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Introduction Regional integration has become the focus globally, and East Asia features prominently with its efforts to formalize cooperation in the region into a workable arrangement for the promotion of trade, investment and security. This cooperation is gaining much attention as the world shifts from …

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Beyond Tokyo: Disney’s Expansion in Asia DISNEY IN ASIA Early in 1999, Michael Eisner, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, voiced his opinions concerning potential markets for his firm’s entertainment products and services. A major thrust for the new millenium would be development in Asia. …

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Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito or the Forest day mosquito is a small black and white mosquito, about 1/4-inch long. Its white and black color pattern gives it the name “Tiger Mosquito”. A white stripe runs down the center of its …

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Asian New Wave Cinema The initiation of Asian cinema into the global public arena can be traced back to 1895.  It was in 1895 that the very first cinematic production was released in the Grand Café of Paris.  At this same time, in Asia, the …

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