Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia. The region lie...
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Floating Markets of Southeast Asia
Floating markets, where goods are sold from boats, are a trademark attraction among the Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. They originate from a time when water transpo...
A Country That You Might Not Expect Is Undergoing A Sexual Revolution
Much like its politics and economics, Myanmar’s social conventions are evolving, pitting modern attitudes toward relationships and sexuality against traditional norms. Some women are challenging stric...
Laksa - How Intermarriage Created One of the World's Most Delicious Foods
A few things are definitive of an afternoon on the coasts of Southeast Asia: inescapable heat, the smell of the sea, and a steaming bowl of laksa. If you...
US Navy Destroyer To Patrol Near Chinese Islands
The move is likely to anger China, which is building artificial islands to boost territorial claims.The move, which U.S. officials have been considering for months, is sure to anger Beijing, which has...
Greater India
Greater India was the historical extent of the culture of India beyond the Indian subcontinent. This particularly concerns the spread of Hinduism and Buddhism from India to Southeast Asia, Central Asi...
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Spread of Islam in Indonesia
Islam was brought into Indonesia by traders from Gujarat, India during the thirteenth century. By the end of the 16th century, Islam had surpassed Hinduism and Buddhism as the dominant religion of th...
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List of tributaries of Imperial China
This list of tributaries of imperial China encompasses suzerain kingdoms from China in East Asia.
A status hierarchy was an explicit element of the tributary system in which Korea and Vietnam were...
List of tributaries of Imperial China - Wikipedia
Imperialism in Asia
"Imperialism in Asia" may refer to:
Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere
The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere (大東亞共榮圏 Dai-tō-a Kyōeiken) was an imperial propaganda concept created and promulgated for occupied Asian populations during the first third of the Shōwa era ...
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Slavery in Japan
The practice of slavery in Japan developed only after the establishment of Yamato period (3rd Century) till the end of Sengoku period. This is the only period of time that Japan ever officially had a ...
Japanese occupation of Indonesia
The Japanese Empire occupied the Dutch East Indies, modern Indonesia, during World War II from March 1942 until after the end of the War in 1945. The period was one of the most critical in Indonesian ...
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Japanese war crimes
Japanese war crimes occurred in many Asian and Pacific countries during the period of Japanese imperialism, primarily during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. Some of the incidents have a...
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Zomia (geography)
Zomia is a geographical term coined in 2002 by historian Willem van Schendel of the University of Amsterdam to refer to the huge mass of mainland Southeast Asia that has historically been beyond the c...
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Austronesia
Austronesia, in historical terms, refers to the homeland of the peoples who speak Austronesian languages, including Malay, Filipino, Indonesian, Taiwanese aboriginals, Maori, Malagasy, native Hawaiia...
Southeast Asian coral reefs
Southeast Asian coral reefs have the highest levels of biodiversity for the world's marine ecosystems. They serve many functions, such as forming the of livelihood for subsistence fishermen and even...
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Wallace Line
The Wallace Line or Wallace's Line is a faunal boundary line drawn in 1859 by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace that separates the ecozones of Asia and Wallacea, a transitional zone between...
Wallace Line - Wikipedia
Ethnic groups of Southeast Asia
The ethnic groups of Southeast Asia comprise many different linguistic stocks. Apart from Negrito, which is a physical description, they are here arranged according to the family their languages belon...
Austronesian peoples
The Austronesian-speaking peoples are various populations in Southeast Asia and Oceania that speak languages of the Austronesian family. They include Taiwanese aborigines; the majority ethnic groups o...
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Chinese ethnic groups
Multiple ethnic groups populate China, where "China" is taken to mean areas controlled by either of the two states using "China" in their formal names, the People's Republic of China (China) and the R...
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Overseas Indians
A non-resident Indian (NRI) (Hindi: प्रवासी भारतीय, Pravāsī Bhāratīya) is a citizen of India who holds an Indian passport and has temporarily emigrated to another country for six months or more fo...
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Eurasian (mixed ancestry)
The word Eurasian refers to people of mixed Asian and European ancestry. It was originally coined in nineteenth-century British India to refer to Anglo-Indians of mixed British and Indian descent, but...
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Filipino people
The Filipino people or Filipinos are an ethnic group native to the islands of the Philippines. According to the 2010 Census, there were 92,337,852 in the Philippines and about 10-12 million living out...
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Malays (ethnic group)
Malays (Malay: Melayu Jawi: ملايو) are an ethnic group of Austronesian peoples predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra, southernmost parts of Thailand, south coast Burma, is...
Malays (ethnic group) - Wikipedia
Khmer people
Khmer people (Khmer: ខ្មែរ, [kʰmaːe]), [kʰmɛr]) are the predominant ethnic group in Cambodia, accounting for approximately 90% of the 15.2 million people in the country. They speak the Khmer...
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Negrito
The Negrito (/nɪˈɡritoʊ/) are several ethnic groups who inhabit isolated parts of Southeast Asia. Their current populations include Andamanese peoples of the Andaman Islands, Semang peoples of Mala...
Negrito - Wikipedia
Tai peoples
Tai peoples refers to the population of descendants of speakers of a common proto-Tai language, including sub-populations which no longer speak a Tai language. Some 8–10 million people in Northeast In...
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Buddhism in Southeast Asia
Buddhism in Southeast Asia refers to the forms of Buddhism which have flourished in Southeast Asia since ancient times. Historically, Mahāyāna Buddhism had a prominent position in this region, but in ...
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Hinduism in Southeast Asia
Hinduism in Southeast Asia gave birth to the former Champa civilization in southern parts of Central Vietnam, Funan in Cambodia, the Khmer Empire in Indochina, Langkasuka Kingdom, Gangga Negara and Ol...
Hinduism in Southeast Asia - Wikipedia
Islam in Southeast Asia
Islam is the most widely practiced religion in Southeast Asia, numbering approximately 240 million adherents which translate to about 40% of the entire population, with majorities in Brunei, Indonesia...