DIPLOMATIC TIES BETWEEN REPUBLIC OF KOREA AND JAPAN: HOW JAPANESE COLONIALISM INFLUENCED THEIR POST COLONIAL RELATIONSHIP

Japanese Imperialism and Annexation of Korea: 1905 The strategic importance of the Korean Peninsula has enacted as the bridge between Asia mainland and Japan. It was believed that dominance over the Korean Peninsula signified influence over East Asia. It was during 1876 that diplomatic ties between both the countries were

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ECONOMIC INEQUALITY: THE UNLIKELY OBSTACLE FOR ASEAN

In the last few years, The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has become an economic entity that most other countries want access to. ASEAN comprises of ten countries in the southeast region of Asia, namely Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos. These ASEAN nations

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THE CITY-STATE’S PATH TOWARDS A SMART NATION: SINGAPORE

The city-state of Singapore obtained its formal independence in 1965. Its condition during that period looked completely different from the state that it is enjoying now. Back then, the country was flooded with problems. There was an alarming unemployment rate with the majority of the population under poverty, lack of

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