Philippines

Boat in Philippines

About the Philippines The Philippines is the third largest English speaking country in the world. It has a rich history combining Asian, European, and American influences. Prior to Spanish colonization in 1521, the Filipinos had a rich culture and were trading with the Chinese and the Japanese. Spain’s colonization brought about the construction of Intramuros […]

Indonesia

Waterfall in Indonesia

About 40 Km from Yogyakarta and 15 Km from Magelang (Central Java Province) are these three Buddhist stupas which belonged together and seem to have been built in one straight line. These stupas have been built in the 8-9th. Century by the kings of Mataram from the Sailendra dynasty. In the tenth century Mount Merapi […]

Singapore

Marina Bay area in Singapore city.

Demography & Geography Located at one of the crossroads of the world, Singapore’s strategic position has helped it grow into a major centre for trade, communications and tourism. Its geographical location is 136.8 km north of the equator, between longitudes 103 degrees 38′ E and 104 degrees 06′ E. It is linked to Malaysia by […]

Vietnam

Traveler in Vietnam

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam Mainland Territory: 331,211.6 sq. kmPopulation: 85,789.6 thousand inhabitants (Apr. 2009)National Capital: Hanoi Lying on the eastern part of the Indochinese peninsula, Vietnam is a strip of land shaped like the letter gSh. China borders it to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, the East Sea to the east […]

Thailand

Elephants at sunrise in Thailand

Geography There are 26 provinces that make up Central and Eastern Thailand, and Bangkok is one of them. Geographically, this is Thailandfs heartland, extending from Lop Buri in the north and covering the rice bowl of the Central Plains around the Chao Phraya River. Further south, the area embraces the east and west coasts of […]

Myanmar

Country information Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is the Land of Human Origin. It is also recognized by the world as the Golden Land. You have to find out why. Myanmar, officially Union Of Myanmar, also called Burma, Burmese Myanmar, or Pyidaungzu Myanmar Naingngandaw, is a country lying along the eastern coasts of the Bay […]

Malaysia

Pink Mosque in Putrajaya, Malaysia

  Malaysia official name : MalaysiaPopulation : 25 MillionsReligion : Muslim 60.4%, Buddhist 19.2%, Christian 9.1%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 2.6%, other or unknown 1.5%, none 0.8%Language : Malaysia, Malay EnglishCurrency : RinggitEconomy : Industry, Finance and Banking, Oil and Gas Formation and Development of Buddhism in Malaysia Buddhism was introduced […]

Laos

Laos in Brief The Peoples’ Democratic Republic of Laos is located in the center of Indochina, sharing borders with China to the North 416 kilometers, Myanmar to Northwest 236 kilometers, Thailand to the West 1,835 kilometers, Cambodia to the South 492 kilometers and Vietnam to the East 1,957 kilometers. With a total area of 236,800 […]

Cambodia

Chronic stress?…Gone. Imagine lying on a beach, enjoying the warmth of the sun, slowly hypnotized by the metronomic beat of waves rolling onto the shore. Walking on a pearly white beach and letting the sand seep between your toes, while warm white waters wash over your feet commands your relaxation. The beaches of Southeast Asia […]