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What Kind of Country is India? 1-Minute Commentary

India AreaApproximately 3.287 million km2 CapitalNew Delhi PopulationApproximately 1.4 billion people (second only to China) CurrencyIndian Rupee (INR) LandLocated in South Asia, occupying most of the Indian subcontinent and facing the Indian Ocean CitizenIndo-Aryan, Dravidian, etc. ReligionHindus make up about 80% of the inhabitants, and Muslims make up more than 10%. LanguageHindi is the official language of the federal government and English is the...

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【Hong Kong Protests】Protests Made Society “Divided”

Protests Made Hong Kong’s Society “Divided” Since the intensification of Hong Kong demonstrations in June 2019, people’s “division” has become more serious in Hong Kong. There are many citizens in Hong Kong whose relationships with family and friends have deteriorated because of the protests. In Hong Kong’s society, where the turmoil caused by protests has been prolonged, political disagreements have had a tremendous negative...

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【Hong Kong Protests】Young People Who Hate Demonstrators and Cut Ties

Demonstrations occurred in June 2019, and photos of the demonstrations and posts criticizing the Hong Kong government were posted on SNS such as Facebook one after another. Violent images by police officers participating in the demonstration were also spread. On the other hand, there was a tendency for Hong Kongers to unfollow each other on Facebook and delete their friend registration. Conflicts between those...

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【Hong Kong】What is the Tiananmen Massacre? Memorial Rally and Protests

What is the Tiananmen Massacre? Memorial Rally and Protests In China,1978, economic liberalization was being promoted by Deng Xiaoping. A series of students and intellectuals thought that democratization of politics was necessary to liberalize the economy. Deng Xiaoping has cracked down on actions against dictatorship by the Communist Party and actions calling for political democratization. In April 1989, former General Secretary Hu Yaobang, who...