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  • Japan Holiday Essay

    1.Introduction My rational of choosing Japan for a holiday is because I personally like their culture, savoury food and their beautiful scenery of the country. Japan is an island in the Pacific in which is divided by the east coast of Asia by the Sea of Japan. Japan consists of four main islands that are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Tokyo is one of a prefecture of Honshu and other largest cities that include Yokahama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Kyoto, Kawasaki, Saitama, Hiroshima and Sendai.…

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  • The Battle Of Midway: Lessons Learned

    Learned In the months following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by the Empire of Japan, the United States found itself embroiled in conflict in two theaters of war; in Europe, North Africa, and the Atlantic as well as in the Pacific. Through the preceding years, the United States cautiously escalated its support for the Allied countries in the European theater with Anglo-American partnership programs such as the Lend-Lease Act and Destroyers for Bases until war was declared…

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  • Cathay Pacific Case Study

    Introduction Cathay Pacific is the largest airline of Hong Kong. The airline flies passenger and cargo to 200 destinations in 52 countries worldwide. Including: Los Angeles, London, France, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Beijing, Dubai, Frankfurt, Mexico City and Miami. The airline was founded on 24 September 1946 by Australian Sydney H. de Kantzow and American Roy C. Farrell. Cathay Pacific is known for making the first ever non stop transpolar flight over the north pole. The company is the third…

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  • La Nina Effect

    surface temperature along the tropical coast of South America. La-Nina is described as the opposite to El-Niño which distinguished by warm sea surface temperature in the equatorial region of the Pacific ocean. The Southern Oscillation (SO) is a change in air pressure between the western and central tropical Pacific. The pressure variability changes the strength of the trade winds, that results in affecting the surface ocean currents.. La-Nina and El-Niño are stages of the El-Niño Southern…

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  • Invasion Of The Philippines Essay

    The Philippines is a country located in western Pacific Ocean and with nearly one hundred million population. My country was invaded and conquered by different countries, including Spain, the United States and Japan. The impact of the invasion of these countries can still be seen nowadays. The Spanish reached my country in the 16th century and it became a colonial island of the Spain. Under the Spanish rule, the church held the strongest power in the country and the governor need to obey the…

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  • Effects Of Food Security In The South Pacific

    Food Security in the South Pacific: An Annotated Bibliography Silke Groeneweg What are the effects of climate change and subsequent rising sea levels on food production and security of the inhabitants of islands in the South Pacific? In the past few decades, climate change has become a bigger concern for researchers and the public alike. For the inhabitants of small island nations in the South Pacific, there is no issue more pressing or potentially detrimental to their lives. Scientists,…

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  • Importance Of Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The Trans-pacific Partnership is a trade agreement between 12 countries, the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Chile, and Peru. The purpose of the Trans Pacific Partnership is to deepen economic ties between these nations by reducing tariffs and promote the development of trade. The increase in trade between these nations is aimed at reducing China and India’s dominance it the Pacific Rim. The Trans-Pacific Partnership was not a…

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  • Pacific Coast Migration Model

    Andre Freire 1. The Pacific Coast Migration Model theory states that hunters and gatherers traveled in boats along the Pacific Coast line and into the Americas. This theory can neither be totally confirmed nor denied because of the rise in sea level and therefore lack of evidence. Although there is no definite proof of this model, seafaring cultures found in the Pacific Rim support that people may have traveled from Asia into the Americas by boat. Another theory on the population of…

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  • China's Military Modernization Case Study

    China’s expansion into the South China Sea, as well as their advancements such as the production of a fifth-generation fighter platform, has led to a power-vacuum in the Pacific that the United States and her partners will have to counter in order to maintain control and economic prosperity of the region. Therefore, it is integral to future sustainability of peace that the United States will have pursue economic bilateralism continue to deter conflict through the building of strong military…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Trans Pacific Partnership

    day trade agreements for the Pacific Rim countries, there was the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, which was a model for the New Zealand/Singapore Closer Economic Partnership. This led to the making of The Trans Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement. These renowned economic agreement between various countries in the Pacific were the rough drafts for the current trade agreement. The influence of these successful economic strategies pacts leads the Pacific Ocean border nations to…

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