• Philippine Culture Night 2019 | University of North Dakota
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    Philippine Culture Night 2019 | University of North Dakota

    Tonight it’s just a night about learning about the Philippines and sharing what our culture’s about to the UND community. We’re having traditional dances, we also have our games. This way we could like introduce our culture, our history, our traditions, and all the stuff about Filipinos. North Dakota the University of North Dakota specifically has quite a bit of international students here and I think that you know celebrating the different cultures and stuff and you know getting to know each other on you know a cultural level is very important. Because even if we speak the same language we don’t necessarily connect the way we could if we…

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    Asia/Continent of Asia/Asia Geography

    We’re all part of Asia, the Earth’s largest and most populous continent! We’re all part of Asia. The fully recognized sovereign states we present! My name’s Afghanistan. My capital is Kabul. Armenia’s in Europe and Asia. Yerevan is cool. Azerbaijan is in both Europe and Asia and this is Baku. My name is Bahrain. My capital’s Manama. It’s true. Bangladesh is what you see and this is Dhaka. I am Bhutan. My capital Thimphu isn’t far. Hi! I’m Brunei. Bandar Seri Bagawan is here. Welcome to Cambodia. Phnom Penh is real near. You know me as China and this is Beijing. Cyprus is in Europe and Asia. Nicosia will make…

  • Inside China’s High-Tech Dystopia
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    Inside China’s High-Tech Dystopia

    There’s no disputing that Shenzhen has become one of the most important places in the world of tech. Nowhere else has quite as potent a combination of tech know-how, cheap manufacturing costs, and sheer speed. But it goes further than that. Living in Shenzhen is in many ways like living in the future. And not necessarily a utopian future. More like the other kind. Consider Zowee. Zowee operates a factory much like any other in Shenzhen. They make cheap smartphones and other electronics. Like other top manufacturers, they’ve built a complex where workers can live right beside the factory line, work around the clock for a couple of years, and…

  • The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9
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    The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

    Hi there, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course: World History, and today we’re gonna talk about the Silk Road, so called because it was not a road and not made of silk. So this is a t-shirt. It was designed in Belgium and contains cotton from both Brazil and the Texas, which was turned into cloth in China, stitched in Haiti, screen-printed in the Washington, sold to me in Indiana, and now that I am too fat to wear it, it will soon make its way to Cameroon or Honduras or possibly even back to Haiti. Can we just pause for a moment to consider the astonishing fact that…

  • Kazakhstan Is Not What You Think! – First Impression Of Kazakhstan🇰🇿
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    Kazakhstan Is Not What You Think! – First Impression Of Kazakhstan🇰🇿

    so the first time it will seem to you a little bit strange I promise that tomorrow or the day after you will remember that taste and you will want to try it again no I 22 hours in the capital city of Kazakhstan the largest landlocked country in the world from the eastern countryside to the thriving city never will we have thought the country would look like this – cheesy pasta – Gillian Karaganda veloute biack Jenny Kimball killed’ Jenna happens monster it’s like so not like so we know but it’s exactly like that I can corner strike as a traditional Cossack mail special meet on top…

  • Youth Culture in Yogyakarta | Indonesia Discoveries | World Nomads
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    Youth Culture in Yogyakarta | Indonesia Discoveries | World Nomads

    – [Voiceover] This week on Discoveries Indonesia, I explore Indonesia’s city of tolerance, Yogyakarta. We’ll meet some locals, check out the thriving art scene, and walk down the busy night streets to try charcoal coffee. This is: Youth Culture in Yogyakarta. (gentle instrumentals) To start off the day, Jamal took me to the middle of town to take part in an old Jogja custom. Apparently if you walk down these two trees, straight in the middle, blindfolded. And you make a wish, then your wish will come true. And so I thought okay, well let me give it a crack. First, time, completely missed. Veered off way to the right.…

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    It’s the Baby Shark Dance. What? Is this what kids are watching nowadays? Baby Shark doodoodoodoodoodoo That’s not even a sentence. Kids need more substance! It should go like this! Baby sharks hatch from an egg case if they’re a species that’s oviparous, otherwise they’re born from eggs within Mommy sharks, Mommy sharks are often bigger than daddy sharks because they need the girth to carry their young inside for more baby sharks. Daddy sharks have pelvic fins which are modi”fied” into intromittent organs called claspers which fertilize Mommy sharks. The oldest shark species documented are 450 million years old, before vertebrates appeared on land, there were sharks! Many sharks,…

  • Human and Tech Networks Improve Education, Healthcare, and Job Prospects in China
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    Human and Tech Networks Improve Education, Healthcare, and Job Prospects in China

    NARRATOR: Wenchuan was struck by a catastrophic magnitude, 8.0 earthquake on May 12, 2008. In addition to significant loss of life, countless homes were destroyed, and many schools and hospitals were seriously damaged. AMY CHRISTEN: When the earthquake happened, we felt the need to respond immediately. Cisco and the Chinese government formed a three-year corporate social responsibility program named Connecting Sichuan — to rebuild better, together. NARRATOR: Connecting Sichuan was designed to transform healthcare, education, and the workforce, through the use of information and communications technology. Since 2008, we have connected urban and rural communities for improved access to quality healthcare, with services delivered through over 30 smart hospitals, regional…

  • Top 10 Poorest Countries in Asia
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    Top 10 Poorest Countries in Asia

    Top 10 Poorest Countries in Asia. Asia as a whole has long been seen as a powerhouse of the economy. While countries like China, Japan and India continue to grow and be major players in the world market, some countries continue to struggle to keep pace. Here are the top 10 countries in Asia with the lowest per capita income. All figures are drawn from calculations based on World Bank Gross Domestic Product and Gross National Income data. 10: Cambodia, $2,600. The 70th most populated country on the planet also happens to be one of the poorest. While home to beautiful landscapes and the heritage site of Angkor Wat, the…