What would happen to Indonesia if America declared war on China?

Indonesia has the obvious problem of too many people and too much land, 7,000(?) islands to protect in any sort of war as well as a very small Navy for coastal protection (I don't think the American Navy could defend all of Indonesia as their sole assignment,

Why is Buddha admired mostly by very famous and learned men around the world?

Buddha was a perfect idol of a Human being with spiritual knowledge. In short believing in Karma having patience reasoning behind every act. This is secret to achieve success. Success cannot be achieved without you having this qualities. And thats the reason Buddha is admired.

What would happen to Indonesia if America declared war on China?

Indonesia has the obvious problem of too many people and too much land, 7,000(?) islands to protect in any sort of war as well as a very small Navy for coastal protection (I don't think the American Navy could defend all of Indonesia as their sole assignment,

Where does the Indian space program stand in comparison to Chinese space achievements?

A2A I really don't know a whole lot about either program, but China has a good head-start on India. I would suggest watching for recent publications, but there isn't much in the way of news lately. China's is sending a manned mission to the Moon in 2018.

Did countries in Asia use African slaves?

There were certainly slaves in many Asian countries, and no doubt a few of them came from Africa originally. (Aside from anything else, European colonialists brought some of them along to their Asian colonies.) But most of the slaves in

Could China, Russia, Cuba and North Korea conquer the US if no other allies are involved?

No. There is not a single land border, and the two places where a landing from the sea would be possible, the Bering Strait, and the Key of Florida, would not bring about much success, as the first one would have Alaska as its only prize, while the second one is

What is the most Chinese thing a Chinese person can do?

Chinese ChessXiangqi (Chinese: 象棋),also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players. It is one of the most popular board games in China, and is in the same family as Western (or international) chess, chaturanga, shogi, Indian chess andjanggi. Besides China and areas with significant ethnic Chinese communities, xiangqi (cờ tướng) is also a popular pastime

What would happen to Indonesia if America declared war on China?

Indonesia has the obvious problem of too many people and too much land, 7,000(?) islands to protect in any sort of war as well as a very small Navy for coastal protection (I don't think the American Navy could defend all of Indonesia as their sole assignment,

I am planning to travel across South East Asia. Which places are must see for the first time visitor?

I just happen to have a friend who travels extensively in SE Asia buying that teak furniture you see in high-end catalogs, and I've tagged along more than a few times. These are our recommendations:Buddhist Temples of Bagan, Myanmar (really . . . how could you NOT want to see this in person? And BTW, there are

What are some good films set and made in Central Asia?

I have never been able to find the film with English subtitles, but I think

How was Asia affected by the Black Death?

There was great high-casualty epidemics outbreak across Asia during late-mongol period around the same time with European Black Death. This plague went along trade route both land and sea. Some of these outbreaked could be identified, some could not. Like in Thailand there was a kind of epidemic diseases called "Ha" which keep recurrent

What is the most Chinese thing a Chinese person can do?

Having my own set of cooking tools brought straight from China when I was studying aboard.Spent hundreds, even thousands on finding Chinese condiments and sauces.Spent money on buying air imported tofu and steamed buns, which can easily buy a who meal.Don't know

Do other countries make noodle soups the same way as Vietnamese?

There are many, many ways to make noodle soup in Vietnamese - so much so that we have separate names for different kinds of noodles, separate names for ways to make them, and then suffixes for different variation - you can find

If a half Asian person and a full Asian person had a child will the child look fully Asian?

I'm not sure for East Asian, But 1/4 Non-Asian and 3/4 Southeast Asian still resulting in mixing look child, or at least you can still tell that they are a few generation mixed.Kristine Hermosa - 1/4 Spanish 3/4 Philippines

Does Vietnam's neighbours like Vietnam or think it is a peaceful country?

I like Vietnam for delicious foods and beautiful landscapes . Vietnamese people I met in tour were very friendly.Vietnam will be a peaceful country in recent 10~20 years. Because in 20th century, Vietnamese people had suffered so much from war after war.I felt nowadays they focused on earn money and enjoy life. It's

Do white guys like Asians?

Do white guys like Asia?Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. WikipediaUnless the white guy really hate certain land masses I do not see why on the average white guy wouldn't like Asia. Most

Since the portion sizes of meals are so small in Asian countries, do they eat more often?

Hahaha. I just love those questions making sweeping statements about a third of the planet... They usually come from Americans, who consider the home situation as normal, rather than possibly the odd exception.US portions are demented, and the main cause of obesity. Maybe you

Do other countries make songs about their cities like Vietnamese?

In China I believe we have some but not many. Here is a ver old but still popular one about Feng Yang, the birthplace of Zhu Yuan-zhang, the first emperor of the Ming dynasty.

What are some typical ingredients across many Asian recipes? I'm stocking up my pantry and spice rack and now have access to an Asian market.

I'd like to add on one very important item to Louis Cohen's very comprehensive list :)Neutral oil like canola / peanutEveryone thinks that Asians cook solely on sesame oil, but that's a false perception. We usually use a neutral oil like canola or peanut oil

Are Vietnamese considered East or Southeast Asians?

First of all, thank you very much to Trần Minh Ngọc 陳明玉 who provided us a short but very meaningful answer about what Vietnamese typically think about their identity. With this answer today, I would like to emphasize more about how Vietnamese think about their own country and themselves.In general, in terms of geography, it's totally

Do ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia still eat with chopsticks or do they eat with hands/forks/spoons like the local?

My family and I have this kind of natural instinct...If it's western food like Pasta or Clam Chowder, we'll use a fork and spoon appropriately.If it's Asian food like Chow mein, Miso soup, or sushi, we'll use chopsticks.It's actually kind of

Is there an Asian-Australian identity?

Allow me to answer with a real-life story that I know about.A young couple met each other in Australia while studying and decided to get married. The young woman comes from a well-off family in conservative northern rural Vietnam, and they initially strongly objected that

What are the differences between Vietnamese, Thai, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese styles of noodle soups?

Vietnamese noodle soups always have clear thin broth and always come garnished with diced spring onions. The broth is almost always made with bones and seasoned with various spices. Dried shrimps, scallop, squid and other dried seafood are sometimes added to the broth while cooking for extra flavour. Mushrooms are also very commonly added. Most Vietnamese

What are these mysterious Asian food items?

I empathize with the mystery created when one is illiterate. When my parents were in their late 60's, they lived in Japan. Once when I visited, I was astonished to see my non-Japanese speaking mother interacting with the non-English speaking lady who operated the little food

Are Vietnamese considered East or Southeast Asians?

First of all, thank you very much to Trần Minh Ngọc 陳明玉 who provided us a short but very meaningful answer about what Vietnamese typically think about their identity. With this answer today, I would like to emphasize more about how Vietnamese think about their own country and themselves.In general, in terms of geography, it's totally

Do ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia still eat with chopsticks or do they eat with hands/forks/spoons like the local?

My family and I have this kind of natural instinct...If it's western food like Pasta or Clam Chowder, we'll use a fork and spoon appropriately.If it's Asian food like Chow mein, Miso soup, or sushi, we'll use chopsticks.It's actually kind of

Is there an Asian-Australian identity?

Allow me to answer with a real-life story that I know about.A young couple met each other in Australia while studying and decided to get married. The young woman comes from a well-off family in conservative northern rural Vietnam, and they initially strongly objected that

What are the differences between Vietnamese, Thai, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese styles of noodle soups?

Vietnamese noodle soups always have clear thin broth and always come garnished with diced spring onions. The broth is almost always made with bones and seasoned with various spices. Dried shrimps, scallop, squid and other dried seafood are sometimes added to the broth while cooking for extra flavour. Mushrooms are also very commonly added. Most Vietnamese

What are these mysterious Asian food items?

I empathize with the mystery created when one is illiterate. When my parents were in their late 60's, they lived in Japan. Once when I visited, I was astonished to see my non-Japanese speaking mother interacting with the non-English speaking lady who operated the little food

How important is Myanmar for China?

Myanmar is important for Yunnan. Other Chinese provinces have other trade routes. Chinese internal transport is already stressed enough.

What are some culture shock/features that Western expats living in Asia face/notice when they travel to Western countries?

I'm a European (of mixed origin) who's been living in China for the past 15 years. Every time I return to my earlier hoods, I get a feeling of tristesse.Very few smiles on the faces, people tend to be uniform in behaviour, style and concern (stress), street scapes have almost no dynamics although the material standards are impeccable.

If you had the chance to travel to any country in all of Asia, where would you go and why?

The answer has to depend on your budget, and what you are seeking. In the absence of such details, I shall say India, because it is so vast and diverse that you are likely to find a climate and a cultural experience that suits

Is it difficult being vegan and traveling to Southeast Asia?

Usually I'd start my answer with saying SEA isn't one standard monolithic bloc, but with regards to this question, yeah it's going to be tough and worse the problems will be different depending on where you are in SEA. Most people won't even be familiar with the concept of veganism. Vegetarianism in Buddhist or Hindu

What is the most nationalist country in Southeast Asia?

You could answer with any country from the region, and I would upvote, for it would be correct. The full list of the most rabidly nationalistic countries in SEA is the full list of countries in SEA.Western people who don't live there can't comprehend the scale of nationalistic pride in these countries. This is

What is the best season to visit Southeast Asian countries?

Anytime really, there just isn't that much variation. Even in the so-called rainy season - August through November - there are usually just showers for a while at a predictable time of day - although sometimes it sure does pour down!But it really doesn't affect the pleasure of being on a

What if South America and Africa never separated?

If you go far enough back in time, they were both part of what is called Pangaea, a supercontinent made up of most of the landmasses on earth. It looked roughly like this:

Can China help Cambodia retake Southern Vietnam?

impossible. Even if Cambodia is granted, it has no military ability or capability to do. Look on the map

What is the least racist country in Asia?

I assure you, Asia is a racist continent. Asians are obsessed with fair skin and this is quite obvious if you notice the Asian media.If you're Caucasian looking, you're at luck. Asians love Caucasians. It is so obvious that some of my caucasian friends were intimidated by it.Having said

What Asian country is the best place to visit?

I guess it really depends what you are into. I live in Sydney and travel to SE Asia frequently. I've been to Bali in excess of 10 times, Thailand 4 times, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore. I'm headed to Cambodia for the first time next week (yay!). If you like beaches and island hopping the

Is Turkey considered to be more in Asia or in Europe?

Being a Turk, visited about 55 countries and have been many times in Europe and Middle-Eastern countries Egypt,Lebanon,Syria and Iran; I could say Turkey is Turkey. It has a unique blend culture thanks to Ottoman heritage and immigration, Ataturk's modernization works,as well as the long mutual political and trade relations with both Europe

Which countries would you like to travel in Asia?

A picture is worth a thousand words, so I will give you some of the pictures about Viet Nam. I hope that you will have a chance to travel to my country. Viet Nam and I always welcome you and everyone.Son Doong Cave

How was the border between Europe and Asia defined?

At the west end of the Caucasus Mountains, the Anapka River is considered to be the border between Europe and Asia. At the east end of the Caucasus, the Sumqayit River is the border. And in the far north, at the end of the Ural Mountains, the small Kara River is

Why is Europe considered a separate continent from Asia?

The people who wrote the books I read in elementary school are descended from the people of the western most fringe of Asia so they like to keep themselves distinct and call it Europe.With that aside, it's largely for centuries old political reasons

If a traveler had never set foot in Asia, what country should they see first there?

I think it really depends on what the traveler what's to "get out" ofhis/her trip there.  I would recommend the following: For a pure vacation (beach, sun, familiar with tourists, yet beautiful and full ofculture): Thailand. (from there you can easily get to Cambodia or Laos if

Which is the most popular country to visit in asia?

For relaxation, Maldives, Thailand, Vietnam will be good choicesFor learning about history and culture, visit China, Cambodia, India.