Thursday, April 21, 2011

Learn About Central Asian Republics, Emerging Asian Nations - Book recapitulate

One of the most thoughprovoking regions of the world is Central Asia. And it is thoughprovoking because Americans don't know a whole lot about this area, even though so much early history had been written there. Think the old silk roads, Genghis Khan, and the rise of the Ussr. Remember the Domino effect? So, what are the Central Asian republics? Do you even know, and I bet you can't spell them, but maybe you should learn?

Yes, I'm referring to you Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan. You may not realize this, but recently a pipeline has been put through many of these countries and now has been completed and goes through the back door to China. And there has been civil unrest, and the overthrow of the government of one of these countries recently. And a join of them border Afghanistan, which I think we all know petite bit more about that we did 10 years ago.

South Kyrgyzstan

Still, if you'd like to learn more, and I believe you should, then there's a very good book that you should read, it is a book that I own, and I propose to you. The name of the book is;

"Central Asian Republics" (Nations in Transition Series) by Michael Kort, Facts on File Publishers, New York, Ny, (2004), 200 pages, Isbn: 0-8160-5074-0.

Interestingly enough, this book written by Michael Kort and is highly well written, and it makes sense because the author holds a PhD from Boston University, and he is a historian, and also an author of "The Soviet Colossus: A History of the Ussr," and, he is the co-author of "Modernization and Revolution in China," which is also sitting next to my desk to read in the future. If it's in any place close to as good as this book, I would Think it a must read.

Now then, in this book you will find out what scintillation is, and how it came into existence from ancient times to the 19th century. You will also learn how the Soviets came into control this region, and how they were kicked out reclaims their independence, and now we've become trading partners with their neighbors. Part two of this book is very perfect because it has exact chapters on each individual country, and there is a great chronological table of events.

If you're going to talk about the time to come of that region, and how things are shaping up with China, Afghanistan, Turkey, and the Soviet Union, and what the United States role is in holding the peace, then you need to make sure you have your facts straight, and therefore I highly propose this book. Please Think all this.

Learn About Central Asian Republics, Emerging Asian Nations - Book recapitulate

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Olympic Nations - Who Is Who?

Who was the first athlete elected president in the world?

Marcus Stephen is the first sportspeople elected head of state in the world. Nauru's president since 2007, Stephen was one of the Third World's most illustrious weightlifters in the 1990s. From 1990 to 1994, he won four gold medals at the Commonwealth Games. "I am proud of my achievements in weightlifting and what I have done for Nauru", said Stephen. In 1999, he won a silver medal at the World Cup in Greece. He was elected Nauru's sportspeople of the year many times. For this reason, he had many fans in his island, one of the smallest nations on Earth, with an area of 21 square km and a people of about 9,500. One of the most influential leaders in the history of Nauru, Stephen was elected congressman in 2003. Unlike George Weah ( the old footballer who lost the presidential determination in Liberia), Stephen Marcus made his dream come true on December 19, 2007, when he was elected president by Parliament. "Marcus Stephen was sworn in as new president after a vote on Wednesday afternoon. It is official, Marcus Stephen is president. He holds the reins now and has appointed a new cabinet", said Nauru's consul to Australia Martin Hunt.

South Kyrgyzstan

Who is the most illustrious sportsperson in Montenegro?

Alesandar Radovic, who is one of the many water polo players in the world. He work very hard every day. His efforts paid back during the 2007 Universiade in Bangkok (Thailand), when Montenegro won the men's water polo gold medals for the first time. It won 11-8 over Italy in the final match. Radovic excelled in that historic game. Certainly, he can already be counted among the world best athletes of his generation. Currently, Radovic is a sticker of Montenegro, the latest country in the world.

Who is the best volleyball player in the world?

Hector Soto. Birthplace: Puerto Rico. Volleyball champion Soto is an iconic outline in Puerto Rican sporting history. He is creative and efficient. Under his great direction, Puerto Rico fulfilled, sixth at the 2007 Fivb World Cup . It defeated teams such as Japan (3-0), Usa (3-1), Egypt (3-0), Tunisia (3-0) and Spain (3-0). Soto was top scorer of the Fivb World Championships for two years consecutivly. At the 2007 Norceca Men's Continental Championship, the Puerto Rican national team won the silver medal. Led by Hector Soto, Puerto Rico defeated Cuba 3-2 (26-24, 11-25, 22-25, 26-24, 15-11). "I think the first set took a lot out of us mentally. We came back too relaxed. ", said Soto. He also gave Puerto Rico its first international title: the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games in Cartagena (Colombia). In the match for the 1st place Puerto Rico won their first ever gold medal after a 3-0 victory over the Cuban team. Cuba had won 9 of 15 Central American and Caribbean Championships.

Who is the best basketball team in Africa?

During the Fiba African Championship for Men in 2007, the Angolan team located first. Antonio Carvalho, Olimpio Cipriano, Miguel Lutonda and Emanuel Neto are the best-known names on the team.

Who is Guennadi Touretski?

This man is the coach of many swimmers in the world. "Swimmers must be strong as weightlifters and have the lightness and the flexibility of Bolshoi dancer at the same time", Guennadi said in an interview with sportswriter Camillo Cametti.

Who is the best athlete in South Korea?

In 2006, a new star emerged to the world: the swimmer Tae Hwan Park, who won three gold medals at the Asiad. After South Korea's Tae Hwan Park won the gold medal in the 400m free at the Fina World Cup in Australia.

Who is the best handball team in the world?

For many reasons, Germany. It is currently world champion. "We were plainly the best team" said Christian Schwarzer, one of the stars of the German team.

Who are the most popular sprinters in Tuvalu?

They are Kasifa Galuega, Puaita Ketepu, Mileneta Lepeni, Manos Lito, Faiva Namoliki, Malietasi Tulaga, Penani Tumau, Fuliga Vaega (100m, 200m, 4x 100m relay).

Who is the best basketball player in Asia?

Yao Ming (China). Why ? For many reasons. Yao Ming is one of the many basketball players in the history of the National Basketball relationship (Nba). A national hero in China after important them to the Olympics in Sydney (Australia). In 2006, he became top scorer of the World Cup in Tokyo (Japan). As a member of the Chinese men's basketball team, Yao Ming won the silver at the 2002 Asiad. " I love the atmosphere of the Asian Games. It is also a place where China's rivalry in basketball with Korea and Japan is renewed every four years. I went through a lot to play in the Nba, but if I had to pick in the middle of playing in the Nba and playing for the Chinese national team, I would pick the national team".

Who is the best runner in the United States?

Bernard Kipchirchir Lagat. Born in Kenya (Africa) but moved to the United States at the age of 22 and took up citizenship in 2004. Last year he won two gold medals at the Iaaf World Cup.

Who is Iraki Tsirekidze?

He is a judoka from Georgia (European country). This sportsperson is currently world champion.

Who is the most illustrious table tennis player in the United States?

Gao Jun. She played many times China, where she was born. In 1994, she became an American citizen. during an interview, she said: "There is a big distinction in table tennis in the middle of China and the United States. In the U. S. , a lot of people play for fun, more like a basement sport. After I retired from the Chinese national team I understanding my vocation was done. I am grateful for the opportunity to play for the United States and I hope I can win a medal for the U. S. " Gao Jun is champion of the Americas (singles).

Who is Irving Saladino?

Panama's Irving Saladino caused a sensation when he won the gold medal in the long jump at the 2007 World Championships in Japan and was named Panamanian Sportspeople of the Year. This was the best execution by a Panamanian male athlete since 1948. He became the first sportsman from Central American to win a gold medal. Under the leadership of Saladino, Panama has all the time been on the medal table at each international competition since 2006.

Who is the most illustrious wrestler in Mongolia?

Naranbaatar Bayaraa Mongolia's Bayaraa won silver in the freestyle 55kg class at the World Cup in Baku (Azerbaijan).

Who is Julio Velasco?

He was one of the most successful coaches in Italy. A native of La Plata (Argentina), Julio Velasco was born on February 9, 1952 to Julio Raoul Velasco Fernandez and Edith Blake Schiaffino. He admires Mario Vargas Llosa, the illustrious writer from Peru. In the early 1980s, he was assistant coach of the Argentinean men's national team. Of Peruvian, British and Italian origin, Velasco went to Italy in 1983, where he coached the Tre Valli Jesi Club. From 1985 to 1989, he won many Italian crowns. Under his direction, Italy won the Fivb World Champions (1990) and other international tournaments. Velasco was coach of the best volleyball country's best volleyball players:Andrea Lucchetta, Andrea Zorzi, Paolo Tofoli and Lorenzo Bernardi. He believes that Italy's volleyball league is a model for the world. "It's not right to give too much space to the national team and too little to the clubs. Without the club coach, there would be no volleyball. It is he who brings in young athletes, even holding them from opting for basketball or an engineering degree. We have to give space to all of them and avoid what happened in the United States, where, with no national championship tournament, new blood was lacking and once the superstar cycle was over, the national team plunged from its once top ranking. This doesn't happen in Brazil and Italy, where the resources are inexhaustible of course because there are big national championships".

Who is Laure Manaudou?

She is the best French swimmer of all times. Olympic gold medalist Laure Manaudou won three gold medals at the 2006 European Cup in Helsinki (Finland).

Who is Thiago Pereira?

He has won more American gold medals than any other swimmer. This sportsman has won an unprecedented six gold medals at the 2007 Pan American Games. He won the gold medal in the 200m medley, the 400m medley, the 200m backstroke, the 200m breaststroke, the 4x100m frestyle and the 4x200m freestyle. Pereira was born on January 26, 1986 in Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Who are the many field hockey teams in the world?

Hockey women: Holland, China, South Africa, Japan, Argentina, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand and Australia.

Hockey men: Great Britain, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium, Spain, Holland, Canada, China, South Korea, Argentina, Usa, India, South Africa and Pakistan.

Who is Churandy Martina?

Like Marc Burns (Trinidad & Tobago), Dudley Dorival (Haiti), Kim Collins (St. Kitts and Nevis) and Asafa Powell (Jamaica), Churandy is one of the best sprinters of the Caribbean. He came 5th in the 100m and 200m at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka (Japan). He is an athlete from the Netherlands Antilles.

Who is Yukio Peter?

Peter was born and grew up in the Federation States of Micronesia, a nation made up 607 islands and cays in the Western Pacific Ocean. He is one of the best weightlifters in the Third World. Under the direction of Paul Coffa (weightlifting coach), he won a silver medal at the 2005 World Championships in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. Peter's sports vocation began in 1998 when he was just 13 years old. His dream is to become an Olympic champion. Currently, he works very, very hard. In nearly all of his interviews, he has been described as very friendly and modest. He once said: "For one year or so I used to watch the lifters training under Paul Coffa through the window and every time I was asked to join. I used to run away as I was a very shy boy. One day I was taken into room and I watched the lifting from the inside. From that day I joined the weightlifting group and have never looked back. " For many reasons, he is a model and an ambassador of sport.

Who is Mfon Udoka ?

She is one of the many female basketball players of the world. Udoka was elected to the 2004 All-Star Team. She was born in Nigeria.

Who is Rafd Zyad Almasri?

He is maybe the best swimmer in the Middle East. Rafd is from the Arab nation of Syria. He won the gold medal in the 50m freestyle at the Asiad held in Qatar in 2006.

Who is Franciela Chana Masson?

She is one of the many female handball players of the world. Chana has been playing since 2002 in Europe (Germany and Denmark). Like Sandra Pires (beach volleyball), Roerio Sampaio (martial arts) and Robert Scheidt (sailing), she was born in Brazil.

Who is the best water polo team in the world?

Croatia. It won the gold medal at the 2007 Fina World Championships in Melbourne (Australia). The Croatian water polo team defeated Hungary 9-8 in the final. The winners were: Zdeslav Vrdoljak, Sanir Barac, Miho Boskovic, Damir Buric, Frano Vican, Andro Buslje, Mile Smodlaka, Teo Dogas, Igor Hinic, Maro Jokovic, Aljosa Kunac, Pavo Markovic and Josip Pavic.

Who are the best female basketball players in Mali?

Certainly, Hamchétou Maiga and Diéné Diawara. They are members of the Malian women's basketball team. Under the leadership of these two women, Mali won the African Championship in 2007. In the final, Mali defeated host nation Senegal . The euphoria in Bamako -the capital city of Mali- was immense. More and more Malians girls now want to become basketball players such as Hamchétou Maiga and Diéné Diawara. Hamchétou was elected "Most indispensable Player" of the African Championship in Dakar (Senegal). This sportsperson is one of the best female basketball players of the Women's National Basketball relationship (Wnb). She is a member of the Houston Comets.

Who is Zorac Terzic?

He is coach of the Serbian women's volleyball team. Under Terzic's guidance, Serbia won the bronze medal at the 2006 World Championships in Tokyo (Japan). The national women's volleyball squad became "Sports Team of the Year 2006" in the country (former Yugoslavia). It defeated teams such as Cuba (Caribbean champion), Egypt (African Champion), Italy (world champion), Turkey, Peru, Poland and Taiwan (or Chinese-Taipei). The national women's volleyball squad became "Sports Team of the Year 2006" in the country (former Yugoslavia). "When I took over the lead of the national girls' team that my colleague Darko Zakoc had brought to the qualifications for the European Championships, and made a indispensable step in returning to the world volleyball stage, we focused on the generation of 1982/1983. As many of these players were juniors five years ago, they needed time to grow in every sense. We gently introduced them during the events and "threw them into the line of fire", so that they themselves made their way through. Maybe we did not bring the best women players we have at the moment, but that was of course our best team", said the head coach Terzic, who studied bodily instruction at the Belgrade Faculty of Sports and bodily Education.

Who are the best sportspeople in the 205 Olympic nations?

1. Afghanistan: Nesar Ahmad Baharee (taekwondo).

2. Albania: Fetie Kasaj (weightlifting/ European silver medalist, 2007).

3. Algeria: Adbdelkader Chadi (boxing), Salem Iles (aquatics), Abdelhalim Ouali (boxing).

4. American Samoa: James Gurr (wrestling).

5. Andorra: Francesc Repiso Romero (shooting), Antoni Bernardo (marathon).

6. Angola: Victor Carvalho (basketball).

7. Antigua & Barbuda: Brenda Christian (track & field /200m/ American gold medalist, 2007), James Grayman (athletics/ Caribbean gold medalist).

8. Argentina: Juan Roman Riquelme (soccer / he's one of the best players of the world), Santiago Fernandez (rowing), Georgina Bardach (sportswoman/ swimming), German Chiaraviglio (athletics), Carlos Espinoza (sailing).

9. Armenia : Armen Nazaryan, Martin Berberyan (wrestling).

10. Aruba: Fiderd Vis (judo), Isnardo Faro (weightlifting).

11. Australia: Grant Hackett (swimming) , Libby Trickett (sportswoman/ aquatics).

12. Austria: Christoph Sleber (sailing/ Olympic gold medalist, 2004).

13. Azerbaijan: Farid Mansurov (wrestling).

14. Bahamas: Tonique Williams Darling, Donald Thomas, Derrick Atkins (track & field).

15. Bahrain : Maryam Yusuf Jamal (sportswoman/ track & field/ 1,500m / world champion, 2007).

16. Bangladesh: Feroz Mahmud Mohamad (weightlifting), Sree Mohendra Kumar Singh , Asif Hossai Khan (shooting), Md Jewel Ahmed (aquatics).

17. Barbados: Barry Forde (cycling), Anderson Fitzgerald Emmanuel (boxing), Bradley Alli (swimming).

18. Belarus : Alim Selinov (wrestling / world champion).

19. Belgium : Erwin Vervecken /cycling).

20. Belize : Jonathan Williams (track & field/400m), Mateo Cruz, Roger Troyer (cycling).

21. Benin : Fabienne Feraez (athletics / 100m, 200m/she is one of the best sprinters of Africa), Roberto Adjaho (boxing).

22. Bermuda : Peter Bromby (sailing), Tyler Barbour Butterfield (triathlon), Nelson Chesterfield Siomons (shooting).

23. Bhutan : Thshering Chhoden (sportswoman/ archery).

24. Bolivia : Benjamin Martinez (cycling), Giovanna Irusta Morejon (sportswoman/ track and field).

25. Bosnia & Herzegovina : Amel Mekic (judo).

26. Botswana: Khumiso Ikgopoleng (boxing), California Molefe (athletics/ African gold medalist, 2007), Kabelo Kgosiemang (high jump/ African gold medalist, 2007), Herbert Nkabili (boxing).

27. Brazil : Guilhermo Pardo,Guilhermo Kumasaka (badminton), Pedro Veniss (equestrian), Joao Derly (judo/ world champion), Dyego Hypolito (gymnastics/ world champion), Jadel Gregorio (athletics), Luciano Correa (judo/ world champion),Thiago Pereira (aquatics/ American champion), Gustavo Endres (indoor volleyball), Thiago Camilo (martial arts), Marcellus Silva (rowing), Cesar Cielo, Kaio de Almeida (swimming).

28. British Virgin Islands: Tahesia Harrigan (sportswoman/track & field/100m / Central American & Caribbean gold medalist, 2006).

29. Brunei Darussalam : Yusuf Mohammad Yazid (athletics).

30. Bulgaria: Tanyu Kiaiakov (shooting), Zhekov Andrey (indoor volleyball).

31. Burkina Faso: Ibrahim Issouf Kinda (boxing), Idrissa Sanaou (athletics).

32. Burundi : Etienne Bizama (athletics).

33. Cambodia : Hew Bunting (track & field/ 5,000m/ Asian East gold medalist, 2007).

34. Cameroon: look after Nkodo (boxing), Francoise Mbango Etone (sportswoman /athletics/ jump triple/ world champion, 2007).

35. Canada : Alexandre Despatie (diving/ American champion), Arturo Miranda, Blythe Hartley (aquatics), Kevin Light (rowing/ world champion).

36. Cape Verde: Wania Monteiro (gymnastics/ she's one of the best gymnasts in the Third World), Nick Barros, Joseph Fernandez, Fred Gomes (taekwondo), Nelson Cruz (marathon), Heriberto Gomes, Valdir Reis (beach volleyball).

37. Cayman Islands: Shaune Fraser (aquatics), Cydonia Mothersill ( athletics/ 100m, 200m/she is one of the best sprinters of the world).

38. Central African Republic: Beranger Bosse (athletics).

39. Chad : Kaltouma Nadjina (sportswoman/ track & field/ 400m).

40. Chile: Enzo Cesario, Marco Arriagada, Luis Sepulveda, Gonzalo Miranda (cycling/ Pan American champions), Enrique Tomas Gonzalez Sepúlveda (gymnastics), Cristian Bustos (modern pentathlon).

41. China (the People's Republic of China): Yao Ming (basketball), Liu Xiang (athletics/ world champion), Wang Liqin (table tennis),Yang Wei (gymnastics/ Asian champion), Xiao Qin (gymnastics), Lin dan (badminton), Feng Yong , Song Baqing (cycling), Wang Lei (fencing), Zhou Suhong (sportswoman/ volleyball), Ge Weiqing (water polo), Chen Yibing (gymnastics/Asian champion), Kai Qin (diving), Yao Xinhao, Ni Wei (sailing), Hu Qing, Zhou Shining (boxing), Qiu Le, Li Zheng, Mao Jiao (weightlifting), Wu Chong Kui (rowing), Gan Lin (shooting), Wang Hao (taekwondo), Yang Wenjun, Huang Shaokun, Mao Xiaojie (kayak).

42. Chinese Taipei (also known as Taiwan): Sung Yu Chi (taekwondo), Kuo Cheng Wei (archery), Chuang Chih Yuan, Wu Chih Chi (table tennis).

43. Colombia: Leidi Jessenia Solis (sportswoman/ weightlifting), Jorge Hugo Girlado (gymnastics).

44. Comoros: Abdallah Mohammed (athletics/110m hurdles).

45. Congo: Gary Kikaya (athletics/ 400m /he is one of the best sprinters of Africa) , Herrig Saliku Biembe (boxing).

46. Congo Republic :Delivert Arsene Kimbembe (athletics).

47. Cook Islands: Tereapii Tapoki (sportswoman/ track & field/ discus/ South Pacific gold medalist, 2007).

48. Costa Rica : Nery Brenes (track & field/ 400m/ he is one of the best sprinters of the Americas).

49. Cote d'Ivoire: Deza Elie (sportswoman/ judo).

50. Croatia: Filip Grgic (taekwondo/ European gold medalist).

51. Cuba: Jose Antonio Guerra, Jorge Betancourt, Eric Fornaris (diving), Angel Matos, Gerardo Ortiz (taekwondo), Dayron Robles (athletics/110m hurdles), Victor Moya (track & field/ high jump).

52. Cyprus: George Achilleos (shooting), Irodotos Georgallas (gymnastics), Kyriakos Ioannou (track & field/ high jump / world bronze medalist, 2007).

53. Czech Republic: Ondrej Synek (shooting), Barbora Spotakova (sportswoman/t rack & field/ javelin throw/ world champion).

54. Denmark: Jakob Schiott Andkjaer (swimming), Torben Grimmel (shooting).

55. Djibouti : Mohamoud Faran (track & field/ 800m).

56. Dominica: Chris Lloyd (track & field /400m/ Pan American bronze medalist).

57. Dominican Republic: Felix Sanchez (track & field /400m hurdles/ Olympic gold medalist, 2004), Jun Lin (table tennis).

58. Ecuador : Marco Camargo (swimming ) Jefferson Perez Quesada (athletics/ world gold medalist, 2007), Xavier Moreno (track & field/50km walk/ Pan American gold medalist), Alexandra Escobar (sportswoman/ weightlifting), Bayron Piedra (athletics/1,500m), Jaime Saquipay (track & field/ 20km walk), Fausto Endars (cycling).

59. Egypt : Mohammed El Zanaty (aquatics), Ramadan Yasser (boxing), Ismail Fathi (wrestling).

60. El Salvador: Cristina Lopez (sportswoman/ athletics/ American gold medalist, 2007), William Serrano (wrestling).

61. Equatorial Guinea: Emilia Mikue Ondo (sporstwoman/athletics/ 1,500m). .

62. Eritrea : Zersenay Tadesse (athletics), Yared Asmeron (track & field).

63. Estonia: Gerd Kanter (track & field/ discus throw/ world champion).

64. Ethiopia: Kenenisa Bekele (athletics/world gold medalist,2007), Meseret Defar (track & field/ 5,000m/she is one of the many runners in Africa).

65. Fiji : Makelesi Bulikiobo (sportswoman/ athletics/ 100m, 200m, 400m/ South Pacific gold medalist, 2007).

66. Finland : Tero Pitkamaki (track & field/ javelin throw/ world champion).

67. France: Frédéric Belaubre (triathlon), Julien Absalon (cycling), Julien Pillet (fencing), Khedafi Djelkhir (boxing), Frank Dumoolin (shooting), Mickael Bourgain (cycling), Érik Boisse (fencing), Pi Hongyan (badminton), Thomas Voeckler (cycling).

68. Gabon : Sandrine Ilendou (sportswoman/ judo).

69. Gambia:Momodou Jammeh (boxing), Sulayman Kujabi (cycling), Isaac Jones (athletics).

70. Georgia : Revaz Mindorashvili (wrestling / world champion).

71. Germany: Christian Kubusch (swimming).

72. Ghana : Igisious Gaisah (athletics/ long jump/ Commonwealth gold medalist, 2006), Manyo Plange (boxing).

73. Greece : Giorgious Afroudatis (water polo), Pyrros Dimas (weightlifting / he is one of the most popular athletes in Europe).

74. Grenada: Alleyne Francique (track & field / 400m/ he is one of the best sprinters of the world), Sherry Flecher (sportswoman/ athletics/ 200m).

75. Guam: Nikko Pajarillaga (taekwondo).

76. Guatemala : Amado Garcia (track & field/ marathon/ the best runner in Central America).

77. Guinea: Ibrahima Keita (boxing).

78. Guinea-Bissau: owner Ocante (track & field), Anibal Soares, Joa Pina (beach volleyball).

79. Guyana: Clive Atwell (boxing), Mahendra Persaud (shooting), Christopher Franklin (table tennis).

80. Haiti : Nadine Faustin-Parker (track & field/ 100m hurdles/ Central American & Caribbean silver medalist, 2006/ she's one of the best hurdlers in the Third World ), Dudley Dorival (athletics), Joel Brutus (judo).

81. Honduras: Kevin Hernandez (soccer/ he is one of the most popular players in Central America).

82. Hong Kong : Kin Yin Chan (sailing), Cheung Yuk, Li Ching, Leung Chu Yan, Lai Chak Ko (table tennis), Daniel Lee Chi Wo (triathlon), Wong Kampo (cycling/ world champion).

83. Hungary: Laszlo Cseh (swimming), Kriztian Berki ( gymnastics), Daniel Varga (water polo).

84. Iceland:Olafur Stefannson (handball).

85. India : Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi (tennis), Mangal Sing Champia (archery), Jaspal Rana, Abhinav Bindra (shooting), Bajranglal Takhar, Bijender Singh, Satish Joshi (rowing), .

86. Indonesia: Agus Salim, Supriadi Supriadi (beach volleyball), Taufik Hidayat (badminton/ Olympic champion), Thomas Hallatu (rowing), I Gusti Made Oka Sulaksana (sailing) .

87. Iran : Hussein Rezadeh (weightlifting/ Hussein is one of the best weightlifters in the Third World), Hossein Askari (cycling), Arash Miresmaili (judo), Jasem Delavari (boxing), Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami (basketball), Ali Mazaheri (boxing).

88. Iraq : Mhammad Aljuaifri (weightlifting/ Asian silver medalist, 2006).

89. Ireland: David Burrows (sailing).

90. Israel: Danielle Roth (sportswoman/shooting).

91. Italy: Loris Facci, Marco Formenttini (aquatics), Christopher Sacchin (diving), Maurizio Felugo (water polo), Taismary Agüero Leiva Botteghi (indoor volleyball / Taismary is one of the many female volleyball players in Europe), Filippo Magnini (swimming).

92. Jamaica : Veronica Campbell (sportswoman/ track & field/100m hurdles/ world champion).

93. Japan : Shingen Furuya (sailing), Motoko Sasamoto, Takafumi Kojima (wrestling), Ken Terauchi (diving), Go Soeda (tennis), Hidemasa Sano, Junya Koga, Ryosuke Irie, Kosuke Kitajima (swimming), Yasuyuki Muneta (judo), Tsubasa Kitatsuru (cycling), Yuki Ota (fencing), Yuya Higashiyama (rowing), Hisashi Mizutori, Hiroyuki Tomita (gymnastics).

94. Jordan: Mohammad Al Bakhit (taekwondo).

95. Kazakhstan: Salamat Utarbayek, Aidar Kabimollayov, Almas Atayev (judo), Vladislav Poliakov (swimming), Dimitriy Torlopov (kayak), Yermak Kouketou, Nourbakhit Tengizbayev (wrestling), Ilsa Chernyshov (cycling), Dimitriy Gaug (triatlón), Bakhtiyar Artayek, Bakhyt Sarsekbayek (boxing), Dimitry Katenberger (canoe), Yemar Yerimbetov, Timov Korbanbayek (gymnastics).

96. Kenya: Joshua Ndere Mkonjio (boxing), Brimin Kiprop Kipruto (athletics/ 3,000 metres steeplechase/ world champion), Kennedy Kenyatta (boxing),Catherine Ndereba (sportswoman/ marathon/ world gold medalist), Alfred Kirwa Yego (athletics/ 800m/ world champion), Luke Kibet ( athletics/marathon/ world champion),Suleyman Bilali (boxing).

97. Kiribati : Tekai Temake, Tito Teateau, David Katoatau (weightlifting).

98. Korea, North: Jong Chol, Ri Se Gwang (gymnastics), Kim Jong Su (shooting).

99. Korea, South: Choi Jung Sang (equestrian), Im Dong Hyn (archery), Lee Hyun-il (badminton), Song Hak Sung (boxing), Tae Hwan Park (swimming/ he's one of the best swimmers of the world), Hwang Kyung Seon (taekwondo/ world champion), Wang Ki-Chin (judo/ world champion), Dae Eun-Kim (gymnastics/ world champion), Kim Jung Sub, Han Tae Young, Kim Gwang Seok, Eun-Chol Park (wrestling), Jung Ji Hee (taekwondo), Jang Sun Jae, Park Sung Baek (cycling), Shin Eun Chol (rowing), Joo Se Hyk (table tennis), Kang Yong Hwan , Han Kyu Chol (aquatics), An Jap-sung, Lee Hyng-taik (tennis), Cho Kwan Hoon (diving).

100. Kuwait: Fehaid Al Deehani, Naser Meqlad (shooting).

101. Kyrgyzstan: Uran Khalilov, Nogouzbek Belekov, Ruslan Tumenbaev (wrestling), Evgeny Vakkev (cycling).

102. Laos: Sikham Vongpakoun (boxing).

103. Latvia : Aigars Fadeivs (track & field).

104. Lebanon: Jean-Claude Rabbath (track & field/ high jump/ Asian champion).

105. Lesotho: Tsotang Maine, Tumi Malefetsane (marathon), Poloko Makana (cycling).

106. Liberia: Fatimoh Muhammed (sportswoman/ athletics/ 800m/ she's one of the best runners in the Third World).

107. Libya: Ali Mabrouk (marathon), Mohammed Bensaleh (judo).

108. Liechtenstein: Oliver Geissmann (shooting).

109. Lithuania: Daina Gudzineviciute (sportswoman/ shooting/ Olympic gold medalist, 2000).

110. Luxembourg: Kim Kirchen (cycling).

111. Macedonia: Houqin Yang (weightlifting).

112. Madagascar: Joseph Berlionz Randhiamihaja (athletics/110m hurdles).

113. Malawi: Catherine Chikwakwa (sportswoman/ track & field).

114. Malaysia : Rossharisham Roslan, Yeoh Ken Nee (diving), Kien Keat Koo (badminton), Daniel William Bego (swimming), Josiah Ngo Onn Lam (cycling), Shu Wai Ng (gymnastics), Bom Heong Tan (badminton).

115. Maldives: Zahir Naseer (athletics/100m), Hassan Ahsraf, Mohamed Sharif (aquatics), Ali Rasheed, Mohamed Yasir (table tennis).

116. Mali : Daba Modibo Keita (taekwondo/ world champion, 2007).

117. Malta: Rebecca Madyan (sportswoman/ shooting).

118. Marshall Islands: Waylon Muller, Jeton Junior Anjain (wrestling).

119. Mauritania : Souleymane Ould Chebal (athletics).

120. Mauritius: Stephane Buckland (athletics/400m/ he's is one of the best sprinters of the world), Deenessing Baboolall, Stephan Beeharry, Edourd Clarisse (badminton),Richarno Colin, Giovanni Frontin, Brunu Julie (boxing).

121. Mexico : Paola Espinoza (sportswoman/diving) , Juan Barrios, Jose David Galvan (athletics), Juan Rene Serrano (archery), Simon Nizri (equestrian), Juan Jose Veloz Davila (swimming).

122. Micronesia: Manuel Minginfel (weightlifting).

123. Moldova: Oleg Moldovan (shooting).

124. Monaco: Jann Siccardi (judo).

125. Mongolia : Tsagaanbaatar Hskhbaatar, Nyamkhuu Damdinsuren (martial arts), Erdene Munkh Uranchimeg (boxing), Batzoring Buyanjav (wrestling).

126. Montenegro: Alesandar Radovic (water polo/ he's one of the best water polo players of the world).

127. Morocco: Hasna Benhassi (athletics/ 800m/ she is one one best Arab athletes).

128. Mozambique: Leonor Piaza (sportswoman/ track & field/ 800m/ African gold medalist).

129. Myanmar: Min Min, Nay La Kyaw (sailing), Yar Thet Pan (weightlifting/ Asian silver medalist, 2006).

130. Namibia: Friedhelm Ferdinand Sack (shooting), Alexander Ray (aquatics), Ermin van Wik (cycling), John Robert Honiball (gymnastics), Agnes Samaria (/track and field/ 800m/ she's one of the best runners of the world), Paulus Natangwe Ambunda, Jhannes Simon (boxing).

131. Nauru: Itte Detenamo, Yukio Peter (weightlifting).

132. Nepal: Deepak Bista (taekwondo).

133. Netherlands : Theo Boss (cycling/ European gold medalist ), Ruben Houkes (judo).

134. Neterherlands Antilles: Churandy Martina (athletics/100m, 200m).

135. New Zealand: Valerie Vili (track & field/ shot put/ world champion).

136. Nicaragua: Orlando Rizo (boxing).

137. Niger: Happiness Borutu (sportswoman/ wrestling/ African champion).

138. Nigeria: Olusoji Fasuba (athletics/ 100m, 200m), Muyideen Ganiyu (boxing).

139. Norway: Espen Berg-Knutsen (shooting)

140. Oman: Zahir Al Sinaide, Yousul Al Hashi (weightlifting), Khalifa Al Jabri (beach volleyball).

141. Pakistan : Irshad Ali (shooting).

142. Palau: Sean Lund, Franson Gibbons, Elvis Elwaiy (wrestling).

143. Palestine: Ahned Ashhab, Tammer Abusaada (taekwondo), Nader Almassri (athletics/1500m).

144. Panama: Irving Saladino (track & field/ long jump/ Saladino is one of the many long jumpers in the world), Edgar Crespo (swimming), Bayamo Kamani (athletics/ 400m hurdles/ he's one of the best hurdlers of the world).

145. Papua New Guinea: Ryan Pini (swimming/ he's one of the many swimmers in the Third World).

146. Paraguay: Victor Fatecha (track & field).

147. Peru: Peter Lopez (martial arts), Ines Melchor (sportswoman/track & field).

148. Philippines: Miguel Molina (aquatics), Cecil Mamiit, Frederick Taino (tennis), Harry Tanamor (boxing), John Baylon (judo), Ridgely Balladares, Romel Chavez (sailing).

149. Poland: Konrad Wasielewski (rowing)

150. Portugal : Nelson Evora (track & field/ triple jump/ the best triple jumper in the world).

151. Puerto Rico: Luis Rivera (gymnastics), McWilliams Arroyo (boxing), Hector Soto (indoor volleyball/ he is one of the many volleyball players in the world).

152. Qatar: Kwalia James Kurui (track & field/1,500m/ Arab champion), Abdulqader Hikamt Sarhan (taekwondo/Asian champion), Saif Saaeef Shaheen (athletics/ 3,000 metres steeplechase), Mubarak Hassan Shami (marathon/ world silver medalist, 2007), Daham Najm Bashir (athletics/Arab champion), Ali Yousuf Ahmad (equestrian).

153. Romania: Florin Georgian Mironcic (kayak), Diaconu Eusebiu (wrestling), Ionu%u0163 Gheorghe (boxing), Mariam Dragulescu (gymnastics).

154. Russia: Gleb Galperin (diving), Eduard Kokcharov (handball), Makhach Mourtazaliyev (wrestling/ European champion) ,Alan Doudayev (wrestling/ world champion),Vladimir Dyatchin (aquatics), Yekaterina Volkova (sportswoman/ athletics/ 3,000 metres steeplechase/ world champion).

155. Rwanda: Dieudonné Disi (track & field).

156. St. Kitts & Nevis: Kim Collins (track & field/100m, 200m).

157. St. Lucia: Leven Spencer (sportswoman/track & field/ high jump).

158. St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Kineke Alexander (athletics/400m).

159. Samoa : Niko Liulamaga (wrestling), Pualele Atoa Graig (archery), Nevo Ioane (weightlifting).

160. San Marino: Emanuela Felici (sportswoman/ shooting).

161. Sao Tome & Principe: Jose Miranda, Edsael Craid, Jose Amaro, Eloy Boa Morte (taekwondo), Fumilay Fonseca (sportswoman/ track & field), Nilton Tome (beach volleyball).

162. Saudi Arabia: Khaled Al Eid (equestrian), Ahmed Faiz Bin Marzouq (track & field), Ahmed Al Kudmani (swimming), Abdulrahman Mohammed Al Hamzi (judo).

163. Senegal : Ousmade Diatta (boxing), Hortense Diedhiou (sportswoman/ judo/ African champion).

164. Serbia : Jovan Popovic (rowing), Vanja Udovic (water polo), Ivan Miljkovic (indoor volleyball).

165. Seychelles: Cecile Laporte (sportswoman/ track & field/ Commonwealth bronze medalist, 2006).

166. Sierra Leone: Gibrilla Pato Bangura (track & field), Gibrilla Kanu, Allie Kargbo (boxing), Alhassan Bangura (cycling), Anthony Soalla-Bell (weightlifting).

167. Singapore: Tao Li (swimming/ Asian champion), Li Jiawei (table tennis/ Commonwealth gold medalist, 2006), Shaw Ming On (shooting).

168. Slovakia : Peter Korcok (athletics), Michal Martikan (kayak), Michal Riszdorfer (canoe), Matej Jurco , Peter Velits (cycling).

169. Slovenia: Iztok Cop (rowing), Raimond Debevec (shooting).

170. Solomon Islands: Michael Leoung (tennis /South Pacific gold medalist).

171. Somalia: Moumin Geele (athletics).

172. South Africa: Gerhard Zanberg, Jackson Chauke (boxing), Roland Schoeman (swimming), Gerald Mayer (wrestling).

173. Spain:Jose Antonio Ramos (taekwondo), Gemma Mengual, Andrea Fuentes (sportswomen/synchronized swimming).

174. Sri Lanka: Susanthika Jayasinghe (track & field/ 100m, 200m/ she's one of the best sprinters in the Third World), Damika Silva, Jude Perera (beach volleyball).

175. Sudan: Yamile Aldama (sportswoman/athletics/triple jump/ African champion).

176. Suriname : Cornelis Siba (track & field).

177. Swaziland: Shmanga Shiba (boxing).

178. Sweden: Carolina Kluft (sportswoman/athletics/ heptathlon/ European champion), Jonas Edman (shooting).

179. Switzerland: Fabian Cancellara (cycling), Michal Arsermet (shooting).

180. Syria: Ahed Joughili (weightlifting), Naser Al Shami (boxing),Rafd Zyad Almasri (swimming/ Asian champion).

181. Tajikistan : Yusup Abdisalanov (wrestling), Dilshod Nazarov (track & field), Djakhon Kurbunov (boxing), Rasul Boqiev (judo), Shokirjov Rajabov (taekwondo).

182. Tanzania: Samson Ramadhani Nyonyi (athletics/Commonwealth gold medalist, 2006).

183. Thailand: Vasavat Samswang , Nattapong Tewawetchapong (taekwondo), Sitthisak Suphalak (weightlifting), Manus Boonjumnong (boxing), Wiradech Kothny (fencing), Anupong Thainjam, Ruthtanapohol Theppibal (rowing), Jakkrit Panichpatikon (shooting), Sanchat Ratiwatana, Danai Udomchoke,Sanchai Ratiwatana (tennis), Navee Tamsoontorn (sailing).

184. Timor-Leste:Edelijo Mesquita (weightlifting), Fat Batista, Awarl Verdinal (taekwondo), Alin Soares (athletics), Lorenco Brites (marathon), Antonio Xavier, Constancio da Silva (table tennis), Fredinand da Costa (martial arts).

185. Togo: Sandrine Thiebaud-Kangni (sportswoman/track & field).

186. Tonga : Epoki Faka'osi (judo).

187. Trinidad & Tobago: Roger Daniel (shooting), George Bovell (swimming/ Olympic bronze medalist, 2004).

188. Tunisia: Shili Alaa (boxing), Hatem Ghoula (track & Field/ 20 kilometres race wak), Rached Merdassi (boxing), Ziad Ekrem (wrestling).

189. Turkey : Ramazan Shahin (wrestling), Elvan Abeylegesse (sportswoman /athletics/10,000m).

190. Turkmenistan: Igor Pirekeev (shooting).

191. Tuvalu : Lagona Esau (weightlifting), Iliala Fakatokaga (boxing).

192. Uganda: Martin Mubiru (boxing), Moses Ndiema Kipsiro (athletics/5,000m), Alex Malinga (marathon).

193. Ukraine: Oleg Lisogor (swimming), Olena Kostevych (sportswoman/shooting/ Olympic champion).

194. United Arab Emirates: Ahmad Dhali, Saeed Almaktoum (shooting), Faisal Al Kutbi (wrestling).

195. United Kingdom: Christine Ohuruogu (sportswoman/athletics/400m/ world champion), Chris Hoy (cycling), Ian Peel (shooting), Luis Smith (gymnastics), Frankie Gavin (boxing).

196. United States: Chris Colwill (diving), Justin Spring (gymnastics), Eli Bremer (modern pentathlon), Tony Azevedo (water polo/ American champion), Bernard Lagat (track & field/ 1,500m/ world champion), Tim Duncan (basketball), James Pedro (judo), Steven Lopez (taekwondo/world champion), Brad Walker (athletics/pole vault/ world champion), Freddy Adu (soccer), Christopher Liwski , Ryan Miller (indoor volleyball), Paul Foerster (sailing), Matthew Emmons (shooting), Shaw Johnson (sportswoman/gymnastics/world champion), Jeremy Wariner (athletics/400m/ world champion).

197. United States Virgin Islands: Laverne Jones (sportswoman/ athletics).

198. Uruguay: Paul Alexander Kutscher (swimming), Andres Silva (athletics).

199. Uzbekistan: Vladimir Tuychiev (cycling), Bohodirjan Sultanov, Elshod Rasulov, Ruslam Saidov (boxing),Vadim Menkov (canoe), Vladimir Chernenko (rowing),Dilshod Mansourov (wrestling), Ruslan Naurzaliyev (rowing).

200. Vanuatu: Anolyn Lulu, Kerry Ann Mok, Priscila Tommy, Pareina Matariki (sportswomen/ table tennis/ South Pacific gold medalist, 2007).

201. Venezuela: Albert Altes Subirats (swimming), Jonathan Suarez (cycling).

202. Vietnam: Hoang Anh Tuan (weightlifting),Nguyen Tien Minh (badminton), Nguyen Hoai Thu (taekwondo), Doan Kien Quoc (table tennis), Hoang Ha Giang (taekwondo).

203. Yemen: Marwan Saeeed Abdulhameed (weightlifting).

204. Zambia: Hastings Bwalya (boxing/ African champion).

205. Zimbabwe: Mike Fokoroni (marathon), Kirsty Coventry (sportswoman/ swimming/ Fina World Championships-silver medal).

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Monday, April 18, 2011

Things to See on Your Holidays in Tajikistan

Tajikistan is located in Central Asia and borders Afghanistan in the south, Uzbekistan in the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north and the people's republic of China to the north. It is a vast country. Citizen of Tajikistan speak the Tajik language and have culture and history of the Persian people.

It became a constituent Republic of the Soviet Union in the 20th century. Tajikistan is a very remote area located on the southern tip of the former Soviet Central Asia. It is no doubt a good place for the tourists. Alpine mountaineering, rock climbing, camel riding, horse riding, hiking, trekking, cultural experiences and historical explorations are all possible here.

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Peaks of Pamir, Peak Somoni, Peak Lenin, peak Korzhenevskaya prove to be enthralling for all mountaineers. Walking, climbing and enjoying views of the Lakeland landscape is very famous while on Mount Alpine. There are some valleys which have enthralling history. Previously there were four roads which passed straight through the Pamir and Fann mountains. There are remains of the Sogdian civilization as well as Hindu, Buddhist and Christians found here. Some art and architecture is also found here like the statue of Lenin. The tallest artificial dam known as the nurek hydroelectric dam is found at this place.

Tajikistan is no doubt a very nice place to voyage but there are some obstacles to cross before you reach it. The first problem is applying for your visa any way this is much easier than it used to be and can now be achieved quite easily.

Even though the area is very small, the climate is variable because of the vast topography. Summers are very hot production it a great sun holiday destination. But while summer the mountains are cool and this is best time for trekking or hiking. Spring season is the best season and winters are considerably mild. Takiki is the main language of Takikistan, the Citizen here also understand and speak Russian and the third language spoken is Uzbek.

A visit to Tajikistan will be very enthralling and especially so to those Citizen who love trekking, climbing and hiking-for them this country could prove first-class. In Tajikistan, the national sport is wrestling which is also called the Gushtin Geri. There are guides available at Tajikistan who accompany the tourists and introduce them to the culture of Tajikistan, the lifestyle of the Citizen and assorted other sites and scenes.

At the mouth of the Pamir, the gorges and Canyons are also found. There are 947 rivers found. Amu darya, Syr darya, Zerav shan, vakhsh and Panj are the largest rivers found here. There are also some lakes in Tajikistan. The largest lake being Karakul and the deepest lake is lake Sarez. In the north, there is the Fergana hallow which is surrounded by kuramin ridge, the vakhsh and the hissar plains.

Things to See on Your Holidays in Tajikistan

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

The People's Republic of China - inviting Facts!

World patrimony Sites
Did you know - China's Great Wall is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world since 2007. Curiously, it, a national symbol, is the only Unesco Wonder descriptive from space. Otherwise, the People's Republic boasts more Universal Wonders than any country in the world: 38 World patrimony Sites (compared to 20 in the United States), among them the Lushan National Park, Yungang Grottoes, Yin Xu and Fujian Tulou.

Chinese Cuisine
Did you know - China's cuisine is one of the most popular on Earth, from Buenos Aires and New York to Paris, as well as Tokyo and Moscow. It boasts eight regional cuisines : Anhui, Cantonese, Fujian, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shandong, Sichuan and Zhejiang cuisines.

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Land Area
Did you know - The Prc has an area of 3,706,566 sq. Mi /9,326,411 sq. Km., production it the Earth's third-largest country, after Russia and Canada.

Asian Games
Did you know - The city of Guangzhou -- also known as Canton-- has won the right to host the 2010 Asian Games; the continent's largest multi-sports event.

United Nations
Did you know- Since 1971, China is a permanent member of the security Council of the Un, along with Russia, France, Great Britain and the States.

Ancient History
Did you know - In the 1340s, when tourist Ibn Battuta came to China was impressed with the country's progress, and said "China is the safest and pleasantest country in the world for the traveler".

The Last Emperor
Did you know - The People's Republic was popularized in 1987 by the film "The Last Emperor", a movie which won nine Academy Awards ( Best Picture, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Director, Best Music, among others prizes). This movie, about Puyi (China's last monarch), was shot in the Forbidden City in Beijing, the country's capital.

Tropical Paradise
Did you know- Hainan island, one of Asia's largest islands, is home to some of the continent's most remarkable beaches, fishing sites, resorts, and seafood restaurants. It is the country's equivalent of Hawaii.

Did you know - The nation in the world with the most neighbours is the People's Republic (followed by Russia and Brazil), with a total of 14 neighbours, including Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Mongolia, North Korea, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and the Republic Socialist of Vietnam.

Marco Polo & China
Did you know - Italy's Marco Polo was a teenager when he set out with his father for China.

Did you know - By 2002 in South Korea/Japan, the Communist nation closed 31st in the Fifa World Championships. It had never mighty for a major soccer championship before.

Diplomatic Ties
Did you know - Beijing maintains polite ties with more than 170 states, including previous allies of Taiwan, like Chad (2006-), Costa Rica (2007-), Dominica (2004-), Grenada (2005-), Malawi (2008-), and Senegal (2005-).

China & Usa
Did you know - In the 70s, America's author Roxane Witke published "Comrade Chiang Ching", a unique book about Mao Zedong's wife, one of the world's most secretive First Ladies in the past century.

Modern History
Did you know - By 1949, the People's Republic of China -- as large as Japan and the United States together -- was founded, after the defeat of Nationalist forces.

Table Tennis
Did you know - In 1959, the country's tennis table player Kuo-tuan Jung became the first Chinese in history to win an private world title when he earned the gold medal at the World Championships in Dortmund, Germany.

Chinese Leaders
Did you know - Deng Xiaoping -- one of the nation's best-known political figures -- once said, "It doesn't matter whether a cat is black or white so long as it catches mice". In the 1980s,Xiaoping built China into the cultural and market center of the Asian world.

Mineral Resources
Did you know - The Asian nation is the world's largest producer of zinc, followed by Canada and Australia.

Did you Know - China's movie "Hero" received an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in the early 2000s. This was the second nomination for the People's Republic in this category.


Did you know - The Japanese women's volleyball squad suffered a setback when it was beaten by China -- the underdogs throughout this tournament -- in the Fivb World Cup in November 1981. Japan had never been beaten in international competition since 1978. After winning the match, the Prc earned the global tournament ;it has never been forgiven by Chinese people. In addition, Lang Ping, nicknamed the "Hammer Iron", was selected as one of the most necessary athletes. China's gold medal set off a frenzy of celebrations in Beijing, where Chinese youngsters dream of emulating such paramount volleyball players as Lang Ping and Yang Xilan.

World-Famous Events

Did you know - The Asian country has hosted several world-famous events:

-The Xi Summer Asian Games (1990)

-Fourth United Nations seminar on Women, Beijing (1995)

-The Xxix Summer Olympic Games, Beijing (2008)

-Miss World Pageant, Hainan (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007)

-The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, Shangai (2001)

-The Xxi World University Games, Beijing (2001)

-The 24th Winter Universiade, Harbin (2009)

The People's Republic of China - inviting Facts!

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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Tefl Jobs in Asia

With voyage becoming economy and the world getting smaller, it might be tempting to think that there are no new experiences to be had. Well, we have news for you: this undoubtedly isn't the case in Asia! It's one part of the world that has managed to keep the flame of its aged traditions burning brightly, despite its gleaming, modern side. Its history, diversity and great respect for tradition are amongst the things that Asia is supreme for. There's also an plentifulness of sights worth seeing: the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal, Sunkakuwan Bay, the Tubbataha Reef, Mt.Kinabalu and the market hubbub of Tokyo are just the tip of the iceberg!

Though it is a veritable feast for the eyes, Asia is much more than a traveler destination. With so many spellbinding things to see and caress it's no wonder that habitancy flock to Asia, but you can still find areas untouched by the traveler boom.

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Working in Asia will give you a wholly distinct perspective, as you're not just going to lie on the beach (although you'll be forgiven for relaxing by the sea on your days off!). Rural areas are often less-visited and are also where English teachers are scarcest, so you'll see a way of life entirely removed from your own as well as some remarkable scenery. In the major cities, living amongst the habitancy you're teaching will give you a opportunity to try your hand at the local language as well as seeing everything from the best road food, to the best place to buy a Kimono and the best place to hear primary Sitar playing!


Not only does Asia have the largest store for English teachers, it's precisely huge (breathe in...): Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen... Phew!

With so many countries, it's no wonder that cultural diversity is one of the things Asia is so well known for! From riding an elephant in Sri Lanka, to fishing with the locals in Mongolia, sipping green tea in China and surfing the waves in Taiwan, in any place is open to exploration!

Educational standard

Asia countries are famed for their advances in mathematics and medicine, hundreds of years before the West began to develop, and many countries in Asia are still very forward-thinking. Japan and China have experienced huge economic increase and study is carefully a vitally important part of maintaining prosperity, with English language as an important part of both lower and higher levels of education. Countries such as South Korea are enhancing study and emphasising the significance of the English language and the use of modern technology. In fact, they were the first country to furnish high speed internet access to primary, secondary and high schools!

Unforunately, some poorer areas haven't benefitted from the market success of the cities and when an study is precious it is all too often forgone. Kerala is the only Indian state to have achieved in any place near full literacy in primary education, while Bihar struggles with less than half. Learning English is hugely useful in these poorer areas, but many have to rely on volunteer work.

Teaching opportunities

The most popular areas for English teaching are Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, China, South Korea and Vietnam. Increasing populations and Increasing economies have created a high ask for the English language and the growing middle classes view study as essential for both children and adults alike, so you'll have a wide range of pupils! There's also a great variety of places to teach in, together with primary schools, secondary schools, language schools and hidden schools.

With their Increasing appeal to English teachers some countries, have tightened up entry requirements. Japan, Taiwan and Thailand are amongst those where it is now a visa requirement to have a degree if you want to teach English. If you're volunteering, it may not necessarily be an issue but one thing's for sure: any paid work requires a work or working holiday visa, so doing your explore is worthwhile.

The Indian subcontinent offers less pay but lots of enthusiasm and appreciation for your hard work. Though paid opportunities can be little to the more affluent areas, poorer countries have no less to offer culturally and the caress is rewarding sufficient in itself!


Accommodation in Asia can be as assorted as the climate, which ranges from glorious sunshine to chilly snow capped peaks. Wealthy countries have higher standards of accommodation which also reflects the cost of living. Japan is famously costly but the placements are normally well paid: Us00 per month on average. Homestays and shared accommodation are kinder to your allocation and are more likely to be find when working in the South, where pay is less but so is the cost of living. When a meals costs as as little as 50p, there's not much room for complaint!

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Bed and morning meal Accommodations Explained

Bed and Breakfast, a term originated in the United Kingdom is a one of its kind in the hotel business. As the name suggests, the Bed and Breakfast, or B&B, offers accommodation and morning meal but not lunch or dinner. These are commonly secret homes that run the enterprise as a traditional or secondary mode of wage and are commonly small in size, with about 10 rooms or so. The behalf motive is commonly low.

A B&B can have secret guestrooms or suites with secret bathrooms or shared bathrooms. The morning meal is served whether in the dining room or the guestroom. Most of these establishments are house affairs, although some of them hire external help for cleaning rooms and laundry service. However, it may be noted that the occasion a B&B hires external expert help, it goes into the class of inns or hotels.

South Kyrgyzstan

In modern times, B&Bs have undergone some radical changes. It is now quite coarse to see a B&B contribution free wireless Internet access, spas, free parking and other deals and discounts just like any other market establishments. B&Bs are quite beloved in countries like United Kingdom, New Zealand, Cuba, Israel, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and all over North America.

The modern B&Bs are required by law to effect some safety regulations like fire fly plan and smoke detectors in the guest rooms. B&Bs are also members of expert trade associations - international, national, regional and local. The members meet now and then and share best practices and ideas. It is a normal perception that members of B&B expert trade associations offer good assistance and stay.

Although B&Bs can be found in some countries, whenever one thinks of the term B&B, the image that comes to mind is a middle aged British gentleman and his portly wife who welcomes you with a smile and immediately lays down the rules of the house. Inside, there would be a comfortable drawing room with a fireplace and a wooden staircase prominent to the guestrooms upstairs.

The typical guestroom will be a cozy area that would have a wall to wall carpet, a Tv or a radio, a small bathroom with a bathtub. On first glance, the rooms may seem very sparse, but that is the charm of a typical British B&B room. It's a typical British preparation with British ambiance. Although B&Bs have come up all across the globe, the quintessential flavor of a B&B is still connected with United Kingdom.

Bed and morning meal Accommodations Explained

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Bed and morning meal Accommodations Explained

Bed and Breakfast, a term originated in the United Kingdom is a one of its kind in the hotel business. As the name suggests, the Bed and Breakfast, or B&B, offers accommodation and breakfast but not lunch or dinner. These are normally incommunicable homes that run the enterprise as a original or secondary mode of earnings and are normally small in size, with about 10 rooms or so. The behalf motive is normally low.

A B&B can have incommunicable guestrooms or suites with incommunicable bathrooms or shared bathrooms. The breakfast is served whether in the dining room or the guestroom. Most of these establishments are house affairs, although some of them hire external help for cleaning rooms and laundry service. However, it may be noted that the moment a B&B hires external pro help, it goes into the category of inns or hotels.

South Kyrgyzstan

In contemporary times, B&Bs have undergone some radical changes. It is now quite tasteless to see a B&B offering free wireless Internet access, spas, free parking and other deals and discounts just like any other commercial establishments. B&Bs are quite favorite in countries like United Kingdom, New Zealand, Cuba, Israel, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and all over North America.

The contemporary B&Bs are required by law to succeed several security regulations like fire escape plan and smoke detectors in the guest rooms. B&Bs are also members of pro trade associations - international, national, regional and local. The members meet now and then and share best practices and ideas. It is a normal perception that members of B&B pro trade associations offer best assistance and stay.

Although B&Bs can be found in several countries, whenever one thinks of the term B&B, the image that comes to mind is a middle aged British gentleman and his portly wife who welcomes you with a smile and immediately lays down the rules of the house. Inside, there would be a comfortable drawing room with a fireplace and a wooden staircase prominent to the guestrooms upstairs.

The typical guestroom will be a cozy area that would have a wall to wall carpet, a Tv or a radio, a small bathroom with a bathtub. On first glance, the rooms may seem very sparse, but that is the attractiveness of a typical British B&B room. It's a typical British preparing with British ambiance. Although B&Bs have come up all across the globe, the quintessential flavor of a B&B is still associated with United Kingdom.

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