Category: Asia

Hong Kong Overview

Hong Kong Overview

The island of Hong Kong was ceded to the United Kingdom in 1842, with the Chinese defeat in the Opium War . The Kowloon peninsula came under British control in 1860, while the new...

Philippines Country Overview

Philippines Country Overview

Southeast Asian country, formed by the Philippine archipelago. The Philippines is made up of 11 large islands and more than 7,000 islets. The archipelago is home to Asia’s largest Christian country. The island of...

United Arab Emirates Country Overview

United Arab Emirates Country Overview

Despite the accentuated aridity, the territory formerly known as the Pirates’ Coast, then Oman of Truce, States of Truce and finally the United Arab Emirates, reached one of the highest per capita incomes in...

ATTRACTIONS OF KUALA LUMPUR

ATTRACTIONS OF KUALA LUMPUR

Petronas Towers is a landmark in Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur’s most famous building is the national oil company’s headquarters, Petronas Towers. The Twin Towers no longer carry the title of the world’s tallest skyscraper,...