JAPAN: unusual customs, traditions, rules of conduct
Japanese society is built on the basis of a rigid hierarchy: senior – Junior, boss – employee, parents – children. Therefore, respect for elders, leadership is infinite. Therefore, the Japanese…

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Japan, Culture of Japan, cities of Japan, geography and nature of Japan, economy and politics of Japan
Japan is an island country located in the northwestern part of the Pacific ocean. It is located on four large Islands – the island. Honshu, the island. Hokkaido island. Shikoku…

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Japan, Culture of Japan, cities of Japan, geography and nature of Japan, economy and politics of Japan

Japan is an island country located in the northwestern part of the Pacific ocean. It is located on four large Islands – the island. Honshu, the island. Hokkaido island. Shikoku and the island. Kyushu, and also on many surrounding small Islands (about 3 thousand). The total area of the Islands of Japan – about 370 thousand sq. km. The climate of Japan is generally humid, the sea, but in the North, it is temperate, and in the South, subtropical and tropical – monsoon, the summers are quite hot across the country, but the humidity is very high and frequent typhoons.

Government Japan is a Constitutional monarchy, head of state, nominally, is the Emperor (Mikado), however, in Japan, as in some European countries, the title “Emperor” is a symbol of nationhood and unity of the nation. The legislature in Japan, represented by a bicameral Parliament consisting of two chambers – the House of councillors and House of representatives. The Prime Minister is elected by Parliament and approved by the Emperor.

The Islands of modern Japan were settled around the 8th Millennium BC and the early formation of the state and the political unification of the country occurred in the Yamato period ( 300-700 ad), and the capital is located on the Yamato plain, Continue reading

PA Tea

PA Tea, Bitchy or PA Chai Vue ( Vwj Paj Cai . Puas Cai Vue . Batchai ) — the leader of the Hmong during the uprising against the French authorities in French Indochina from 1918 to 1921, which was called the uprising of the insane. He is revered as a national hero of the Hmong in French literature, he acquired the reputation of a madman.

1. The political situation

The first World War seriously disrupted the French economy, which affected the colonies. In 1918, the French imposed excessive taxes on the local population, trying to make the colony more profitable. Those who could not pay his taxes with silver or opium, were forced even to sell their children; the colonial authorities began to use forced labor.

2. Youth

PA Tea was an orphan, he grew up in the province of Lao Cai in the family of his uncle Cao Chu Vue (Xauv Tswb Vwj). From childhood he was a born leader. He often showed a spectacular show — for example, jumping onto the roof of the house and blew a cotton ball. The Hmong began to attribute to him supernatural powers. He got married, he had a son. He showed great social activity. He stated that he communicates with God, who will protect the Hmong, will make them rich and healthy, and will free them from Thai and French. He taught the Hmong the letter. His followers worshipped him like the Messiah.

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