China Shopping

China Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is Mandarin. In addition to numerous regional dialects, larger groups speak Cantonese, Fukienese, Xiamenhua and Hakka. The autonomous regions have their own languages, such as B. Tibetan and Mongolian. Translation and interpreting services are good. English is partly spoken in business circles as well as in shops, hotels and by […]

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Brunei Shopping

Brunei Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is Malay. English and Chinese are also spoken. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 02/01/2022 Chinese New Years Festival 02/23/2022 National holiday 02/28/2022 Israk Mikraj (Night of the Ascension) 04/03/2022 Beginning of Ramadan 05/01/2022 Hari Raya Aidil Fitri (End of Ramadan) 05/31/2022 Brunei Armed Forces Day 07/09/2022 Hari Raya Aidil Adha […]

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Bangladesh Shopping

Bangladesh Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is Bengali (Bangla). English is the language of commerce and education. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 02/21/2022 International Mother Language Day 02/28/2022 Ascension of Mohammed 03/26/2022 Independence Day 04/14/2022 bengali new year festival 04/29/2022 Lailat al-Qadr (The Night of Destiny / Omnipotence) 05/01/2022 Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) 05/01/2022 Labor […]

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Armenia Shopping

Armenia Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is Armenian (96%), one of the oldest cultural languages ​​in the world. Russian (2%) and Kurdish are also spoken. However, Russian is now rarely used. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 01/06/2022 Armenian Orthodox Christmas 03/08/2022 International Women’s Day 07.04.2022 Mother’s Day and Beauty Day 04/15/2022 Good Friday 04/24/2022 Day of […]

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Afghanistan Shopping

Afghanistan Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview Official languages ​​are Pashto (35%) and Dari Persian (59%). Turkic languages ​​(11%), predominantly Uzbek and Turkmen, and 30 minority languages ​​(4%) are also spoken. Many people are bilingual. Public Holidays 01.05.2022 Eid al-Fitr (Ende des Ramadan) 09.07.2022 Eid al-Adha (Opferfest) 09.10.2022 Mouloud (Birthday of the Prophet). Source: Top-mba-universities.com The dates given for Islamic […]

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History of Malaysia

History of Malaysia

According to localcollegeexplorer, the ancestors of modern Malaysian aborigines moved from the territories of the modern Indochinese peninsula and East Sumatra. As a result, they belong to two linguistic-ethnic groups. The ancestors of modern Malays began to move to the Malay Peninsula from the east coast of Sumatra in the early Middle Ages. This migration […]

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Turkey Archaeology

Turkey Archaeology

The archaeological documentation of ancient Anatolia has been substantially enriched thanks to excavations, explorations, recovery operations, systematic analyzes and fortuitous discoveries. In the decade following 1950, the number of archaeological expeditions, both Turkish and foreign, grew considerably. The research on the Paleolithic has made progress thanks to the excavation of the large cave of Karain, […]

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Libya in the 21st Century

Libya in the 21st Century

2006 was a turning point for the Law of Muammar Gaddafi (Mu῾ammar al-Qadhdhāfī), which was removed from the US list of countries supporting terrorism and was thus able to re-enter the official circles of international diplomacy, abandoning that status of pariah that had characterized its foreign policy since the 1970s. The openings of the international […]

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Turkey Literature

Turkey Literature

Some of the most significant representatives of the so-called “national literature” (millî edebiyat) have disappeared in recent years: Halide Edip Adıvar (1883-1963), Yahya Kemal Beyatlı (1885-1958), Abdülhak Şinasi Hisar (1885-1963), Yakub Kadri Karaosmanoǧlu (1888-1974), Refik Halit Karay (1888-1965), ReŞat Nuri Güntekin (1892-1956), Peyami Safa (1899-1961), Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel (1899-1973), Cahit Sıtkı Taranci (1910-56). The political […]

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Cyprus Churches

Cyprus Churches

The island of Cyprus was visited by St. Paul and St. Barnabas (Acts, XI, 1-12) around the year 47. Christian doctrine developed quite rapidly on the island thanks to the apostolate of preachers who came from nearby Syria. From these apostolic origins the Cypriots have always known how to take the pretext to claim the […]

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Philippines Culture and Traditions

Philippines Culture and Traditions

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION According to Physicscat, the geographical fragmentation of the Philippine archipelago can be an excellent ideal representation of the artistic-cultural panorama present in the country. The mosaic of influences and customs that have amalgamated over time is the result of truly heterogeneous components: evangelization under the very long Spanish domination, the Islamic element, […]

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Working and Living in Turkey

Working and Living in Turkey

Labor market An application for a work permit must be submitted to the Turkish consulates general in Germany. If the German citizen has a work permit, no additional residence permit has to be applied for! The application will be forwarded to the Turkish Ministry of Labor and Social Security (Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı). The permit is […]

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Facts of Laos

Facts of Laos

Here you will find practical information in connection with trips to Laos. Visit cellphoneexplorer for Practical Information About Laos. Language: Lao Capital: Vientiane Population: 7 million Religion: Theravada Buddhism Currency: Kip Surface: 236,800 km2 Worth knowing Time difference The time difference between Sweden and Laos varies depending on whether Sweden has summer or winter time: Summer […]

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Myanmar in Asia

In Myanmar, Interfaith Cooperation works with local partners to support young women and men in holding governments accountable for improving their access to public services, particularly health and education. Population: 55,622,506 million inhabitants (2018) Proportion of the population below the poverty line: 25.6% (estimate 2016) GDP per capita: $ 6.3 (2017) Reading and writing skills: […]

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East Timor History

East Timor History

Tourism According to allcountrylist, tourism is to be developed into an important source of income for the country in the future. For this purpose, the tourist development of scenic coastal areas such as those near Baucau and the island of Ataúro has been planned. Transportation The road network (around 2,600 km paved) is wide-meshed; There […]

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Saudi Arabia Literature

Saudi Arabia Literature Developments since around 1850

The literary and cultural renewal began with the more intensive contacts to the western European colonial powers in the 19th century, which emerged after Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign in Egypt (1798-1801) developed. Book printing, in Egypt since 1824 (in other countries, with the exception of small Christian presses, later), enabled the further distribution of classical works […]

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