Japan has four major Islands – Honshu (3/5 area of the country), Hokkaido, Shikoku and Kyushu and many small Islands extending arc of about 3500 km, from Hokkaido in the northeast to Islands of Ryukyu in the South-West. Japan is separated from the southeastern coast of Russia and East coasts of the DPRK and the Republic of Korea by the sea of Japan, from China – the East China sea. The South-Western extremity of Japan and South East Korea are separated by the Korea Strait with the minimum width of approx. 180 km. North of Japan is Sakhalin island. and to the North-East of the Kuril ridge.
Japan is a constitutional monarchy. The Emperor performs certain ceremonial functions (present on the official celebrations, national holidays). Based on the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers he signs official documents prepared by the government, laws, international treaties, convene the Parliament session and dissolves the lower house, sets the date of elections to the Parliament, assures the appointment and dismissal of Ministers and other senior officials confirmed the authority of their ambassadors and receives foreign ambassadors, confirms the Declaration of Amnesty, he confers awards and honorary titles. By decision of the Parliament the Emperor appoints the Prime Minister and the last member of the Cabinet and chief justice of the Supreme court. Legally, the Emperor Continue reading
We continue in the pages of the magazine “My University” to talk about national-cultural centers of the Khabarovsk territory. PNU is a University, multinational, study in him and are of various nationalities. Today we will talk about Korean youth center “the BARK” (full official name: Khabarovsk regional public organization “national Korean youth cultural center “KORE”, for short HCOO “TNMCC “KORE”).
It’s hard to say, when in Russia appeared first on information about Korea. However, by the end of the XVII century with the expansion of Russian-Chinese ties “Country of Morning Freshness”, i.e. Korea, appeared in the field of view of the Russian public. In the late XVIII and early XIX centuries, the contacts between Russians and Koreans occurred at the level of diplomatic missions in Beijing.
Turning point in the relations between Russia and Korea was the middle of the XIX century when the two States were to have a common border in the lower reaches of the river Tumangan. In 1856 in East Siberia was established seaside area. In 1858 Russia and China signed the Aigun Treaty and 1860 Peking additional Treaty, which recognised Continue reading
Large expanses of Asia are fraught with mysterious traces of many ancient civilizations. From here began the conquest of the world, Tamerlane the Great and Genghis Khan, and it was here that Alexander the great suffered the most crushing defeat. The word “Asia” as if imbued with an amazing variety of fantastic legends, tales, Oriental mysteries, luxury, centuries-old wisdom, a philosophy, exotic religions and unique culture of the peoples. Sights Asia . as and attractions of Russia for Asian, will be really interesting for the Russians and Europeans who vacation in Asia is sure to surprise you with something pleasant and unexpected. What to see in Asia ?
The great Wall of China was, is and will be the hallmark not only of China. in whose territory it is located, but also throughout Asia. The wall runs directly along the border of the state and is well-protected area. Opened to tourists just a few places located near Beijing. The great Wall is a truly spectacular sight, and by merit is considered one of the great wonders of the world.
The forbidden City in Beijing is the world’s largest Palace complex. Its total area of 720 thousand square meters, and the number of rooms is equal to 9999. From the Imperial Palace was ruled by China for 24 emperors of the Ming Continue reading