Annam in Asia History Annam, or Anam, a country of south-eastern Asia, now forming a French protectorate, part of the peninsula of Indo-China. (See Indo-China, French). It is bounded N. by Tongking, E. and S.E. by the China Sea, S.W. by Cochin-China, and W. by Cambodia and Laos. It […]


Burma in Asia Introduction COLONIZED BY THE BRITISH IN THE 19TH CENTURY, Burma was governed as a province of the Indian Empire until 1937. It gained independence in 1948. Bordered primarily by China, India, and Thailand, Burma has recently been defined by its struggle for democracy against […]


Bangkok in Asia History The government of Bangkok is entrusted to the minister of the capital, a member of the cabinet. Under this minister are the police, sanitary, harbour master’s and revenue offices. The police force is an efficient and well-organized body of 3000 men headed by a […]

Hong Kong

Hong Kong in Asia Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) According to the work “Guide to Foreign and International Citations”, by the Journal of International Law and Politics (New York University School of Law): The People’s Republic of China resumed […]