Papua New Guinea Children and School

Papua New Guinea Children

Children and School How do children live in Papua New Guinea? The children in Papua New Guinea certainly watch less television than the children in Europe, because there are no televisions in the countryside or in the remote mountain regions. Many families have no electricity at all, which makes it difficult to use a computer. This particularly affects the people who live in the countryside. In the city it looks…

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Papua New Guinea Economy, History and Politics

Papua New Guinea Politics

Economy Most of the people live from agriculture Papua New Guinea is rich in raw materials. There are many natural resources such as oil, gas, gold and copper. Even so, most of the people are employed in agriculture. They grow what they consume at the same time. One then speaks of a subsistence economy. Taro, yams, bananas and sweet potatoes are mostly consumed by the farmers themselves. But in the…

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Vanuatu Everyday Life

Eating in Vanuatu

Everyday Life Life and everyday life on Vanuatu On the following video you can see what a day in the life of a child in Vanuatu can look like. However, the girl tells in English. Perhaps you can already speak a little English and understand everything, otherwise let your parents or teachers help you with the translation. But you can also understand a lot else. Problems Who knows Vanuatu? Few…

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Vanuatu History and Politics

Vanuatu History

Early days Already in the third millennium BC BC people probably lived on the small atolls and archipelagos that make up the island state of Vanuatu today. They settled the islands from Micronesia. There was an exchange with Polynesia. However, the remoteness of the small islands prevented greater exchange through trade. The islands remained isolated from the rest of the world for a long time. It tells of a chief…

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Vanuatu Animals and Plants

Vanuatu Animals

A tree with many roots and a large roof Vanuatu’s landscapes are very diverse and there is so much to discover: Rainforest and beaches with coconut palms shape the landscape of the islands. But unfortunately the timber industry has reduced the rainforest. Then there are the regular cyclones that cause damage over and over again. Also plantations and even the deforestation have contributed to a partial destruction. But in the…

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Eating in Australia

Eating in Australia

Prototype: English cuisine! Since many English immigrated to Australia, the cuisine of Australia was not so different from the English cuisine for a long time. Only in the 70s of the last century did this change and the menu became more international and diverse. In the meantime you can also get a lot of dishes from the Asian cuisine, as many immigrants from Asia run small restaurants. Most people buy…

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Eating in New Zealand

Eating in New Zealand

European cuisine and Maori cuisine The British influence is also indispensable when it comes to food. The basis of New Zealand cuisine is a mixture of European cuisine, but also that of the local Maori. Preparation in the earth oven A typical preparation in an earth oven comes from the Maori kitchen, which is called “Hangi” (pronounced: hani) and is typical for the entire Polynesian region. To do this, one…

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Australia Children and School

Australia Children

School starts at the age of five! School attendance in Australia begins at the age of five with a pre-school year. Before that, the children attend a kindergarten. The Primary School – this is our elementary school – then goes up to the 6th grade and preschoolers and primary school children learn together. The children are five to twelve years old. Secondary School After primary school, the secondary school follows.…

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New Zealand Everyday Life

New Zealand Everyday Life

Everyday Life How do the kiwis live? New Zealanders like to live in their own home. Very few prefer a rental apartment. That is why many large cities are also quite large in terms of area, because many people live in their own little houses. It is built less in height than in width, and there is a small plot of land with a garden for the family. Most houses…

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Poisonous Animals in Australia

Poisonous Animals in Australia

Where do the most poisonous animals in the world live? Australia is also home to the world’s most poisonous animals. But you won’t necessarily meet every animal. Poisonous animals include snakes, spiders, scorpions, ants, snails and also centipedes. Then there are the jellyfish and some fish species. Top 10 Most Poisonous Animals in Australia: Inland Taipan Brown snake Eastern Taipan Tiger otter Sydney funnel web spider Red-backed spider Box jellyfish…

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Marshall Islands History and Politics

Marshall Islands Politics

Early settlement of the islands Settlement of the islands began around 3500 years ago. It is believed that the ancestors of today’s residents came from mainland Asia. The islands were settled gradually. If the food supply became scarce or if too many people lived on one island, they moved on to the next. The richness of the existing flora was the basis of life for the people who inhabited the…

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Australia Animals and Plants Part 2

Australia Animals and Plants Part 2

Marsupial Marsupials are also called marsupials and are a subclass of mammals. The difference to the so-called “higher mammals” is that they are born as embryos and so would not be viable at all. They then only grow in the mother’s pouch and are nourished by her. There are 320 species of marsupials in total, most of them in Australia and New Guinea, but some can also be found in…

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Marshall Islands Overview

Marshall Islands Animals

Animals and Plants What is growing there? The soils of the Marshall Islands contain few nutrients. There are only a few species in plants and animals. Because only plants that can tolerate a lot of salt can grow on the Marshall Islands. On the one hand, there is the coconut palm, which, like on many other islands in the Pacific, has to feel good despite the high salt content. The…

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Australia Animals and Plants Part 1

Australia Animals

Why do many plants only grow in Australia? The Australian continent has developed independently for millions of years. The result is a great diversity of flora and fauna. A total of around 22,000 plant species grow in Australia. A large part of it – around 85 percent – is actually only available here. In the case of the eucalyptus and acacia trees alone, we differentiate between 600 and 1000 different…

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Nauru Children and School

Nauru Children

Children and School Do the children go to school in Nauru? Around 600 children go to school on Nauru, a country in Oceania defined by itypejob. There are three primary schools and two secondary schools on site. There are also some kindergartens. Schooling is compulsory for children in Nauru up to the tenth grade. Until then, they should attend school. Then the children can go to school for another two…

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Nauru Animals and Plants

Nauru Animals

Animals and Plants What is living there on Nauru? There are almost no larger animals on Nauru, a country in Oceania defined by indexdotcom. Insects and seabirds such as the banded frigate are among the animal species that can be discovered there. By the way, frigate birds are under special protection and are mainly used for fishing on Nauru. They can orient themselves very well and convey messages like pigeons.…

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Samoa Economy

Samoa Economy

Economy What is grown in Samoa? Samoa has no mineral resources, so other sources of income have to support the economy: Most of the people in Samoa work in agriculture and in the timber industry. Copra, taro, yams, cocoa and coffee, fish, beer and above all wood are the goods that Samoa exports. Fishing in Samoa is also very important. Many people grow products that they live on, primarily sweet…

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Kiribati Overview

Kiribati Children

Children and School Child labor is normal Children in Kiribati usually have to help a lot around the house. They work in agriculture or help with fishing. Schooling is free in Kiribati and there is a compulsory school encyclopedia. Children should go to school until the age of 15. 93 out of 100 children go to school in Kiribati. The number of people who cannot read and write is 6…

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Solomon Islands Overview

Solomon Islands Children

Economy Cutting down tropical timber has consequences Most of the people in the Solomon Islands work in agriculture. They grow products in order to process and eat them themselves, but there are also products for export. The inhabitants of the Solomon Islands primarily plant coconuts, cassava, sweet potatoes, rice and bananas for their own needs. Copra and palm oil are important for export, as well as cocoa and fish. Tropical…

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Palau Overview

Palau Economy

Economy Agriculture and self-sufficiency Many people on Palau work in agriculture and are largely self- sufficient with the cultivation of cassava, coconuts, bananas and sweet potatoes. Fishing also plays a role in the livelihood of the people. Only coconuts, copra and a little fish are actually exported. There is almost no industry. But Palau has to import many products, especially machinery, gasoline and food. The residents buy these in shops…

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Syria Everyday Life

Syria Syriatel

Currency: SYP Syrian pound Exchange rate: 1 EUR is approx. 588.94 SYP (January 2019) Time zone: UTC + 3 Country code (phone): 00963 Climate (for capital): Mediterranean Housing and supply The cost of living is quite low for Europeans due to the exchange rate, but can fluctuate considerably due to the current crisis situation. Due to the civil war, which has been affecting the country considerably since 2011, one must…

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Travel to Syria

Taxis in Damascus Syria

Entry and residence regulations A visa must be applied for at the Syrian Embassy in Berlin or the Syrian Honorary Consulate in Hamburg before entering the country. The applicant’s passport must not have an Israeli entry stamp or an entry stamp from border crossings to and into Israel (Allenby- / King Hussein Bridge between Israel and Jordan and Taba / Sinai border between Israel and Egypt). Visas are only issued…

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Syria Education and Health

Syria Education

Education No major reforms have taken place in the Ottoman Empire. At the turn of the century there were private schools, mostly French and some initiated by Arabs. There were Christian mission schools in the cities, the leaders of which were often Arabs. The Koran schools were widespread in smaller places and also in the cities and there were some religious universities. The Republic of Faisal 1919/1920 planned to expand…

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Syria Culture

Syria Culture

Damascus – UNESCO World Heritage Site Damascus is considered to be one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. The origins go back to the 5th millennium BC. The city is a high oasis that was fed by the Barada and Awaj rivers. The city’s green belt, the Ghouta, supplied the city with agricultural products and fruit. The cultural development after the ’67 war Influenced by the defeat in…

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Syria Social Structure

Market in Amouda in northern Syria

Women and society Traditional women’s meeting Due to the gender segregation, women use their own traditions. The following quasi-institutionalized women’s meetings are taking place in the cities – although a decline has been recorded due to the increasing employment of women. Subhia: Informal Morning Visit (Coffee Gossip) This is a social tradition that is practiced by all women – regardless of their religion. Men are excluded from it. According to…

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Syria Religions and Ethnicities

Syria Umayyad Mosque at night

Current situation Due to the military clashes between sections of the Syrian opposition and the regime, the situation of the population has deteriorated dramatically in recent years. Over 4.8 million refugees are now registered abroad; in fact, far more people have left the country. The number of internally displaced people is estimated at over seven million. According to historyaah, life expectancy has fallen from 70 to 55 years in the…

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Syria Products and Production Methods

Water wheel in Hama Syria

Products and production methods In ancient times, olive oil, wine, cedar wood, purple-adorned fabrics, furniture with ivory inlays and glass products were exported to Rome from the Roman province of Syria, and spices and silk of Indian and Chinese origin came from here. The so-called “damask” has been supplied to Europe since the High Middle Ages. Only the olives and the textiles have retained their importance. According to homosociety, Syria…

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Syria Development Efforts

Tobacco is dried near Lattakia Syria

Millennium Development Goals: Poverty, Poverty Reduction, etc. In September 2000, the ” Millennium Conference ” took place in New York, at which representatives from more than 180 countries committed themselves to achieving eight goals by 2015: eradicate extreme poverty and hunger to enforce comprehensive compulsory education to empower women and achieve equality to minimize child mortality improve preventive health care and health care for mothers prevent the further spread of…

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Syria Economic Sectors II

Syria Agriculture on the Euphrates

Telecommunications industry According to the “International Telecommunication Union”, Syria had the fifth weakest telephone network in the Middle East before the war began. The whole country should not be networked until 2013. Mobile telephony was also comparatively poorly developed. Syriatel alone accounted for more than 50 percent of the market. In mid- 2004, the company spoke of around 820,000 customers. At the end of June 2007, according to the company,…

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