Introduction Despite being one of the biggest exporters of some agricultural products such as like rubber and rice, present-days Thailand is the industrial-driven economy. According to the World Bank’s statistics (2015), during 2010-2014, Thailand’s manufacturing sector contributed around 36-40 percent to total GDP (Gross Domestic Products), while Thai agricultural sector possessed about 10 percent in the same period. In addition to sectoral proportion to GDP, UNCTAD (2015) also shows that, between
Golden Rice “Man is what he eats,” wrote Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach in an essay titled “Concerning Spiritualism and Materialism” (Martin). By this he meant that the “food one eats has a bearing on one's state of mind and health” (Martin). Food is vital for our body since it is the only way to consume all the necessary fuels and nutrients for our body. Proper nutrition requires a diversity of food, however in certain countries people get sick due to the lack of diversity of nutrients. As a result, scientists
also the people were able to lead sufficient lives, the poverty was low and the trade was becoming more and more important. Even though, there have been some drawbacks, the overall situation was prosperous and interesting to analyse. Therefore, this essay is aiming to present a very interesting view on the on the 19th century’s Korea and its society, focusing on the economics parts. It is the travel journal of Isabella Bishop, one
fast-changing world, the word ‘Popular Culture’ was first used in the 19th century. The basic idea of the term is derived from how much influence it has over people and how widely it is spread. Out of various definitions of popular culture, in this essay I will mainly refer to the two definitions presented by Storey: mass culture and a culture that is widely favored or well-liked by many people (Storey, 2011).
irrigation projects such as dams. The using of seeds with superior genetic qualities covered the scientific aspect of the project. The Green Revolution comprises of material components which are improved high yielding varieties of staple cereals such as rice and wheat. The improvements include irrigation or controlled water supply, effective use of moisture, fertilizers, pesticides and related management
tourism industry. The research conducted by Kivela and Crotts (2006) showed that 21% of the respondents were travelling to Hong Kong for the food. This implies that food is one of the prime attributes for the prosperity of Hong Kong tourism. In this essay, the cuisines that Hong Kong are offering now would be analyzed, followed by the new directions for Hong Kong to make further improvement and ways to promote Hong Kong as a gourmet city. Hong Kong is now offering both local and international cuisines
globalization refers to a more interconnected world that caused by the advancement in technology and communication field that has several impacts in the world economy, politics and also culture. Yet, in this essay, we would be focusing on the globalization in economics. Therefore, through this essay hopefully more people would understand what globalization in economic really means. As I stated before, globalization affects many aspecs in our life such as education,
industry do not consult their doctor unless seriously ill and so levels of ill health are unclear. In developing countries where work is becoming increasingly mechanized, a number of work process have been developed that treat workers as tools in production, putting their health