Role of China and India in Asia Essay

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Role of China and India in Asia COM/335 May 9, 2016 Role of China and India in Asia Asia has the world’s most population of people in any region with the highest mixture of culture. Asian culture is colorful and vastly fascinating. It is a result of the continent’s long history. Today, Asia is home to many citizens such as; Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and Yemen ("National Geographic", n.d.). Numerous ancient civilizations have passed down their traditions and practices to their descendants. However, the historic importance of China and India to the rest of Asia, and how that importance is reflected today ("Brainmass", 2004-2016). In this paper I will be describing China and India variety of languages, their religious systems, the importance of regional organizations to regional economic and political relationship and the effect of India and China on the worldwide economy. Languages Chinese culture is most commonly misunderstood and misinterpreted especially when it come to the Chinese language. Chinese language belongs to the Sino-Tibetan language group. Sino-Tibetan is the main genetic grouping of languages. The Sino-Tibetan language community stretches from northeastern India to northeastern China, and its billion-plus speakers are found in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and East Asia. Chinese itself is not a single language, but a language family like the Romance language family to which French,

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