Asia's Failings

A Weeaboo's Guide To Japan

Japan's Population

In Japan, there is a major population crisis. Over 40% of towns in the Monzen province have fewer than 10 households, most of which are full of people above the age of 60. Japan as a whole is on a stage 4 population pyramid, which means it is on a state of decline. This is just on of the many population issues in Monsoon Asia.

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River Polution

The Ganges river in India is one of the largest freshwater sources in India. Since Indian lifestyle hurts the water, the water in the river has gotten incredibly polluted. The EPA in America has reached out trying to clean the river of its pollution, but no further actions have occurred to fix this problem. If nothing is done, thousands to millions could be killed just from pollution.

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Outsourcing

Outsourcing is when a companies set up workplaces in lower GDP countries and countries that have no workers rights so that their product is made for less money and faster time. Countries like India are experiencing a large portion of pollution because a large amount of chemicals are being released due to outsourcing. Lastly, the controversial aspect of having children working in sweat shops show

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Child Labor

Child labor in Asia is a problem partly due to outsourcing because companies give the people in Asia a chance. Since the population is the largest on the planet, there is more competition for space and money, and since a family needs money to live, the children partake in this endeavor. To the Americans, this would be frowned upon. However, for some families in Asia, this is how they have to live





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MLA Citation

Pakistan Nuclear Weapons

Pakistan is a country ruled by a Muslim majority. In 1947, Pakistan split from India because of that Muslim majority. Later on, it developed 5 in nuclear tests. Then, India and Pakistan fought over control of Kashmir. Finally, in June, Pakistan wants to build 2 nuclear power plants as funded by the Republic of China. Not long after this, India and the US made an agreement to the safety of nuclear power. *drops mic"


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