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Japanese nationalism was first introduced at the end of the 19th century. During the Meiji period, industrialisation, centralisation, mass education and military conscription resulted in a shift in popular allegiances. The Emperor saw through the transition, where devotion to the state took the place of feudal loyalties. Nationalism of this time comprised a mix of… » read more

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  The textile industry in Bangladesh has been a source of income for the poor for many years now, forming a part its fast growing economy. Textile exports continue to be the primary foreign exchange earnings resource, for this $19 billion-a-year industry employing somewhere around 4mn people, many of which are women. The apparel export… » read more

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Senior Liberal Democrats are calling for the sacking of David Cameron’s election strategist, Lynton Crosby, over his links with the tobacco industry. The latest row over the role big money plays in politics in Downing Street follows the government’s decision to shelve plans to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes, which prompted furious reactions from the… » read more

Posted by Osmi Anannya