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Events in Hong Kong

Events in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Fashion Week With the Hong Kong Fashion Week fashion fair, Asia’s most important fashion event takes place annually in Hong Kong’s Convention and Exhibition Center.¬†Around 1,600 exhibitors from all over the world...

Yemen Religion

Yemen Religion

Almost all Yemenis are Muslims. About a third are Zaydites, a small branch of Shia Islam that is found mainly in Yemen. The Zaydites live mainly in the northwest where they have dominated politics...

Vietnam Religion

Vietnam Religion

In theory, freedom of religion prevails in Vietnam, but in reality the authorities regulate and restrict the practice of religion. In recent years, mainly Protestants and Buddhists have been persecuted by the authorities. Four...

Uzbekistan Religion

Uzbekistan Religion

Islam has a strong tradition in Central Asia. The majority of the uz cups are Sunni Muslims. Russians and Ukrainians in the country are generally Russian Orthodox Christians. Sufis (Muslim mystics) have founded a...

United Arab Emirates Religion

United Arab Emirates Religion

Islam is state religion and the country’s legislation is based on Islamic Sharia law, which is based on the Qur’an. The majority of citizens are Sunni Muslims. Many emirates profess Wahhabism, which is a...

Turkmenistan Religion

Turkmenistan Religion

The majority of Turkmenistan residents are Sunni Muslims, but there is also a small Shiite Muslim minority. Sunni Islam often has features of Sufism in the country (Islamic mysticism). Islam has long been mixed...

Turkey Religion

Turkey Religion

Almost all Turks are Muslims, although by no means all are practicing believers. During the Turkish Republic since 1923, the paradoxical relationship has prevailed that the state controls the religion, even though the religion...

Thailand Religion

Thailand Religion

A large majority of the population confess to Theravada Buddhism, which permeates social life and culture. Historically, the monarchy and the state have always had strong ties to religion. The king must be a...

Tajikistan Religion

Tajikistan Religion

Islam is the dominant religion in Tajikistan. Most residents confess to Islam’s main direction Sunni. In Pamir, in the south-east, there is a smaller group of Shiite Muslim Ismailites (the “seven sect”). There are...

Taiwan Religion

Taiwan Religion

Full religious freedom prevails in Taiwan. Buddhism is the most widely spread doctrine, closely followed by Taoism. However, most people practice a mixture of the two, often in addition to elements of traditional Chinese...