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The 2018 Annual: First Edition

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The Monsoon Project has released its first edition of The 2018 Annual print magazine. You can read a fascinating array of articles on topics that are most important to young people who study Asia and the Pacific. Click here to take a look, or use following link https://issuu.com/monsoonproject/docs/online_version-monsoon_2018_annual_

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India’s demonetisation woes, a year on

Jake Read

Development | South Asia

 

At 8:15pm on the 8th of November 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared on live television to announce that the two highest banknote denominations of the Indian Rupee had become worthless. Citizens had until the New Year’s Eve of 2016 to either bank deposit their 500 and 1000 Indian Rupee (Rs) banknotes (~AUD$10/$20 respectively) or swap them for lower banknotes at registered banks.

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China’s internal migrants: Flowing into big cities – but ending up with disappointment?

Ruiying Zheng

Politics

 

When I first talked to Xiao Zhang he was packing his bag in a tiny, shabby room near a construction site where he worked. He has lived there with his wife and other fellow workers since he came to this city.

“I fled from a remote village in Guangxi province to Shenzhen to change my life three years ago.” He said. “But now I realise it is much harder than I expected. I could never actually become part of this city, so I am planning to leave.”

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