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in Asia, seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from oceans in summer and cold, dry air from inland in the winter
in medieval Japan, a class of professional soliders who lived by a strict code of personal honor and loyalty to a noble
an ancient practice that involves inserting fine needles into the body at specific points in order to cure disease and ease pain
form of Japanese potery originally consisting of 17 syllables and three lines often about nature
a style of architecture most often found in traditional East Asian buildings, marked by gracefully curved tile roofs in the tower style
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Group (APEC)
a trade group, whose members are Japan, China, South Korea, and Taiwan, that ensures that trade among the member countries is efficient and fair
World Trade Organization
an international body that oversees trade agreements and settles trade disputes among countries
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