Related topics are discussed in articles on religion e. Soldiers and police have been dispatched to land borders and checkpoints. Chadwick suggests that the names record the locations where these foreign women were purchased. There is a concentration of population in western Asia as well as great concentrations in the Indian subcontinent and the eastern half of China. Hun Sen in earlier elections, was detained at the airport after arriving in Malaysia, according to Phil Robertson, the deputy Asia director for Human Rights Watch.
Santiago, the Malaysian legislator. Asia is separated from North America to the northeast by the Bering Strait and from Australia to the southeast by the seas and straits connecting the Indian and Pacific oceans. Reid supports this alternative etymology, noting that the ancient Greek name must have derived from asu, meaning 'east' in Assyrian ereb for Europe meaning 'west'. Those physiographic extremes and the overall predominance of mountain belts and plateaus are the result of the collision of tectonic plates.