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Pan-Asiatic States | Overview

The People's Federation of Pan-Asiatic States


    From Proletaripedia, the People's Encyclopedia!


    The People's Federation of
    PAN-ASIATIC STATES
    Estados Pan-Asyatiko
    泛亚洲国家联合会

    National Emblem

    Executive Seal


    Motto (de facto)
    "Serve the People!"
    为人民服务!
    (Pinyin: Wéi Rénmín Fúwù!)


    Location
    Link
    National Anthem

    Population: 4,491,896,312 (as of 2018)
    Capital: Metropolitan Neo-Manila (State of New Philippines)
    Largest City: Victory City (State of Burma)
    Official Languages: Standard English, Standard Chinese, Standard Filipino
    Lingua Franca: Standard English
    Demonym: Asian/s (Individual/s) / Pan-Asiatic (Collective, Object)
    Government: Democratic State-Socialist Federal Republic (Council Socialism)

    The Sixth Administration:
    - Secretary-General: Mr. Guanyu Abramovich Jr.
    - Supreme Commissary: Mr. Ren Cao
    - State Soviet: Ms. Sonya Ruogang Yoon-Sook

    The Supreme People's Court:
    - President of the Supreme People's Court: Ms. Chen Zexian

    The Federal Congress of Soviets: 4000
    - Asian Communist Party (ACP): 4000


    Establishment: from Pan-Asiatic Soviet Socialist Provisional Republic
    Independence: November 14, 1992
    Highest Point: Mount Everest; 8,848 m
    Lowest Point: Mariana Trench; -10,994 m
    GDP (nominal): $28.23 trillion
    GDP (nominal) per capita: $17,343
    Human Development Index (NS): 0.801 (moderately high)
    Currency: Pan-Asiatic Labor Voucher (PALV)
    Calling code: +03
    Internet TLDs: .asi, .com.asi, .gov.asi, .edu.asi, .org.asi
    Sports Abbreviation: PAS
    ISO 3166 code: PA
    Date format: MM-DD-YY
    or m月d日yyyy年
    The Pan-Asiatic States (Tagalog: Estados Pan-Asyatiko, Chinese: Fàn Yàzhōu Guójiā), officially The People's Federation of Pan-Asiatic States, commonly known as the States or Pan-Asia; is, nominally, a supranational, democratic federation of multiple established Soviet republics with a highly centralized, One-Party form of governance, which strictly holds executive authority over economic affairs under a Controlled, Socialist economy; yet is overly lax when it comes to political and representative liberties. As a One-Party State, it is governed by the Asian Communist Party (ACP) with Neo-Manila as its capital in its central republic, the Tagalog Soviet Socialist Republic (TSSR).

    With most early civilizations being attributed to the former countries it comprises of, the nation is culturally diverse; but its people tend to lean to its more Austronesian heritage due to the historical vanguard the South has provided, and, according to many anthropologists, Socialism's natural sociocentric tendencies. Many of the conservative laws that govern the nation's people continue to restrict certain personal freedoms, such as prohibitions on Free Travel and Free Marriage.

    Pan-Asia is, not only a political superpower, but an economic superpower as well, holding a significant 42%~ of the world's wealth. This wealth is distributed equally, with a heavily progressive and graduated income tax. Private industry is illegal under the Socialist regime, with state-owned businesses tightly regulated, maintained, and democratically managed by the government.

    Nuclear fallout, unexploded landmines, and general post-war infrastructural residue is the Pan-Asiatic States' biggest economic lashback, with the agrarian industry in decline since the late 20th Century. Pockets of radiation continue to plague desolate areas deemed unsuitable for living by local authorities. Environmental policies, although largely paid attention to, remain scarce to resolve exponentially long-term difficulties such as nation-wide pollution and harmful gas emission. Nevertheless, Asia's tourism industry is stalwart - and the Federation is best known for its rich history, diverse climates, strict egalitarianism, and futuristic cities; all of which contrast with the lush countrysides that grow in harmony with Metropolitan areas.

    There have been some moves toward political liberalization, in that open contested elections are now held at the village and town levels (compared to the Post-War era of the Pan-Asiatic States). However, the Party retains effective control over government appointments: in the absence of meaningful opposition, the Asian Communist Party wins by default most of the time. Political concerns in Asia include the growing gap between rich and poor caused by surplus accumulation by State-Companies, the general directive of the Party to maintain and consolidate authority over each State without infringing upon each's autonomy too far, and government corruption. Nonetheless, the level of public support for the government and its management of the nation is high, with 80–95% of Asian citizens expressing satisfaction with the central government, according to a 2011 survey.

    Administration

    The current constitution of the Pan-Asiatic States officially defines the nation as a "Democratic State-Socialist Federal Republic", and it governs the nation in a proportional and representative manner in which majority rule is considered supreme authority.

    The citizens of the Pan-Asiatic States are subject to four levels of ascending governance: District, Prefecture, State, and Federal. Being a State-Socialist nation, it also has a uniquely delineated hierarchy of workers' economic democracy, in which labor-participants collectively govern their workplaces and organizations.


    The Malacañang Palace, residence and office of the Secretary-General.
    Executive

    The supreme executive body of the Pan-Asiatic States is the Administration, a triumvirate of the people's government composed of the Secretary-General, the acting Head of State, in charge of coordinating with the Executive Council (EC) in ensuring the implementation of both foreign and national agenda; the Supreme Commissary, the acting Head of Government in charge of ministerial supervisory and appointment; and the State Soviet, the acting head of the Congress of Soviets (CoS) in charge of maintaining order in the legislature.


    The Supreme Chamber of Peoples' Deputies (as featured on the National Emblem) where the Executive Council, State Development Directorate, and ministers of the cabinet convene.
    The Federation itself is comprised of 9 Soviet States, which, in all but (Federal) law, military, and taxation; are recognized by the constitution as independent republics. Proportional elections for executive and representative positions are held with no electoral colleges, caucuses, or party-lists. The people themselves directly send the elective delegates as public functionaries. However, the size of both State-level and Federal-level legislatures is static and proportion-based, meaning that no new seats can be created despite the expanding population.

    The State-Presidents, 9 elected representatives of each State, tasked with ensuring the implementation of both the law and the national agenda in their home states, compose the Executive Council. Led by the de jure Chairman of the Asian Communist Party, the Secretary-General (who only acts as a moderator during deliberations and holds no vote himself), the Executive Council decides immeadiate matters of both national and international basis, such as declarations of war; implementations of international law within the Pan-Asiatic States; reviewal, and concurrent approval or rejection of treaties proposed by the Secretary-General, as well as that of the Supreme Commissary's appointees to executive and judicial branch posts. The executives of each State in the Pan-Asiatic States convene 2-3 times a month (or more, if the Secretary-General declares a state of crisis) in Neo-Manila.

    The elective levels are tied to administrative levels, and the electoral processes thus take place from the bottom upwards. The immediate geopolitical executive governing citizens is the District, which is governed by the District Captain of an elected District Council. Traditionally, several districts make a city (though in rural areas there may only be one district in a city), governed by a Mayor. Prefectures, which are region-based political entities composed of several districts and cities, are led by the Prefectural Captain or Prefect of an elected Prefectural Council. Despite this, especially in centrally-urbanized communities like Beijing, Neo-Tokyo, and Neo-Manila, some Prefectures are home to one district only and multiple Prefectures can belong to the same city.

    The origin of the usage of the term "Captain" in referring to local executives is derived from the military history of the Pan-Asiatic States, where captured towns were commanded via military junta and were usually headed by Captains of battalions.


    The Great Hall of the People (or the Hall of 4000 Voices), where both the Congress of Soviets and the Politburo of the Asian Communist Party convene.
    Legislative

    The system of delegation continues to the Congress of Soviets (CoS) at a legislative level. The president of the legislature is referred to as the State Soviet, and must have previous experience as a Soviet in the national legislature, but may be voted from outside that position, and by the general public. The Pan-Asiatic States houses no Senate, so proposals may be passed by any of the Federal Soviets or even by the State Soviet. The Congress of Soviets is also tasked with coordinating and appropriating the Federal funds of the administration, based on the advised fiscal policy of the State Development and Planning Commission.

    Legislation implemented on a Federal level (in-effect in all 9 States) is referred to as a Federal Act and must be ratified by a session of the entirety of the Congress of Soviets; however, each State must maintain a local 501-man District Assembly, which passes State Ordinances. Each State's District Assembly is derived from the elected District Soviet (or District Congressperson) of each District. Each Prefecture equates to a single seat in the Federal Congress, as represented by the Federal Soviet (or Federal Congressperson).

    There are 9, and as follows are the Tagalog District Assembly (TDA), Melanesian District Assembly (MDA), Nusantaran District Assembly (NDA), Siamese District Assembly (SDA), Burmese District Assembly (BDA), Indochinese District Assembly (IDA), Chinese District Assembly (CDA), Korean District Assembly (KDA), and Japanese District Assembly (JDA). State Ordinances primarily handle the intrinsic resolution of issues within each State without the approval of the Federal Congress. By definition, the District Assemblies no real bounds in legal alteration; so long as State Ordinances do not overrule national agenda passed by the Congress of Soviets. However, the Congress of Soviets may veto resolutions by a District Assembly through a counter-referendum.


    A former landlord is subjected to public humiliation by a local people's court.
    Judicative

    According to the 1992 Constitution of the Pan-Asiatic States and the Organic Law of the People's Courts that went into effect on January 1, 2000, the Pan-Asiatic courts are divided into a four-level court system (Supreme, High, Intermediate and Basic).

    At the highest level is the Supreme People's Court (SPC) in Neo-Manila, the premier appellate forum of the land and court of last resort, which supervises the administration of justice by all subordinate "local" and "special" people's courts. It also sets up six circuit court seats outside of the capitol, which act in the same capacity, to hear cross-provincial cases within respective jurisdiction.

    Local people's courts—the courts of the first instance—handle criminal and civil cases. These people's courts make up the remaining three levels of the court system and consist of "high people's courts" at the level of the provinces, autonomous regions, and special municipalities; "intermediate people's courts" at the level of prefectures, regencies, and municipalities; and "basic people's courts" at the level of autonomous counties, towns, and districts.

    Courts of Special Jurisdiction (special courts) comprises the Military Courts (military), Railway Transport Court of the Pan-Asiatic States (railroad transportation) and Maritime Courts (water transportation), Internet Courts, Intellectual Property Courts and Financial Court (Neo-Singapore). Except for the Military Courts, all other courts of special jurisdiction fall under the general jurisdiction of its respective high court.

    Candidates for judgeship must pass the National Judicial Examination.

    The court system is paralleled by a hierarchy of prosecuting offices called People's Procuratorates, the highest being the Supreme People's Procuratorate.


    Chinese State-President Xi Jinping mediating between the State Development Directorate and the People.
    Central Planning

    In the "Council Socialism" of the Pan-Asiatic States, voters are first organized in sector-based units, called the Basic Economic Assembly, for example, the workers of a company or factory, or the soldiers of a barracks. The councils are elected on several levels: primarily divided into the Residential and Business level, where delegates are sent from their local councils to form plenary assemblies. The delegates of the Economic Assemblies, in turn, can delegate members to the next administrative level. An Economic Assembly is led by an Elected Economic Manager (EEM), who manages a singular workplace. An economic organization (such as a state-company) is led by an Elected Economic Director (EED) (comparable to an elected Chief Executive Officer or CEO), who is elected by the collective vote of all Elected Economic Managers of all that organization's workplaces via the Popular Economic Assembly, and thus, in effect, all the Economic Assemblies of that economic organization. The EEDs report to the quotas and leadership mandated by the appropriate Ministry of their particular industry.

    The EEDs also coordinate as "little Ministers" of the State Development and Plannning Commission (SDPC), through the State Development Directorate (SDD), the government department responsible for filing recommendation reports on how best to solve the economic issues of the Pan-Asiatic States. Members of the Directorate often associate with same-sector or same-district organizations, splintering into various factions when a need arises to advise certain executive or legislative personnel.

    This "Economic Democracy" often referred to by ideologues of the Asian Communist Party is the key defining Socialist feature of the Pan-Asiatic States in contrast to Capitalist states insofar as workers are represented, and are thus able to have a say in where their labor is allocated to.

    The Ministry of Finance (MOF), with data gathered from the State Development Directorate; and through the approval, drafting, and emendation of the Congress of Soviets, releases the nation's annual budget every July, after the administration's State Of the Nation Address (SONA). The following year's budget is prepared from July to December through Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) - which allows administrative localities to vote on each individual agency's budget allotment per district, then per State; followed through by a strict preliminary audit. All documents pertaining to the national budget are required by law (General Appropriations Act, GAA) to be released online; with physical copies of edits mailed to each City Hall. The ammendation must also be promulgated by the Pan-Asiatic Federal News Agency and Official State-Media (PAFNA-OSM). A drafted budget for the following year is promulgated through the aforementioned manner sometime during December, colloquially referred to as the GAA Early-Release. The National Budget is then gone through and approved by the National Audit Office (NAO), tasked with correcting errors, inconsistencies, and attempts at corruption.

    Pan-Asianism

    "Asia is one. The Himalayas divide, only to accentuate, two mighty civilisations, the Chinese with its communism of Confucius, and the Indian with its individualism of the Vedas. But not even the snowy barriers can interrupt for one moment that broad expanse of love for the Ultimate and Universal, which is the common thought-inheritance of every Asiatic race, enabling them to produce all the great religions of the world, and distinguishing them from those maritime peoples of the Mediterranean and the Baltic, who love to dwell on the Particular, and to search out the means, not the end, of life."

    — Okakura, Tenshin (1904) Ideals of the East


    Japanese Imperialism advertised itself as a traditionalist revolution against Western values. (circa 1935)
    Japanese Pan-Asianism

    Pre-WW2 Japanese Pan-Asianism was, at its core, the idea that Asia should unite against European imperialism. However, it was later characterized by ultra-conservatism, ultra-capitalism, and autocracy. Nevertheless, it was this form of Pan-Asianism that first took root in Asia, and which modern interpretations, through a history of resistance, would eventually grow from.

    Before and during the Second and Third Pacific Wars, this was a major element in Japanese propaganda to justify Japanese external invasions. The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere was an example of this propaganda. The concept of a unified East Asia took form based on an Imperial Japanese Army concept that originated with General Hachirō Arita, an army ideologist who served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1936 to 1940. The Japanese Army said the new Japanese empire was an Asian equivalent of the Monroe Doctrine, especially with the Roosevelt Corollary. The regions of Asia, it was argued, were as essential to Japan as Latin America was to the United States.

    Japanese Asianism developed as an ideal during the latter part of the 20th Century, intertwining among debates on solidarity with Asian nations who were under pressure of the West and on aggressive expansion to the Asian continent. The former debates originated from a post-colonial ideal of liberalism, or democratic centrism.

    However, also from the Japanese point of view, one common principal reason stood behind both forming the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere and initiating war with the Soviet Union: Chinese markets. Japan wanted their "paramount relations" in regard to Chinese markets acknowledged by the U.S.S.R government. The U.S.S.R, recognizing the abundance of potential wealth in these markets, refused to let the Japanese have an advantage in selling to China. In an attempt to give Japan a formal advantage over the Chinese markets, the Japanese Imperial regime first invaded China and later launched the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.


    The Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere advocated "liberation" from both Soviet and American imperialism. (circa 1960)
    The initial ideologues were Tokichi Tarui (1850–1922) who argued for equal Japan-Korea unionization for cooperative defence against the Western powers, and Kentaro Oi (1843–1922) who attempted domestic constitutional government in Japan and reforms of Korea. Pan-Asian thought in Japan began to develop in the late 19th century and was spurred on particularly following the defeat of Russia in the Russo-Japanese War (1904–1905). This created interest from Bengali poets Rabindranath Tagore and Sri Aurobindo; as well as aspiring Chinese politician Sun Yat-sen.

    The growing official interest in a broader Asian concern was shown in the establishment of facilities for Indian Studies. In 1899, Tokyo Imperial University set up a chair in Sanskrit and Kawi, with a further chair in comparative religion being set up in 1903. In this environment, a number of Indian students came to Japan in the early twentieth century, founding the Oriental Youngmen's Association in 1900. Their anti-British political activity caused consternation to the Indian Government, following a report in the London Spectator.

    However, Japanese society had been strongly inclined to ultranationalism from the Freedom and People's Rights Movement. The latter debates on aggressive expansionism to Asia became clearly apparent. Their representatives were the Black Ocean Society and the Black Dragon Society. The Black Dragon Society (1933) argued for Japanese imperialism and expansionism, and they led to a debate on securing the Asian continent under Japanese control. Exceptionally, Ryōhei Uchida (1874–1937), who was a member of the Black Dragon Society, was a Japan-Korea unionist and activist of Philippines and Chinese revolutions.

    Tōten Miyazaki (1870–1922) consistently supported a Chinese revolution of Sun Yat-sen with spiritual sacrifice and sympathy under imperial Japan. Okakura Kakuzō (1862–1913) criticized European imperialism as a destroyer of human beauty, and argued for romantic solidarity with diverse "Asia as one" against European civilization.

    When the Japanese conquered the Philippine Islands at the end of the Second Pacific War, they designated the secondary capital of the Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere as Maynila for its strategic location and placement away from the Soviet Union. When war broke-out against the Soviets, and Tokyo was eventually occupied, the Maynila Government became the primary authority for Imperial Japan's guerilla war.


    Tagalog (i.e Filipino) soldiers were idolized by many communists and heavily propagandized by the Red Army for their major military achievements in the Air Corps. (circa 1987)
    Chinese-Filipino Pan-Asianism

    In a Chinese and Filipino perspective, Japanese Asianism was interpreted as a rationalized ideology for Japanese military aggression and political absorption (cf. Twenty-One Demands). In 1917, Li Dazhao (1889–1927) argued for liberation of Asian nations and equal greater Asian union. In 1924, Sun Yat-sen (1866–1925) stated that the West was hegemonic and the East was Confucian, and he argued for full independence by resisting colonialism with "Greater Asianism" which unified Asian nations.

    During the natal stages of independent Filipino relations with the Chinese, there had already been an immense amount of respect coming from both sides, for each other. The Chinese, who were experiencing, what would later be referred to in retrospect as the Century of Humiliation, an era of division by colonial and warlord powers, modeled themselves on the leadership of the Philippine Republic's first President, Emilio Aguinaldo, in constituting an autonomous state and waging a guerilla war despite fierce resistance from world powers. The Chinese revolutionists expressed a common admiration for the Filipinos’ resilience and strong spirit to fight.


    The People's Federation of Pan-Asiatic States continues to advocate against American imperialism. (circa 2020)

    According to Teresita Ang See, former Deputy Commissioner to the National Historical Commission (NHC), official relations between the first independent government of the Philippines and the first democratic movement in China, considered the first major paramount "Pan-Asiatic summit", began, neither in Beijing nor in Maynila, but in Yokohama. In June 1898, Philippine representative to Japan, Mariano Ponce, met Sun Yat-sen, founder of the Chinese Republic, and asked him to help the Philippine revolutionists acquire military arms. Sun agreed and helped procure two shipments of arms. When both shipments never arrived, and the Philippine Revolution failed, Sun Yat-sen focused on China’s own struggle for independence.

    "There’s no first or last in this big struggle," remarked Sun. "When we succeed in our objective, then we can also look into the cause of Philippine independence." Political leaders from Sun Yat-sen in the 1910s and 20s to Mahathir Mohamad in the 1990s argue that the political models and ideologies of Europe lack values and concepts found in Asian societies and philosophies. European values such as individual rights and freedoms would not be suited for Asian societies in this extreme formulation of Pan-Asianism.

    "The Philippines, in evicting the Spaniards and fighting the Americans, is the vanguard in the struggle for independence in Asia.", boldly declared Liang Chi-chao, one of the famous leaders and key movers of the Chinese independence movement, pertaining to the First Philippine Republic. The Filipinos and the Chinese were among the earliest peoples in Asia to aspire for freedom: while Philippine revolutionists struggled to unshackle their nation from colonial rule in the late 19th century, the Chinese likewise struggled to unshackle theirs from the ravages of imperial dynastic rule during the same period.

    This is evidenced by Au Ji-jia, a Chinese journalist, who would write in his article, The Independence of the Philippine Islands, that "China is big but is afraid of the small, while the Philippines is small but fighting the big."

    This was the ethos for why many ethnic Chinese (as well as Koreans, Burmese, and Cambodians) living in the Philippines at the time of the Philippine Revolution, and later as well during the Pacific Wars, would actively participate in the conflicts of the archipelago to support the various anti-Japanese and anti-American Socialist movements, both militarily (such as the Wha Chi 48th Squadron and Beijing-Manila Army) and non-militarily (such as the New Mao Zedong Thought Society). Throughout these conflicts, the Chinese and Filipinos would not only identify as "Asians", but would even go on to govern the Republic and the Army. Captain John Roger M. Taylor, in his work, the Philippine Insurrection against the United States (1971), elaborates on this point saying, "They are not … proud of their Chinese descent but prefer to call themselves Asians … 27 [top-ranking revolutionaries of the Philippine Republic] seem undoubtedly of Chinese descent."

    This is also why, when the Pan-Asiatic States was established, there was little resistance to designating the old capital of the Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere, Maynila, as the new capital of the People's Federation.

    This pre-existing Pan-Asiatic movement resurfaced after WW2, and actively worked towards the foundation of a modern Pan-Asiatic Federation which formed in 1991. Ultimately, the decision to name the nation the "Pan-Asiatic States" was still based on the Japanese Asianist-Orientalist concept of "the Modern Asian Archipelago", but founded on the economic ideas of Chinese Socialism, both of which were legislated as fact in the 1992 Constitution.

    Geography

    Nusantara farmers till communal land.
    Asia has extremely diverse climates and geographic features. It is moist across southeast sections, and dry across much of the interior. Some of the largest daily temperature ranges on Earth occur in western sections of Asia. The monsoon circulation dominates across southern and eastern sections, due to the presence of the Himalayas forcing the formation of a thermal low which draws in moisture during the summer. Southwestern sections of the continent are hot. Siberia is one of the coldest places in the Northern Hemisphere, and can act as a source of arctic air masses for North America. The most active place on Earth for tropical cyclone activity lies northeast of the Philippines and south of Japan. The Yangtze River in China is the longest river in the continent. The Himalayas between Nepal and China is the tallest mountain range in the world. Tropical rainforests stretch across much of southern Asia and coniferous and deciduous forests lie farther north.

    The radiation produced by the Third Pacific War left most parts of Central Asia inhospitable. Most of the Nuclear Fallout has been cleared, as environmental cleanup projects have been consistently active throughout the States since 1991. Most agricultural centers near the Siberian border have been rendered environmentally unstable, whilst persistent nuclear fallout in the Japanese region mixes with the already harsh side-effects of pollution within the city centres. As recent government policies deviate further and further away from Environmentalism, natural disasters exponentially increase in its quantity and scale of destruction.

    A survey carried out in 2010 by The Bureau of Information identified 5 states that are extremely vulnerable to climate change. Each state's vulnerability was calculated using 42 socio, economic and environmental indicators, which identified the likely climate change impacts during the next 30 years. The Asian states of Indochina, Siam, and Melanesia were among the 3 states facing extreme risk from climate change. Some shifts are already occurring. For example, in tropical parts of Siam with a semi-arid climate, the temperature increased by 0.4 °C between 1901 and 2003. A 2013 study by the Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (CRISAT) aimed to find science-based, pro-poor approaches and techniques that would enable Asia's agricultural systems to cope with climate change, while benefitting poor and vulnerable farmers. The study's recommendations ranged from improving the use of climate information in local planning and strengthening weather-based agro-advisory services, to stimulating diversification of rural household incomes and providing incentives to farmers to adopt natural resource conservation measures to enhance forest cover, replenish groundwater and use renewable energy.

    Demographics

    The Pan-Asiatic States has an estimated population of 4 billion, ranking 2nd in the world next to the Soviet Union. A census is taken every 5 years, the first having taken place in 1993. The projected population growth rate targeted by the Bureau of Population Control (BPC) stands at around 0.005% per month as of January 2019 which equivocates to (approximately) the creation of around 269,513,772 newborns every year, however, there have been talks of gradually increasing it by up to 0.022%, by January 2025.


    A monument dedicated to veterans of the Pacific Wars in the Pan-Asiatic capital, Metropolitan Neo-Manila.

    Largest Cities

    Rank

    City

    Metro Area population

    State

    1

    Victory City (Naypyidaw)

    14,057,956

    State of Burma

    2

    Metropolitan Neo-Manila

    12,877,253

    State of New Philippines

    3

    Oragrad (Taipei)

    9,341,989

    State of China

    4

    Beijing

    5,299,373

    State of China

    5

    Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

    5,001,974

    State of New Campuchia

    6

    Kota Kinabalu

    5,055,332

    State of New Philippines

    7

    Nuevayangtze City

    991,053

    State of China

    8

    Neo-Tokyo City

    983,004

    State of Japan

    9

    Sapporo

    881,998

    State of Japan

    10

    Pyongyang

    777,930

    State of Korea

    Religion


    The Mansudae Grand Monument depicting Kim Il-sung (left) and Kim Jong-il (right), with visitors paying homage.

    Politically, the Pan-Asiatic States practices free religion, and worship of any kind of religion is not only legal, but diversity is actively encouraged by the government. However, State-wide secularism still regulates the authority of churches all across the States, and most religious persons are generally regarded from Socio-Cultural standpoints to be somewhat immoral and corrupted by Asians. Roman Catholicism (which can be traced back to the Western rule of China and the Hispanic domination of the Philippines) seems to remain surprisingly prominent, especially among the more conservative members of Pan-Asiatic society. Other religions that make up the small religious minority are Taoism, and Shintoism.

    Clear data on religious affiliation in the Pan-Asiatic States is difficult to gather due to varying definitions of "religion" and the unorganized, diffusive nature of Asian religious traditions. Scholars note that in the Pan-Asiatic States, there is no clear boundary between religion and local folk religious practice.

    A 2010 poll conducted by the World Assembly found that 41% of Asian people self-identified as "convinced atheist", though it is worthwhile to note that Asian religions or some of their strands are definable as non-theistic and humanistic religions, since they do not believe that divine creativity is completely transcendent, but it is inherent in the world and in particular in the human being.

    According to a 2014 study by the Pan-Asiatic government, approximately 60% are either non-religious or practice folk belief, 21% are Buddhists, 9% are Muslims, 8% are Christians, and 2% adhere to other religions including Taoists and folk salvationism. In addition to the mainstream people's local religious practices, there are also various ethnic minority groups in Asia who maintain their traditional autochthone religions. The various folk religions today comprise 2–3% of the population, while Confucianism as a religious self-identification is common within the intellectual class. Significant faiths specifically connected to certain ethnic groups include Tibetan Buddhism and the Islamic religion of the Hui, Uyghur, Kazakh, Kyrgyz and other peoples in Northwest China.

    Emancipation Theology, a disorganized association of personality cults, informal worship, and regional practices throughout the States; popularized by Kim Il-Sung during the late stages of the Revolution, is also very popular among the Far Eastern regions of the States. It postulates that "man is the master of his destiny", that the Pan-Asian masses are to act as the "masters of the revolution and construction" and that by becoming self-reliant and strong a nation can achieve true socialism.

    While Emancipation Theologist sects often brand themselves as the de facto "main religion" of the Pan-Asiatic States, it was noted in a 2019 survey from the Yinchuan Rose that only 46% of Asians consider themselves to be part of or associate with the general postulates of Emancipation Theology, and 91% of those who stated that they did often practiced it alongside a pre-existing religion.


    An Asian woman from Yangon.
    People

    The ancestral population of modern Asian people has its origins in the two primary prehistoric settlement centers - greater Southwest Asia and from the Mongolian plateau towards Northern China.

    Migrations of distinct ethnolinguistic groups have probably occurred as early as 10,000 years ago. Prehistoric migrants from South China and Southeast Asia seem to have populated East Asia, Korea and Japan in several waves, where they gradually replaced indigenous people, such as the Ainu, who are of uncertain origin. Austroasiatic and Austronesian people establish in Southeast Asia between 5.000 and 2.000 BCE, partly merging with, but eventually displacing the indigenous Australo-Melanesians.

    Colonization of Asian ethnic groups and states by European peoples began in the 16th century, reaching its peak in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Japanese concentration camps during the Second and Third Pacific Wars ethnically cleansed the continent of Chinese descent. It is estimated that anywhere between 1.9-2.3 Million hitherto Chinese descendants were killed off by Occupational Forces. Most of Asia's population died either by Soviet Nukes, the War itself, or the concentration camps. This reset the native Asian population ratio, and when official statistical census reports were delivered in 1999; it was recorded that a great 36% of Asia's miniscule population (compared to before the war) were Austronesian- i.e Malaysian, Filipino, Oceanian. Despite this, "Chinese" peoples (of all variants) remain the predominant racial majority.

    The foundation of the Pan-Asiatic States in 1992 saw a rise in migration on the continent, especially among the empowered middle-class, who were able to settle in places with better economic distribution. After the Pacific Wars, many Chinese refugees chose to remain and settle in the States of New Philippines and Nusantara, forming a heavy ethno-cultural diaspora between Northeastern Asians and Southeastern Asians. 93.21% of those retaining Chinese descent, are of the Han variant. Among some southern Han Chinese varieties, however, such as Cantonese, Hakka, and Minnan, a different term exists – Tang Chinese (Chinese: 唐人; pinyin: Táng Rén, literally "the people of Tang"), derived from the later Tang dynasty, regarded as another zenith of Pan-Asian civilization. These racial denominations too, exist under the rough 7%~.

    Despite ethnic conflicts in the 20th Century, there remains an abundance of ethnic groups in Asia, with adaptations to the climate zones of the continent, which include Arctic, subarctic, temperate, subtropical or tropical, as well as extensive desert regions in Central and Western Asia. The ethnic groups have adapted to mountains, deserts, grasslands, and forests, while on the coasts of Asia, resident ethnic groups have adopted various methods of harvest and transport. The types of diversity in Asia are cultural, religious, economic and historical.

    Some indigenous ethnic groups in the Pan-Asiatic States remain primarily hunter-gatherers, whereas others practice transhumance (nomadic lifestyle), have been agrarian for millennia, or, for the most part, have adopted an industrial or urban lifestyle.

    Language

    The Pan-Asiatic States is home to several language families and many language isolates. Most States have more than one language that is natively spoken. For instance, according to Ethnologue, more than 600 languages are spoken in the State of Nusantara, and more than 100 are spoken in the State of New Philippines. The State of China has many languages and dialects in different provinces.

    The lingua franca of the Pan-Asiatic States is officially English, with official languages being Chinese, English, and Filipino.

    Chinese is the most widely-spoken language. Approximately 65.22% of the population speaks Chinese as their primary language, with another 20.88% primarily speaking English. 15% of the population primarily speaks in their indigenous languages. Standard English is taught for two years in schools throughout the Federation, primarily in Elementary, with further specializations, such as English Literature or English Writing, available as electives in higher education. However, the government actively encourages the population's preference of indigenous language over English or Chinese, and regional schools often provide mandatory courses on the language of that particular social group.

    98.39% of the population are literate in at least two languages, and 23.45% of the overall population identifies with a particular dialect or sociolect.


    Propaganda poster circa 1993.
    Infrastructure

    A 2016 report by McKinsey consulting group, revealed that the Pan-Asiatic States has been annually spending more on infrastructure than North America and the Europa Irredenta combined.

    Economy

    Many have often interpreted the Pan-Asiatic economy to be one in between State-Capitalism and Socialism; insofar as the Federation still commands a capitalist economy in relation to its economic agenda pertaining outside the Republics it composes. This essentially means that while capitalist competition has been abolished within the Pan-Asiatic States itself, the Federation authorizes select industrial organizations, through the State Development and Planning Commission (in cooperation with the Trade and Industry Commission as well as the Pan-Asiatic Economic Zone Authority) which are mandated to import and export their monopolies over the nation's goods in exchange for capital, which is later converted to workers' capital in the form of labor vouchers. This duality of operation also allows for multinational companies to operate within the Pan-Asiatic States through economic zones regulated and maintained by the government.


    A Warmachine factory in Lhasa.
    However, the Pan-Asiatic States mostly operate a state-socialist form of economic democracy; operating through the use of labor vouchers instead of wage-accumulated capital. Unlike money, vouchers cannot circulate and are not transferable between people. They are also not exchangeable for any means of production, hence they are not transmutable into capital. Once a purchase is made, the labor vouchers are either destroyed or must be re-earned through labor. With such a system in place, monetary theft in the Pan-Asiatic States is essentially impossible.

    Such a system is a replacement for traditional money while retaining a system of remuneration for work done. It is also a way of ensuring that there is no way to make money out of money as in a capitalist market economy. Additionally, the only kind of market that could exist in an economy operating through the use of labor vouchers would be an artificial market for mostly non-productive goods and services.


    Factory-workers tirelessly toil for the People's Federation.
    The Pan-Asiatic Economy is also self-sufficient because the adapted form of decentralized planning allows for a spontaneously self-regulating system of stock control (relying solely on calculation in kind) to come about and that in turn decisively overcomes the objections raised by the economic calculation argument that any large scale economy must necessarily resort to a system of market prices. Essentially, the workers are in control of the means of production, democratically.

    The government can harness land, labor and capital to serve the economic objectives of the state. This means that necessities such as housing, healthcare, and in times of local economic crisis, food, are guaranteed by the Pan-Asiatic States government through its respective agencies, mobilizing its resources through accumulated state-capital. Consumer demand can be restrained in favor of greater capital investment for economic development in a desired pattern.

    In international comparisons, state-socialist nations like the Pan-Asiatic States compare favorably with capitalist nations in health indicators such as infant mortality and life expectancy. The state can begin building a heavy industry at once in an underdeveloped economy without waiting years for capital to accumulate through the expansion of light industry and without reliance on external financing. This kind of major economic reforms to transition the Pan-Asiatic States into this command-type economy began in the 90s, when the Pan-Asiatic government forced the share of gross national income dedicated to private consumption from eighty percent to fifty percent. As a result, the Pan-Asiatic States experienced massive growth in heavy industry, with a concurrent massive contraction of its agricultural sector, in both relative and absolute terms; effects which still influence the status quo.

    The Pan-Asiatic States' relatively small consumer sector accounted for just under 60% of the country's GDP in 1990 while the industrial and agricultural sectors contributed 22% and 20% respectively in 1995. Agriculture was the predominant occupation in the Pan-Asiatic States before the massive industrialization efforts after the Third Pacific War. The service sector is of low importance in the Pan-Asiatic States, with the majority of the labor force employed in the industrial sector. Major industrial products include petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, lumber, mining, and defense industry.

    Largest Enterprises

    This list displays the ten largest Pan-Asiatic companies according to the Fortune Global 500, which ranks the world's largest companies by annual revenue. The figures below are given in billions of US dollars and are for the fiscal year 2018.

    Rank

    Name

    Type

    2018 Revenue (billions of US$)

    1

    Feng Limited

    Public, State-owned

    444.650

    2

    Pan-Asiatic Standard Power Concern

    State-owned

    425.891

    3

    Isayama-Hwangbo Manufacturing Group

    Public, State-owned

    400.887

    4

    Asia Telecommunications

    State-owned

    351.062

    5

    New China Arms Manufactory

    Public, State-owned

    345.111

    6

    Pan-Asiatic Standard Liquor Concern

    State-owned

    239.393

    7

    Northeastern Foods Co-Operative

    State-owned

    236.524

    8

    Anggriawan Wholesale Distribution Concern

    Public, State-owned

    186.622

    9

    Pan-Pacific Infrastructure Concern

    State-owned

    185.627

    10

    Neo-Manila Federal Publications

    State-owned

    181.977


    The Shinkansen, or Bullet Train, can travel from Beijing to Neo-Manila via Trans-Pacific Line A5 in under four hours.
    Transportation

    The nation is almost completely barren of private transportation, thanks to recent legislation calling for the ban of cars, motorcycles, and more; to make way for faster and safer government public transportation initiatives.

    State-owned railways, which make up 68% of the sprawling Federation's dominant transportation, are run independently by local city administrations, and collectively by regional administrations. The national executive authority which regulates fiscal distribution of heavy government subsidization is the Land Transportation Office (LTO), which are in turn voted for in magnitude by a Congressional decision.

    Exclusion from the 'Ban on Automobiles' is also managed by the LTO. This exclusion mostly provides a jumping-point for emergency vehicles and Gendarmerie units, but also other forms of public transportation such as Buses and Jeepneys, to utilize national highways and state-commissioned roads.


    A nuclear power plant in Hanoi.

    Energy

    The electric energy extraction and distribution industry is monopolized by Pan-Asiatic Standard Power Concern (PASPC), a State-run enterprise of the Pan-Asiatic States government. Similarly, the Pan-Asiatic Standard Oil Company (PASOC) governs the extraction (or fabrication) and distribution of natural and synthetic oil. Other, smaller non-standard state-run enterprises continue to proliferate in far-flung rural areas, but the aforementioned companies remain the largest in the region.

    All energy concerns are regulated by the various bureaus of the Ministry of Energy (MOE), under the leadership of the State Development Directorate.

    The State Development and Planning Commission has outlined the path for "complete nuclearization and development of unconventional power sources", sustainable by the year 2050. The Commission, conducting itself through a massive survey in 2015, postulated that 79% of the nation's infrastructure already runs on nuclear energy. The 79% can further be taxonomized into a classification of 36% Sakuradite-fueled energy - a renewable source of energy adapted from the research of renowned Soviet scientist Albert Einstein in his creation of the Sakuradite Bomb.

    It had been long theorized that this massive potential for nuclear fission could be reintegrated as a cleaner source of energy insofar as that it left behind much more trace pockets of permanent radiation, however, this development is also, in part, thanks to foreign initiatives to repair and revitalize post-war affected areas, which were propelled further above world standards by rigorous economic regulation of past administrations.

    Telecommunications

    The Pan-Asiatic States' largest government-owned telecommunications concerns, Asia Telecom and Asia Unicom, subsequently the world's two largest broadband providers as well, accounts for the service of around 40% of global broadband subscribers. Asia Telecom alone serves more than 200 million broadband subscribers, while Asia Unicom serves more than 160 million.

    Several publicly-owned Chinese and Korean telecommunications companies, such as Huawei, ZTE Corporation, and Namgung Systems, among others, have been accused of spying for the Ministry of State and Public Security through Asia Telecom and Asia Unicom. These claims remain refuted by the government, although many outspoken indigenous political commentators consider it to be an open secret.

    Asia is developing its own satellite navigation system, dubbed The Diwata Program, which began offering commercial navigation services across Asia in 2012, and is planned to offer global coverage by 2020.

    Eugenics

    Thanks to advances in Scientific Research by the biomedical community of the Pan-Asiatic States, as well as the overabundant dilemma of widespread overpopulation, "Igarashi Laboratories" are leading socio-political efforts to reform the descending heritage of Asia through forced Eugenicism. The aim is to leverage Eugenics to rid the population of hereditary diseases, artificially raise physical attributes and intelligence of average newborns, and procure egalitarian members of society who possess the exact same attributes as their neighbours do.

    The Igarashi System, or The Red Strings of Science (RSS) is a collective group of policies aimed at systematic copulation of the most genetically compatible citizens in order to directly control population growth in correlation to the National Welfare budget, abolish marital divide, whilst excluding the undesirable races and those with hereditary disabilities. The people's government has also recently implemented drastic bureaucratic changes which involve the systematic production of newborn through Bokanovsky Laboratories. This, in theory, would help regulate population control and genetic incapabilities previously non-manipulable by Science.

    The System, on a more socio-cultural aspect, also abolishes the institution of traditional marriage, as mentioned above- in place of a more Authoritarian system of state-compulsory, arranged marriage. The Statistical Unions have replaced and outlawed Free Marriage- which is seen as a Capitalistic endeavour under the States' Neo-Maoist regime.

    Citizens take tedious, bureaucratic tests throughout their academic career to determine the most viable partner for their well-being; theoretically, to create responsible families which would be most likely to raise patriotic and refined members of society. When a citizen turns 14, an Assigned Wife or Assigned Husband is set for them by the Bureau of Population Control (BPC). Their interactions will be heavily monitored, and then members of the BPC release lists of those who have passed the examinations- couples which will be allowed to receive Parental Licenses.

    The "Srivijayan Asians" which the States have been attempting to create, resemble Filipino-Malaysian characteristics. The aim is to create a light-brown "Kayumanggi" populace; as a tribute to the nation's Austronesian ancestry. The entire system seeks to abolish individualism in all its forms to enhance and secure Communism in the Pan-Asiatic States.

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