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   Economy and
        People

Laos- Laos is the world's poorest nation. Agricultue employs most Laotion workforce and accounts for over 50% of its gross demestic product.
     Fish from rivers supplement the diet. Forests cover over half of the coutnry; teak is extracted, but poor transportation and the lack of industry production.
      Laos' people are frank, open and friendly, and posses a strongly developed sense of courtesy, also respect. Everyone who adherse to the latter as you receive  a warm welcome.
 
   Thailand- Thailands econeomy has traditonally relied upon the eport of agricultural products as its cheif means of support, partically rice.
   Thailands people has a population of about 60 million with about three-forths the population being ehtnic Thais. There are many minorities to be found in Thailand, but the largest group is comprised of the Chinese with almost fifteen percent.
 
   Vietnam- Vietnam economy has many urban Vietnamese desire to be a trader or businessperson. Many small shops have opened throughout the country. However, agriculture remains the primary activities.
   Vietnam's people has many as 60 different groups of people living in Vietnam, the majority of the population are the Viet people. They primarily live in the lowlands of Vietnam.
 
Indonesia- Indonesia is a vast polyglot nation, that faces economic development problems stemming from recent acts of terrorism, unequal resource distribution amoung regions, and weakenesses in banking system. Investors continued to face a host of on-the-ground microeconomic problems and an inadequate judical system.
   Indonesia's emergence into an archipelago where its inhabitants, though one similar ancestry, were seperated by seas and therefore lost contacts. Lost contacts have caused the individual development of cultures, including  their languages and their growing into diversification.