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Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia Laos Indonesia Thailand Singapore Cambodia
Culture Laos has its own distinct culture. Through Theravada Buddhism it has influences from India and has also influences from China. These influences are reflected throughout Laos in its language as well as in art, literature and the performing arts.

Religion Laos has an area of 85,000 square miles (220,000 km2) and a population of 6.4 million. Almost all ethnic or "lowland" Lao are followers of Theravada Buddhism; however, lowland Lao constitute only 40-50 percent of the population. Government The politics of Laos takes place in the framework of a single-party socialist ... The head of government is Prime Minister Bouasone Food Lao food is distinct from other Southeast Asian cuisines. The staple food of the Lao is sticky rice eaten by hand. Schools Vientiane International School(VIS) is an international school in Vientiane , Laos ... Council of International Schools. Currency Entertainment Acting
Culture Indonesian culture has been shaped by long interaction between original indigenous customs and multiple foreign influences. Indonesia is central along ancient trading routes between the Far East and the Middle East, resulting in many cultural practices being strongly influenced by a multitude of religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Islam, all strong in the major trading cities. Religion Hinduism, Buddhism and animism in Bodha, and the fusion of Hinduism and animism in Kaharingan Government Indonesia is a republic with a presidential system. As a unitary state, power is concentrated in the central government. Following the resignation of President Suharto in 1998, Indonesian political and governmental structures have undergone major reforms. Food Indonesian Sundanese meal; roasted fish, nasi timbel (rice wrapped in banana leaf), fried chicken, sambal, fried tempe and tofu, and sayur asem; the bowl of water with lime Schools School Indonesia is based in Jakarta , Indonesia, but also has schools on the Indonesian Currency The rupiah Entertainment filmmaking Culture The culture of Cambodia has had a rich and varied history dating back many centuries, and has been heavily influenced by India and China Religion Buddism Government The government of Cambodia formally takes place according to the nation's constitution (enacted in 1993) in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Cambodia is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in the two chambers of parliament, the National Assembly of Cambodia and the Senate.

Food Khmer cuisine (Khmer: ) is another name for the food widely consumed in Cambodia. The food of Cambodia includes tropical fruits, rice, noodles, drinks, dessert and various soups.

Schools Cambodia Adventist School (CAS) is a K-12 Christian , co-educational boarding Entertainment Resturants Culture Religion Government
Food Schools Currency rice, noddles and vegtables Singing Buddism Christian palsa culture Religion Government Food Schools
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