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Cambodia vs Laos

Cambodia vs Laos

Laos Vientiane is the capital of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. It has almost 200,000 inhabitants. All of Laos has 6,834,942 inhabitants in an area of ​​236,800 square kilometers. Until July 19, 1949, Laos was under French colonial rule. The head of state is Choummaly Sayasone and the head of government is Bouasone Bouphavanh. Laos has no coast. It borders Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, China and Thailand. Laos is the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Nine tenths of the country…

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Laos Education

Laos Education

Training During the war years there were major obstacles to a continuous schooling, but soon after the end of the war the education system improved considerably. In the mid-1990s, almost 70% of children started compulsory school. Ten years later, the proportion was 84%, slightly higher among the boys among the girls. The language of instruction is Lao. However, only some of the children complete the five-year compulsory schooling, which begins when they are six years old. This is mainly the…

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