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Name one of the two countries that have last controlled the Philippines.
What country in Indochina faced a decrease in population during the 1970s and early 80s?
What is the name of the huge famous temple in Cambodia
Who is the current leader of Indonesia?
What leader led the Vietnamese against France and in the Vietnam War? (full name)
What form of writing is banned in Malaysia?
What was attempted that led to Sukarno stepping down, to be replaced by Suharto?
What is East Timor's primary religion?
Largest ethnic group in Myanmar
What is Singapore's main religion?
What infamous leader of the Philippines declared martial law in 1972?
What province is located at the tip of the island of Sumatra?
Name one of three countries that made up French Indochina.
Who is Singapore's Founding Father and first prime minister?
The countries around the Pacific Ocean are known as the
Where does the Thai king live?
What is Vietnam's primary religion?
What country attacked East Timor after it initially declared its independence?
Where does Singapore rank economically in SE Asia?
Who is Singapore's current prime minister?
What major agricultural export does Thailand lead in producing?
What type of government does Vietnam have?
Part of Malaysia is located on what large island?
The river delta of this river is very beneficial for Vietnam.
Give a rough estimate (in thousands) of the number islands in the Philippines.
What island is Brunei on?
Country formerly known as Siam
What country 'dominated' Vietnam for a thousand years?
These tribal people from Laos helped American pilots who crashed during the Vietnam War.
What was Suharto's wife's name?
What type of government does Singapore have?
What is the 2nd largest religion in Vietnam?
Which country invaded Cambodia during the Vietnam War?
Proper name for mainland SE Asia
What country did Brunei split away from?
Which president escalated American forces in Vietnam by 500,000 people?
The majority lives on which part of Malaysia? Borneo or the Malay Peninsula?
Name the tall structure(s) in Malaysia.
A Muslim leader that claims almost full sovereignty in practical terms.
What type of economy does Indonesia have?
What country seems to be moving towards taking over Laos?
Myanmar's government is a __ military dictatorship
What is the Philippines' main religion?
What was Cambodia known as during Khmer Rouge reign?
Malaysia became a leader in this technology due to influence from the U.S. and Japan
What battle was a major turning point in attitude towards the Vietnam War
Name one of the largest minorities in Singapore.
Who was Indonesia's first president?
This leader started the Thai silk industry.
Name the most famous Buddha statue in Myanmar.
What is Myanmar's historic and economic heartland?
Primary religion of Myanmar
What type of wood in Myanmar is a very valuable resource?
Indonesia has instituted this program to encourage people to move outside of Java
Who is Cambodia's current prime minister?
What country owned Vietnam from 1900 to 1954?
Name the two largest minorities in Myanmar.
What country blocked free election in Vietnam?
Name one of Malaysia's products that they lead in for production.
This country is dealing with a Muslim insurgency in the south.
Country once known as Burma
What is the name of the only landlocked SE Asian country?
Name of Vietnam guerrilla forces
What is Malaysia's primary religion?
AIDS is a major problem in this country.
What country gained independence in 1948?
Is Brunei really old or young?
What is Brunei's uniting force?
Name one of Singapore's three languages.
Who won the Tet Offensive?
Who took over the Philippines after Marcos fled the country?
Who leads the democratic movement in Myanmar?
Malaysia's economic policy of quotas for university slots and government positions decreased what?
Fires from slash-and-burn during a drought led to a large ____ blocking the sun in Southeast Asia
Main river of Myanmar
What anti-semetic leader of Malaysia ruled from 1981-2003? (nickname)
What battle in Vietnam resulted in French defeat?
Who is the leader of the Philippines?
What Filipino opposition leader was assassinated prior to election?
Primary religion of Thailand
Which European agreed to open a duty-free port in Singapore?
Quote: 'We see the light at the end of the tunnel' (just type in ok)
What American naval station in the Philippines was abandoned in 1992?
Who was the leader of the My Lai massacre proceedings?
Term for a Malaysian village
What political party has been in control of Singapore for a number of years?
Who controlled Myanmar until 1948?
What two countries have owned East Timor in the past?
Indonesia is the only Southeast Asian member of ___.
What date and year did South Vietnam fall?
Cambodians performed a mass exodus from the capital of Cambodia. What capital was this?
What is the ethnic majority in Singapore?
What type of government does Laos have?
Name one of two famous wats in Thailand.
Indonesian terrorist groups used this policy to ruin East Timor's infrastructure
Where is Singapore's port ranked among the rest of the world?
What party controlled Cambodia from '75 to '79?
Name one significant natural resource in Vietnam
What is the primary river in Thailand?
What is the name of the largest island in the Philippines?
What is the largest ethnic group in Malaysia?
What mid-60's act was instituted in Singapore that could allow the arrest of anyone 'deemed a threat'?
East Timor is known best as the ___est country in Southeast Asia
This country suffered from 20 years of civil war in the 20th century, leading to the deaths of 200,000 people
What famous river runs along the northeast of Thailand?
Vietnam leads in the production of what two major crops?

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