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

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