Thailand And Laos Culture Comparison

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Comparing Thai and Laos culture Diplomatic relations between Kingdom of Thailand and Lao People's Democratic Republic were established in 1950. Laos and Thailand share a common border and both states have an interest in making the Mekong River a "river of true peace and friendship" which two countries can see each other counties’ destination in the opposite sites. These day, There are four Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges over the Mekong River where connecting four provinces; Nong Kai, Mukdahan, Nakorn Phanom and Chiangrai to link two countries straddling the narrow central reservation. To see how close we were, this research would like to compare the similarities and differences of Thailand and Laos cultures by presenting comparisons…show more content…
It is still the same case as language that very similar if compared to Isan. Sticky rice is the staple food of Laos. The rice must be soaked for several hours before being steamed in a basket over a pot of boiling water. It is then put in another basket that serves as a serving dish. Sticky rice is eaten with the single hand. People shape sticky rice as a small ball by take a bit of rice from a basket. It is then dipped into the serving dish for whatever other food is offered. Their food tends to be very hot or very salty so that one will eat lots of rice with them. A recommended Laos’ menu is dried salty beef. Beef is sliced thin and liberally doused with salt or fish sauce and placed on a tray to make it dry by the sun to preserve it. In general of Thai food rice is the staple food at every meal. All food is served at once on the table rather than being served in courses. A meal will include rice, dishes with gravy, side dishes, soup, and a…show more content…
Teachers are paid very little, so they often have to farm or hold another second job to support their families. School sessions, therefore, tend to be sporadic.The primary school has only five years, but only half of primary school age children finish fifth grade. This is followed by three years lower secondary school and three years of upper secondary school. Not many of secondary schools which are located in provincial capitals. As school supplies and uniforms are expensive; the distances are great, and village education too rudimentary for many village children to continue their education. In Vientiane (the capital city of Laos).There are a few colleges and technical institutes. Recently, parents who can afford the fees private schools have been allowed and are preferred over public schools. Lack of financial resources and trained teachers remains a problem for

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