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Six Markets to Watch: The Mekong Region

A River Runs Through It

Author: Thitinan Pongsudhirak
January/February 2014
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Mainland Southeast Asia -- long fought over and controlled by outside powers, from the colonial era through the Cold War -- is finally fending for itself, and then some. Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, which were once French Indochina, have grown at an impressive clip in recent years, with the last two taking their cues from China to blend communism and capitalism.

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