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1

Where is Laos, what countries surround it?

South East Asia
Landlocked: China, Cambodia, Thailand

2

What is ASEAN and which countries are involved?

Association of South East Asian Nations
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam

3

What is ASEAN designed to do?

Give ASEAN countries more international power
Improve economic potential (similar combined size to UK)

4

What is the common migrant corridor here?

Laos to Thailand

5

What are the reasons behind emigration to Thailand?

Subsistence farming
Insufficient quality land in Laos
Motivation to follow others who have succeeded
Daily min wage Thai vs Laos (300 vs 80)
Low education levels

6

What was the football trafficking scandal?

Liberian football players promised chance to become pro (George Weah)
Really required to do manual labour

7

What are the Laos government's policies on human trafficking?

3 Ps
Prevention
Protection
Prosecution