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by BukHooKee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Living in Laos
Topic: Working as an IT specialist in Laos
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Re: Working as an IT specialist in Laos

There aren't many "white collar" jobs in Laos, mostly blue collar jobs if you know what I mean. Let me enlighten you about how jobs work in Laos. There are many graduates from the local universities in Laos. They have nothing better to do but go to school in hopes to get a good job. Sad reality is, ...
by BukHooKee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Living in Laos
Topic: How much money would I need to live in Laos for 1 year?
Replies: 3
Views: 1272

Re: How much money would I need to live in Laos for 1 year?

If you're a foreigner planning to live in Laos, be prepared to pay for EVERYTHING. In the west our culture is very different in that we pay for our own things and we expect others to pay for theirs so everyone pays for their own. We go out to eat and we pay for our own meal, split the tab, or separa...
by BukHooKee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Living in Laos
Topic: Living in Laos, how do you notice the poverty?
Replies: 3
Views: 709

Re: Living in Laos, how do you notice the poverty?

When the shopping malls are better than your hospitals and schools, you know you are in a country that doesn't have their priorities straight. There are rich people in Laos that account for the 10% who are connected to the government, and then there are the 90% who are dirt poor. The way it works in...
by BukHooKee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Living in Laos
Topic: Best place to live - Bangkok or Vientiane?
Replies: 2
Views: 1945

Re: Best place to live - Bangkok or Vientiane?

I would have to say to stay in Thailand. If you are used to a western lifestyle then Laos is not the place for you to live. Bangkok is also not the best place to live in Thailand. There are plenty of other small cities to live in Thailand besides Bangkok. I actually prefer Pattaya cause of the beach...
by BukHooKee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will Lao women marry foreigners?
Replies: 20
Views: 18105

Re: Will Lao women marry foreigners?

Sabrina you looking for a Lao man? How old and where are u from? Why do you want a Lao man, what makes a Lao man so interesting for you?

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