Did You Know

  • Timor-Leste has one national television station, called Televisão Timor Leste.
  • Dili is the capital city of Timor-Leste.
  • Tokay Geckos are the 2nd largest in the world and are usually found around the house in Timor-Leste. They have suction cups on their feet so they can stick to walls, ceilings and even glass!
  • In many Vietnamese schools, gongs are used to call children into the classroom.
  • On the Mekong Delta in Vietnam there is a floating market! You can buy vegetables, fruit, clothes and trinkets.
  • Snails in Vietnam are a chewy but tasty treat!
  • H'mong women in Laos are very talented weavers and produce beautiful textiles.
  • The Plain of Jars in Laos is home to over 300 huge stone jars. Nobody knows how or or why they are there!
  • Lao is the official language of Laos.
  • Laos celebrates three New Year's days in mid April.