No Laos is not!
Before 1986 Laos was ruled on bureaucratic Stalinist line. That means that a small bureaucracy rules the nation. That burecuracy is under the control of the leadership of a communist party. Western anticommunist historians call nations with a ''communist party'' leadership ( like China, the USSR and Laos ) ''communist''. But that is pure Propaganda to turn people against communism. Because a communist society cannot have a state, communism is anti-state and anti-elitism. Stalinist Laos was the opposite of a communist society.
The Laos Stalinist bureaucracy never claimed they were communist. They called their nation socialist ( a period between capitalism and communism ). Again it were western history makers who called Laos'' communist''.
Today Laos is capitalist. The free market is ruling again. Capitalists can own workers and get all the profits. The former Stalinist state is still there, but it has no meaning any more. That is why the Laos emblem was changed in 1990. The communist symbols were removed from the national emblem, to show the world that Laos had opened for capitalism.
Asia has the most communist countries today. It contains four of the five communist countries today: China, Laos, North Korea, and Vietnam. The only other communist country is Cuba, located in North America.
It is still a communist country
china,vietnam,north korea and japan,laosThere are only five communist countries still in existence in the world today. Four of them are in Asia. They are China, Laos, Vietnam, and North Korea. The other country, that is not located in Asia, is Cuba.
The communist countries today are North Korea, China, Vietnam, Laos, and Cuba.
Laos was a communist country. Someone on the top ruled, remember one party ruled.
According to the Robert Service, an Oxford University scholar, North Korea follows the communist rules the closest. China, Laos, Cuba, and Vietnam also claim to be communist.
The FIVE remaining communist countries are; Cuba, China, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos. The closest communist country to the United States is Cuba, and the largest communist country is China. ~ John 9th grade
Communism has no classes or borders or states and will have to exist at a global level, so there can be no such thing as a Communist country. USSR, Cuba etc were state capitalist.
Yes Vietnam is still a communist nation. Along with China, North Korea, Laos, and Cuba
communist, as does Cuba, Laos, China, and North Korea
No. China is officially communist, as are Laos and Vietnam (although one would debate how truly communist these are). North Korea is not officially communist, but in every other respect, it is.
There are two communist countries in southeast Asia, Vietnam and Laos.
Russia, China, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Turkmenistan, Cuba.
Laos is ruled the Pathet Lao, which is a Communist Party. Laos is usually considered a single-party socialist republic, which is a fancy way of saying "communist" in the way that China and Vietnam are Communist.
Actually, there are four. North Korea, China, Laos and Vietnam.
Laos was originally part of the Khmer Empire. The region became a powerful Lao kingdom (14th-15th century) and was later incorporated into French Indochina in 1893. Laos gained its independence in 1953, but a Communist uprising soon drew the country into a civil war, and a Communist state was established in 1975.
Yes it is a Communist country still today.
China, Cuba, Laos, Vietnam and North Korea are self-declared communist states.
As of May 2012, there are four countries with a communist party ruling. These are China, Cuba, Laos and Vietnam. Also sometimes considered a communist country is North Korea, but this is often disputed. Note that four out of the five supposed communist countries are located in Eastern Asia.
The country is poor and was in ruins bcause of years of cvil war and harsh communist rule
The communist countries are China, North Korea, Vietnam, Cuba, and Laos. Many lists omit Laos. Some lists add Myanmar.