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Who Avoided Colonization?

Malaysians are wild about soccer. Most Filipinos still have Spanish-influenced names. English is the most common language in Singaporean homes. Croissants, baguettes and coffee are still popular in Vietnam. All of these items are reflections of European colonialism. Yet, there is one country in Southeast Asia that was never a European colony. Can you name it?

A. Indonesia
B. Thailand
C. Myanmar
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The Fastest-Growing Economies of 2017

The rate of economic growth each year is a critical indicator in nations around the world. In emerging market economies, growth matters particularly, since these economies often also have a fast-growing population to support. We wonder: Which country is expected to have grown the most in 2017?

A. India
B. China
C. Myanmar
D. Nepal
E. Ethiopia
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