East Asia is the eastern subregion of Asiadefined in both geographical  and ethno-cultural  terms. The region was the cradle of various ancient civilizations such as ancient Chinaancient Japanancient Koreaand the Mongol Empire. For thousands of years, China largely influenced East Asia as it was principally the leading civilization in the regionexerting its enormous prestige and influence on its neighbors.
Infor instance, Vietnam produced more Nike sports shoes than China for the first time. Inforeign direct investment almost doubled compared withwith countries and territories investing in Vietnam. The best restaurants in the city centre are peppered with tables of Japanese businessmen.
Asia is a sprawling continent with a long, contentious history. The region is dotted with territorial disputes, many deeply rooted in the past. As these frictions have waxed and waned, public sentiment has ebbed and flowed.
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Vietnam now is one of the most dynamic emerging countries in East Asia region. Over the past 30 years, Vietnam has had a remarkable development record. The extreme poverty rate is estimated to have declined to below 3 percent.
This migration was at its highest in andbut continued through the early s. The term is also often used generically to refer to all the Vietnamese about 2 million who left their country by any means between and see Indochina refugee crisis. This article uses boat people to apply only to those who fled Vietnam by boat.
Vietnamese population in the U. English proficiency of Vietnamese population in the U. Length of time in the U.
Although geographically and linguistically labeled as Southeast Asians, long periods of Chinese domination and influence have placed the Vietnamese in the East Asian cultural sphereor more specifically their immediate northern neighbours, the Southern Han Chinese and other peoples within South China. Nam means "south". The Vietnamese or Kinh people are an Austroasiatic people and originated somewhere in today southern China.
This population, however, was unevenly distributed within the region. Nearly half of the regional population was accounted for by the mainland states, with Vietnam and Thailand being the most populous. Southeast Asia is predominantly rural: three-fourths of the people live in nonurban areas. Moreover, population is heavily clustered in fertile river valleys and especially in delta areas, such as those of the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers.