Laotian society is characterized by semi-independent rural villages engaged in subsistence agricultural production. Ethnic, geographic, and ecological differences create variations in the pattern of village life from one part of the country to another.
Life and river are tightly linked and connected, with strong dependencies.
Laotian women are the pillar of laotian rural economy, even if their status depends a lot from the ethnic group they belong to.
Women are often occupied in most time consuming and hard works and rarely go to school.
The advanced multimedia technology in homes does not compare to the other aspects of daily life which is observed to be very simple and frugal.
Having advanced multimedia technology in homes is becoming the apparent priority towards modernization in the most underdeveloped country in Asia.
Laotian of all ages spend many hours of the day watching and chasing tv dramas from Thailand or China and American movies.