Full profiles from the BBC provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
This invaluable global handbook provides a wealth of information for every country in the world. Each entry gives a brief history and outlines contemporary social, economic, political and religious issues.
The official site of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Here you can can find news, business, political, and cultural information of member nations: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
The U.S. Department of State provides these profiles of countries which include: Geography; People; History; Government; Political Conditions; Economy; Defense; Foreign Relations; U.S. Relations; and Travel/Business.
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
A comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources. Here you can find language lessons, dictionaries, pronunciation guides, phrase books, translation engines, language schools, and just about anything else language-related.