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Laos lures Korean golfers

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VIENTIANE - A big jump in South Korean tourist arrivals in Laos is being attributed to the lure of new golf courses in Luang Prabang, the ancient capital, and in Vientiane. 

Korean investors have built and now manage several golf courses in the land-locked communist country, where land and water are still abundant and labour is cheap.

Golf course fees in Laos are a fraction of what they are in South Korea, where the game is a national passion.

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