Many Vietnamese continue to use geomancy which is one of the oldest divination technique to analyse for important events ... consultation dates, weddings, funerals-orientation of burials or monuments and different religious practices.
Vientiane (Viangchan, Lao) is the capital of Laos (People's Democratic Republic of Laos). Its population is estimated at around 716,000 inhabitants (2004). It is located on the left bank of the Mekong River, which marks the border with Thailand, almost opposite the Thai town of Nong Khai . Its ancient name is Sri Sattanak or Sisattanak (Lao : ສີ ສັດ ຕະ ນາກ). Sisattanak is now a district of its suburbs. The city was built in prefecture provincial status when sharing in 1989 and 1994 of the former province of Vientiane into three entities, the new Vientiane Province in the northwest, the vast