Worst Asian Countries to Live In

The Top Ten

1 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. ...read more.

India is a overpopulated Hell. No proper infrastructure, no jobs even for educated, no respect for human beings, Rich people sees poor people as livestock ready for being exploited. No government support, government support only rich and people with influence in government. It does not matter whether you are engineer, doctor, or MBA You will not get good job unless you have some some reference or political influence for the job you are trying. In recent years Indian job market is almost collapsed with pay scales going down or stagnant with very high inflation, no wonder why Indian economy is not growing. Indians in general lack entrepreneurship skills, but more-ever most indians don't have financial support to convert their entrepreneuual dreams into reality. India have resources only enough to support 250 million people, not 1.25 billion people. So there is 100 extra people for every 125 people. If india does not care for its problems then soon indian society and economy is going to ...more

India is the world's largest democracy. India has a population which is very diverse in almost all aspects. All men do not harass women. Not everyone is poor. The rate of crimes again women is more in usa and other countries compared to India. The population density here is far lesser compared to Japan, Korea, etc. some people say there are very less resources in India, what would you talk about Japan? India has human resource and we haven't used in a proper way yet. What government support do you need? Support your earnings? Give you money when you don't find a way to earn?

If the country is filthy or dirty it's because of those people who throw garbage on the roadsides in India while they don't drop a pinch of waste in western countries. If you have so much to talk about India, what did you do to make it better? If your not happy with it change it.

There are so many problems with the government because of the vast democratic setup. The decision taken must be ...more

India will suffer from further overpopulation problems even they surpassed China. Almost every corner of India will be overcrowded. Resources will be more limited especially for tourists. Many Indians will starve as one of the consequences of overpopulation. Families will have to wait in long lines for immune shots. There will be traffic jam on every street. These are the disadvantages of living in India.

Worst country of all time everseen

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2 North Korea North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. ...read more.

Communist people are trapped their and are killed for trying to go to another country

I'm a child of South Korea (emphasis on South) who does not even know the basics of history. However, I know that North Korea has spread absolute chaos to the entire world. Definitely the worst place to live in. by the way, I'm only 13...

I'm a South Korean child not knowing even the basics of history. However, I know that North Korea has done horrible things and caused absolute chaos to the entire world. It is definitely the worst place to live in.

Get this crap to number one!

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3 Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

I think here the problem is due to illiterate and uneducated people. If here will be a good education then this country can be developed. Someone should see this. First thing is to spread peace in all, end the and war.

Has many political disturbances.

Poorest country in Asia.

I escaped Afghanistan

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4 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.

I am a Hindu and I am a proud Pakistani, our country is down in few things only because of our government, and because of India's conspiracies... But we have way many positives... people here are living well... it's our media only that makes it look bad... This country is rich with resources, it has a marvelous beauty, the people are very kind, it's festivals, just everything, our education system is way better than India's... my father was in pak army, and I'd join it too... may our country get rid of all it's enemies... - lovepakistan

India's conspiracies? Better education system? Stop making stupid baseless comments.

It is the main source of terrorism...!

I am a Muslim and I hate my country Pakistan it sucks. No electricity extremely hot or cold. Terrorism. Security issues unstable political state and unwanted hassle with neighbours. Pakistan has become China's slave and no one respects Pakistan in the international stage. Lack of jobs no booming economy like India ; China ; Indonesia or even Bangladesh. Corruption. I hope authorities take action and don't blame India for all our issues.

Pakistan is a rich country and its not trash.

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5 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

Worst country ever, I was sent there on a project by my company for 2 years, just came back home recently. While there I basically could have lived in a bubble and never have to deal with the annoyances, but I am an open minded and curious person so I made the BIG mistake to try to meet local people and fit in with society. Here is what I have found:

-Xenophobia and racism are mainstream sentiments. Non-Chinese people are being singled out on a normal basis even if they speak the language and know about the local customs/etiquette. Having a normal exchange with local people is nearly impossible, everything has to be a dick waving contest. Most Chinese people automatically make assumptions based on your race or nationality.

-Sickening nationalist sentiment, "China this, China that", look down on barbarians (everyone else) and claims of racial superiority based on rather shaky national myths. “Facts” in China are accepted through wishful thinking or sheer repetition ...more

I have lived in China for 4 years, and this is what I can say:

- Constant propaganda

- Almost nobody speaks English, because they don't want to learn. And their language is extremely hard to learn, because if you say something wrong, they laugh at you, and that kills your self esteem.

- Banned are: Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

- They spit and always make that throaty, disgusting sound in the streets. Not counting the times I had a butt up my face, wondering, "will he fart on me? "

- Air pollution is awful, the case why now that I live in Switzerland, I'm still skeptical about the air (even though Switzerland is the nicest, cleanest country I've ever lived in)

- People push to get into the subway. I've been pushed and squeezed while I was trying to get in.

But it's an interesting country, nevertheless. I liked traveling in China, exploring the lands, trying their food. And some people I've met at ...more - redhawk766

I have many great Chinese friends, so this doesn't include every Chinese citizen, but AIMS:

1) AIR POLLUTION - sometimes over 20 times worse than Japan's
2) IMPOLITE - the subway doors open and the people can't get out
3) MEDICAL CARE - hospitals always crowded with patients feeling symptoms from air pollution
4) SPIT - there is no day you won't see someone who almost hits you with saliva

Bad to live in, but GOOD to travel in

Depends on the area. Some are really horrible while others are fine. - MChkflaguard_Yt

Worst inhumane country on Earth,extremely islamophobic

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6 Syria Syria Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia. Syria has been involved in a civil war since 2011.

Stupid dictator destroying his own country just because the people there demanding freedom, poverty of every thing, not even a mega super earthquick can cause as much destruction, what a shame!

Allah is not -snip- satan. Consider 1.3 billion people practice Islam. You really think all area Syrian terrorists? Thick head.

The ruler is stupid and twisted! - TwilightKitsune

Hah.this quiz is hell.a list'worst countries in world'ranked syria in no.4 and in this it is no.6

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7 Iraq Iraq Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. ...read more.

Who cares about football? ISIS has executed thousands of innocent people including children, because the victims want to believe what they believe, instead of the crap that their government wants them to. - benhos

They try to think of themselves as the most westernized Asian country but I think they don't know English because instead of using the word westernized they should use terrorized

Iraq is Witch war Witch ISIS also I hate this country why The hell Russia isn't here I hate Russia so much than China Syria And Iraq also Serbia sometimes Mexico And north Korea

It is definitely worse than China!

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8 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Okay, okay, calm down here people, I am a filipino so you expect me to know about this place. I will show my patriotism and be hones with what I am saying here.

Bad things :

-Very Weak Government
-Very Corrupt Government
-Very Bad Transportation on Regular days
-Very Filthy Environment at most places
-Hates China because of their bad behavior on territorial issues
-Bad food at most places
-Most people will do anything for money
-Many Fake Merchandise at most places ( except inside malls and shop branches)

Good things :

-Loves Everybody
-Loves Everything
-Great Tourist Spots ( Beaches, Mountainous regions, fields, etc. )
-Takes care of Foreigners
-Very Kind People
-Great Athletes
-Even Criminals are nice, well most of them
-Loves other Countries
-Loves Comedy and great at Comedy
-If Determined for their dreams, they can Achieve it
-If bad things happen, they find time to be ...more - Life_Sanchez

What the heck this in here?
Many people saying this better than Singapore, Japan, South Korea etc?
I want to say that this country is so bad and people only trying to look at good things which opposite of people always try to look at bad things about Saudi Arabia, Iran etc.


I think most of voters who voted for Philippines didn't go to Philippines yet. They don't know how dangerous and corrupted Philippines is.

Good things about Philippines.
1. Kind kind kind people (Yes! )
2. Manny Pacquiao and his famous childhood story. Such a great guy.
3. Hot girls? Of course they have but not that much. Just I suggest to go to South Korea for meet them.
4. Beautiful Beaches? Beautiful beaches are everywhere in the world- not only for Philippines.

Bad things about Philippines.
1. Poor country. Very very poor- like no difference with Africa.
2. Politicians like Pacquiao are great guys but very corrupted ...more

There are nice people, super awesome beaches and great sceneries. Yes that's true but I still don't recommend to go in this country for many many good reasons:

For white people : If you are white in this country you will flash even if you dress down and many people will bug you. Everyone will look at you because white people are very rare there. You will see very few white people in major big cities but that's about it. In countryside (barios) you wont see any. Most Filipino women dream to be with a white man so it will be very easy for you to meet some.

Security: There is no security in this country. It's almost a country without laws. Nobody respect the laws and the police don't do their job. They are not qualified nor professional. If something bad happen to you, you're on your own. The Filipino Government is very weak. Dealing with Filipino Government employees can be a huge challenge. They are payed very cheap so they do what they want. We can't rely on ...more

Worst Country
The Politicians are Just a burden to the Country and Literally they envy Lots of foreign people, When I went there, They are jealous of me because I’m white and they think I am rich because I can buy lots of stuff, It should be number 1 and you Filipino Idiots, You don’t know what you are doing to your country

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9 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.

Traffic and insane people. Most of the Bangladeshies even don't know what's pollution. Noise, air, water pollution is everywhere. They don't know about waste disposal and I guess they don't even care. Political situation is the worst. Politicians knows only how to gather money from the population. We pay tax but there is no benefit. I don't hate Bangladesh, but I hate these insane population. As a Bebgali I just hope and wish that they will learn to care about Bangladesh.

I don't think you have to be so rude

Dirtiest people ever

Its because Bangladesh is a sick Japan

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10 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. ...read more.

Dictator country!, they force you what to wear, listen, no parties no freedom, its the worst country EVER!

"MORAL POLICE" piss you off all the time!

As an iranian with armenian origins I can safely say it surprisingly isn't the worse country. I mean sure you get treated very differently than "Muslims" but at least you have basic rights and are treated equally among the people. So that's gotta count for something.

Noob pepoles

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The Contenders

11 Burma Burma Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country's largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains ...read more.

No one actually know the real situation in Myanmar then locals. It is not just burmese people's fault, the Muslims are really rude too. (Ruder than burmese people) U haven't even heard them swearing.

I hate their human rights policies.

It is not that bad as you saw, but until 2011 it really bad since Myanmar was under military persecution. Now NLD's in government I hope good thing happen in Myanmar now. One thing I hate about Myanmar is only Buddhism come first and Christian come last, they build pagoda in Christian state. They are just like Japan during WWII, they are rapist and brutally murderer.

People there are absolutely stupid

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12 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle east) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic The capital city is Riyadh.

As a Muslim I really hate Saudi Arabia. They take Islam to the extreme and don't follow it themselves. Women are given a lot and I mean A LOT of rights in Islam. These pathetic Saudis just make up their own version of our religion and give the real Islam a bad name. That's the same problem with all the terrorists out there. Islam strictly condemns the killing or murdering of an innocent person, Muslim or non Muslim. These terrorists destroyed the true meaning of the word jihad and made people from around the world think that Islam is what they are when in reality that is not true.

Worst country, heat, Conservative clerics all around, I just hate that

Is the worst country ever.

Saudi Arabia made a Bad South park ripoff called Block 13.

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13 Maldives Maldives Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is an island country and archipelago in the Indian Ocean.

This is the worst country on the planet. They are drug addicts, among every 5 people one is a drug addict. They are rapists and have low IQ 82 . Full of corruption. No one follows the rules because even the police are rapist drug addicts. It's a pure failed country

No human rights. Children are murdered by their own mothers. Majority of the parliament use illegal drugs and hire foreign prostitutes.

The most wicked person among this nation is now the president, and he supports Israel.

The people here are racists of their own kind. People who come to work here are persecuted, raped and even killed because of their race, sex or religious beliefs.

They think the world revolves around them. They are so racist and evil that when a country like India offers them financial aid they reject it but accept it from the Chinese.

People here are filthy, and filthy minded. The words they use against their best friends will make you vomit and I don't even want to ...more

Atheist get executed There

Looks like you know nothing about Maldives. Hater gonna hate, but I am unable to imagine who would.

Will eventually sink under the ocean... and not too long this will happen. Islands have disappeared!

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14 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

Are you kidding? Japan is an amazing place, I love it. The people are nice, the technology is advanced, the food is great, the lifestyle is good, the culture is fascinating, the facilities are good, and the stuffs there are very well-made. I know that Japan still has its own cons, but still Japan is a good country.

To me, North Korea is the worst country in Asia.

I agree that Japan doesn't deserve to be on this list, because Japan's a great place with great people. It's not right to say that Japan is bad whenever there are good and bad people everywhere all over the world it's not just one place. There are plenty of good people in Japan and everywhere else in this world you just have to find them.

I'd love to vacation for awhile in Japan, but living there would be hell, since their government is almost as bad as ours. - benhos

What? Japan is the best country in this entire universe! Its not supposed to be on the list I love japannn

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15 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages ...read more.

Racism, religion fanatics, corruption, and bad school system. As a Chinese living at Indonesia, I often hear a lot of racist comments about Chinese (not everyone is racist). And as a Christian, I have to hear crap from fanatic people who force Muslim to me (not saying every Muslim is like this, I also met a lot of nice Muslims who is kind even to other religions, but I also met a lot of crazy fanatics). The school system is basically piece of crap, "Full Day School", a lot of homework, bad school facilities (I went to public school once because there's a family problem, and yeah, it's really bad. For the private school, the facilities are really great, but the school fee is very expensive and usually it's Christian/Catholic school, so most of the people prefer public school), not mentioning the very low education here (most of people here only made it until junior high school, and some only made it to elementary school or they never been to school at all). The country's ...more

Religious extremists and racism are two of biggest problems in Indonesia. And yeah the ignorant people pretend to care but not. Other than that Indonesia is an OKAY country to live in. - wackonicko

The people in Indonesian is very nice and very smart people, BUT, the government is rubbish they are corrupt and stupid. But Indonesian is not bad to live in.

It's so bad I'm thinking of moving out of my own country

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16 Laos Laos Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), or commonly referred to its colloquial name of Muang Lao is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to ...read more.

Lots of hungry people who constantly hassle tourists for money. Kinda sad once you think about it though.

I enjoyed staying in Laos for a winter holiday, because it was warm and nice, but it's dirty. And they kept on wanting my money for some junk. - redhawk766

Communist has never been good

Laotians are the worst, they are the laziest people you probably have ever met and very selfish

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17 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

Sri Lanka is a poor country and there are so many beggars on the street, etc, etc. There are good people and there are bad people. But, there are good rules here. Gay and lesbian marriages are illegal. Incest is illegal here as well unlike in America. These are the things that I love about Sri Lanka. Children could be taught to do the right things without the parents being sent to prison for child abuse. There are no gay and lesbian couples kissing on the road. I have to agree that there were a lot of rape incidents here but that isn't a huge problem compared to things like homosexuality and incest. There are homosexual couples here but it isn't legal and it would be a really stupid thing to do to start protests asking for it to be legal. Even if it was to be made legal, then majority of the people would be against it, which would be a good thing. Some idiots here tend to pick up bad qualities from people in western countries without picking up the good ones. But overall, this is a ...more

We have some money problems, but live in peace. Realty is, this is the one best country to live.

I'm an Australian, working and living in Sri Lanka. My job requires me to travel and I've lived in 14 different countires in the last 16 years. This is probably the second best country I've lived in after Germany (And Oz). The people are great, all the urban areas are pretty well developed. The rural areas have to be improved though. Main positive is definitely the people, very friendly and polite.

Heaven on earth

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18 Bahrain Bahrain

Great place to live! Liberal, with history and culture, tax free...

Are you kidding me! This is the best place in Asia! - darthvadern

Quite boring place to stay more than 3 days..

Bahrain is VeRY good

19 Kuwait Kuwait

Kuwait is good and not too religious like Saudi Arabia! They friendly and rich! The Kuwait city is very rich and one of the happiest city! This whole nation is happy!

I don't think so I am an Indian that also a girl living here it is very good place to live very comfortable a luxury life but missing India

Nothing' to say, talk positive.

20 Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such ...read more.

Racist government, always say we Chinese go back to China, Indian go back to India. Government treats us like crap.

I always thought that your country is better in handling racism than mine. Chinese Indonesian here. Shocked - wackonicko

Democratic? My a**. Race do importance to control a country, Indonesia is crap, Malaysia is crap as well. Look at which race is the most in this two country, and look at result and people of the country. Two country is poor, the people is poor, and the government try to make it worst. If all other race such as Chinese or Indian or other leave this country, and left all those racist one, I can guarantee that this country will soon, become stone age.

Not only that, The Police never catch the robbers and thieves especially the motorcycle. It will be harmful for Children aged 15 and below who went to school alone and Public Transport is very horribly maintained.

If Children were not aware, it will also harmful for them. Most tourist will not going to visit Malaysia again

Currently living in Malaysia. I am on a 2 years contract, but thinking of going before it ends. I don't think I ever want to come back here or visit.

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21 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

They are arrogant and think Chinese people are monkeys. They claim that Confucious was korean which is absurd. Hate how South Korea wants to be so "asian". South Korea is an asian subculture and will always be one. China and Japan are better asian nations.

Bad attitudes are happening in this country. Hates its own neighbor. High class. Pointing at weird looking foreigners. Arrogant.

This is kinda what people have to change here but we shouldn't look at this country bad because not all people do that. - ashlyn

I love this country bur if I went there they keep pointing and calling me a black monkey because I'm a filipino


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22 Israel Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. ...read more.

Racist white Jews who stole Palestinian land. Hostile people, disgusting people who keep on pulling the 2nd world war card and say "oh look what to us"the say they are the"only" democracy in the Middle East but really that's a lie cause look at the way they have oppressed the rights of the Palestinian people. Apartheid state we needs to be sanctioned like the old South Africa.

It's not even a country. Just land taken by force and then called it's own country. Heck some of the other legitimate countries don't even consider Israel as a country...

Stupid terrorist people their book of Jews told to kill and destroy. I just hate them.

There are no israel land

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23 Palau Palau

Palau isn't in Asia

Who ever put this here needs a lesson in geography

Palau is in Oceania Not Aisa plus who put that here


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24 Bhutan Bhutan Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas.

Land of peace... Long live our king and may God bless our country

The worst country in the world. Check a few YouTube videos about their racism and you will be shocked

Best country in the world

An above average country. Small and peaceful. Less people, less crimes, less corruption

25 Yemen Yemen Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

Why is this country not at least in the top 5? It is considered one of the worst nations to be a woman, plus, constant bombings and famines. It is nearly as bad as Syria but often tends to be overlooked.

The poor place is basically a drone testing range :/

26 Oman Oman Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

Oman is in the Middle East... The only African Middle Eastern country is Egypt...

This place is stupid

I thought Oman was in Africa? - benhos

27 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

I highly recommend going to Thailand before you display your opinion here. It is different for everyone. I have been there several times to many cities and all I have seen are extremely kind people, extraordinary food, and a culture that will blow you away. This is my opinion. Say what you want, but I LOVE THAILAND!

Thailand is the best place to live.

Thailand is a very nice country

A dream tourist destination but...
-Sexually exploited childrens
-In conflicts with neighbors,Malaysia and Burma
-Corrupted monarchy
-2ND country with the most car accidents
-Terrorism in southern provinces
-A lot of others problen

For me Thailand is the worst country in Asia

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28 Mongolia Mongolia Mongolia is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state.

NOTHING without Genghis Khan.

Dirty, poor, and polluted.



29 Taiwan Taiwan Republic of China was established in 1912. After the Chinese Civil War (1949), the Chinese government relocated to Taiwan. Its capital was originally Nanjing but now it's Taipei. Mandarin is the most spoken language.

A independence country, with lots of freedom.

I'm a Canadian, I love Taiwan so much.

People there are narrow thinking square heads, very unfriendly and self centered, the country is only notable for the Palace Museum

Plenty of rare wildlife, lots of freedom, and independent from China. Good

30 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.

Turkmenistan is the most corrupt country in Asia! That country is the part of the 10 corrupt countries in the world! They don't have laws and government!

Turkmenistan never did anything to anyone!

31 Macau

With similar GDP per capita to Switzerland, our living environment is worse than the third world. Corruption is never shocking to local people. Foreign people might not be able to understand how much unfairness the government created after the casino industry started to grow. The government also stole our living standard and probably transferred it to a tremendously huge number in their bank account somewhere overseas.

The worst environment in the world.

People only care about gambling and don't have a social life. They are also very unfriendly and don't want to communicate with other people. I know people from macau and they often insault other countrys and think they are the best.

32 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia. ...read more.

I am from Nepal. Our country is very small, its locked between the two biggest countries in the world I.E. India and China, our country is not even the size of one state of India so it will take some time to develop. The crime rate is very few here as compared to other countries in Asia like India and Afgansthan. There are bad people in every part of the world also in Nepal but mostly people are good and satisfied with whatever they have. Many tourists visit our country, people are poor but very few people die of hunger. However most die due to lack of health care :(

Yes 100% true. People are very friendly and generous

I've visited many asian countries. I was shocked to see Nepal being wonderfully clean and peace place even though they have a such corrupt and weak government. There is somewhat pollution in their capital city, Kathmandu, but it's not bad as it's in India and Chin. Beautiful mountains, rivers, forests, flowers and most importantly people. I can't wait to visit it again.

Too many Indians

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33 Hong Kong

Children have to do a lot of homeworks every day, so they don't have much time for do whatever they want

Most polluted city in the world

Rude is part of criminal behaviour.

Money, money, money?
Money, money, money, money?
Money, money, money, money, money?

34 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. ...read more.

Russia is an Asian country, geographically. But when the descendants of Romans conquered it killing all the peaceful nomads living in the Far East the proclaimed all the land and selfishly considered it as their own

Wait, nobody told me Russia is a asian country.
I didn't see their flag in Asian Games 2018. - starryrcad

Russia is mostly in eorpe than Asia. My mom was born in Russia so you're kind of rude.

Russia is the worst country ever along with america may these two bitchy bastard insensitivve inhumane bloody countries disappear forever and for good

America is not a bad country dude. Liberals however are trying to ruin our country. - LordDovahkiin

35 Qatar Qatar Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

Oil money, but will it be everlasting?

Uh hello this is the most richest country in the world small but rich get this country of the list

Don't forget the filipino slaves! ROR


36 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a country in the Transcaucasian region, situated at the crossroads of Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe.

Part of it is in Europe

I live their it's a good place.

Baku is ours
That's all

Azerbajan isn't even in Asia its in Europe

37 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Uzbekistan is a landlocked country. It is one of two doubly landlocked countries in the world, a country completely surrounded by landlocked countries in Central Asia. ...read more.

It is a nice country. Beautiful.

38 Tajikistan Tajikistan Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated 8 million people in 2013, and an area of 143,100 km2.
39 Cambodia Cambodia Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Its busy capital, Phnom Penh, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum's historical and archaeological exhibits. In ...read more.
40 East Timor

Should've stayed with Indonesia,

A must visit country in Asia

41 Brunei Brunei Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.

Religiously oppressive country, nothing much going on industry-wise apart from oil and gas.

42 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country located in Central Asia.
43 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe.
44 Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

Well, Vietnam is messed up right now, all thanks to the Communist (aka North):/The south had lost the war and the north took control of Vietnam (current flag:the red one with a big fat yellow star on it) ever since. And life in Vietnam isn't pretty either. I watched this vietnamese channel here in the US (SBTN, is what it is called), and they show a person getting beat up in public, just because they speak out that the policy didn't like. Basically, now you don't have rights over there:(And if you ever see a vietnamese person having the a yellow flag with three red stripes on it (South Flag), means they still consider that flag as flag of Vietnam. I belong to that flag:)
So, right now isn't a perfect time living there:(So this is right (rating).

Vietnam's a great country and all but 2 things, 1. Communism and 2. They are poor due to the war. and all of this wouldn't happened if it wasn't for the stupid French!

Vietnam is a safe country but only 3 things that I don't like about it. First the stupid communism, second I can't breath well in the some kind of big cities, third the education is not very good enough.

The president of Vietnam is messed!

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45 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

Singapore is awesome! I do not agree that Singapore should be on here.

Singapore is turning Orwellian. There is no privacy. Every move you make will be tracked soon as they're heading towards a cashless society. Straight out of George Orwell's 1984. The only good thing are the infrastructures but forget about human rights and privacy. You don't get any there.

Singapore is not perfect, but I don't think Singapore is as bad as some people think. I actually think Singapore is pretty nice to live in and I have been to Singapore for many times.

Ugly looking people and selfish bastards

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46 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

United Arab Emirates, a very nice place to stay. I went to Dubai and sharjah, both cities are good. It has technology, that is why people like to visit UAE so much. I am from India.

All I hate about the UAE is the exit-less Dubai roads - DubstepLover

The best ever with Sheikh zayed

I'm British, and I've lived in Dubai for 3 years! And I'm lovin' it 😍

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