An article about cheap Chinese motorcycles helping the poor of Laos.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/27/world/asia/27laos.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Note: My understanding is a Chinese motorbike is only $250-$300 USD, not the $440 they mention in the article. For $550 you can get a Korean bike, and for $1200 you can get a Japanese bike.

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