Laos

Country Laos
Capital Vientiane
Continent Asia
Currency Kip(LAK)
Languages Lao

Vientiane

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Introduction

Modern-day Laos has its roots in the ancient Lao kingdom of Lan Xang, established in the 14th Century under King FA NGUM. For 300 years Lan Xang had influence reaching into present-day Cambodia and Thailand, as well as over all of what is now Laos. After centuries of gradual decline, Laos came under the domination of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathet Lao took control of the government ending a six-century-old monarchy and instituting a strict socialist regime closely aligned to Vietnam. A gradual return to private enterprise and the liberalization of foreign investment laws began in 1988. Laos became a member of ASEAN in 1997.

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Towards a Malaria-free Laos - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebTowards a Malaria-free Laos - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) about Health and Children; published on 24 Apr 2019 by UNOPS.



Laos hammer Mongolia - The Daily StarLaos hammer Mongolia  The Daily Star

Laos made their Bangamata U-19 Women's International Gold Cup bow with a bang after handing a huge 5-0 defeat to Mongolia in a Group A encounter at ...



China Digs Deep in Landlocked Laos - The DiplomatChina Digs Deep in Landlocked Laos  The Diplomat

China's presence is growing in strategically located Laos, but the trend is often overlooked.



Patuxai – Vientiane, Laos - Atlas ObscuraPatuxai – Vientiane, Laos  Atlas Obscura

Discover Patuxai in Vientiane, Laos: When the USA donated cement and funds to expand the airport in Laos, the Laotians built a massive monument instead.



MaxMara Allegedly Stole Designs From A Laotian Community For These Pricey Dresses - BuzzFeed NewsMaxMara Allegedly Stole Designs From A Laotian Community For These Pricey Dresses  BuzzFeed News

The Oma are a small community in Northern Laos known for their beautiful red and blue garments.



Govts sign Thai-Lao rail deal - Bangkok PostGovts sign Thai-Lao rail deal  Bangkok Post

Thailand, China, and Laos have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on the development of a rail line between Nong Khai and Vientiane in Laos, ...



Lao Police Allegedly Arrest Citizen for Practicing Christianity - Radio Free Asia (RFA)Lao Police Allegedly Arrest Citizen for Practicing Christianity  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Police have allegedly arrested, beaten and detained a man named Agoon in Savannakhet province in southern Laos for practicing his Christian faith, witnesses ...



Bangladesh, Laos pretty even, says Laos coach - The Daily StarBangladesh, Laos pretty even, says Laos coach  The Daily Star

The head coach of the Laos women's football team believes it will be a pretty close contest between Bangladesh and Laos when the two teams face off in a ...



Laos expels three Christian missionaries - PremierLaos expels three Christian missionaries  Premier

Three missionaries reportedly arrested while distributing tracts and other Christian material in south-east Asia have been deported.



Bomb-clearing efforts in Laos slow due to shortage of funds - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebBomb-clearing efforts in Laos slow due to shortage of funds - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) about Mine Action; published on 15 Apr 2019 by RFA.



Evangelical Group Says Laos Has Deported 3 American Missionaries - VOA NewsEvangelical Group Says Laos Has Deported 3 American Missionaries  VOA News

A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers who were detained in Laos more than a week ago for proselytizing have ...



Lao Citizens Turn More to Internet, Social Media For Their News - Radio Free Asia (RFA)Lao Citizens Turn More to Internet, Social Media For Their News  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Lao residents are increasingly abandoning state-controlled news sources and turning more to the internet and social media to get news they can trust, sources ...



Lao newspaper says BRI strengthens Laos-China ties - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaLao newspaper says BRI strengthens Laos-China ties - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

VIENTIANE, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The friendship between Laos and China has reached new heights with the two neighboring nations' commitment to a shared ...



Vietnam-Laos legislative ties grow fruitfully: NA leader - Nhan Dan OnlineVietnam-Laos legislative ties grow fruitfully: NA leader  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – The comprehensive cooperation between the National Assemblies of Vietnam and Laos has developed fruitfully in the recent past, said Vice ...



China tries to calm jitters about the “Belt and Road” initiative - The EconomistChina tries to calm jitters about the “Belt and Road” initiative  The Economist

CHINESE ENGINEERS are drilling their way through the green hills of Laos, clearing a path for a railway that one day may traverse South-East Asia. Each time ...



Volunteer missionaries detained in Laos now free - OneNewsNowVolunteer missionaries detained in Laos now free  OneNewsNow

Three U.S. citizens who were detained for distributing Bibles and other Christian materials in Southeast Asia have been released.



Premier Li meets Lao president - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaPremier Li meets Lao president - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday met with Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit, also general secretary of the Lao People's ...



European Investment Bank to help protect 1400km roads in rural Lao PDR from climate change - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebEuropean Investment Bank to help protect 1400km roads in rural Lao PDR from climate change - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

Earlier today Mr. Luca Lazzarolli, Director General of the European Investment Bank, formally agreed new support to improve 1,400km of currently unpaved ...



New Military Facility Transfer Highlights Vietnam-Laos Defense Ties - The DiplomatNew Military Facility Transfer Highlights Vietnam-Laos Defense Ties  The Diplomat

Last week, Vietnam handed over a new office building to Laos. Though the development was just one among many in the capacity-building aspect of the ...



Blessed beauties: Laos new year pageant pits 'King's daughters' as rivals - CNABlessed beauties: Laos new year pageant pits 'King's daughters' as rivals  CNA

The seven finalists, representing the daughters of heavenly King Kabinlaphom, compete for the title of "Nang Sang Khan", or Miss Laos New Year in Luang ...



Three American Christians detained in Laos - Mission Network NewsThree American Christians detained in Laos  Mission Network News

Lao authorities detain three American Christians for 'dissemintating religion'. Ministries issue call to prayer for release.



Report: Food prices the cause of mounting inflation in Laos - The Phnom Penh PostReport: Food prices the cause of mounting inflation in Laos  The Phnom Penh Post

THE inflation rate continued to rise in March, with the Lao National Statistics Bureau attributing the growth of the annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) due to rising ...



Introduction: Vietnam, Laos, & Cambodia - One Mile at a TimeIntroduction: Vietnam, Laos, & Cambodia  One Mile at a Time

The overview for Tiffany's whirlwind trip through Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, including planning details and and outline of everything we did.



Pittsburgh native Becca Droz in Laos for CBS 'Amazing Race' - Tribune-ReviewPittsburgh native Becca Droz in Laos for CBS 'Amazing Race'  Tribune-Review

The self-described fun, bold and adventurous Becca Droz, a Pittsburgh native, will hit the ground running to Laos during Wednesday's episode of CBS' ...



Vietnam-Laos Border Patrols Highlight Bilateral Defense Cooperation - The DiplomatVietnam-Laos Border Patrols Highlight Bilateral Defense Cooperation  The Diplomat

Last week, Vietnam and Laos carried out another joint patrol between their border guard forces. The interaction was part of a regular stream of meetings held ...



Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Laos - August 2019 - GOV.UKChange of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Laos - August 2019  GOV.UK

Mr John Pearson has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Lao People's Democratic Republic.



Luang Prabang, Laos: Asia's city of gold - Stuff.co.nzLuang Prabang, Laos: Asia's city of gold  Stuff.co.nz

Luang Prabang: It's a fusion of temples, French colonial villas and traditional Laos homes on stilts.



Evangelical group says 3 US volunteers detained in Laos - Fox NewsEvangelical group says 3 US volunteers detained in Laos  Fox News

A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers have been detained in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos.



Laos mission enhances link between Turkey, ASEAN - Daily SabahLaos mission enhances link between Turkey, ASEAN  Daily Sabah

The Turkish Embassy in Laos, which was opened last year, has already taken relations between Turkey and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...



UN finally tells the truth about Laos | Article - Asia TimesUN finally tells the truth about Laos | Article  Asia Times

UN Special Rapporteur on poverty and human rights plans to refer the reclusive authoritarian nation to the UN Human Rights Council for a host of abuses and ...



Laos urged to address dam project impacts - Khmer TimesLaos urged to address dam project impacts  Khmer Times

Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam have urged fellow Mekong River Commission member Laos to address cross-border and environmental impact issues ...



UN warns Laos is hurting its people with appetite for Chinese projects - South China Morning PostUN warns Laos is hurting its people with appetite for Chinese projects  South China Morning Post

UN rapporteur said the impoverished economy's current strategy of favouring big-ticket Chinese projects and granting big concessions for land and resources is ...



Laos has 'mortgaged' future at expense of people, U.N. expert says - Thomson Reuters FoundationLaos has 'mortgaged' future at expense of people, U.N. expert says  Thomson Reuters Foundation

Government policies have paved the way for investments in mining and agriculture but have placed greater pressure on land and impoverished communities, ...



Survivors of Laos dam collapse question where aid dollars went - ABC LocalSurvivors of Laos dam collapse question where aid dollars went  ABC Local

Nine months after a dam collapsed in the South-East Asian nation of Laos, destroying a village downstream and killing dozens of people, almost 4000 people ...



What to Know Before You Go to Laos - Fodor's TravelWhat to Know Before You Go to Laos  Fodor's Travel

Surrounded by Thailand, Myanmar, China, Vietnam, and Cambodia, landlocked Laos is often overlooked or skipped through en route to bigger fish/temples.



Bangladesh get Laos in qualifiers - The Daily StarBangladesh get Laos in qualifiers  The Daily Star

Bangladesh will play against Laos in the first round of the preliminary joint qualifiers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, according to the ...



LAOS-UN Laos: from Chinese mega-projects "little employment and huge debts" - AsiaNewsLAOS-UN Laos: from Chinese mega-projects "little employment and huge debts"  AsiaNews

UN special envoy criticizes the government: "Ticking boxes and boosting numbers, not the lives of Laotians". 80% of Laotians live on less than $ 2.5 a day.



Government Presents Way Forward for Lao PDR's Recovery - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebGovernment Presents Way Forward for Lao PDR's Recovery - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) about Recovery and Reconstruction, Flood, Technological Disaster and more; ...



Laos Deports 3 Detained US Missionaries, Evangelical Group Claims - The DiplomatLaos Deports 3 Detained US Missionaries, Evangelical Group Claims  The Diplomat

A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers who were detained in Laos more than a week ago for proselytizing have ...



Bangladesh get familiar foes Laos - The Daily StarBangladesh get familiar foes Laos  The Daily Star

Bangladesh have been pitted against Laos in the first round of the preliminary joint qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup as the ...



Italian designer label accused of plagiarizing ethnic Laos group's traditional designs - AsiaOneItalian designer label accused of plagiarizing ethnic Laos group's traditional designs  AsiaOne

Italian fashion label Max Mara has been accused by the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) in Luang Prabang, Laos, of allegedly stealing the designs ...



Should this airman receive the Medal of Honor for Laos battle? A congressman thinks so - AirForceTimes.comShould this airman receive the Medal of Honor for Laos battle? A congressman thinks so  AirForceTimes.com

A California congressman is pushing to upgrade a retired Air Force colonel's Air Force Cross to a Medal of Honor for “extraordinary heroism” during a fierce ...



Feature: China-Laos railway brings up Lao apprentice to craftsman - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaFeature: China-Laos railway brings up Lao apprentice to craftsman - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

by Zhang Jianhua, Huang Zongwen, Wang Shan. VIENTIANE, April 2 (Xinhua) -- Working for more than two years on the China-Laos railway construction site, ...



Scoot is now offering Singapore’s first direct flight to Laos - Business InsiderScoot is now offering Singapore’s first direct flight to Laos  Business Insider

Singaporeans can now hop on a direct flight to Luang Prabang and Vientiane, after budget carrier Scoot unveiled three new weekly flights to Laos on April 1.



Vietnam, Laos enhance cooperation in ethnic affairs - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/Vietnam, Laos enhance cooperation in ethnic affairs  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

At the working session between the Vietnamese Government's Committee for Ethnic Affairs and the Central Committee of the Lao Front for National Construction ...



Fighting pollution in Laos - Deutsche WelleFighting pollution in Laos  Deutsche Welle

In Laos, the convenience of plastic is taking its toll on the environment. A growing economy means plastic waste is on the increase, but coupled with inadequate ...



China willing to step up cooperation with Laos - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/China willing to step up cooperation with Laos  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) and General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President Bounnhang Vorachit ...



Some 1000 Chinese visit Laos to promote Visit China-Laos Year 2019 - CGTNSome 1000 Chinese visit Laos to promote Visit China-Laos Year 2019  CGTN

A group of 1,000 Chinese tourists, organized by the Chinese and Lao governments, is visiting Laos to promote Visit China-Laos Year 2019. The group ...



Is it too late for Lao? - The ASEAN PostIs it too late for Lao?  The ASEAN Post

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a train that you either get on or you'll find yourself being left far, far behind. ASEAN is aware of this. We've seen countries like ...



Business law developments in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam - Vantage AsiaBusiness law developments in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam  Vantage Asia

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam learn value of sound business law to boost their fledgling economies.



Laos launches pilot project for electric vehicle charging system - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaLaos launches pilot project for electric vehicle charging system - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

VIENTIANE, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Laos has taken a step towards the development of electric vehicles with the launch of a pilot project of vehicle battery charging ...



Mountain Biking the Ho Chi Minh in Laos with Rebecca Rusch - Sequim GazetteMountain Biking the Ho Chi Minh in Laos with Rebecca Rusch  Sequim Gazette

As a chosen team member, I will share through videos and photographs what the daily hardships or victories looked and felt like as the oldest member of this ...



Bangladesh face Laos as Asia holds first round draw despite World Cup uncertainty - bdnews24.comBangladesh face Laos as Asia holds first round draw despite World Cup uncertainty  bdnews24.com

FIFA president Gianni Infantino continues to promote his plan to expand the tournament from 32 to 48 teams and potentially share the hosting duties originally ...



Staying at Mekong Charm Riverside, Luang Prabang, Laos - New Zealand HeraldStaying at Mekong Charm Riverside, Luang Prabang, Laos  New Zealand Herald

Shandelle Battersby checks into Mekong Charm Riverside, Luang Prabang, Laos. Getting there: The ancient city of Luang Prabang, in the northern part of Laos, ...



Recovery and Resilience in Lao PDR - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebRecovery and Resilience in Lao PDR - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) about Disaster Management, Recovery and Reconstruction, Flood, Technological ...



New Americans: 'Johnny' Phakasoum completes journey from Laos to citizenship - Salisbury Post - Salisbury PostNew Americans: 'Johnny' Phakasoum completes journey from Laos to citizenship - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Editor's note: This is the last in a series of four articles featuring New Americans. The Rowan Literacy Council recently assisted four local immigrants in attaining ...



Christian Group Says Laos Expels 3 American Missionaries - Khaosod EnglishChristian Group Says Laos Expels 3 American Missionaries  Khaosod English

BANGKOK — A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers who were detained in Laos more than a week ago for ...



New Portland Food Cart 6Tusks Serves Lao Specialties in Southeast - Eater PortlandNew Portland Food Cart 6Tusks Serves Lao Specialties in Southeast  Eater Portland

A cart serves hot tea on the deck, build-your-own grits bowls have arrived in Portland, and Greek fries are coming to SW Multnomah.



Post-disaster needs assessment 2018 floods, Lao PDR - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebPost-disaster needs assessment 2018 floods, Lao PDR - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

English Assessment on Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) about Agriculture, Disaster Management, Children, Women, Flood, Technological Disaster and ...



Hundreds celebrate Lao New Year at Visalia Buddhist Temple - Visalia Times-DeltaHundreds celebrate Lao New Year at Visalia Buddhist Temple  Visalia Times-Delta

A dancer with Fresno-based Lao Cultural Classes performs at the Lao New Year Celebration at the Lao Buddhist Temple of Visalia on Saturday, April 20, 2019.



Lao Insurance Industry Governance, Risk and Compliance Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business WireLao Insurance Industry Governance, Risk and Compliance Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Lao Insurance Industry" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's ...



Loas in Town coming to NoMa - PoPvilleLoas in Town coming to NoMa  PoPville

J.D. asks: “Any word on this development at the old TD Burger at 3rd and K NE?” Back in July 2018, my protege, Barred in DC tweeted: “NoMa folks, looks like ...



News The Lao-Thai New Year festival kicks off Saturday Frankie Katafias 6:48 AM, Apr - 6 On Your SideNews The Lao-Thai New Year festival kicks off Saturday Frankie Katafias 6:48 AM, Apr  6 On Your Side

NAMPA, Idaho — The Lao-Thai New Year is a major holiday celebrated by almost every Lao family around the world. The holiday is commonly referred to as "Pii ...



Lawyers criticize government for misleading information on Legal Aid Ontario - Canadian Lawyer MagazineLawyers criticize government for misleading information on Legal Aid Ontario  Canadian Lawyer Magazine

A number of lawyers spoke out in support of Legal Aid Ontario at Queen's Park, saying the provincial government has released incorrect figures that are ...



Lao New Year celebration is this weekend - Daily GlobeLao New Year celebration is this weekend  Daily Globe

BREWSTER — The public is invited to celebrate Lao New Year 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Brewster American Legion Hall, ...



Spirit of Acadiana: Louisiana Lao New Year Festival in Coteau - KATC Lafayette NewsSpirit of Acadiana: Louisiana Lao New Year Festival in Coteau  KATC Lafayette News

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Inside Look: Oakland’s new Lao Tae offers exotic, flavorful Laotian dishes - The Mercury NewsInside Look: Oakland’s new Lao Tae offers exotic, flavorful Laotian dishes  The Mercury News

This family-friendly Montclair restaurant is cooking up meat salads, noodle soups and other memorable Laotian dishes.



Lao Taé Brings Laotian Fare to Montclair Village - East Bay ExpressLao Taé Brings Laotian Fare to Montclair Village  East Bay Express

Until recently, a restaurant billing itself as straight-up Laotian was a rarity in Oakland. Vientian Cafe bills itself as Lao-Thai-Vietnamese. Champa Garden calls ...



LIVE: AFC Cup 2019 – Lao Toyota FC vs Home United - FOX Sports AsiaLIVE: AFC Cup 2019 – Lao Toyota FC vs Home United  FOX Sports Asia

Hello and welcome to FOX Sports Asia's live coverage of the AFC Cup Group H match between Lao Toyota FC and Home United. You can follow all the action ...



Thousands gather in southwest Fresno to celebrate Lao New Year - KFSN-TVThousands gather in southwest Fresno to celebrate Lao New Year  KFSN-TV

More than 5000 people from throughout the Central Valley and across the U.S. took part in the festivities.



Louisiana's Lao New Year Festival wrapped up today - KATC Lafayette NewsLouisiana's Lao New Year Festival wrapped up today  KATC Lafayette News

The Louisiana Lao New Year Festival at Wat Thammarattanaram Lao Buddhist Temple in Coteau wrapped up today. The celebration started Friday. For over 30 ...



Hai Di Lao Will Open Up a Bellevue Location - Eater SeattleHai Di Lao Will Open Up a Bellevue Location  Eater Seattle

Welcome back to Eater News, a semi-regular round-up of mini news bites. Have info to share? Email intel to seattle@eater.com. Crowded hot pot scene gets an ...



Laos in Town opening April 30th in NoMa - PoPvilleLaos in Town opening April 30th in NoMa  PoPville

Thanks to J.D. for sending updated photos of Laos in Town coming to the former TD Burger at 3rd and K NE. Laos in Town's Facebook says: Some more photos ...



Vietnamese leaders congratulate Lao counterparts on traditional New Year - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/Vietnamese leaders congratulate Lao counterparts on traditional New Year  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Entrusted by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung on April 11 conveyed the flowers and ...



Louisiana Lao New Year Festival continues today - KATC Lafayette NewsLouisiana Lao New Year Festival continues today  KATC Lafayette News

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Hai Street Kitchen and Laos Cafe join a rash of restaurant closings - Philly.comHai Street Kitchen and Laos Cafe join a rash of restaurant closings  Philly.com

The last year has seen an explosion in restaurant openings. Amid the growth, closings are inevitable. Among the recent shutdowns is the mini-chain Hai Street ...



LAO keeps three refugee law service offices open, amidst cuts - Canadian Lawyer MagazineLAO keeps three refugee law service offices open, amidst cuts  Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Legal Aid Ontario says that for now it plans to keep three legal centres that offer refugee law services, despite an announcement that the province will no longer ...



AEON M'sia & Jaya Grocer Are Selling Hai Di Lao Instant Hotpot So You Don't Need to Queue! - WORLD OF BUZZAEON M'sia & Jaya Grocer Are Selling Hai Di Lao Instant Hotpot So You Don't Need to Queue!  WORLD OF BUZZ

If you've been craving for the famous Hai Di Lao hotpot that opened recently in Sunway Pyramid then you'd know that the queues are crazy long! People have ...



Football: Home United beat Lao Toyota 1-0 to move up to third in AFC Cup Group H - The Straits TimesFootball: Home United beat Lao Toyota 1-0 to move up to third in AFC Cup Group H  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Home United breathed life into their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup campaign after beating Lao Toyota 1-0 yesterday, but concerns ...



Laos: Investigate Disappearance of 3 Thai Dissidents - Human Rights WatchLaos: Investigate Disappearance of 3 Thai Dissidents  Human Rights Watch

The Lao government should urgently investigate the disappearance of three Thai political activists who were last seen in the capital, Vientiane, in December ...



Lao newspaper says BRI a multilateral platform to bring benefits to world - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaLao newspaper says BRI a multilateral platform to bring benefits to world - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

VIENTIANE, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is designed for the global community, in particular, countries committed to globalisation and ...



Little Laos struggles to swallow Chinese debt - ucanewsLittle Laos struggles to swallow Chinese debt  ucanews

Little Laos struggles to swallow Chinese debt. Railway linking Kunming with Vientiane expected to bring influx of Chinese to tiny landlocked country.



Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine hosts first Songkran celebration at Jack London Square - BerkeleysideFarmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine hosts first Songkran celebration at Jack London Square  Berkeleyside

Songkran is the New Year holiday celebrated by Thai, Lao, Cambodian and Burmese cultures. It officially starts on April 13, but festivities often extend for a few ...



Talad Thai and Lao Street Food Is Opening a Food Truck in Austin Soon - Eater AustinTalad Thai and Lao Street Food Is Opening a Food Truck in Austin Soon  Eater Austin

Austin is getting a new Southeast Asian street food truck with Talad Thai and Lao Street Food. The Thai and Laotian truck will open sometime in the summer.



Facing the Future in Laos and the Cambodian Coast - The New York TimesFacing the Future in Laos and the Cambodian Coast  The New York Times

Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. This dispatch brings her to Luang Prabang (no. 52 on the list), and the ...



Global Sifting Machine Market 2019 Sweco, LAO SOUNG, Guan Yu, Russell Finex, Rotex, Kason, TOYO HITEC, GRUPO CLAVIJO - B2B News UpdatesGlobal Sifting Machine Market 2019 Sweco, LAO SOUNG, Guan Yu, Russell Finex, Rotex, Kason, TOYO HITEC, GRUPO CLAVIJO  B2B News Updates

The report on the Global Sifting Machine Market offers complete data on the Sifting Machine market. Components, for example, main players, analysis, size, ...



Advocacy group pushes for inclusion of Laos history in California's curriculum - NBCNews.comAdvocacy group pushes for inclusion of Laos history in California's curriculum  NBCNews.com

A Laotian American community organization wants to add a new chapter into California's newly revamped history curriculum: Laotian history. The group Lao ...



People of Lao Find Social Media For News Most Trustworthy - http://www.newsgram.com/People of Lao Find Social Media For News Most Trustworthy  http://www.newsgram.com/

Lao residents are increasingly abandoning state-controlled news sources and turning more to the internet and social media to get news they can trust,



Capital of Laos Seeks Stronger Ties to China - The New York TimesCapital of Laos Seeks Stronger Ties to China  The New York Times

Hoping that China's Belt and Road Initiative will improve connectivity with its neighbor, Laos is preparing for a new wave of Chinese investment in its property ...



Overcoming a government crackdown on social media in Laos - Al Jazeera EnglishOvercoming a government crackdown on social media in Laos  Al Jazeera English

Influential Facebook users, pejoratively referred to as net idols, are facing retribution for their online posts.



Photo story: The China-built railway cutting through Laos - thethirdpole.netPhoto story: The China-built railway cutting through Laos  thethirdpole.net

Standing at the bus station in Luang Namtha, the biggest town in northern Laos, travellers wanting to get south to the capital Vientiane face the prospect of a ...



Is Laos facing a dam disaster? - CNNIs Laos facing a dam disaster?  CNN

While a recent dam collapse in Laos devastated thousands, environmentalists warn that a wave of new hydropower dams in the country could spell disaster for ...



Laos villagers rebuild their lives after shocking dam collapse - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebLaos villagers rebuild their lives after shocking dam collapse - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) about Food and Nutrition, Recovery and Reconstruction, Flood, Technological ...



Laos Pays Compensation to Families of Dead and Missing in PNPC Dam Disaster - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) - ReliefWebLaos Pays Compensation to Families of Dead and Missing in PNPC Dam Disaster - Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) about Recovery and Reconstruction, Flood, Technological Disaster and more; ...



Religious life in Luang Prabang, Laos - CNNReligious life in Luang Prabang, Laos  CNN

Exploring the daily ritual of tak bak, when UNESCO-listed Luang Prabang's community of Buddhist monks gathers alms in the silence of the dawn.



US bombs continue to kill in Laos 50 years after Vietnam War - Al Jazeera EnglishUS bombs continue to kill in Laos 50 years after Vietnam War  Al Jazeera English

US dropped two million tonnes of bombs on Laos at height of Vietnam War. Why are cluster munitions still killing?



Loaned Battle Tanks Return to Russia From Laos - The Moscow TimesLoaned Battle Tanks Return to Russia From Laos  The Moscow Times

Dozens of Russia's T-34 tanks are making their way home after being on loan to Laos as Moscow reportedly negotiates a new arms deal with its Southeast ...



A Design Lover’s Guide to Cambodia and Laos - Architectural DigestA Design Lover’s Guide to Cambodia and Laos  Architectural Digest

The neighboring Southeast Asian countries offer untold riches when it comes to art, architecture, and culture.



Devastating Laos dam collapse leads to deforestation of protected forests - Mongabay.comDevastating Laos dam collapse leads to deforestation of protected forests  Mongabay.com

The collapse of a dam in southern Laos released five billion cubic meters of water, killing dozens, devastating communities, and forcing thousands to flee.



Lao National Museum – Vientiane, Laos - Atlas ObscuraLao National Museum – Vientiane, Laos  Atlas Obscura

Discover Lao National Museum in Vientiane, Laos: American bombs, morbid memorabilia, and graphic photographs tell the story of the CIA-led “Secret War” ...