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Wife of Missing Lao Civil Society Leader Laments Lack of Progress in Case

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rfa.org - The Lao government’s response at a United Nations human rights review to concerns over its efforts to find a missing prominent civil society leader demonstrates the need for authorities to accept i...

World

10 Point Appeal During Laos, Hmong Review

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scoop.co.nz - UN Human Rights Council in Geneva Receives 10 Point Appeal During Laos, Hmong Review For Immediate Release, January 20, 2015, Washington, D.C., Geneva, Switzerland, and Vientiane, Laos (Original Pr...

World

Vietnam, Laos strengthen military ties - Thai PBS English News

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englishnews.thaipbs.or.th - The MoU was signed by Vietnam’s Defence Minister, General Phung Quang Thanh, and his Lao counterpart, Major General Sengnouan Xayalath. Under the MoU, the two countries’ special work groups will ne...

Art & Entertainment

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ameblo.jp - No authorize to killing people anybody. No more war. Against terrorism. No violence. No racism. We wish only one thing. It is PEACE & SMILE & HAPPY. COPYRIGHT © 2009-2014 Perfume COMPLEX All rights...

Leisure

Footpath Feasting: the Best Lao Khao Soi in Luang Prabang

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grantourismotravels.com - “The best Lao khao soi in Luang Prabang is over there,” our guide Bounmee informed us, pointing across the road, soon after we began our temple tour – which actually appeared to be starting out as ...

Health

Give & Take: Working with Local Nurses to Make Birth Safer in Laos

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girlsglobe.org - Written by Kristyn Zalota, Founder, CleanBirth.org In my first Girls’ Globe post, I wrote of Laos’ high rates of infant and maternal mortality. While progress is being made, Laos is expected to fal...

Science

Civil Society Scholar Awards | Open Society Foundations (OSF)

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opensocietyfoundations.org - The Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially engaged research and crit...

Leisure

Scenes from Paris: #paris

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iqboom.com - •Achat du jour n°1• Nouvelles shooooooes #Nike#Rushrun#Paris #J .

Leisure

Hooters Takes Flight in Asia with 30-Location Development Agreement

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news.hooters.com - ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hooters of America, LLC, today announced an extensive development agreement to open 30 Hooters locations throughout Southeast Asia over the next six years. After introduci...

Leisure

Cruising the Mekong River to Luang Prabang on the Luang Say

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grantourismotravels.com - Cruising the Mekong River is one of travel’s must-do experiences and a three-day Mekong River Cruise to Luang Prabang on the Luang Say boat was the reason we’d flown from Bangkok to Chiang Rai. The...

Leisure

Laos is ignoring significant concerns of its neighbours on Mekong dams - The Nation

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nationmultimedia.com - Users are solely responsible for their comments.We reserve the right to remove any comment and revoke posting rights for any reason withou prior notice.

Leisure

Laos Sightseeing | A Unique Journey Into The Heart Of Northern Laos

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happytrips.com - First, either fly or take the overnight train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, the heart of Northern Thailand. Chiang Mai is the first stop on a well-trodden tourist trail that runs to Luang Prabang, so...

Environment

Twenty-four more Saola rangers graduate from Wildlife Enforcement Training Course - No Animal Poaching

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noanimalpoaching.org - Twenty-four more Saola rangers graduate from Wildlife Enforcement Training Course Source:  Sospecies.org Protecting species and enforcing the law in countries where the capacity of government agenc...

Science

Vientiane Times

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vientianetimes.org.la - The MDGs have sought to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender quality and empower women, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health, combat ...

World

Indochina Discovery Overland Tour with G Adventures

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oneworld365.org - Prices start from around £1499 and you can join this tour every month. Accommodation, transport, guides and selected meals throughout the trip are included in the price. Book in advance to avoid sp...

Leisure

Take in the Quiet Beauty of the Luang Prabang Monks - 42nd Class

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42ndclass.com - It’s a Buddhist tradition that started hundreds of years ago. Every morning around 5:30 am, a line of Luang Prabang monks wearing orange robes begin to appear along the main city street. Locals kne...

Leisure

Disparition du laotien Sombath Somphone, le silence perdure - CCFD-Terre Solidaire

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ccfd-terresolidaire.org - Deux ans après, le silence perdure autour de la disparition forcée de Sombath Somphone. Les organisations de droit de l’homme demandent aux autorités laotiennes l’ouverture d’une enquête concernant...

Leisure

Float Away in Vang Vieng

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a-perfect-escape.com - Vang Vieng is a tourist-oriented town located along the Nam Song river and is surrounded by karst hills and mountains. The town was first settled around 1353 as a staging post between Luang prabang...

Leisure

My New Notebook, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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lightandcomposition.com - This photograph was taken on the way to Luang Prabang from Vientiane, Laos in December 2012. While passing by a local villages we stopped and gave pencils, notebooks and other sets of school tools ...

Leisure

Laos – Slow seduction

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alvinology.com - Jan 21, 2015 Jeremy Koh * travel, - Laos, backpacking, featured 0 The 8-hour journey from Phonsavan to Luang Prabang was horrible. My friend was stopping the car every few kilometres or so to puke ...

Health

Condoms and contraceptive pills reach rural Laos | Global development

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theguardian.com - Bounthone Kongphongma knows family planning arrived too late for his generation in rural Laos. The former military medic and his wife had 14 children, the youngest of whom they raised during the co...

Leisure

Laos, Thailand and Vietnam on a Shoestring with G Adventures

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oneworld365.org - Company : G Adventures Activity: Travel Tours Countries: Cambodia / Thailand / Vietnam Experience the magic of South-East Asia travelling from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok overland. You will get to ...

Sports

Traveler Timeout: An Interview with Swiss Nomads -

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divergenttravelers.com - 16.  How many countries have you visited? Reni: 33 Marcel: 36

Leisure

Sun Protected, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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lightandcomposition.com - While doing a sightseeing tour around Luang Prabang, Laos in December 2012, I decided to go to Pak Ou Buddha caves by boat. I met this beautiful little model girl at the opposite shore of the river...

Leisure

Laotan Girl, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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lightandcomposition.com - I took the photograph of this little girl in Nong Khiaw area in Laos, in December 2012. Nong Khiaw is situated above the Nam Ou river, with beautiful views on the river and peaks around. I had rent...

Business

VietinBank gets nod to form bank in Laos - News VietNamNet

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english.vietnamnet.vn - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has allowed the Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) to incorporate a subsidiary in Laos with total chartered capital of US$50 million. A customer transa...

Leisure

Asien - 2malweg

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2malweg.eu - In Asien haben wir bisher folgende Länder besucht (Ein Klick auf die Bilder oder Links bringt euch zu den Posts) Backpacking & Trekking in Nepal Bilder Journal Nepal Reise Tipps Backpacking & Trekk...

Leisure

Cuisine laotienne: voyage au laos, cours de cuisine, insectes, photos

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nowmadnow.com - Voyage au Laos et découverte d’une nouvelle gastronomie asiatique: plongée en photos dans cette cuisine laotienne si méconnue.  Que pourrait répondre quelqu’un qui n’a jamais posé un pied au Laos s...

Leisure

Treks dans le nord du Laos: randonnées, villages, photos

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nowmadnow.com - Partager la publication "Treks dans le Nord du Laos" Ce long voyage était prévu, fantasmé, mais pas comme ça! J'ai abandonné mon itinéraire pour créer un tour du monde aléatoire, ouvert aux rencont...

Leisure

Trapped in a Box, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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lightandcomposition.com - This time took a local guide, a veteran of a secret war of Laos, from the small town Muang Ngoi in the mountain area in the Northern and asked him to take me to next village up the Nam Ou river. I ...

Art & Entertainment

Vientiane Performing Arts Festival 2015 to be held next week - Thai PBS English News

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englishnews.thaipbs.or.th - The festival is being organized by the Khao Niew Theatre group with support from the Kansai Osaka 21st Association and the Japanese embassy in Laos. Mr Lattanakone Insisiengmay, Director of the Kha...

Environment

Vientiane Times

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vientianetimes.org.la - Despite the progress made to date, he said there are still 14 areas the two governments need to further discuss and resolve. The meeting agreed that the border survey and installation of land borde...

Business

Vientiane Times

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vientianetimes.org.la - More than 90 percent of the power generated will be exported to Thailand to earn foreign reserves that can be spent on reducing poverty, with 6,985 GWh to be sold to Thailand each year and 420 GWh ...

Leisure

Sunset Brother, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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lightandcomposition.com - During driving from Phonsavan to Luang Prabang, Laos in December 2012 I stopped on the side of the road to take pictures of local villages. Traditionally older kids are taking care of their younger...

Leisure

The Sad Story Of Mr. Monkey And Mrs. Bird - City Sea Country

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cityseacountry.com - All of us ran out of the bus taking pictures. He was so nice sitting on a branch looking at me with his huge eyes. Shortly afterwards I saw  he was caught. His hip was in a chain. The chain was onl...

Leisure

Monday Moment: Plain Of Jars, Laos

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one-giant-step.com - We are officially in the middle of nowhere. Central Laos is not overly populated and we are and hour and half outside of the nearest town of Phonsavon. Lumbering along the dirt roads, through pine ...

Health

Simple Supplies Save Moms and Babies in Laos on StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for non-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers

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startsomegood.com - Our goal is to raise funds to train 20 nurses and provide them with1000 AYZH Clean Birth Kits. *** For just $5 you can provide a life saving Clean Birth Kits *** For $125 you provide training for 1...

Leisure

Unweaving the Robe, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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lightandcomposition.com - This photo was taken in Vientiane, Laos in December 2012. When going down with my camera Mekong River Boulevard I met young Buddhist Monks, who were enjoying their free time and unweaving the robe ...

Leisure

Vang Vieng, Laos, más allá del tubing - Travel and Exchange

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Juan Ayala

travelandexchange.com - Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng y Vientiane son los tres destinos que nunca pueden faltar en una ruta por Laos. En esta ocasión nos centraremos en Vang Vieng, un aclamado lugar entre mochileros que busca...

Leisure

Girl Sitter, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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lightandcomposition.com - The picture was made in December 2012 during my Laos trip, on the way from Phonsavan to Luang Prabang. The girl was spotted by the side of the road in a small village. Award Winner: Photo of the Da...

Leisure

Fried Buffalo Skin And Other Delicacies - City Sea Country

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cityseacountry.com - The best way to explore exotic food and products is by going to local markets. The colors, products and odors can be overwhelming in good and bad ways but you should not miss it. The best time is e...

Politics

Lao authorities ask for suggestions…while ignoring those made previously | Sombath Somphone

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sombath.org - In his recent remarks at the Universal Periodic Review, Phongsavath Boupha, the Chairman for the Lao National Steering Committee on Human Rights, said: “…the investigation committee has always been...

Leisure

2malweg: Laos

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2malweg.eu - Die Ankunft am frühen Morgen hat den Vorteil, dass man der Stadt beim Erwachen zusehen kann. Der Nachteil ist, dass man sich noch gar keine ...

Environment

Guía práctica para viajar a Laos

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myguiadeviajes.com - Laos, tímidamente agazapado entre sus famosos países vecinos, sigue siendo un país único y auténtico que enamora por completo, que llena el espíritu y te colma de experiencias inolvidables. El país...

World

Human rights groups demand UN action on abuses in Laos

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asiancorrespondent.com - The Laos government is moving backward on human rights, says Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch’s Asia Division. HRW issued a submission to the United Nations ahead of Laos’ Peri...

Business

Vientiane Times

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vientianetimes.org.la - Ms Finkelston and a host of other speakers said Laos has shown how hydropower can offer clean, affordable, and reliable electricity access to help drive economic growth, poverty reduction, and sust...

Leisure

Laos

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wingd.ca - Laos is a laid back country full of lush, green hillsides, bountiful cities and pervasive Buddhist culture. The ever famous Mekong river runs right through the downtown core of Luang Prabang, as we...

Business

Say No to the Don Sahong Dam Project

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earthrights.org - January 23, 2015, Bangkok, Thailand -- The fate of the controversial Don Sahong dam project could be decided by the end of this month. The Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) Joint Committee will conve...

Science

Top 3 global death causes in last 23 years-diarrhea, heart diseases & maternal mortality: Lancet & WHO - Oximity

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oximity.com - These are some of the findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD), a massive WHO data project which estimated yearly deaths for 188 countries between 1990 and 2013; but included data ...

Leisure

Thailand Reisen | Mit SKR Reisen Thailand entdecken

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skr.de - Mit SKR Reisen bereisen Sie Thailand in kleinen Gruppen. Höchstens 12 Gäste je Termin machen sich so auf den Weg in ein Land voller Kultur und Glanz. All unsere Thailandreisen führen wir garantiert...

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