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Environment

International Green Group Calls Attention to Negative Impacts of Dam Projects in Laos

rfa.org - The development of two dams on the Lower Mekong River in Laos may have potentially devastating impact on the food security and livelihoods of 60 million people in the area, an international environ...

Business

:: KPL :: Lao News Agency

kpl.gov.la - (KPL) The Chinese Government has provided a number of necessary pieces of equipment and several vehicles worth about 13 billion kip (10 million yuan) to the Lao National Statistics Centre to assist...

World

Laos Tries But Fails to Make ASEAN NGOs Ignore Plight of Missing Activist

rfa.org - Lao activists are crying foul at a stealthy, failed attempt by their government to delete the disappearance of the country’s most prominent civil society leader from the list of regional human righ...

Leisure

Pre-Angkorian archaeological treasure sees light in southern Laos

globalpost.com - Pre-Angkorian archaeological treasure sees light in southern Laos VIENTIANE, March 18 (Xinhua) -- A large 7th century artifact described as one of the most significant archaeological items ever fou...

Environment

Tiger meat and bear paws lure Chinese tourists to Laos resort

ibtimes.co.uk - Delicacies made from tiger meat, pangolins and bear paws are among the items served at a resort in Laos, according to the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). The food is meant to lure Chinese...

Business

:: KPL :: Lao News Agency

kpl.gov.la - Risks to the outlook include possible missteps in the PRC as it adjusts to its new normal of moderate growth, less decisive action on reforms in India than anticipated, potential spillover effects ...

Leisure

From India to Laos on a Royal Enfield Bullet 500

cntraveller.in - Five thousand kilometres across four countries in 36 days on a Royal Enfield—sounds like something you’d do? Sign up for Transcontinental: South to South East Asia, a cross-border motorcycle expedi...

Environment

Laos’ Sin City's an illegal wildlife supermarket for Chinese tourists – EIA International

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eia-international.org - Laos’ Sin City is an illegal wildlife trade supermarket for visiting Chinese tourists LONDON: A resort complex tucked away in Laos and marketed to Chinese gamblers and tourists is a hub for trade i...

Leisure

Tiger meat, bear paws openly available in Laos: NGO

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news.yahoo.com - Bangkok (AFP) - A resort complex in northwest Laos targeting Chinese visitors has become a "lawless playground" for the trade in illegal wildlife ranging from tiger meat to bear paws, an advocacy g...

Environment

Laos resort a lawless playground for wildlife trade, says EIA report

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scmp.com - A resort complex in northwest Laos targeting Chinese visitors has become a "lawless playground" for the trade in illegal wildlife ranging from tiger meat to bear paws, an advocacy group said yester...

Business

ADB approves US$35 million loan for Vientiane transport and traffic improvements

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laosinvestmentreview.com - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced last week that it has approved a US$35 million loan to help finance a bus rapid transit system in Vientiane and other improvements to improve traffic flow...

Leisure

Cambodia & Laos tour | A travellers journey along The Mekong

insider-journeys.com - Perched on the curve of the Mekong River, Laos' welcoming capital is surprisingly multicultural. This is reflected in its culinary options, with excellent French, Indian, Thai, Chinese and Vietname...

Environment

Pattes d'ours et viande de tigre au menu des touristes chinois au Laos

sciencesetavenir.fr - COMMERCE. Un complexe touristique dans le nord du Laos, frontalier de la Chine, fait recette auprès des touristes chinois en proposant pattes d'ours et viande de tigre, a dénoncé une ONG le jeudi 1...

Leisure

The City Where Bear Paw Soup Is What’s for Dinner

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takepart.com - In the marbled foyer of a casino inside Laos’ Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, glistening elephant tusks hang beside an array of ivory carvings, jewelry, and trinkets in glass cabinets. Nearb...

Environment

High-end Laos resort serves up illegal wildlife for Chinese tourists | Jeremy Hance

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theguardian.com - American social psychologist, Paul Piff, has built a career on studying how wealth and privilege affects moral behaviour. Through a wide variety of methods – including rigged Monopoly games and mon...

Leisure

Lowest Fare, Best Low Cost Airline - AirAsia

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airasia.com - • A non-refundable processing fee is applicable for payments via credit, debit or charge card. • Fare includes airport taxes (except for selected airports where airport tax is collected at the poin...

Science

@PatriceJuneau: Pattes d'ours et viande de tigre : espèces menacées au menu dans un complexe touristique au Laos

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juneaupatrice.blogspot.com - Un complexe touristique dans le nord du Laos, frontalier de la Chine, fait recette auprès des touristes chinois en proposant pattes d'ours et viande de tigre. Les touristes visitant ce complexe ouv...

Business

The World Bank's Bad Business in Laos

oaklandinstitute.org - Laos, officially the Lao People’s Democratic Republic is a mountainous, land-locked state, identified as one of the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDC). Since the year 2000, Laos has undergone ...

Business

Notifications to the Parties

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cites.org - Implementation of the Convention for trade in specimens of Dalbergia cochinchinensis under the synonym Dalbergia cambodiana Implementation of Resolution Conf. 12.8 (Rev. CoP13)1, 2 (Review of Signi...

World

Untouchable? Wildlife crime kingpin Vixay Keosavang – EIA International

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eia-international.org - EIA is today proud to host a guest blog by Julian Rademeyer, journalist and author of the must-read illegal rhino horn trade exposé Killing for Profit. Visit his website here. Vixay Keosavang is on...

Environment

United Nations arm CITES recommends trade boycott of Laos over wildlife trafficking

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animals24-7.org - GENEVA, VIENTIENE–– The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), a treaty organization formed by the United Nations, on March 19, ...

Leisure

Laos Resort Serves Endangered Animals

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clapway.com - A covert investigation inside the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone in Laos has discovered a horrifying fact: you’ll have no problem finding several restaurants and other local businesses offer...

World

I hmong del Laos, un popolo senza pace

asiablog.it - …les Hmong maquisards de Vang Pao Y z’aiment pas la révolution des miliciens du Pathet Lao… Un popolo in perenne ribellione: la storia dei hmong, minoranza etnica del Laos MILANO (Asiablog) – Nella...

Leisure

The City Where Bear Paw Soup Is What's for Dinner

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noanimalpoaching.org - The City Where Bear Paw Soup Is What's for Dinner Source:  Takepart.com By Sharon Guynup In the marbled foyer of a casino inside Laos’ Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, glistening elephant tus...

World

Tiger skins and rhino horns being openly traded in Laos | Al Jazeera America

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america.aljazeera.com - Tiger skins and rhino horns being openly traded in Laos March 19, 2015 Despite ban to protect endangered species, investigations reveal parts are sold at a gambling resort

Leisure

Scenes from Paris: #paris

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Art & Entertainment

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Business

Lao PDR Development Report 2014: Expanding Productive Employment for Broad-Based Growth

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worldbank.org - An additional 96,000 young people will be looking for jobs every year in the coming decades. Having more potential workers presents an opportunity for growth, but only if productive, income-generat...

Leisure

5 Dishes You Shouldn’t Leave Laos Without Trying

bootsnall.com - Having lived in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand for the past 11 years, I finally got a chance to visit Laos and was struck by the natural beauty of the country ― everything from waterfalls to river...

Business

Three countries receive CITES trade bans for failing elephants

noanimalpoaching.org - Three countries receive CITES trade bans for failing elephants Source:  Wildlifenews.co.uk By Kevin Heath Three countries have been placed on a trade ban list for failing to meet their obligations ...

Environment

Golden Triangle A Haven For Peddlers Of Endangered Species' Meat, Body Parts: Report

ibtimes.com - The Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone in Laos, located along its border with Myanmar and Thailand, has become an “illegal playground” where endangered wild animals are brazenly sold in the open...

Science

Health Information for Travelers to Laos - Traveler view | Travelers' Health

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wwwnc.cdc.gov - Bugs (like mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas) can spread a number of diseases in Laos. Many of these diseases cannot be prevented with a vaccine or medicine. You can reduce your risk by taking steps to ...

World

British Embassy Vientiane - GOV.UK

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gov.uk - We develop and maintain relations between the UK and Lao governments, supporting UK-Lao trade and investment, and supporting British policies, interests and values in political and economic relatio...

Environment

Tiger meat, bear paws openly available in Laos: NGO - The Times of India

timesofindia.indiatimes.com - BANGKOK: A resort complex in northwest Laos targeting Chinese visitors has become a "lawless playground" for the trade in illegal wildlife ranging from tiger meat to bear paws, an advocacy group sa...

Stories

Check out this story by Darren Brogan on Steller

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steller.co - reminiscing the finer details of a recent trip to #Laos, recalling the little things that made it so memorable... the end. #stellerdetails #travel #detail Instagram: @poetic_mouse

Leisure

Villa Maly | Luxury and Boutique Hotels

luxuryandboutiquehotels.com -   French service and decor differentiate Villa Maly; you’ll feel like you’re in Paris when greeted in their ornate reception room. Villa Maly’s main building is from 1938, and was once the residenc...

Leisure

Nigeria: Navigating a Megacity - GoNOMAD Travel

gonomad.com - You are here: Home Cultures: Festivals and Traditions Nigeria: Navigating a Megacity GoNOMAD Travel Lagos' legendary traffic is not for the faint of heart. Survival Tips For Your First Visit to Lag...

Leisure

Un village paisible sur le Mékong au fond du Laos

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bestglobe.fr - Sourires de villageois. Dans ce village complètement isolé, quelque part entre la frontière thaïlandaise et Luang Prabang, je suis arrivé non par des pistes, mais par le fleuve, en accostant sur un...

Sports

OlymPictures -Olympics Photo Stream-

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findelight.net - 2016里約奧運女足亞洲資格賽第一輪 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament #Rio2016 #Olympic #Taiwan #Laos

Leisure

Itinerario de viaje por Laos

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soloida.com - Viajar sin prisas y sola tiene muchas ventajas pero la principal es que una puede hacer lo que le da la real gana y eso fue lo que hice en esta ocasión. Aunque la razón principal para ir al norte d...

Business

Vientiane roads to be upgraded for ASEAN Summit 2016 - Thai PBS English News

englishnews.thaipbs.or.th - Nouanta Hompathoum, deputy director of the Vientiane Department of Public Works and Transport, said the infrastructure development project would be supported by the Chinese government. “Currently w...

Technology

Laos

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Business

ADB to Help Lao PDR’s Vientiane Set up Sustainable Transport System

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establishmentpost.com - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $35 million loan to help finance a bus rapid transit system and other transport innovations to improve traffic flows in Vientiane, the fast growing c...

Sports

OlymPictures -Olympics Photo Stream-

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findelight.net - Yes! 睽違三年八個月終於讓我贏ㄧ場了 4:0啊! 2016里約奧運女足亞洲資格賽第一輪 #Rio2016 #Olympic #Taiwan #Laos

World

60th founding anniversary of LPRP marked - Thai PBS English News

englishnews.thaipbs.or.th - Party secretary-general Choummaly Sayasone recalled the significance of the establishment of the LPRP. Sixty years ago, it was referred to as the Lao People’s Party.  It was founded by the late Pre...

Business

Mekong bond issuers find a home in Thai debt markets | GlobalCapital

globalcapital.com - The country has been keen to open up its market — increasing the issuance window from six to nine months and lowering the credit rating requirement for Mekong corporates to a local rating of BBB- i...

Business

Focus on Business Climate and Private Investment Will Be Key to Creating More and Better-paid Jobs in Lao PDR, finds World Bank Group

worldbank.org - VIENTIANE, LAO PDR, February 3, 2015 – The growing Lao economy needs to diversify beyond its natural resource base to create more jobs and improve the business environment for foreign and domestic ...

Leisure

The Laos motorcycle diaries

bbc.com - Landlocked Laos, fortressed by mountains and dissected by the mighty Mekong River, is best travelled by road; its dramatic routes twisting sinuously through jungle, paddy fields, mountains and kars...

Sports

Laos defeat Qatar in seesaw clash

thepeninsulaqatar.com - Doha: The highly-anticipated FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2015 — AFC Qualifier Qatar kicked off at Katara beach here yesterday with teams vying for the three places available at the FIFA Beach Socce...

Leisure

Laos Travel Guide - Country Facts

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travablue.com - There are a lot to see in the capital of Laos including That Luang , Wat Ho Phakeo, & Buddha Park for an unforgettable vacation.

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