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High drama in Vientiane leaves Asean a weakened bloc

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m.malaysiakini.com - MP SPEAKS It's nothing new, really. But we can once again call Asean the toothless tiger. Or the spineless regional bloc. And all of the insults hurled at the 10-member grouping would make perfect ...

Business

China, Laos Say Rail Project to Go Ahead, Pending Environment Study

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voanews.com - China and Laos are both committed to a high-speed rail project linking the Chinese southwestern city of Kunming with the Lao capital of Vientiane, officials from both countries said this week, and ...

Environment

Night Safari in Nam Et National Park, Laos | AsiaTrips Travel

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asiatrips.travel - Nam Et-Phou Louey National Park is located about 300km east of Luang Prabang in Laos. The park hosts the Nam Nern Night Safari which is a 24-hour, boat-based tour into the heart of the Nam Et-Phou ...

Environment

News VietNamNet

english.vietnamnet.vn - VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam needs to find solutions to the increasing number of hydropower dams being built in regional countries, according to Dr Vu Trong Hong, chair of the Vietnam Water Resource...

World

(LEAD) N. Korea tried in vain to revise ARF statement: gov't source

english.yonhapnews.co.kr - (ATTN: ADDS more comments and info in 5th and last 3 paras) SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has tried in vain to revise a statement issued at the end of a regional security forum that voiced...

Business

Lao Officials Tell Chinese Company to Take Down Illegal Wall Along Major Roadway

rfa.org - Lao officials have asked a Chinese construction company to destroy a brick wall it illegally erected along a major roadway as part of a dam project in northern Laos’ Luang Prabang province, a provi...

Art & Entertainment

Purse - The surprise inside a handbag - Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand

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wfft.org - Dropoffs are not a rare occurance at our centre. In fact, as our name starts to become more well known not only internationally but also with people in Lao PDR we see a high increase in animals bei...

World

Human Trafficking - The Asia Foundation

asiafoundation.org - Menu About us About us – The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Learn more about our impact, ap...

Politics

What's Trending?: 70 THINGS the DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION made the FILIPINO PROUD (from the POINT OF VIEW of a Pinay in Laos)!

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whattrendz.blogspot.com - HERE ARE 20 THINGS THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION HAS DONE IN 8 DAYS: (read the rest of the 50 THINGS after the CUT below!) Duterte’s first order to all agencies was to reduce the amount of time it too...

Environment

Impact

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cusointernational.org - Cuso alumnus leads students at one BC college in helping rice farmers in Laos Cuso International volunteers are remarkable people. Take Nick Robinson for example. In 1978, Nick, his wife Gail and t...

Business

China, Laos reaffirm rail goals

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bangkokpost.com - VIENTIANE: China and Laos are both committed to a high-speed rail project linking the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming with the Lao capital of Vientiane, officials from both countries say, addi...

Science

Asbestos lawyers

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lawyerwrd.com - Affected by occupational exposure to asbestos have a champion in Weitz and Luxenberg asbestos lawyers lawyers workers The United States and Canada residents may sue asbestos with our law firm. We s...

Business

Vientiane rescuers win Magsaysay award

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bangkokpost.com - Vientiane Rescue, a humanitarian group formed by volunteers to save lives in the Lao capital, is among the six recipients of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as Asia's equivalent of the ...

Art & Entertainment

The Flower-Filled Photos of Hmong Women on Dating Sites

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hyperallergic.com - MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — At the age of four, in 1986, Pao Houa Her sought refuge from Laos with her family in the US. By 2011, she became the first Hmong woman to graduate from Yale’s MFA program, focu...

World

Northern Thailand - Vietnam Cambodia Laos & Northern Thailand (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

ebooktravelguide.blogspot.com - This is the Northern Thailand chapter from Lonely Planet’s Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Northern Thailand guidebook. Northern Thailand - Vietnam Cambodia Laos & Northern Thailand (PDF Chapter) Lonely ...

Leisure

Laos project makes beauty from pain

jessicamorris.net - Upcycling may have become a trend in the Western world, but for many in Laos it’s long been a livelihood. Local villagers have been crafting spoons by melting scrap metal for generations. They don’...

Leisure

Volunteer with Buddhist Monks in Laos - GVI

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gvi.co.uk - Volunteering with GVI not only allows you to participate on programs assisting disadvantaged communities or endangered ecosystems but it also offers wonderful opportunities to travel in the local a...

Business

Financial Impacts of Budget 2016 Measures on Selected Families with Children

pbo-dpb.gc.ca - Get the report Financial Impacts of Budget 2016 Measures on Selected Families with Children.pdf Summary The Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London, Mrs. Karen Vecchio, requested the PBO to...

Business

Mustapa To Lead Malaysian Delegation To 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting In Laos | MyNiaga.biz

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myniaga.biz - KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 (Bernama) — International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed is leading the Malaysian delegation to the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and Related ...

World

Kerry B. Collison Asia News: America’s Stateless Hmong -Caught in limbo, they can’t be deported but their status means no green cards

kerrycollison.blogspot.com - Caught in limbo, they can’t be deported but their status means no green cards They came to the United States in the 1970s and 1980s as child refugees, members of the Hmong minority in Laos fleeing ...

Environment

Rescuers Find Very Sad Surprise Inside Abandoned Purse

thedodo.com - Staffers at the Laos Wildlife Rescue Center (LWRC) didn't know how long she had been in there. "Dropoffs are not a rare occurrence at our center," the rescue wrote on Facebook. "In fact, as our nam...

Environment

De Marín a Laos contra el cambio climático

lavozdegalicia.es - Ignacio Touriño (Marín, 1976) y su mujer Anne Chaponnière (Francia, 1976) son un matrimonio con una profesión atípica. Formados como ingenieros agrónomos, su trayectoria vital los ha llevado a vivi...

World

Communications Officer at WBG, Vientiane, Laos

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jobs.fundsforngos.org - The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communications Officer in Vientiane, Laos. The duration of this post is 2 years. WBG has se...

Technology

Laotian iTunes top 100 list of 29 July 2016

en.randomize.be - | Laotian iTunes store statistics | Search song | American iTunes storeAnguillian iTunes storeAntiguan iTunes storeArgentine iTunes storeArmenian iTunes storeAustralian iTunes storeAustrian iTunes ...

Leisure

Things to Do in Vang Vieng After the Party | The Trading Travelers

thetradingtravelers.com - What was once the number one party spot for backpackers in S.E. Asia, Vang Vieng is now a fairly peaceful town with remnants of what was. And to be honest, we prefer it that way. Vang Vieng is most...

Leisure

Slow-Life at Sofitel in Luang Prabang LAOS P.D.R.

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pattayatoday.net - On the banks of the old, long trans-boundary Mekong river in mountainous northern Laos there’s a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, some call it “the best-preserved little-big town in Asia”, the ...

Leisure

River Tubing in Vang Vieng, Laos - Wander With Jo

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wanderwithjo.com - Laos was my first destination as a solo traveler and I believe it was the perfect choice. The reason I chose Laos was solely for the purpose of tubing in Vang Vieng – I mean, literally, the minute ...

Leisure

Boredom, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

lightandcomposition.com - During my trip to Laos in December 2012 I took a boat trip to the Village called Muang Noi. When going down the street trough the Village I noticed 2 girls on the bench. One of them seemed to be bo...

Leisure

Top 5 Laos Lonely Planet - PDF Download!

ebooktravelguide.blogspot.com - Laos might be a small country, but this fascinating region of Southeast Asia is home to jungle and wildlife, fascinating culture, history, river islands, and a warm hearted nation of people who eat...

Leisure

Vientiane tra Laos e Thailandia

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ideanomade.com - Vientiane, la capitale del Laos, è una città molto particolare, ha un fascino decisamente occidentale e in alcuni momenti, non ci sembrava neanche di essere in Asia, con i suoi viali alberati, circ...

Leisure

Best places for shopping in Vientiane

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travellaosonline.com - In almost tours to any destination, in addition to visiting beautiful landscapes, trying delicious cuisine or exploring a new culture, shopping is also a big interest of most tourists. Not except f...

Art & Entertainment

“Credi di Amare”, il nuovo singolo di Buzzy Lao da oggi in free download

ithinkmagazine.it - “Credi di amare” e’ il primo singolo del cantautore-bluesman Buzzy Lao, estratto dall’album “HULA”, la cui uscita e’ prevista per il 21 ottobre 2016. Da oggi il singolo e’ disponibile in free downl...

Business

LAO | Pathways- #Plan2ageohio

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leadingageohio.org - “Pathways” is part of a national initiative spearheaded by LeadingAge, the SCAN Foundation and AARP, to draw attention to the coming challenges in long term care financing, and model possible “path...

Leisure

Lao-tzu Quotes | TheQuotes.Net - Motivational Quotes

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thequotes.net - Lao-tzu was a philosopher of ancient China, best known as the author of the Tao Te Ching. His association with the Tào Té Chīng has led him to be traditionally considered the founder of philosophic...

Art & Entertainment

Serena Lao “Vaneddi”

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ildispari24.it - Leggere il racconto lungo, Vaneddi di Serena Lao, è fondamentale per chi vuole conoscere la Palermo popolare degli anni cinquanta: gli usi, le tradizioni, i costumi, l’economia emergono con una lim...

World

ທ່ານນາງ Hillary Clinton ສັນຍາວ່າ ຈະສ້າງ ມື້ອື່ນ ໃຫ້ເປັນວັນທີ່ດີກວ່າເກົ່າ

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lao.voanews.com - ຜູ້ລົງແຂ່ງຂັນເອົາຕຳແໜ່ງປະທານາທິບໍດີຈາກພັກເດໂມແຄຣັດ ທ່ານ ນາງ Hillary Clinton ໄດ້ຮຽກຮ້ອງບັນດາຜູ້ມີ​ສິດ​ປ່ອນ​ບັດ ໃນວັນ ພະຫັດວານນີ້ວ່າ ບໍ່ໃຫ້ຍອມຈຳນົນ ຕໍ່ຄວາມຢ້ານກົວທາງການເມືອງ. ທ່ານນາງໄດ້ໃຫ້ຄຳປະຕິຍານທີ...

World

Intellasia East Asia News - N. Korea diplomat blames US in Laos

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intellasia.net - North Korea’s top diplomat denounced the United States, Tuesday, for “blowing the chance for the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula,” saying the North’s additional nuclear tests will entirely...

Business

MICROFINANCE PUBLICATION ROUND-UP: Household Responses to Village Bank Access in Laos; Mobile Banking in Kenya; The Role of Banks in Driving Financial Inclusion

microcapital.org - “Household Responses to Access to Finance Through GIZ-AFP Village Banks;” published by the Laos-Australia Development Learning Facility; February 2016; 50 pages; available at: http://ladlf.org/imag...

Leisure

Laos holiday guide: plan the perfect two-week trip

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theguardian.com - Landlocked, communist, studded with limestone spires and gilded temples, riddled with caves and home to rare wildlife, Laos has a unique charm for adventurous travellers. They relish its sleepy atm...

Leisure

Que hacer y ver en Pakse en 3 dias - Conoce Pakse

mochilerosentailandia.com - Tienes pensado conocer Pakse ? Quieres saber que hacer y ver en Pakse en 3 dias ? Localizada en el sur de Laos , Pakse es una tranquila ciudad ribereña del Mekong . De ambiente mochilero , la ciuda...

Science

Steam Greenlight :: Miaou Moon

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steamcommunity.com - Release date: Summer 2016 2D Physics plateformer with an original twist. Playing with gravity when you can only propel in two directions is often tricky. Deep gameplay and high difficulty within a ...

Leisure

Laos' Bolaven Plateau: A coffee lover's dream

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cnn.com - It's earned a burgeoning reputation not only for the quality of the coffee beans the area produces, but also for its stunning scenery and vibrant ethnic cultures -- making the plateau one of the be...

Business

Asia: US “Pivot” Turns to Panic | New Eastern Outlook

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journal-neo.org - US foreign policy in Asia Pacific has centered around the so-called “Pivot to Asia,” initially rolled out as an alleged means for the US to strengthen ties with Asia, but was incrementally revealed...

Leisure

Travel Basics: Explore Beautiful Laos

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peanutsorpretzels.com - Dubbed the “Land of a Million Elephants”, Laos is steeped in the mystery of Old World Orient offering a haven to nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts the world over. Laos is a landlocked country i...

Art & Entertainment

greysleey

greysleey.tumblr.com - mdmakisses Inside of a house sliding down a cliff in Muang Khua, Laos [OC] [2000 x 1650] 26 339 notes ohuprettythingz a reblogué ce billet depuis leanputa greysleey a reblogué ce billet depuis mdma...

Sports

The Secret War in Laos

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xaniatube.com - Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Like × You disliked this video. Thanks for the feedback! Former CIA Officer Terry Burke recounts his role in the guerrilla war in Laos ...

Environment

Tiger Conservation: the Woods Are Dark and Deep, We Have Promises to Keep - The Wire

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thewire.in - In what distant deeps or skies/ Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand dare seize the fire? Thus wrote the British poet William Blake on the Royal Bengal tiger. T...

World

Kaduo in Laos Ethnic People Profile

legacy.joshuaproject.net - People-in-Country Profile People Selector: Step 1 - Select a Country: Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austri...

World

Cambodian Opposition Party to Appeal Sam Rainsy Defamation Ruling

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rfa.org - Cambodia’s opposition party will file an appeal on Aug. 1 of a court decision to convict its president Sam Rainsy on defamation charges, though it doubts that its action will result in a fair rulin...

Environment

Inside the Disturbing World of Bear-Bile Farming

news.nationalgeographic.com - Bears can pry open car doors, dig up tree stumps, and take on a tiger. That’s why it’s disturbingly incongruous to see them lying on their backs, held fast and hooked up to a catheter that drains f...

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