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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...

Sports

Can Fifa end child trafficking from Africa to Asia? - BBC News

bbc.com - Fifa made a little-noted amendment to its statutes earlier this year but it was one that deserved considerably more attention. Football's world governing body decided to lower the age limit for int...

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Falcons News: Iran Tehran; Teachers’ protest in front of Iran Majlis (parliament)

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sqqr.us - Falcons Main Kuwait Falcons Bahrain Falcons Saudi Falcons Emirats Falcons Qatar Falcons Arab Falcons Most Read Two Police Killed in Attack in Turkey Close to Syria Border #مجزرة_البعثات #اكذوبة_مجز...

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Falcons News: U.N. concerned over civilians in Syria’s Zabadani

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sqqr.us - The United Nations envoy for Syria has voiced deep concern about civilians in the city of Zabadani, the focus of an offensive by the Syrian military and Lebanon’s Hezbollah aimed at wresting contro...

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Falcons News: Pentagon: Top al-Qaeda leader killed in Syria

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sqqr.us - By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Wednesday, 22 July 2015 The alleged leader of Al-Qaeda’s Khorasan Group was killed in an air strike by the U.S.-led coalition in northern Syria, the Pentagon said ...

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Motorbike from Thailand to Laos: The Route, Crossing the Border & The Roads | The Trading Travelers

thetradingtravelers.com - It’s hard to believe we have already been living in Thailand for 3 months, but sure enough it was time for a visa run to Laos. Instead of the typical bus trip into Vientiane, we decided we wanted t...

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Falcons News: Two Police Killed in Attack in Turkey Close to Syria Border

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sqqr.us - Falcons Main Kuwait Falcons Bahrain Falcons Saudi Falcons Emirats Falcons Qatar Falcons Arab Falcons Most Read Iran nuclear deal full of complex issues and moving parts Iran: Series of attacks on E...

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PRESS RELEASE – Kampuchea Balopp – Pass it back

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blog.rugbyunited.info - From Sunday July 12th to July 25th Kampuchea Balopp will be fortunate to have three of its Coach­Educators (Dul Khemrin, Tho Khemera and Reth Ra) and Communication Manager Steve Noble travel to Lao...

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Falcons News: Suicide Bomber Kills 15 in Afghan Market

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sqqr.us - A suicide bomber killed 15 people including women and children Wednesday when he blew himself up in a northern Afghan market, as militants intensify their annual summer offensive despite nascent pe...

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Thai Court Holds Hope for Transboundary Justice in the Mekong

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internationalrivers.org - The closely watched lawsuit filed by Thai Mekong communities against the Xayaburi Dam’s power purchase agreement (PPA) reaches a critical juncture Friday, as it is the final day that the Administra...

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The Best Luang Prabang Day Trips - 42nd Class

42ndclass.com - If you’re planning to go to Laos, you’re probably hoping for some rest and relaxation. Laos is a beautiful country with a completely laid-back atmosphere. Even if you want to get away from it all, ...

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Faire du volontariat au Laos: ong, association, bénévole, éco-tourisme

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nowmadnow.com - Dès qu’une occasion d’explorer des petits villages se présente, je fais mon sac. Mais depuis les treks effectués au Vietnam, je me pose des questions. Les Blancs-Becs sont souvent choyés, et c’est ...

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The 5 Stages of Drinking Cobra Whiskey - 42nd Class

42ndclass.com - We make it a point to try whatever the local drink is. In Hungary, it’s palinka. In Spain, it’s sangria. Then we get to Laos, where they have taken crazy drinks to a new level. Get ready for your f...

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Here at Konglor Cave | In Other Parts of the World

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inotherpartsoftheworld.com - With a long day ahead of us, we set our alarms early and were on the road by 6.00. We began the beautiful 40km journey to Konglor village with the sun rising in front of us and smoke lending the mo...

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Tamarind of Laos: Southeast Asia’s Most Underrated Cooking School

internationaltravellermag.com - Easily the most underrated cooking school in Laos, and perhaps all of Southeast Asia, Tamarind is building a reputation for quality food and service that few in Luang Prabang can match. Words and I...

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Impressions of Luang Prabang - NextStopWhoKnows.com

nextstopwhoknows.com - As most of you know, we are back on the road again, and we are currently travelling in the beautiful country of Laos. Our excitement about visiting a new country and experiencing a new culture bega...

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Villa Maly Luang Prabang Laos

kamaleon.travel - Cuando entras en Villa Maly, traspasas una puerta que lleva a la historia de Laos y de Luang Prabang. El hotel fue la residencia del príncipe Khamtan Ounkham, nieto del rey de Laos Kham Souk Zakari...

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Short term volunteer abroad programs & mission trips (1 week & 2 weeks)

volunteerforever.com - Have you ever wanted to volunteer but worried that you didn’t have the time? Are you unable to take a lengthy career break but desperately want to dedicate your time and hard work to producing posi...

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Liberia FA admits trafficking errors

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bbc.co.uk - The Liberian Football Association should have done more to prevent the trafficking of 23 youngsters to Laos, according to its president. A BBC investigation discovered that Laos side Champasak Unit...

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Building criminal intelligence capacity to fight wildlife and timber trafficking in Southeast Asia

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unodc.org - Vientiane (Lao PDR), 21 July 2015 - On July 17, 2015 the Environmental Crime Police and other staff of the Lao Ministry of Public Security completed a two-week criminal intelligence course on wildl...

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A Life of Never Giving Up: Stories from northern Laos

childfund.org.au - Photo: The majority of the population of Nonghet district, where ChildFund Laos works, are from the Hmong ethnic minority group. These young women are dressed in their traditional dress to celebrat...

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Celebrate Songkran: The Giant Lao New Year Water Fight - 42nd Class

42ndclass.com - The Lao New Year is a celebration unlike any other we’ve come across. The party in Luang Prabang lasts at least three days. More often, it becomes a full week of partying. To usher in the upcoming ...

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The Secret War in Laos

mindfulwanderlust.com - Having already done our research on Laos prior to traveling there, we were aware of the devastation that America’s secret war had on the people of Laos. Phonsavan, the capital of Xiang Khouang prov...

Business

Faber likes cash, says real estate and emerging markets equities to outperform

pionline.com - Marc Faber railed against central bank intervention around the globe and said he likes cash now because it “gives you flexibility to buy assets” when bubbles pop. Mr. Faber, publisher of the “Gloom...

Environment

Qué hacer en Si Phan Don Laos

kamaleon.travel - Durante los días que he pasado en Si Phan Don, zona del sur de Laos que se traduce como las 4.000 Islas, me he levantado lo justo de la hamaca que tenía en la terraza de mi bungalow de madera sobre...

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Thailand to Cambodia in 6 weeks

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inotherpartsoftheworld.com - Starting on the sunny shores of Koh Phi Phi and ending up at the ancient ruins of Angkor; we spent 5 and a half weeks making our way through Thailand, Laos and Cambodia with Matt’s sister Lauren an...

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Civil Sector Workers in Laos Lose Out to Corruption And Rising Cost of Living

rfa.org - Salaries for civil servants in Laos remain stagnant and will not be increased during the next fiscal year largely because of corruption, despite the rising cost of living in the one-party communist...

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Hydropower Compensation and Changing Nature-Society Relations in Laos

e-ir.info - The resettlement of people to make way for hydropower dams represents a major transformation of nature-society relations throughout the globe. Since the era of large-scale dam building escalated in...

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Siesta, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

lightandcomposition.com - This Photo was taken in a the small village Muang Ngoi in Laos in December 2012, where I arrived by boat late in one evening. It was slowly getting dark when I was visiting the village, walking wit...

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Sauftour in Laos — Reisedepeschen

reisedepeschen.de - Morgens um 6 Uhr im Hostel in Laos. Nach einer schlafberaubten Nacht stolpere ich im Vorraum über einen Burschen im „New Zealand“ T-Shirt. Er rappelt sich mühsam auf, während ich einen Kaffee mache...

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ASEAN | FocusEconomics

focus-economics.com - Growth in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) moderated slightly in the second quarter of the year according to preliminary results. GDP expanded 4.5% annually in Q2, which was a tad...

Sports

La Liberia, il Laos e quella truffa ai giovani calciatori - AFRICA

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africarivista.it - Il calcio può diventare sfruttamento? Il pallone può rasentare la schiavitù? L’inchiesta pubblicata ieri dalla Bbc apre uno squarcio drammatico su uno sport trasformato in un inferno di vessazioni ...

Science

Protected areas of Laos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

en.wikipedia.org - Protected areas of Laos Boke Nature Reserve Buddha Park Dong Ampham National Biodiversity Conservation Area, 20,000 ha at lat. -4.60886 long. 35.780714 Dong Hua Sao National Biodiversity Conservati...

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Aufgerappelt und hingefallen

sellberg-on-tour.de - Ach, es soll nicht sollen sein. Oder gerade doch? Zwingt mich das Schicksal zur Ruhe? Es ist zum Haare raufen… Nachdem wir uns einen Plan der nächsten Tage zurecht gelegt hatten, ging es mir schon ...

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Hiking to discover the Laotian tribal villages

silvias-trips.com - After a few days of spiritual relaxation in Luang Prabang, with my friends we started the adventure! A hike tour to discover the tribal villages between Laotian forests, plateaus and rapids along t...

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Top 3 für Laos - Weltenbummlerin

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weltenbummlerin.net - Ich bin schon ein wenig überrascht, dass sich im Moment die meisten meiner Besucher für Laos interessieren. Das Land war ja ewig lange abgeschottet und noch immer scheint es recht ungewöhnlich zu s...

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Laos - Vientiane, die entspannte Hauptstadt - Weltenbummlerin

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weltenbummlerin.net - Vientiane ist die Hauptstadt von Laos, aber meilenweit von der Hektik anderer asiatischer Metropolen entfernt. Das Zentrum lässt sich gut zu Fuß erkunden und überhaupt ist die Stadt recht entspannt...

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Volunteer in Laos | UBELONG

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ubelong.org - What do volunteers do? Volunteers work alongside local staff and other volunteers for three to six hours a day, depending on weather conditions, local need and comfort – if the weather is too hot a...

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Laos and Vietnam reinforce ties

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laovoices.com - Laos, Vietnam reinforce time-honoured friendship, all-round cooperation On July 9, Vice President Bounnhang Volachith who is on a working visit to Vietnam meet with Vietnamese National Assembly Cha...

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Viaggio nel Laos, il Sud-est asiatico più autentico

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liligo.it - La guida del Magazine del Viaggiatore per sapere cosa fare e vedere nel Laos, un angolo del Sud-Est asiatico ancora autentico ed incotaminato. Se siete affascinati dal Sud-est asiatico e siete alla...

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Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng | ToLoveToLive

tolovetolive.co.uk - Woke up at 0415 this morning – why you might ask as we’re supposed to be on holiday! Well at around 0545 the monks can be seen leaving the temples to collect alms. Alms refers to the food cooked by...

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A Very Untraditional Traditional Passover Seder in Laos - 42nd Class

42ndclass.com - I had no one to blame but myself. We were supposed to be somewhere with a legitimate Passover seder to celebrate the holiday. But here we were in Luang Prabang, Laos where the last organized seder ...

Science

Towards Safer School Construction: A community-based approach

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reliefweb.int - All children deserve safe, accessible and culturally appropriate school buildings — regardless of class, creed, gender or ability. When children live in hazard-prone places where high winds, earthq...

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Falcons News: #لا_للتدخلات_الإيرانية Statement of HE Interior Minister #البحرين #Bahrain

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sqqr.us - His Excellency Interior Minister LT-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, under the leadership of His Majesty the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, has reinforced that the Kingdom of Bahrain ...

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MOIC seeks new Party leadership

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laovoices.com - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is currently getting set to elect a new Party leadership The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is currently getting set to elect a new Party leadership and als...

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Our last day in Laos: Vientiane, the capital | ToLoveToLive

tolovetolive.co.uk - The day began with breakfast at around 0715 as usual before a last minute check that we had packed everything. We were then back aboard our bus for the transfer that would leave Vang Vieng behind a...

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LA GUERRA QUE NUNCA OCURRIÓ

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altairmagazine.com - Son las 9 de la mañana y ni siquiera el encargado gubernamental de la cueva de Tham Piew ha llegado todavía. Sólo hace unas horas que ha amanecido y la niebla envuelve todavía la montaña. Al final ...

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Andorreando por Laos - ANDORREANDO POR EL MUNDO

andorreandoporelmundo.com - Nuestra aventura por Laos en Luang Prabang duración 3 días. Laos es un país que cuenta con una superficie de 236.800 km² y una población que ronda casi 6.700.000 habitantes. Es el único país del su...

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Laos is on track with high-speed railway project

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laovoices.com - The government’s decision to build the US$7 billion high-speed railway project, remains unchanged Deputy Prime Minister Somsavat Lengsavad on Wednesday the 8th of July confirmed that the government...

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Building International Relations in Laos | globalhelpswap

globalhelpswap.com - Ahhh, bed. After a long hot river journey we were more than happy to be snuggled up in our (very) small room in Nong Khiaw, Laos. As we slowly drifted off to the land of make-believe we were sudden...

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