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Magical Laotian town preserved by UNESCO loses its soul

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msn.com - It is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia, a bygone seat of kings tucked into a remote river valley of Laos. Luang Prabang weaves a never-never land spell on many a vi...

Leisure

Flâner dans les ruelles de Luang Prabang

blouptrotters.com - Nous sommes arrivés à Luang Prabang la première fois par le sud en venant de Vang Vieng (voir les infos pratiques en bas d’article) mais ce fut bref car nous devions repartir le lendemain pour le p...

World

Bombing in Central Laos Kills 2 From China

nytimes.com - BEIJING — Two people from China were killed and a third was wounded by a recent bomb blast near a military camp in Laos, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, state news reports and an article...

Leisure

Top adventures in Laos - Lonely Planet

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lonelyplanet.com - With its dense forests, limestone caves and endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia. Whether its kayaking, cycling, roc...

World

Laos: The New Cold War Battleground You Don’t Know About | New Eastern Outlook

journal-neo.org - The “New Cold War” could be a potential description for the unfolding geopolitical lay of the planet as Russia reemerges as a world power, and China rises as a new one in the face of a prevailing W...

Leisure

Feature: Weddings in Laos a merry mix of culture, tradition, geniality and whiskey - Xinhua

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news.xinhuanet.com - VIENTIANE, Jan. 30 (Xinhua)-- Language and movement, color and costume, food and drink are all inextricably linked in the beauty, ritual and celebration of love and life that a wedding represents. ...

Leisure

Cold weather results in rare snowfalls for tropical Laos -- Sott.net

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sott.net - Cold weather results in rare snowfalls for tropical Laos © www.namet.org White-dusted tropical foliage is seen at the Nam Et-Phou Louey National Park in Laos. Snow has been reported across forested...

World

Asia Unbound » Violence Flares in Laos

blogs.cfr.org - Despite its reputation for placidity, and its popularity as a backpacker tourist destination, Laos remains one of the most repressive and politically opaque countries in the world. It is consistent...

Leisure

Laos’ Elephants Take to the Road to Save Their Forest Home

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takepart.com - LUANG PRABANG, Laos—“They’re turning!” The frantic cry rippled through the crowd as the Elephant Caravan turned down a side street, away from the throngs of Laotians and tourists crowding the stree...

Leisure

9 Ways to Seek Adventure in Laos

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travelfreak.net - Laos is making a name for itself as a destination for thrill-seekers and adventurers, with many activities centered around the scenic area of Vang Vieng. If you’re heading to Laos in search of adve...

Leisure

Laos’ Luang Prabang spotlights pitfalls of World Heritage Site status

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todayonline.com - LUANG PRABANG (Laos) — It is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia, a bygone seat of kings tucked into a remote river valley of Laos. Luang Prabang weaves a never-never ...

Art & Entertainment

Confusingly, ‘Disney Laos’ Not Actually a Disney Park

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travelandleisure.com - Lao entrepreneurs boldly invoke Disney name in unaffiliated theme park project. Disney Adventures offers tours of Laos with stops at Mount Phousi and an organic rice farm. One place they probably w...

World

US Announces Initiatives to Aid Laos

voanews.com - The U.S. is stepping up efforts to help Laos deal with problems including hunger, unexploded ordnances and technology access for the lower Mekong.    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry outlined the...

Art & Entertainment

Numéro 3 Archives | Éditions Jentayu

editions-jentayu.fr - Le numéro 3 de Jentayu puise dans les riches mythologies d’Asie et témoigne de la place de la religion dans les sociétés asiatiques actuelles. Brigitte Duzan présente le parcours de l’écrivain chin...

Environment

Mekong river dilemma | Eniday

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eniday.com - International concern and opposition to these large-scale projects has been mounting, given the evidence that the upstream dams are already reducing silt flows downstream. As Mark Goichot, The Worl...

World

US Outreaches Have Put Laos in Geopolitical Limbo

sputniknews.com - The tiny, still-communist, and only land-locked country in Southeast Asia has taken on the ASEAN chairmanship for this year, raising the profile of this seemingly geopolitically obscure state to gl...

Science

Hmong Males Must Embrace Education to be Agents of Change

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diverseeducation.com - For centuries, the Hmong have recorded their rich history of culture and problem solving through oral narrative. In the tradition of the Hmong people, a storytelling approach guides this dialogue t...

Art & Entertainment

Why I Cried Tears of Sadness on My Wedding Day

alwaysleelee.weebly.com - I started this blog post about a month and a half ago, and it's taken me until now to gather all my thoughts and feelings to figure out how I'm going to word this. As many of you may know, I recent...

World

Conservatives still call the shots in Vietnam and Laos

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straitstimes.com - Vietnam and Laos, the only Communist regimes in South-east Asia, inducted new leadership this past week through party congresses. Changes in both cases saw conservatives prevail. The relatively sec...

Leisure

Motorcycling and Hitchhiking in Laos

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bidontravel.com - My friend Evan and I entered Laos after taking on a monastic lifestyle for four days at a forest monastery called Wat Pa Nanchat in Western Thailand. The simple and detached lifestyle of a Monk was...

World

Laos: Thousands suffering from the deadly aftermath of US bomb campaign

theguardian.com - “If I had arrived 15 minutes later at the hospital, I would have died. I underwent 12 blood transfusions in order to survive.” Sitting in the living room of her wooden stilt house, 39-year-old Buan...

Art & Entertainment

”Perfume COMPLEX” Perfume fan site / Perfume動画まとめサイト Perfume fan blog

ameblo.jp - ♪Pick Me Up - SEVENTH HEAVEN - Party Maker / Perfume ☆Perfume fans in the WORLD☆ COPYRIGHT © 2009-2015 Perfume COMPLEX All rights reserved. Perfumeの動画をまとめたファンサイトです。This is Perfume Unofficial "fan's...

Leisure

Le Laos, la gentillesse et le sourire

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saynoha.wordpress.com - Nous avons précédemment évoqué dans certains de nos articles, sur le blog de la marque Saynoha, la culture qui règne au Laos. Sachez que l’amabilité ainsi que la tolérance forment également le patr...

Art & Entertainment

Your Monster Hunter Monster!

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en.shindanmaker.com - Which large/leader monster would you be in the Monster Hunter world. 259 people were diagnosed. 112 results. The result changes every day. 121. Anime Form Wait, you're in an anime??? 122. What are ...

Art & Entertainment

8 Life Changing Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Lao Tzu

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higherperspectives.com - Lao Tzu is one of the most famous Chinese philosophers and is the mind behind many important lessons our souls have to learn. He's the author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of Taosim. He's bee...

Sports

Lao American returnee organizes first official Vientiane International Half Marathon

littlelaosontheprairie.org - It’ll be three years since Thouni Seneyakone permanently moved back home to the cozy capital of Vientiane. Almost a decade ago, we were just nimble freshmen at the University of Minnesota, learning...

Leisure

Tom Parker Bowles on Laos Cafe: The Laos that roared

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dailymail.co.uk - Everything moves slowly in Luang Prabang, the ancient capital of the Land of a Million Elephants: the monks collecting their early-morning alms; the mighty Mekong, with its muddy, languorous curves...

Art & Entertainment

5 Dallas Rappers to Watch in 2016: Sam Lao, Pat Ron and More

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dallasobserver.com - There are two reasons to keep an eye on the artists listed here. One, they’re established acts in the city who have been putting in work for years and have a well-founded reputation but had a relat...

Stories

Hmong Christian Church spreading the Word

leadertelegram.com - More than seven years after dedicating Hmong Christian Church, the growing congregation is planning to expand its house of worship. Members agreed to spend no more than $400,000 on the project, sai...

Leisure

Viaggiare in Laos: dove la Storia si fa tempo

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farfalleetrincee.wordpress.com - Laos, un paese quasi ancora sconosciuto. Un paese senza sbocco al mare, incuneato tra vicini famosi ed ingombranti come la Thalandia ed il Vietnam. Appena sopra la Cambogia, altro nome che evoca qu...

World

VP Bounnhang named new Laos Communist Party leader

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bangkokpost.com - A photo made available on Friday shows Laos President Choummaly Sayasone speaking during the Communist Party congress in Vientiane. Laos' secretive ruling Communist Party held its five-day congress...

World

John Kerry Begins Daylong Diplomatic Visit to Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily

cambodiadaily.com - Arriving in Cambodia on Monday evening, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry kicked off a 24-hour visit to the country, during which he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Hun Sen, deputy opposi...

Business

Trade Sanctions for Three Countries Over Illegal Ivory

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news.nationalgeographic.com - The international community has taken new steps to stem the illegal ivory trade, responsible for the killing of some 30,000 African elephants every year. Last week in Geneva the busiest ever meetin...

Environment

La Chine s'engage à renforcer le partenariat stratégique avec le Laos - Analyse communiste internationale

mouvementcommuniste.over-blog.com - VIENTIANE, 26 janvier (Xinhua) -- Le secrétaire général du Comité central du Parti communiste chinois (PCC), Xi Jinping, a fait part de sa volonté de renforcer le partenariat global de coopération ...

Leisure

missjnilsson: 3 days kayaking through the Laos jungle river

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missjnilsson.blogspot.com - After a fairly rough night on a night bus I arrived in the little village of Nong Khiaw at 7am one morning. My purpose of going here was simply: I wanted to do a 3 day kayaking trip from Nong Khiaw...

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Strategic Air Command - Unionpédia

fr.unionpedia.org - Le Strategic Air Command, ou SAC, était un grand commandement de l'United States Air Force (USAF), formé en 1946 pour regrouper les unités de bombardement stratégique de l'USAF, destinées en partic...

Art & Entertainment

Not Just Gay, Not Just Hmong. Just Phillipe.

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theodysseyonline.com - "Hannah Montana" was one of my favorite childhood shows because seeing a character live dual identities was very intriguing. At school, Miley was unpopular and only had to worry about boys, but as ...

World

Help crowdfund the release of files on one of the CIA's most notorious officers

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muckrock.com - Self-described "National Security Geek" Michael Best recently filed a FOIA with the FBI for files on Thomas G. Clines, longtime CIA officer and major figure in the Iran-Contra affair. Apparently, t...

World

China to Play an Active Role in South China Sea Dispute and North Korea Nuke Tests - Financial Buzz

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financialbuzz.com - US has urged China to play a vital and responsible role in deflating the tension in South China Sea border and strengthening the bonds amidst ASEAN countries. Mr. Kerry is in midst of his visit to ...

World

Laos: el acceso seguro al agua salva vidas

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icrc.org - En la zona rural de Laos, los pobladores siguen arriesgando la vida al procurarse agua para uso propio y para los cultivos. El CICR trabaja esforzadamente para mejorar la situación. La República De...

Art & Entertainment

Pourquoi Pas Moi — Vientiane, Laos | October 2008

wuwei-inst.org - It’s the start of the last term of my first year at Vientiane College. I’m on my way to class, ready for the normally rather unexciting “Getting to know you” lesson. I open the door of room B8 and…...

Leisure

Group tours experiencing a rebirth

seattletimes.com - Thanks to the emphasis on authentic and cultural experiences, the group tour has experienced a rebirth, starting with its name. They’re now called “escorted tours” or “guided vacations,” thank you ...

Leisure

Live update vanuit Luang Prabang - Reisvlinder.nl

reisvlinder.nl - Inmiddels ben ik in Laos gearriveerd. Om precies te zijn in Luang Prabang. Tijd voor een korte terugblik op de afgelopen week. Een week die niet alleen maar bestond uit rozengeur en maneschijn. Een...

Leisure

Flavia Laos

wn.com - Send this Playlist by SMS Email this Page Play All in FS Show More Related Videos Laos Vacation Travel Video Guide Travel video about destination Laos. Laos is a tropical country in the heart of In...

Sports

Baloncesto Hospitalet Bellsport, Infantil Femenino actualidad.

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aebellsport.com - Temporada de nuevas caras en el equipo Infantil Femenino de Baloncesto del club, un total de 6 nuevas incorporaciones, como jugadoras están: Lidia, Paula, Cristina, Aina y la última, Lucía. Como en...

Technology

iPhone Game Development Company

mobileapptelligence.com - MobileAPPtelligence, a leading iPhone game development company, is developing iPhone games for global clients. It serves with high performance graphics, appealing display and top-notch iPhone game ...

Politics

El Comité Federal al descubierto: críticas a Sánchez y negativa a pactar con Podemos e independentistas

okdiario.com - El Comité Federal celebrado en Ferraz el pasado sábado fue tan tenso como se imaginaba. La diferencia es que esta vez se han filtrado los sonidos de las intervenciones de los distintos barones auto...

Science

Lao People’s Democratic Republic - 2016 - WHO reports 2 new cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus - FluTrackers

flutrackers.com - The reader is responsible for discerning the validity, factuality or implications of information posted here, be it fictional or based on real events. Moderators on this forum make every effort to ...

World

Secretary of State John Kerry visits Laos

halotrust.org - Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Laos this week, the precursor to one by President Obama this Autumn, was widely trailed, as part of US moves to provide more help to Laos in addressing issu...

World

Laos's leadership transition raises questions over regional alliances - East by Southeast

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eastbysoutheast.com - Laos’ Communist Party elected vice-president Bounnhang Vorachit to be its next leader last week, after a vote by the newly formed 10th Party Central Committee. State media announced on Friday that ...

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