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Science

'Horrific' First Amphibious Centipede Discovered

Shared by 義孝

news.nationalgeographic.com - Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water—look out for giant, swimming centipedes! Scientists have recently described the world’s first known amphibious centipede. It belongs to a group ...

Leisure

Hmong Gardeners in America’s Dairyland

Shared by SAPIENS

sapiens.org - A garden isn’t just a patch of dirt where we plant vegetables, herbs, and flowers. A garden is a chronicle of culture. What we choose to grow often reflects our ethnic identities and customs that s...

Leisure

Way Back Into Love — Vientiane | June 2016

wuwei-inst.org - “Yes, don’t worry,” I answer, but it’s not true. I just caught a glimpse of myself in a window as we were getting off the ferry and I didn’t recognise the face staring back at me. I don’t know who ...

Leisure

Unweaving the Robe, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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 ...

World

Cambodia and Laos to boost trade, open more checkpoints

Shared by Bangkok Post

bangkokpost.com - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (second right) speaks to Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith as their wives, Naly Sisoulith (left) and Bun Rany (right) look on upon the Lao leader's arrival at ...

Leisure

Top 5 cultural wonders of Laos

Shared by GABRIELA'O

blog.lookiwasthere.com - Squeezed between Vietnam to its east and Thailand to its west, both firm traveller favourites, Laos has remained somewhat of a hidden gem. But this landlocked country in the heart of South East Asi...

World

Damming the Nam Tha in Northern Laos

thediplomat.com - The Nam Tha, or Tha River, begins in northern Laos near the Lao-China border and runs southwest to join the Mekong just south of Huay Xay on the Lao-Thai border. In October 2014, I traveled by moto...

Environment

Laos speeds up hydropower plant on Mekong River despite concerns

thanhniennews.com - Construction work on the Don Sahong Dam in Laos is progressing at a rapid pace, amid urgent questions about its impacts on the food security and livelihoods of those near the site as well as up and...

Leisure

Trek au Laos 7 jours

Shared by noe

agencedevoyageaulaos.com - Jour 01: Arrivée – Luang Prabang – Visite de la Ville Arrivée à l’aéroport de Luang Prabang, acceuil et transfert à l'hôtel. Puis visite de Luang Prabang notamment les temples Vat Visoun, Wat Aharm...

Health

Prai in Laos

joshuaproject.net - Approximately 15,000 Phai live in two widespread areas of northern Laos. One group live in Phongsali Province, the northernmost province of Laos, in the Boun-Tai, Boun-Nua, Phongsali and Samphan di...

Business

Corruption is driving unsustainable, illegal rosewood trade in Cambodia and Laos: Report

Shared by Beatrice Lacy

news.mongabay.com - Corruption in Cambodia and Laos is driving the illegal exports of endangered rosewood species in violation of UN protections, according to a new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency. Th...

Leisure

Slow travel in the Capital City of Laos Laos Solo...

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blog.bucketlistly.com - Vientiane, located on the bank of the Mekong river, is one hell of a laid-back city. The city consisted of many French colonial architecture and antique Buddhist temples surrounded by peaceful boul...

Politics

Award-winning law student denied cop ride-along — despite no criminal record | Toronto Star

Shared by Jayne Mallin

thestar.com - Toronto police spokesperson Meaghan Gray could not comment on Singh’s case but said in an email that, prior to ride-along approvals, police divisions “will do” background criminal record and “other...

Education

Morre aos 86 anos ator italiano Bud Spencer, ícone do western spaghetti - 27/06/2016 - Ilustrada - Folha de S.Paulo

folha.uol.com.br - Conhecido por sua parceria no cinema com Terence Hill, o ator italiano de western spaghetti Bud Spencer morreu nesta segunda-feira (27), aos 86 anos, em Roma. O anúncio foi feito pela família. "Tem...

Art & Entertainment

Central Track // Three Cheers.

centraltrack.com - If there is a case to be made that, through the devolution of MTV from a music-inclined station to a teenage pop culture and reality TV receptacle, the importance of the music video as an art form ...

Sports

England players fear Roberto Martinez is set to replace Roy Hodgson

Shared by Lao Ho

standard.co.uk - England players fear Roberto Martinez could be in line to succeed Roy Hodgson as manager. The FA will today begin their search for Hodgson’s replacement after the  68-year-old stood down in the wak...

Science

Human-Centered Design and the Justice System: Lessons from the Field – Slaw

Shared by Jayne Mallin

slaw.ca - For the past two years, through my roles at the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution (Winkler Institute) and the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice (CFCJ) I have been working on applying the princ...

Art & Entertainment

Watch Sam Lao's "Pineapple" Video » Day & A Dream

Shared by DJ Imperial D

dayandadream.com - If we ask our Dallas compatriots at Central Track about Sam Lao’s SPCTRM LP, they’re going to tell us about whether or not it’s the best project Dallas has served out in 2016. We’d argue that it’s ...

Environment

Viet, Khmer, Lao farmer leaders commit to climate-smart agriculture

Shared by GYFAL

ccafs.cgiar.org - An old saying goes, “Experience is the best teacher,” and so it is especially in addressing climate change. Although villages and communities may experience different impacts of climate change, kno...

Politics

2017/18 Articling Student

legalaid.on.ca - Legal Aid Ontario employees are committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients. As an integral partner in the Justice system, working at Legal Aid Ontario is more than just a job. It'...

Business

Ontario Moving Forward with Basic Income Pilot

news.ontario.ca - The province has appointed the Honourable Hugh Segal to provide advice on the design and implementation of a Basic Income Pilot in Ontario, as announced in the 2016 Budget. Basic income, or guarant...

Politics

Staff Lawyer | Legal Aid Ontario

legalaid.on.ca - West Toronto Community Legal Services (WTCLS) has an opening for a staff lawyer up to a 2010 year of call. (In other words, a 2010 call or later). The lawyer will specialize in housing law and carr...

Politics

Schabas to focus LSUC on A2J initiatives

Shared by Jayne Mallin

canadianlawyermag.com - Paul Schabas has been elected to become the next treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Schabas is a partner and senior trial and appellate lawyer at Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP and an adjun...

Politics

Law Student / Front Desk Intake Worker

legalaid.on.ca - West Toronto Community Legal Services is looking for a new law student to staff our front desk and provide support to our legal team. We require coverage as follows: WTCLS is a Legal Aid Ontario fu...

Leisure

This Combination Jewelry Counter and Asian Grocer Makes Cheap, Flavorful Thai/Lao Cuisine

Shared by TexasAmerica

dallasobserver.com - In a strip mall at the corner of Illinois Avenue and Cockrell Hill Road, near Mountain View College, is a Thai and Laotian market with two names. The big yellow sign on the façade says Somphou Mark...

Leisure

Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar

Shared by VOFN Laos

explorient.com - CAMBODIA, a kingdom with a storied past, offering the visitor a glimpse of the mighty Khmer Empire that reined much of Southeast Asia for centuries. The famous Angkor Wat showcases one of mankind’s...

World

- CONVERSANDO CON JOTAVIZ -: Referendum de Raul Castro copiaria un modelo poltico similar a Laos

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jotaviz.com - Bounnhang Volachith Presidente de Laos (República Democrática Popular Lao) Laos es una República Popular Democrática con economía de mercado. La Constitución de 1991 establece que el LPRP ("Partido...

Sports

Corps archeologist leads expedition to recover a Vietnam War-era pilot

Shared by Rachel Wehr

spk.usace.army.mil - SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Dripping sweat and coughing on dusty air, Joe Griffin prepares to make yet another trek up a rocky hillside. Over the course of a month, he will take this short hike hundreds o...

Art & Entertainment

No. Not Every Single Person in Western Kansas Loves All the Immigrants...

bradford-delong.com - "Every single person... has said: We need each other! There is work in this community that we all need to do. We can choose to embrace the world, or we can fade and die. And we choose to embrace it...

Leisure

Luang Prabang Laos

Shared by Angelo

igaytrips.com - It’s not often I stand in the middle of a sprawling enclosure in the jungle, tossing buckets of smashed fruits and gruel mere seconds before moon bears will be set free to roam for food. I know I’m...

Leisure

Croisière au Laos 8 jours

agencedevoyageaulaos.com - Jour 1. Huay Xai – Pakbeng Vers 09h00, Le bateau Luang Say commence sa croisière à partir du quai de Huay Xai en suivant les cours d'eau du Mékong jusqu’à Pakbeng. Vous pourrez profiter de beaux pa...

Leisure

Hiking to discover the tribal villages in northern Laos

silvias-trips.com - After a few days of spiritual relaxation in Luang Prabang, with my friends we started the adventure: three days of climbs, valleys, laughter, dignity, rafting, rafts, deep looks … and rats! A hike ...

World

RCEP logjam: Trade ministers to meet on August 5 in Laos - The Economic Times

Shared by Suruchi

economictimes.indiatimes.com - NEW DELHI: Trade ministers of countries, including India, China and Japan, will meet on August 5 in Laos to iron out issues holding back negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partners...

World

South Korea’s Vice Defense Minister Visits Cambodia, Laos

Shared by The Diplomat

thediplomat.com - South Korea’s vice defense minister is visiting Cambodia and Laos this week. Hwang In-moo will visit the two Southeast Asian states as part of a 12-member delegation to discuss bilateral defense co...

Art & Entertainment

Justin Trudeau, like his dad before him, will appear on a Marvel Comics superhero cover

cbc.ca -  Make way, Liberal cabinet: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have another all-Canadian crew in his corner as he suits up for his latest feature role — comic book character. Trudeau will grace the...

Politics

Law Times reports that Paul Schabas has been elected as the new treasurer for the Law Society, and says one of his top priorities is access to justice. Do you think access to justice is one of the most pressing issues facing lawyers?

Shared by Jayne Mallin

lawtimesnews.com - Yes, enhancing access to justice is a crucial priority for Ontario lawyers. These problems have an impact on my practice, and the the law profession in general. No, enhancing access to justice is n...

Business

L'Ontario va de l'avant avec le Projet pilote portant sur le revenu de base

news.ontario.ca - La province a nommé l'honorable Hugh Segal pour lui donner des conseils sur la conception et la mise en œuvre d'un Projet pilote portant sur le revenu de base en Ontario, tel qu'annoncé dans le bud...

Leisure

Sapa - Y Linh Ho - LaoChai - TaVan - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan

sapa-tours.net - Night 1: Ha Noi – Lao Cai 9:00 pm – Mini bus pick up from hotel and transfer to Tran Quy Cap train station. 10:00 pm - Train depart and sleep the nights on train. Travel time approx 9 hrs. Day 1: S...

Environment

Millennials acting as a voice for their community

Shared by Marjorie Otto

lillienews.com - Early in June, a group of young people delivered a petition to St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and Ramsey County Commissioner Jim McDonough that asked for the consideration of a traffic signal near th...

Art & Entertainment

Hmong Kilt – Paper Doll Inspired

Shared by AnnetteScape

waggledancetalk.com - As I set The Stage, I dressed the Paper Doll in fabric I remotely salvaged from Hmong Village. After being inspired at Bonnaroo, I have started to turn the piece into a kilt and I am learning the s...

Leisure

Germania Hall to become Hmong Union Hall

postcrescent.com - MENASHA -- Germania Hall has been sold to new owners whose mission is guiding souls to the afterlife. Kor Xiong and Chiaxah Vang completed their purchase of the banquet and restaurant facility at 3...

Environment

Laos prepares to implement UN education goals

shanghaidaily.com - VIENTIANE, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Officials from the Lao government, UNESCO and UNICEF Tuesday held the first national meeting to prepare for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4...

Environment

Lao gov't warns illegal activities against protected species

Shared by VOFN Laos

shanghaidaily.com - VIENTIANE, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Lao government has warned poachers, traders and businesses not to hunt, sell or display prohibited or protected wildlife and aquatic species, including live animals, ...

Business

Auto Finance Product Leader Job (Marketing and Sales) (Leasing) – Vientiane, Lao – Monroe Recruitment Consulting Group Co., Ltd. | Job Offers in Thailand

thailand.jobrat.net - Auto Finance Product Leader Job (Marketing and Sales) (Leasing) – Vientiane, Lao – Monroe Recruitment Consulting Group Co., Ltd.   THB120,000 – THB159,999, 5 yr of exp, posted on 27 Jun 2016 05:04:...

Sports

Treinador brasileiro curte a liderança em Laos

futebolcaipira.com.br - Treinador brasileiro curte a liderança em Laos Lanexang United assumiu a ponta na tabela no domingo (26/6) ao vencer Lao Tayota por 1 a 0 O Lanexang United FC, do técnico brasileiro Leonardo Vitori...

Leisure

How to Meet Locals When You Travel — Start By Saying Hello

grantourismotravels.com - How to meet locals when you travel — does the world really need another story on the subject? Surely we’ve written enough on the topic? We’ve said before that what we love most about travel is meet...

Leisure

Dirt Biking in Laos - Ultimate Adrenaline Rush - Wander With Jo

Shared by Jo

wanderwithjo.com - For my solo trip to Laos, I wanted to jam pack my itinerary with adventure. So river tubing, kayaking, cave exploration, hiking and 3 day Thakhek bike tour were high on my list. Luckily, I managed ...

Leisure

Motorcycling and Hitchhiking in Laos

Shared by Don Nadeau

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...

Politics

Business and Marketing Advisor (Intern) - Laos at Cuso International - Across Canada

Shared by TalentEgg.ca

talentegg.ca - Huam Jai Asasamak (“United in Volunteering”, or HJA) provides opportunities for Lao youth to work as volunteers for twelve months with selected partner organizations engaged in community work, and ...

Leisure

Geld in Laos – Infos über Währung, Geld abheben, Kreditkarte

Shared by Marcel

homeiswhereyourbagis.com - Das Thema Geld in Laos spielt für jeden Reisenden eine Rolle. Egal ob du als Urlauber oder beim Backpacking vor Ort bist. Die meisten Reisenden stellen sich die immer selben Fragen: Welche Kreditka...

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