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Top US Asia Diplomat Visits Laos, Vietnam, and Malaysia

Google News - Fri, 2016-05-06 19:10
Laos is part of the LMI, a U.S.-led initiative to cooperate with the mainland Southeast Asian countries through which the Mekong River runs in areas such as the environment, health, education, and infrastructure. It also holds the ASEAN chair for 2016. catched

Laos to chair Asean next year

Google News - Wed, 2015-01-07 11:39
English is the primary language of engagement among Asean members and there is a strong need for government officials to have a good command of it in order to carry out their professional duties and for Laos to have a successful year as Asean chair. catched




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entertainment

Laos sells contested Savan Vegas casino to Macau Legend for $42M

Google News - Mon, 2016-05-16 13:13
Has the government of Laos found a buyer for the disputed Savan Vegas Hotel and Entertainment Complex? In this episode of he said, she said—Savan Vegas edition—one of the shortlisted bidders for the casino announced last week that it received the ... catched


A Cautionary Tale: Laos Violates Another Sanum Agreement

Google News - Sat, 2013-07-13 08:17
Sanum Investments Limited ("Sanum") had seemingly found a winning formula with its hospitality and entertainment enterprises in Lao P.D.R, until the Government arbitrarily revoked licences, cancelled concessions, imposed wrongful tax penalties and ... catched




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health



Depleted Indian football squad to leave for Laos match

Google News - Mon, 2016-05-30 09:51
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A depleted India will leave for Laos on Tuesday for their Asian Football Confederation ( AFC ) Asian Cup qualifier with at least 10 players on the treatment table. Midfielder Vinit Rai became the latest to join a long list of ... catched




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lifestyle

10 Top Tourist Attractions in Laos

Google News - Sat, 2013-11-16 14:27
Laos is a mountainous and landlocked country in South-East Asia that has long been isolated from the outside world. A visit to Laos is, in many ways, a trip back in time. Travelers are drawn here by a laid-back lifestyle that has disappeared elsewhere ... catched

Lifestyle Travel Review: Lovely Laos

Google News - Sat, 2013-07-27 04:03
South East Asia may bring to mind hectic polluted cities and beautiful beaches, but, the oft overlooked country of Laos has quite a different charm to some of its better-known neighbours, Thailand and Vietnam. The landlocked country misses out on some ... catched

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politics


VN, Laos armies plan co-operation

Google News - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:54
Senior Lieutenant General Ngo Xuan Lich, head of the General Department of Politics under the Viet Nam People's Army, held talks with Acting Director of the Lao People's Army's General Department of Politics Major General Vilay Lakhamphong in the ... catched

Bishop heads to Burma and Lao PDR

Google News - Mon, 2014-06-30 02:32
In Lao PDR, she will discuss regional issues ahead of Laos' chairmanship of ASEAN in 2016 as well as exchange ideas with women in leadership roles, in business and politics, about advancing women's economic empowerment in Laos. Originally ... catched




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reference

Laos moves to readjust import taxes

Google News - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:49
VIENTIANE, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The Lao government is moving to abolish reference prices used to calculate import tax aiming to integrate with the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, according to state-run daily Vientiane Times, Tuesday. The move ... catched

Mekong Summit Declaration dodges reference to Lao dams

Google News - Tue, 2014-04-08 05:14
As previewed last Friday, the Second Mekong Summit, held in Ho Chi Minh City on 5 April, concluded with a Declaration that did not directly address the contentious issue of the two dams Laos is constructing on the Mekong River at Xayaburi and Don ... catched

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science

Laos wishes to boost sci-tech cooperation with HCM City

Google News - Thu, 2016-06-16 02:49
Laos hopes for support from authorities in Ho Chi Minh City to facilitate joint science and technology projects, said Lao Minister of Science and Technology Boviengkham Vongdara at a meeting with Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le ... catched

Thailand & Laos co-organize science exhibition in Vientiane

Google News - Thu, 2016-06-02 07:18
VIENTIANE, 2 June 2016 (NNT) - The Thai and Lao Ministries of Science and Technology have jointly launched a science exhibition in Vientiane in celebration of Lao's National Children's Day. The science exhibition is taking place at the National ... catched

Laos enlists M'sian help on renewable energy

Google News - Wed, 2016-06-01 06:49
Soon (seated left) and Phimpha signing the agreement in the presence of (from left) Spirit of Endeavour executive director Nantha Kumar, Laos' vice-minister of Science and Technology Dr Sourioudong Sundara, vice-minister of Science and Technology Dr ... catched




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sports

Sports: India thrash Laos 6-1, book Asian Cup Qualifiers berth

Google News - Wed, 2016-06-08 09:48
Jeje Lalpekhlua continued his free-scoring form, netting a brace to inspire the Indian football team to a 6-1 second leg victory against Laos here on Tuesday, ensuring progression to the 2019 Asian Cup's third qualifying round with a 7-1 aggregate score. catched

India thrash Laos 6-1, book berth in 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier

Google News - Tue, 2016-06-07 16:16
Striker Jeje Lalpekhlua scored twice as India recovered from a one-goal deficit to thrash Laos 6-1 in one of the biggest ever wins and book a berth in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football Qualifiers in Guwahati on Tuesday. India trailed 0-1 in the 16th ... catched

Pinays bow to Thais, 1-0 in AFC U14 finals in Laos

Google News - Tue, 2016-06-07 04:10
SECOND place may not be the result Filipino football fans wanted for the Philippine U14 girls' national team in the just-concluded AFC U-14 Girls' Regional Championship 2016. But it left a strong message among their Southeast Asian neighbors that they ... catched




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technology


Laos wishes to boost sci-tech cooperation with HCM City

Google News - Thu, 2016-06-16 02:49
Laos hopes for support from authorities in Ho Chi Minh City to facilitate joint science and technology projects, said Lao Minister of Science and Technology Boviengkham Vongdara at a meeting with Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le ... catched

Thailand & Laos co-organize science exhibition in Vientiane

Google News - Thu, 2016-06-02 07:18
VIENTIANE, 2 June 2016 (NNT) - The Thai and Lao Ministries of Science and Technology have jointly launched a science exhibition in Vientiane in celebration of Lao's National Children's Day. The science exhibition is taking place at the National ... catched




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travel


Laos and India want direct flights

Google News - Mon, 2016-06-13 06:59
VIENTIANE, 13 June 2016: India and Laos will soon launch direct flights as part of initiatives to increase cultural exchanges and bilateral trade between the two countries. Lao News Agency quoted India's ambassador to the Lao PDR, Ravi Shankar Aisola, ... catched

Direct flight between India and Laos soon

Google News - Thu, 2016-06-09 02:03
Addressing a joint press conference along with his Lao counterparthere, Mr Aisola said that process set out by Prime Minister Narendra during his visit to the landlocked tiny country is taking shape and very soon we will have direct flight between the ... catched




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