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News Laos: Laos Records First Two Coronavirus Cases: Thai Media

Published on: Monday 23 March 2020
Laos Records First Two Coronavirus Cases: Thai Media
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/24/world/asia/24reuters-health-coronavirus-laos.html

Laos has recorded its first two coronavirus cases, a news report on Thai state-owned media MCOT said on Tuesday, citing the Laos Health Ministry.

News Laos: Where to go in Laos: 7 best things to experience in Luang Prapang

Published on: Saturday 21 March 2020
Where to go in Laos: 7 best things to experience in Luang Prapang
News source: https://break.com/where-to-go-in-laos-7-best-things-to-experience-in-luang-prapang-D6nX.html

Luang Prabang made it to the Top City 2019 of the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. So what makes Luang Prabang tourism so attractive? Located between the mountains of Upper Laos and the majestic ...

News Laos: Claims of a Coronavirus-Free Laos Are Probably Fiction

Published on: Friday 20 March 2020
Claims of a Coronavirus-Free Laos Are Probably Fiction
News source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/03/20/laos-coronavirus-free-claims-probably-fiction/

If you travel Laos asking about the coronavirus, the most common response is an assured smile: “There’s no coronavirus here.” But dig a little deeper, hang out with the village women, passing babies, ...

News Laos: Laos border crossing in Phayao reopens

Published on: Tuesday 17 March 2020
Laos border crossing in Phayao reopens
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1881360/laos-border-crossing-in-phayao-reopens

PHAYAO: The Thai border checkpoint in Phu Sang district of this northern province and the Pang Mone international checkpoint at Muang Khob in Sayaboury province of Laos have reopened after being closed for only one day.

News Laos: Try authentic Laotian food at the upcoming Lil’Laos pop-up in MiMo

Published on: Saturday 14 March 2020
Try authentic Laotian food at the upcoming Lil’Laos pop-up in MiMo
News source: https://www.timeout.com/miami/news/try-authentic-laotian-food-at-the-upcoming-lillaos-pop-up-in-mimo-031320

When was the last time you had Laotian food? Never? Yeah, us neither. Though if you’re curious about the wonderful cuisine from Laos, we have good news. The Lil’Laos pop-up is hosting a dinner party ...

News Laos: Tunnel drilling marks progress in China-Laos Railway

Published on: Friday 13 March 2020
Tunnel drilling marks progress in China-Laos Railway
News source: https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202003/13/WS5e6b7cf6a31012821727f04e.html

The Wanhe tunnel, 17.44 kilometers long, is drilled through on March 13, 2020, in Yuxi, Southwest China's Yunan province. [Photo by Liu Mingchuan/for chinadaily.com.cn] The China-Laos Railway has seen ...

News Laos: Passenger plane crashes into $60m Gulfstream private jet at airport in Laos

Published on: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Passenger plane crashes into $60m Gulfstream private jet at airport in Laos
News source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/120212604/passenger-plane-crashes-into-60m-gulfstream-private-jet-at-airport-in-laos

A passenger plane has crashed into a Gulfstream G450 private jet at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane, Laos. The tail of the US$40m (NZ$63m) private jet was snapped off in the accident. The ...

News Laos: Discovering Laos along NH13 and heading to Cambodia

Published on: Tuesday 10 March 2020
Discovering Laos along NH13 and heading to Cambodia
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/travel/crossing-indochina-road-trip-part-2-discovering-laos-along-nh13-and-heading-to-cambodia-622650.html

This was, after all, a road trip. Next stop Luang Prabang – a place that in days gone by was the capital of Laos. The trip to Luang Prabang from Vientiane is around 340km, which roughly takes eight ...

News Laos: Soccer-AFC issues life bans to two Laos players for match-fixing

Published on: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Soccer-AFC issues life bans to two Laos players for match-fixing
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/soccer-afc-issues-life-bans-052742990.html

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has handed life bans to Laos internationals Khampheng Sayavutthi and Lembo Saysana for conspiring to fix a match, Asian soccer's governing body said on Wednesday. The duo were found to have committed offences under Article 66.1 of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics

News Laos: Two Laos soccer players banned for life over match-fixing

Published on: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Two Laos soccer players banned for life over match-fixing
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2020/02/26/two-laos-soccer-players-banned-for-life-over-match-fixing/111370628/

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation has found two Laos national team players guilty of match-fixing and banned them for life. The AFC's disciplinary and ethics committee ...

News Laos: Wang praises Laos for standing with China

Published on: Sunday 23 February 2020
Wang praises Laos for standing with China
News source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202002/21/WS5e4f72d5a3101282172794f7.html

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Laotian Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith meet in Vientiane, Laos, Feb 20, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] China appreciates Laos' efforts to arrange within a ...

News Laos: Laos bust-up sparks boxing match dare, pavement spies cash in

Published on: Saturday 22 February 2020
Laos bust-up sparks boxing match dare, pavement spies cash in
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/social-and-lifestyle/1863704/laos-bust-up-sparks-boxing-match-dare-pavement-spies-cash-in

Net idol and former celebrity boxer Apirak "Sia Po" Arnon has proposed a muay Thai boxing match to clear the air after he and a group of Laos drinkers, thought to be local influential types, clashed ...

News Laos: How one British charity is working to end the deadly legacy of war in Laos

Published on: Thursday 20 February 2020
How one British charity is working to end the deadly legacy of war in Laos
News source: https://www.itv.com/news/2020-02-20/how-one-british-charity-is-working-to-end-the-deadly-legacy-of-war-in-laos/

Here, he talks about the organisation's vital work in Laos - the most bombed country in the world. It is the most heavily bombed country in the world per capita and children are still injured and ...

News Laos: The most bombed country in the world: How Laos' playgrounds must be cleared of explosives

Published on: Thursday 20 February 2020
The most bombed country in the world: How Laos' playgrounds must be cleared of explosives
News source: https://www.itv.com/news/2020-02-20/the-most-bombed-country-in-the-world-how-laos-playgrounds-must-be-cleared-of-explosives/

And Vieng wasn’t finished. Fifty feet further away he led us to another cluster bomb, and then another. A British charity's work to end deadly legacy of war in Laos Abdul Wahab: The seven-month-old ...

News Laos: U.S. funding reintegration program in Laos for Laotian and Hmong refugees

Published on: Thursday 13 February 2020
U.S. funding reintegration program in Laos for Laotian and Hmong refugees
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/u-s-funding-reintegration-program-laos-laotian-hmong-refugees-n1136356

Laotian and Hmong refugees are preparing to face a possible increase in deportations, in part because the U.S. government is funding a reintegration program to help Laos accept nationals with final orders of removal.

News Laos: Vietnam, Laos boost security cooperation

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Vietnam, Laos boost security cooperation
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/politics/vietnam-laos-boost-security-cooperation-615388.html

Politburo member and Minister of Public Security To Lam has affirmed that the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security will do its best to further comprehensive cooperation with Lao counterparts to meet demand in the new situation.

News Laos: Course of Action: Laos in Town's Flavor-Packed Rockfish Pla Tod

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Course of Action: Laos in Town's Flavor-Packed Rockfish Pla Tod
News source: https://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/food/article/21111232/course-of-action-laos-in-towns-flavorpacked-rockfish-pla-tod

The Story: Laos in Town Executive Chef Ben Tiatsin says her rockfish pla tod is popular because it promises the “perfect bite” every time. The whole garlic and turmeric-flavored fish arrives at the ...

News Laos: A Laos getaway by scooter: jungle, dirt roads, wild elephants, and homestays off the beaten track

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
A Laos getaway by scooter: jungle, dirt roads, wild elephants, and homestays off the beaten track
News source: https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/article/3048402/laos-getaway-scooter-jungle-dirt-roads-wild-elephants-and

A weekend scooter trip to a wildlife reserve in Laos offers a reminder of how good exploring Southeast Asia’s countryside can be, with waterfalls you can swim in, no other tourists around, and homestays to experience rural life.