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News Laos Politics: Lao leader hails close ties during his state visit to the Kingdom

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Lao leader hails close ties during his state visit to the Kingdom
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/lao-leader-hails-close-ties-during-his-state-visit-kingdom

Cambodia reaffirmed its strong ties with its neighbour to the north during Laotian President Bounnhang Vorachith’s visit to the Kingdom. Bounnhang arrived in Cambodia on Sunday and departed the next day after meetings with National Assembly president Heng Samrin and Prime Minister Hun Sen in which both sides highlighted the strong ties between the governments.

News Laos Politics: Wisconsin Hmong community waits in fear amid reports Trump administration may deport non-U.S. citizens to Laos

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Wisconsin Hmong community waits in fear amid reports Trump administration may deport non-U.S. citizens to Laos
News source: https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/02/11/wisconsins-hmong-community-waits-fear-trump-administration-pursues-talks-deporting-non-u-s-citizens/4722104002/

A State Department release about the January meeting does not mention any conversation about the topic, stating only that the two officials "discussed efforts to strengthen the U.S.-Laos Comprehensive ...

News Laos Politics: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to foster defence-security bonds

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to foster defence-security bonds
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/politics/vietnam-laos-cambodia-seek-to-foster-defence-security-bonds-562643.html

The 4th meeting of the defence and and security committees of the National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia kicked off in Phnom Penh on August 27 under the chair of Acting President of the Cambodian NA Nguon Nhel.

News Laos Politics: Exiled Thai dissidents stage rally in Paris to remember eight missing comrades in Laos

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Exiled Thai dissidents stage rally in Paris to remember eight missing comrades in Laos
News source: http://asianews.it/news-en/Exiled-Thai-dissidents-stage-rally-in-Paris-to-remember-eight-missing-comrades-in-Laos-47844.html

After the 2014 coup d'état, Thailand’s neighbour became a safe haven for regime opponents. Since 2016, activist groups have reported eight people missing, all associated with Thailand’s Red Shirt movement.

News Laos Politics: Vietnam, Laos boost cooperation in trade-industry, energy, mining

Published on: Sunday 18 August 2019
Vietnam, Laos boost cooperation in trade-industry, energy, mining
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/politics/vietnam-laos-boost-cooperation-in-trade-industry-energy-mining-559857.html

A Vietnamese delegation attended the Vietnam – Laos conference for the development of the industry-trade, energy and mining sectors in the Lao capital of Vientiane from August 16 to 18. The conference ...

News Laos Politics: Defense Policy Exchange Spotlights Vietnam-Laos Military Cooperation

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
Defense Policy Exchange Spotlights Vietnam-Laos Military Cooperation
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/07/defense-policy-exchange-spotlights-vietnam-laos-military-cooperation/

which was held at the headquarters of the Lao defense ministry this time around, the two sides reviewed bilateral defense cooperation, discussed a range of regional and global political and ...

News Laos Politics: Laos vows to preserve relationship with Việt Nam

Published on: Thursday 23 May 2019
Laos vows to preserve relationship with Việt Nam
News source: https://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/520372/laos-vows-to-preserve-relationship-with-viet-nam.html

VIENTIANE — Laos' top leaders on Thursday pledged to work with Việt Nam to pass down the two countries' friendship to future generations. Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Vorachith ...

News Laos Politics: Arrests, killings strike fear in Thailand’s dissidents: ‘The hunting has been accelerated’

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
Arrests, killings strike fear in Thailand’s dissidents: ‘The hunting has been accelerated’
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-thailand-dissidents-20190528-story.html

The septuagenarian Thai dissident stopped recording the fortnightly podcast he had hosted for years from exile in Laos. Text messages from his wife ... state this way,” said Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a ...

News Laos Politics: More Vietnamese politics books to be translated into Lao

Published on: Thursday 23 May 2019
More Vietnamese politics books to be translated into Lao
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/vietnam-world/more-vietnamese-politics-books-to-be-translated-into-lao-534424.html

The Su That (Truth) National Political Publishing House will help Laos choose 10-15 books on Party and political system building, laws, and socio-economic development issues of Vietnam to translate into Lao language.

News Laos Politics: Vietnam, Laos youth unions look to enhance cooperation

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
Vietnam, Laos youth unions look to enhance cooperation
News source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnam-laos-youth-unions-look-to-enhance-cooperation/152690.vnp

They also agreed to join hands in volunteer activities for community in border localities of the two countries; and sustainably develop the model of the Lao-Vietnam border youth village in ...

News Laos Politics: Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://europeansting.com/2019/05/17/thursdays-daily-brief-ebola-in-dr-congo-malnutrition-in-laos-baby-health-support-for-sahel-force-climateaction/

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News Laos Politics: Lào Cai, a top destination for mountaineers

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: https://vietnamnews.vn/life-style/520074/lao-cai-a-top-destination-for-mountaineers.html

HÀ NỘI — Many believe Sa Pa has been suffocated by overwhelming concrete buildings and luxury hotels but a trip to Lào Cai Province should not be limited to Sa Pa only. One can enjoy the best of this ...

News Laos Politics: Lao Tzu and the quiet self-care of Cancel Culture

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/lao-tzu-and-the-quiet-self-care-of-cancel-culture/Content?oid=14974645

From chapter 22 of the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu translated by Ellen Marie Chen in 1989 ... For example, I have “canceled”: • Elected officials who perform progressive politics instead of instituting ...