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News Laos Social: Good Company: ARTICLE22 Empowers Laotian Artisans to Make Jewelry From Vietnam War-Era Bombs

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Good Company: ARTICLE22 Empowers Laotian Artisans to Make Jewelry From Vietnam War-Era Bombs
News source: https://www.barrons.com/articles/good-company-article22-empowers-laotian-artisans-to-make-jewelry-from-vietnam-war-era-bombs-01577374842

“Any place where conflict has existed you have this cycle of social scars that are generated beyond the generation that was actually engaged in the initial conflict. In the case of Laos, you have kids ...

News Laos Social: Feature: Feminist forum to shine a light on sustainable social movements

Published on: Saturday 26 October 2019
Feature: Feminist forum to shine a light on sustainable social movements
News source: https://news.err.ee/996356/feature-feminist-forum-to-shine-a-light-on-sustainable-social-movements

Next weekend, on Nov. 2, web magazine Feministeerium is to host its first Feminist Forum, TALFF. The event will offer a space for people to gather, listen to debates, and meet like-minded people. ERR News caught up with two of the web magazine's founders Aet Kuusik and Nele Laos, to discuss Feministeerium, feminism in Estonia, and equality.

News Laos Social: Gambling addiction in Minnesota's Lao community is mostly hidden

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Gambling addiction in Minnesota's Lao community is mostly hidden
News source: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/09/25/gambling-addiction-in-minnesotas-lao-community-is-mostly-hidden-concerning

Gambling is a part of social life in Laotian culture ... And we bring it here, to the United States,” said Sunny Chanthanouvong, executive director of the Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota. New ...

News Laos Social: The Lost Tribe: The CIA's Secret Army in Laos

Published on: Saturday 24 August 2019
The Lost Tribe: The CIA's Secret Army in Laos
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/rewind/2019/08/lost-tribe-cia-secret-army-laos-190823120704792.html

Fearing a crackdown by Laos communist forces, many fled the country ... and what?' It didn't register on the social consciousness of the United Nations or, in fact, the world." "In many of the places ...

News Laos Social: Column: Laotian Americans’ stories are obscured by history. That’s why we need ethnic studies

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Column: Laotian Americans’ stories are obscured by history. That’s why we need ethnic studies
News source: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-25/southeast-asia-histories-ethnic-studies-curriculum

Actually, Laos never came up at all. Chanthamart objected loudly to ... comprising more than 100 different ethnic groups, are part of the American social fabric, Kongphouthone said; that Hmong ...

News Laos Social: Asian countries to use social media to prevent extremism

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
Asian countries to use social media to prevent extremism
News source: https://menafn.com/1098848974/Asian-countries-to-use-social-media-to-prevent-extremism

HANOI, 5th August, 2019 (WAM) -- More than 20 Asian countries will agree to utilise social media to counter ... Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand ...

News Laos Social: Thai dissident musicians celebrate getting French haven

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
Thai dissident musicians celebrate getting French haven
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/thai-dissident-musicians-celebrate-getting-french-haven/2019/08/06/e7cd072a-b839-11e9-8e83-4e6687e99814_story.html

Faiyen then began a social media campaign which received widespread attention ... “Faiyen members are now rescued from the acute danger they faced in Laos — to begin new lives in France with the ...

News Laos Social: Vietnam, Laos seek to improve press activities in digital era

Published on: Thursday 25 July 2019
Vietnam, Laos seek to improve press activities in digital era
News source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnam-laos-seek-to-improve-press-activities-in-digital-era/156793.vnp

He noted that the Vietnamese and Lao press are focusing on reflecting political, economic and social issues in the respective country besides major global matters such as regional political ...

News Laos Social: Vietnam, Laos hold first defence policy exchange

Published on: Thursday 25 July 2019
Vietnam, Laos hold first defence policy exchange
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/politics/vietnam-laos-hold-first-defence-policy-exchange-553532.html

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi Vinh and his Lao counterpart Lieut. Gen. Onsi Sensuk co-chaired the first Vietnam – Laos defence policy exchange in Vientiane, Laos, on July 25.

News Laos Social: Local authorities told to report on land available for social housing projects

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Local authorities told to report on land available for social housing projects
News source: https://vietnamnet.vn/en/society/local-authorities-told-to-report-on-land-available-for-social-housing-projects-553023.html

Lao Dong newspaper reported. According to the ministry, the country needs some 440,000 social homes in the 2011-2020 period. Of this total, HCMC needs 134,000 units; Hanoi, 110,000; Binh Duong, 41,250 ...

News Laos Social: Laos orders registration of social media news platforms

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Laos orders registration of social media news platforms
News source: https://technology.inquirer.net/89044/laos-orders-registration-of-social-media-news-platforms

VIENTIANE — Authorities have told the administrators of social media news platforms to register their accounts or pages, or they could face legal action. The warning comes after many ...

News Laos Social: The U.S.’s Toxic Agent Orange Legacy

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
The U.S.’s Toxic Agent Orange Legacy
News source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/07/agent-orange-cambodia-laos-vietnam/591412/

They deemed the documentation of spraying in Laos to be “incomplete” and noted that undocumented ... No one has done more to dispel the myth of social mobility than Raj Chetty. But he has a plan to ...

News Laos Social: Thai Band Lives in Exile — Their Crime? Music

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Thai Band Lives in Exile — Their Crime? Music
News source: https://www.courthousenews.com/thai-band-lives-in-exile-their-crime-music/

Two other activists in Laos, rights groups say, disappeared in 2016 and 2017 ... She is shaken by a mysterious man who keeps contacting her through social media and seems to know her every move — ...

News Laos Social: Exiled in Laos, Thai activist band Faiyen live in fear for their lives since 2014 military coup

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
Exiled in Laos, Thai activist band Faiyen live in fear for their lives since 2014 military coup
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/3012421/they-want-get-us-exiled-laos-thai-activist-band-lives-fear

Since last December, six fellow Thai exiles in Laos associated with antimonarchist views have disappeared ... She is shaken by a mysterious man who keeps contacting her through social media and seems ...

News Laos Social: Thai musicians in exile for their songs fear for their lives

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Thai musicians in exile for their songs fear for their lives
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/news/world/thai-musicians-in-exile-for-their-songs-fear-for-their/article_3ecdf59e-b4cc-52f5-a8e7-2b795a4076a6.html

Two other activists in Laos, rights groups say, disappeared in 2016 and 2017 ... She is shaken by a mysterious man who keeps contacting her through social media and seems to know her every move — ...

News Laos Social: IMF unveils Lao PDR economic projection

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
IMF unveils Lao PDR economic projection
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/imf-unveils-lao-pdr-economic-projection

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Laos’ economic growth will remain strong this year, with the under-construction Laos-China railway seen as one of the main driving forces of growth.

News Laos Social: Social Media Roundup: Facebook F8 Event, Instagram Tests Hidden Likes, WhatsApp Product Catalogs

Published on: Sunday 05 May 2019
Social Media Roundup: Facebook F8 Event, Instagram Tests Hidden Likes, WhatsApp Product Catalogs
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/amitchowdhry/2019/05/05/social-media-roundup-facebook-f8-event-instagram-confirms-hidden-likes-whatsapp-product-catalogs/

“Social Media Roundup” is a weekly roundup of news pertaining ... Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana and Suriname. And Facebook ...

News Laos Social: Vietnam, Lao commissions boost communication cooperation

Published on: Wednesday 08 May 2019
News source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnam-lao-commissions-boost-communication-cooperation/152288.vnp

Sipaseut Senvavath, deputy head of the Lao commission, shared experience in rejecting inaccurate information and that in personnel training, especially workforce in the social network. The Lao ...