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In this menu, you will find a wide range of online resource links to external sites for educators and those interested in Laos. Categories may be viewed by clicking on the tabs.

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Lao PDR and ADB

Provides information on development assistance to Lao PDR, economic data and analysis, the latest news and publications, and regional initiatives

Lao Trade Portal

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

In reviewing the three major sectors of support, namely rural development, health, and education, our assessment is that impacts have been scattered and for the most part not sustainable. Lao PDR is a difficult country in which to carry out traditional large, Government agency implemented projec Related Documents

US-ASEAN Business Council | Laos

Farewell Luncheon in Honor of Ambassador Mai Sayavongs On November 1, the US-ASEAN Business Council hosted a farewell luncheon in Washington, D.C. in honor of H.E. Mai Sayavongs, the Ambassador of the Lao PDR to the United States, who will end his three-year term in the United States at the end of 2018.

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(The following are results from the ASEAN Business Outlook Survey, the Chamber’s annual survey of US business perceptions of ASEAN’s business environment. The survey was done in cooperation with AmCham Singapore, and the results are based on 475 responses from executives across the ASEAN region.)

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The United States and Laos meet regularly under our 2016 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), which provides a platform for addressing bilateral issues, monitoring Laos’ implementation of its WTO accession commitments, and coordinating on regional and multilateral issues.

Explore Economies

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Lao Peoples Democratic Republic

ACCESSIONS: Lao Peoples Democratic Republic

Foreword

We welcome your comments, suggestions and insights for subsequent editions. Please write to us or send us a facsimile message. We hope your stay in the Lao PDR is as rewarding as mine has been.

Laoembassy.com

Embassy of Laos – Office hours Embassy of Laos 2222 S Street NW Washington, DC 20008 Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 12:00PM 13:00PM – 16:30PM Tel: +1(202) 328-9148 Tel: +1(202) 332-6416 Tel: +1(202) 667-0076 (Consul) Fax: (202) 332-4923

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A majority of Americans see democracy in the U.S. as weak and getting weaker, according to a national survey released by The Democracy Project, a joint initiative of Freedom House, the George W. Bush Institute, and the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.

https://www.hrw.org/asia/laos

Lao Permanent Mission to the United Nations

Read more about Statement by Ms. Somsanouk KEOBOUNAN, Third Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the United Nations At the Thematic Debate on Agenda Item 47: “Assistance in Mine Action” During the 74th Session of the General Assembly

Transparency International – Country Profiles

Netflix’s new series based on the Lava Jato case, The Mechanism, was just released on their platform so we put together a list of the best 5 Netflix series that showcase the different faces of corruption. Check them out!

https://data.un.org/en/index.html

About Lao PDR

About Lao PDR Lao PDR is a landlinked country bordering Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Thailand, and Vietnam. About 6.5 million people live in its 18 provinces, with most people – 68 percent – still living in rural areas. However, urbanisation is occurring at a rate of 4.9 percent each year.

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Lao People’s Democratic Republic is covered by the following UNHCR office:

UNICEF Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Find out about UNICEF’s work in Lao PDR

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

A mountainous, landlocked country, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is one of the most sparsely populated countries in Asia. Its predominantly rural population lives in over 10,000 villages – most of which have but a few hundred inhabitants – in remote areas.

Laos | U.S. Agency for International Development

Laos sits at the heart of mainland Southeast Asia, bordering Burma, Cambodia, China, Thailand and Vietnam. As it seeks to play a more prominent role in global affairs, including in ASEAN, Laos faces significant challenges stemming from its low-skilled workforce and economic vulnerability.

International Travel

Exercise normal precautions in Laos. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider travel to: Xaisomboun Province due to civil unrest. Exercise increased caution in: Remote areas along the border with Burma due to crime.

U.S. Embassy in Laos

The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Laos.

U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos – VNT

Please follow the steps belowbefore your immigrant visa interview at the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane, Laos. Important points: Failure to bring in necessary documentation may result in your visa being refused. Bring original and copies of all civil documents.

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Lao PDR from The World Bank: Data

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

The WHO country health profile of Lao People’s Democratic Republic provides key statistics and links to health topical databases, plus news, features and Bulletin journal articles on the health issues of the country. Updated November 2012

Accueil – Publication des collections de l’EFEO

Page du musée ”Publication des collections de l’EFEO”

Laos

Answers to your intercultural questions from a Canadian and a local point of view. Question: What do I need to know about verbal and non-verbal communications? Local Perspective: When speaking with someone, as a general rule, one arm’s length is an acceptable distance. Eye contact is not particularly important but posture can be, especially when sitting.

DIGITAL LIBRARY OF LAO MANUSCRIPTS

The Digital Library of Lao Manuscripts makes images of over 12,000 texts from throughout Laos easily accessible for study. Collaborating institutions are the National Library of Laos, the University of Passau, and the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz. The project is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

HOFSTEDE DIMENSIONS

Laos has not been analysed using Hofstede’s dimensions. Based on our own research, we have determined where we believe Laos would fall within these dimensions. Power Distance (PDI) The power distance in Laos is increasing. In 1986, Laos began experimenting with free-market economics.

Laotian American Writers Society

Like many artistic movements, the concept of Laomagination did not initially start with that designation but emerged over time as a catchall phrase for a particular aspect of the post-war reconstruction efforts of the Lao community in diaspora. It attracts artists from many corners of the globe but had some of its most concrete expressions in the United States and Canada.

SEAsite Laos

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Laos Maps – Perry-Castañeda Map Collection – UT Library Online

The following maps were produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, unless otherwise indicated. Country Maps City Maps Louangphrabang (Luang Prabang) original scale 1:12,500, Edition 2-AMS, Series L9011. National Imagery and Mapping Agency, 1967 (4.3MB) Pakx’e original scale 1:12,500, Edition 2-AMS, Series L9011.

Lao-English Dictionary, Glosbe

Welcome to the Lao-English dictionary. Please write word or phrase you want to check in the text box on the left. add translation Recent changes Glosbe is home for thousands of dictionaries. We provide not only dictionary Lao-English, but dictionaries for every existing pairs of languages – online and free.

Home – Luang Prabang Film Festival

The Luang Prabang Film Festival is a non-profit cultural organization. We are committed to the celebration of Southeast Asian film and the growth of local and regional film industries. Southeast Asia is a magical part of the world, its cultures are many, and its plot lines are richly diverse.

Foreword

We welcome your comments, suggestions and insights for subsequent editions. Please write to us or send us a facsimile message. We hope your stay in the Lao PDR is as rewarding as mine has been.

Sabaydii and Welcome!

At the Center for Lao Studies (CLS), one of our main objectives is to promote and preserve the languages and cultures of the peoples of Laos. To this end, CLS offers professional Lao-English, English-Lao document translation services. Whether you have an official or legal document, or audio/visual projects to be translated, CLS can meet your needs.

https://www.lessonplanet.com/lesson-plans/laos

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× By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies. Find out more. Room to Read Laos Literacy Program is the country’s only children’s education program that develops both literacy skills and reading habits. Our Girls’ Education Program supports girls to finish secondary school and works with government stakeholders to advocate for girls’ education.

List of universities in Laos

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DIGITAL LIBRARY OF LAO MANUSCRIPTS

The Digital Library of Lao Manuscripts makes images of over 12,000 texts from throughout Laos easily accessible for study. Collaborating institutions are the National Library of Laos, the University of Passau, and the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz. The project is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Laos profile

Landlocked Laos is one of the world’s few remaining communist states and one of East Asia’s poorest. A French colony until the 1953, the power struggle which ensued between royalists and the communist group Pathet Lao also saw the country caught up in the Vietnam War.

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Access the latest politics analysis and economic growth summary through 2011 for Laos from The Economist Intelligence Unit

:: KPL :: Lao News Agency

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World

News about Laos, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

http://www.pasaxon.org.la

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A selection of news from and about Laos. Most of these articles were aired in Lao and can be found, in their original language, on the Lao Web site, in written and audio format.

Laos : No light at the end of the tunnel | Reporters without borders

The ruling Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) exercises absolute control over the media. Increasingly aware of the restrictions imposed on the official media, Laotians are turning to the Internet and social media. But use of online news and information platforms is held back by a 2014 decree under which Internet users who criticize the government and the Marxist-Leninist LPRP can be jailed.

Laos holidays | Travel | The Guardian

The ancient city in the north of the country is a delightful mix of exquisite temples and French colonial buildings – and a great place for cafes, restaurants, bars and shops, writes Claire Boobbyer

Vientiane Mai Online

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Subscription only Xekong rolling out 74 public works and transport projects In a bid to upgrade infrastructure and transport links locally and further afield, Xekong province is carrying out 74 projects at a cost of more than 4 billion kip in 2019.

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ອ່ານແລະຟັງຂ່າວ ກ່ຽວກັບປະເທດລາວ ເອເຊຍ ອາເມຣິກາ ແລະໂລກ. ນອກນັ້ນ ວີໂອເອລາວຍັງນໍາສະເໜີລາຍງານທີ່ລົງເລິກ ກ່ຽວກັບເລື້ອງຕ່າງໆທີ່ຢູ່ໃນຂ່າວ ແລະຄວາມກ້າວໜ້າດ້ານການແພດ ສຸຂະພາບ ອະນາໄມ ເສດຖະກິດ ການກະເສດ ວິທະຍາສາດແລະເທັກໂນໂລຈີ ຕະຫລອດທັງລາຍການດົນຕີ

Fulbright Student Fellowships | U.S. Embassy in Laos

Fulbright Student Fellowship Program Scholarship for a Master’s Degree in the United States ** The deadline for the online application is July 14, 2019 The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the opportunity to compete for the 2020-2021 Fulbright Student Fellowship for graduate study in the United States.

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Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute 2018 Program Dates: June 18 to August 10, 2018 SEASSI is an eight-week intensive language training program for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals. It has been held since 1983 and hosted by UW-Madison in 1994-1995 and then since 2000. Instruction is offered for academic credit in eight languages at the…

Summer Study Abroad in Laos (SAIL)

Do you want to learn the Lao language, Lao history, and Lao culture? What better way to do it than to spend your summer fully immersed in Lao society in Laos! The Summer Study Abroad in Laos (SAIL) program is avaiable for the general public to apply and participate, regardless of their residency!

Vacancies in Vientiane, Laos | UNjobs

Finance and Administration Officer – Lao PDR, Vientiane, Laos Cardno Updated:

U.S. Students Abroad

One of our highest priorities is protecting the lives and interests of U.S. students traveling, studying, and living abroad. Exploring new destinations and experiencing other cultures is both rewarding and exciting, but it is also important to do so safely. Students with special considerations – such as women and LGBTI travelers – may face additional challenges in other countries.

Search Results | TransitionsAbroad.com

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Self-Designed Study Abroad

STUDY VIRTUALLY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! IT’S YOUR CHOICE! Definition and Appropriateness of an Independent, Self-designed Study Abroad Program The “self-designed” study abroad option is available to University of Hawai’i at Mānoa students who would like to study abroad, but cannot participate in an existing traditional study abroad programs due to extenuating academic circumstances.

Cheap Flights to Laos | AirAsia

Let your dreams come true when you book a cheap ticket to Laos with AirAsia! Dream big, be bold and explore new terrain starting with one of our flights. Book a comfortable and affordable flight to Laos to start your next adventure!

Laos – Traveler view | Travelers’ Health | CDC

LaosTraveler View Hide Be aware of current health issues in Laos. Learn how to protect yourself. Watch Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions Global Measles Outbreak Notice Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, make sure you are protected fully against measles.

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Laos Travel Guide | National Geographic

Laos is Southeast Asia’s only landlocked country, yet, paradoxically, life revolves around water. Running the length of the mainly mountainous country is the mighty Mekong River, which floods rice fields, creates vital fish habitat, and serves as the main highway and water source.

Tourism Laos

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Laos 2020: Best of Laos Tourism – Tripadvisor

Laos Tourism: Tripadvisor has 278,544 reviews of Laos Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Laos resource.

International Travel

Exercise normal precautions in Laos. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider travel to: Xaisomboun Province due to civil unrest. Exercise increased caution in: Remote areas along the border with Burma due to crime.