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Laos , Friday 17 November 2017

News Laos: In Laos, the power of knowledge is buried beneath social media's shiny, distracting surface

News channel or source: http://www.smh.com.au/comment/in-laos-the-power-of-knowledge-is-buried-beneath-social-medias-shiny-distracting-surface-20171117-gzni8w.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

When I first arrived in Laos 11 years ago, a bright-eyed "youth ambassador for development", there was one thing that struck me as most depressing – one of many in what is still one of the world's poorest countries. Of course, like many countries ...

News Laos: What Is the Capital of Laos?

News channel or source: http://www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-is-the-capital-of-laos.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Located on the banks of the Mekong River, Vientiane is the capital city of Laos. The Pha That Luang Temple in Vientiane, Laos. Laos is a landlocked country located in the Indochinese Peninsula. The small nation is bordered by China, Myanmar, Vietnam ...

News Laos: China-Laos railway project set to be completed in 2021, despite challenges

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/infra/china-laos-railway-project-set-to-be-completed-in-2021-despite-challenges/495386
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

ECNS reported that construction of the China-Laos railway is underway and the line will go into operation by the end of December 2021, The 414 kilometer railway will link Kunming, capital of Southwest China's Yunnan Province, and Vientiane, capital o ...

News Laos: Teachers from Laos learn from Frenchtown schools

News channel or source: http://missoulian.com/news/local/teachers-from-laos-learn-from-frenchtown-schools/article_ff496a5a-fad6-525c-bfba-1695a7739d7d.html
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

More than 7,000 miles from home, Sounisa Oun Alom and Chasy Somwhang have spent the past month at a strange version of a familiar place: a school. The two Laotian educators came to the United States as professional fellows from the Young Southeast Asian ...

News Laos: Luk Thung Singer ‘Lumyai’ Invades, Divides Laos

News channel or source: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/culture/net/2017/11/17/luk-thung-singer-lumyai-invades-divides-laos/
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

BANGKOK — Lumyai is back and this time her golden hot pants and crop top have caused an international furor. Teen country singer Lumyai Hai Thongkam, whose sexually provocative dancing this year became an obsession of junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha ...

News Laos: China, Laos to build community of shared future with strategic importance

News channel or source: http://english.sina.com/china/d/2017-11-14/detail-ifynrsrf4572208.shtml
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

VIENTIANE, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- China and Laos on Monday agreed to build a community of shared future with strategic importance during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the Southeast Asian country. The two sides made the decision during a ...

News Laos: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed visits Pha That Luang ancient temple in Laos

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/sheikh-abdullah-bin-zayed-visits-pha-that-luang-ancient-temple-in-laos-1.676521
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed visited the Pha That Luang historic temple on Thursday, one of the most important national monuments in Laos. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation toured the monument and viewed the architecture of the ...

News Laos: Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office : Laos, Mekong countries discuss challenges to economic development

News channel or source: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Mekong-Tourism-Coordinating-Office-Laos-Mekong-countries-discuss-challenges-to-economic-developme--25523842/
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

The 41st Southeast Asia Seminar of Economic Development in Laos and the GMS is being held at the Faculty of Economics and Business Management of the National University of Laos (NUOL) from November 2-7. The event is being attended by NUOL Vice President ...

News Laos: China Focus: TV, beer and railways - bringing Laos and China together

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136757338.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

NANNING, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- "Speaking Chinese will open up new opportunities for me. With many Lao people keen to learn Chinese, when I go back home after graduation next year, I will teach Chinese language, culture and politics," said Tala, from ...

News Laos: China-Laos railway project set to be complete by late 2021

News channel or source: http://en.people.cn/n3/2017/1115/c90000-9293209.html
Publication date: uesday 14 November 2017

The construction site of Vientiane Northern Station (People's Daily Online/Wu Chengliang) Construction of the China-Laos railway, one of the key cooperation projects between the two sides, is underway and the line will go into operation by the end of ...