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News Laos: Laos: New Hydropower Dams, Old Mekong Worries

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/04/laos-new-hydropower-dams-old-mekong-worries/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Laos has not been reluctant to let the world know about its ambition to become the largest energy exporter in the region, or the “Battery of Asia.” As of part of efforts to realize its goal, the landlocked communist country has pushing for building ...

News Laos: Laos Football Federation fined by Fifa for illegal transfer of minors

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/sports/more-sports/laos-football-federation-fined-by-fifa-for-illegal-transfer-of-minors/ar-AAw7FLp
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The Laos Football Federation (LFF) was sanctioned on Thursday by Fifa with a fine of 690,000 Swiss francs after being found guilty of breaching several provisions concerning international transfers. The sanction comes after BBC Sport reported in 2015 that ...

News Laos: FIFA punishes five clubs, and Laos, over player deals

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/fifa-punishes-five-clubs-laos-over-player-deals-162859786--sow.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Lausanne (AFP) - Lisbon clubs Benfica and Sporting, Spanish teams Celta Vigo and Rayo Vallecano, Al Arabi of Qatar and the Lao Football Federation were on Thursday punished by FIFA over player deals. Football's world ruling body FIFA ruled the four Iberian ...

News Laos: Laos highlights importance of ASEAN cooperation

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/seasia/2018/04/20/laos-highlights-importance-of-asean-cooperation.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

New Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Laos to ASEAN Ekkaphab Phanthavong (left) presents his letter of credential to ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi in Jakarta. (Vientiane Times/File photo) New Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Laos ...

News Laos: Laos Set to Graduate From Least Developed Country Status by 2024

News channel or source: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/laos/ldc-04182018152511.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

For the first time since it was identified by the United Nations as one of the world’s Least Developing Countries (LDC), Laos has fulfilled the eligibility criteria to be removed from the list, and could see its status upgraded as early as 2024 ...

News Laos: Laos movie industry begins to flower after decades of neglect

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Life-Arts/Arts/Laos-movie-industry-begins-to-flower-after-decades-of-neglect
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

VIENTIANE -- In Laos, one of the poorest nations in the world, the local film industry is beginning to flower after decades of being virtually non-existent. For years, the only films produced in this impoverished socialist country were government ...

News Laos: 50 years after being shot down in Laos, airman's remains located in makeshift grave and returned home

News channel or source: http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/trending/years-after-being-shot-down-in-laos-airman-s-remains/article_e7d9c1e2-d498-522e-85bc-9e7cadaf2f70.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Alice Willard had a story to tell, and she wanted to share it. She had newspaper clippings, family photos, a 50-year-old letter and a worn, silver POW/MIA bracelet engraved with the name of a warrior whose plane was shot down during ...

News Laos: A Mr Big of wildlife trafficking: could elusive Laos casino operator be behind rackets that run to drugs, child prostitution?

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/long-reads/article/2141464/mr-big-wildlife-trafficking-could-elusive-laos
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Powerful, well connected and fabulously wealthy, 58-year-old Su Guiqin is queen of the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, a small enclave in the far northwest of Laosthat, just over a decade ago, was a poor fishing village on the Mekong River.

News Laos: Quang Nam, Laos’ Sekong province to deal with irregular migration

News channel or source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/quang-nam-laos-sekong-province-to-deal-with-irregular-migration/129841.vnp
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Quang Nam (VNA) – Leaders of the central province of Quang Nam and the Lao neighbouring province of Sekong will meet in the second quarter of this year to discuss specific cases of irregular migrants and undocumented marriage along the shared border.

News Laos: Quang Nam, Laos’ Sekong province to deal with illegal migration, marriage

News channel or source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/quang-nam-laos-sekong-province-to-deal-with-illegal-migration/129841.vnp
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Quang Nam (VNA) – Leaders of the central province of Quang Nam and the Lao neighbouring province of Sekong will meet in the second quarter of this year to discuss specific cases of illegal migrants and marriage along the shared border. The information ...