lao lao  /ˈlaʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais
  2. (n) the Tai language of a Buddhist people living in the area of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos
  3. (adj) of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand

News

  1. Laos must ensure return of disappeared civil society leader

    A new briefing examines the case of Sombath, an activist from Laos who was taken away in the presence of security personnel on the evening of December 15, 2012 and has not been heard from since. June 13, 2013 International The Lao government must act now to ensure the safe return of civil society leader Sombath Somphone, who is most likely a victim of an enforced disappearance at the hands of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Amnesty International

  2. China setting up first university campuses abroad

    In the capital of tropical Laos, two dozen students who see their future in trade ties with neighboring China spent their school year attending Mandarin classes in a no-frills, rented room. It's the start ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Classroom in Laos is first experiment in China's moves to set up college campuses abroad

    BEIJING †In the capital of tropical Laos, two dozen students who see their future in trade ties with neighboring China spent their school year attending Mandarin classes in a no-frills, rented room. It's the start of China's first, and almost certainly not its last, university campus abroad.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. A leader of protests against US involvement in the Vietnam War, Hayden wrote a June 4, 1968, "Dear Col. Lao" letter that ended, "Good fortune! Victory!"
    on May 5, 2008 By: Tom Hayden Source: Right Side News

  2. "The Sino-Lao cooperation will be more efficient and pragmatic under the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) economic cooperation mechanism," said Bouasone.
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Bouasone Bouphavanh Source: CCTV

  3. "Welcome to Zhongnanhai, Lao Zhang," said Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, warmly shaking the hand of farmer Zhang Zhansheng who surely must have been stunned by the generous greeting from one of the world's most powerful men.
    on Dec 10, 2006 By: Wen Jiabao Source: China Daily

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