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laos

lo ohs

  • n  a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949
  • 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
  • n  the Tai language of a Buddhist people living in the area of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos
News & Articles

  • Laos farmers struggle with erratic weather
    Hit hard by hot and dry weather, farmers near Laos's capital are looking for new ways to adapt to climate change and protect their cash crops as the temperature in recent months rose above 40 degrees Celsius.
    June 20, 2013 - IRIN
  • Coming home is bittersweet
    OLIVE BRANCH — In a solemn and moving ceremony before hundreds of onlookers at Olive Branch High School this past Saturday, the remains of the American servicemen of “Cap 72,” an intelligence gathering aircraft that was lost over Laos on February 5th, 1969, were brought onto the field by a horse drawn caisson and the casket was placed before those gathered for the repatriation service.
    June 20, 2013 - DeSoto Times-Tribune
  • The next phase of China’s global soft power push is exporting higher education
    China’s next major export might just be universities. China’s Soochow University, based in the eastern city of Suzhou, is raising money to build a satellite campus in Laos where it will enroll around 5,000 ...
    June 19, 2013 - Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

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