Laos ((i/ˈlaʊs/, /ˈlɑː.ɒs/, /ˈlɑː.oʊs/, or /ˈleɪ.ɒs/)Lao:ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, pronounced[sǎːtʰáːlanalat pásáːtʰipátàj pásáːsón láːw]Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR) (French:République démocratique populaire lao), is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west. Since 1975, it has been ruled by a Marxist and communist government. Its population was estimated to be around 6.8million in July 2014.
The news comes the day after GovernorGavin Newsom defended Democrats' economic record in a nationally televised debate ... “Hopefully, the majority will see it is time for a more realistic budget strategy, instead of throwing money at a laundry list of projects that sounds nice on the national television debate stage.”.
'Henry Kissinger walks into a bar ...Bourdain traveled to more than 80 countries over the course of his career as a celebrity chef and worldly television personality. He spent time in Southeast Asia, including in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, and his shows dived deep into the culture and geopolitics that defined a place's past and present ... .
"Henry Kissinger walks into a bar ...Bourdain traveled to more than 80 countries over the course of his career as a celebrity chef and worldly television personality. He spent time in Southeast Asia, including in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, and his shows dived deep into the culture and geopolitics that defined a place's past and present ... ——— ... ——— ... .
"Our focus will be on enforcing promulgated measures to address fragile, sensitive and fluctuating situations in relation to currency exchange and inflation rates, and costs," Lao NationalTelevision on Wednesday quoted Sonexay as saying at the sixth ordinary session of the National Assembly's ninth legislature on Tuesday.
According to a Lao national Television report on Thursday, among the measures to be adopted, Lao government stressed the need to reduce the amount of foreign Currency spent on overseas travel by Lao delegations and cut non-essential foreign trips ... According to the Lao national ...
21 (Xinhua) -- Lao authorities plan to create more labor market ... The Lao Ministry of Education and Sports will take steps to encourage more people to enroll in universities, following a sharp decline in applicants this academic year, Lao NationalTelevision reported on Thursday.
He emphasised that through such effective cooperation, both agencies would continue to uphold their positions as the leading media outlets of Việt Nam and Laos...Currently, Star Telecom, the joint venture owned by Viettel in Laos, has requested to receive the signal of the Vietnam News Agency's TelevisionChannel (Vnews) to broadcast on LaoTV.
... of the Lao kip against foreign currencies and encourage greater circulation of domestic currency and goods, so that the national currency maintains a stable value and makes a stronger contribution to socio-economic development, the Lao NationalTelevision reported on Monday.
One tax credit that does come up for periodic review is the film and television tax credit program ... “While the credit probably caused some film and television projects to be made here, many other similar projects also were made here without receiving any financial incentive,” according to the LAO.