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2014-10-17 12:25:56

Communist Vietnam's policies and practices were observed to be the major source of destabilization of Southeast Asia, if allowed to stay the current course. PHILADELPHIA, Oct.

2014-04-28 12:31:40

Participation in innovative public-private collaboration helps improve vaccination infrastructure, expand patient reach in partner countries KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/

Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma
2014-04-16 15:35:48

Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest — in the blink of an eye.

2013-07-03 23:23:55

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is showcasing a handful of beautiful hotels in the Laotian capital of Vientiane, one of

2013-03-05 23:02:27

EQHO Communications, one of Southeast Asia’s leading localization service providers announces sponsorship of Localization World Singapore 2013.

2013-02-05 23:02:14

EQHO Communications opens a subsidiary in Vientiane, Laos to meet increasing demands for localization services as foreign investment pours in.

2012-06-05 23:00:44

Unicity's grand opening of the Laos market receives support from the Laotian people. Salt Lake City, Utah / Vientaine, Laos (PRWEB) June 05, 2012


Latest Laos Reference Libraries

Naga Stone worship
2014-01-19 13:29:46

The naga (male) and nagini (female) are entities primarily in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, that takes the form of a snake (king cobra). But, naga in other types, are also found in other cultures from  Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mekong, Java, and the Philippines. In Hinduism, the naga is still part of the modern culture. In India, they are nature spirits that protect the water of springs, wells, and rivers. They bring the rain, but also are believed to cause floods and droughts....

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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2007-12-21 13:04:13

The Saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis), also known as the Vu Quang Ox, is one of the world's rarest animals. It is only found in Vietnam and in Laos, near the Vietnam-Laotian border. It is not known how many species exist as it was only first discovered by zoologists in 1992 and only 11 specimens have been recorded alive. The saola occurs in the Annamite Range's moist forests and the Eastern Indochina dry and monsoon forests. They have been spotted in steep river valleys at about 1000 to...

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2007-01-22 15:05:07

The black-striped weasel (Mustela strigidorsa) is one of the most mysterious mammals in the northeast Oriental region, even though it occurs from Nepal east through northeast India and southern China to Vietnam. It is also found south to central Laos at altitudes from 3,281 to 8,202 feet (1000m to 2500m). It is distinguished from all other species of Mustela by the presence of a narrow silvery dorsal streak extending from the occiput almost to the root of the tail. It also has a...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.