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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.

2008-08-13 18:00:39

Laos to consume more fuel HANOI, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Laos, using over 480 million liters of gasoline and diesel last year, is estimated to consume 220 million liters of gasoline and 300 liters of diesel in 2010, Lao newspaper Vientiane Times reported Tuesday.

2006-05-13 20:11:17

By Chawadee Nualkhair VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Poverty-stricken Laos has some way to go to catch up with its more developed neighbors, but it has still managed to import the same problems facing far richer countries.

2006-04-30 00:01:55

By Chawadee Nualkhair VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Communist Laos held elections for its National Assembly on Sunday that officials hope will usher in a nationwide push to lift one of Asia's poorest nations out of poverty.

2006-04-27 12:25:57

The remains of a centuries-old temple, along with thousands of historical artifacts, have been uncovered in and around the Lao capital during excavations for the upgrade of a major road, a newspaper said Wednesday.

2005-12-01 06:15:02

By Ed Cropley VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Three decades after the final act of the Vietnam War, Laos, the conflict's secret and illegal theater, remains littered with millions of unexploded U.S. bombs, which kill or maim at least 200 people a year.

2005-12-01 03:56:54

By Ed Cropley VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Three decades after the final act of the Vietnam War, Laos, the conflict's secret and illegal theater, remains littered with millions of unexploded U.S. bombs, which kill or maim at least 200 people a year.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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