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News: Laos

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Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 1:31
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Vietnam Vietnam

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
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Trainload of vintage T-34 tanks wows Russians

Monday, January 21st 2019, 20:10
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A train carrying 30 vintage T-34 tanks arrives outside Moscow after an epic journey from Laos.
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Laos dam collapse victims speak to BBC

Friday, July 27th 2018, 14:23

Laos authorities say the devastating floods have taken 27 lives. But is that the real death toll?
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Laos dam collapse: Many feared dead as floods hit villages

Tuesday, July 24th 2018, 21:40

At least 100 people are missing and thousands have been left homeless by flash flooding.
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Laos is 'world's fastest growing' ivory market

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 18:20

An animal protection group says Laos urgently needs to take steps to tackle this growing problem.
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Thai police arrest man smuggling semen into Laos

Friday, April 21st 2017, 8:09
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

He was delivering semen from Bangkok to a fertility clinic in Laos, say Thai authorities.
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Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader after 'whore' jibe

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 11:52
related countries: Philippines Philippines, United States United States

US President Barack Obama calls off a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had earlier called him a "son of a whore".
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Laos 'bomb attack' kills two Chinese

Monday, January 25th 2016, 6:40
related countries: China China

Two Chinese citizens have been killed and another wounded in a suspected bomb attack in Laos, say Chinese state media.
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Liberia FA admits trafficking errors

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 17:08
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia Football Association President Musa Bility admits mistakes were made and wants trafficked youngsters to return home from Laos.
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African players 'trafficked' to Asia

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 18:26

African footballers as young as 14 are being trafficked to Laos and forced to sign contracts, a BBC investigation finds.
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