Khoueng

Khoueng

In Laos, a political subdivision equivalent to a province.
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The French recognized that a leader with the rank of Chao Muang was still not empowered to deal directly with the monarchy since this could be achieved only in the traditional circuitous way through the medium of the Chao Khoueng. However, the French also recognized that it was impossible to create an ethnic Hmong Chao Khoueng.
Not only was Chao Saykham, Touby's close personal friend and former classmate with whom he did not want to enter into a feud, Mai Na Lee argues that his decision not to accept the Chao Khoueng position may have taken into consideration "the heavy price of autonomy by assessing the political circumstances of the time.