The roads that remained were threatened by the Communist-led Pathet Lao
guerrillas and were impassible during the rainy season.
The official and dominant language is Lao
, a tonal language of the Tai linguistic group.
Final electronic work is now being carried out on runway and taxiway lighting to complete a general overhaul at Wattay International Airport, Vientiane, the sleepy Lao
capital on the River Mekong.
The authors draw upon a wide literature and an impressive range of languages to present a clear and careful picture of a very complex period in Lao
and Southeast Asian history.
Critical examinations of Lao
She's works have tended to overlook these references to film and popular culture.
, Cambodia, and Vietnam, we are promoting more open societies and democratic government.
From the 1970s until the mid-1990s, the Communist government of Laos
wielded harsh control over its people.
Her mother, Jane, said her daughter was not raped and the father of the child was not a Lao
The Pathet Lao
were drawn mostly from the lowland ethnic Lao
; the CIA trained and equipped their ethnic enemies, the Hmong, who lived in the mountainous north.
The Joffre LAO
Plant is Canada's only domestic producer and supplier of the product.
There is credible information that individuals may be planning to bomb Lao
government and public facilities in and near Vientiane'' and four other areas, it said.
Aviation will start two flights a week between Luang Prabang and the northern Thai province of Nan.