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  1. Pope Tells New Cardinals: Be Humble, Help Poor, Fight InjusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Pope Francis, center, poses in front of Michelangelo Buonarroti's Pieta' marble statue , with new Cardinals, from left, Jean Zerbo, Archbishop of Bamako, Mali, Juan Jose Omella, Archbishop of Barcelona Spain, Anders Arborelius, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden, Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, Apostolic Vicary of Pakse, Laos, and Gregorio Rosa Chavez, Auxiliary of the dioceses of San Salvador, El Salvador, after the ceremony of their elevation in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, June 28, 2017. Pope Francis elevated five senior clerics from outside Italy and the Vatican to the top rank of cardinal on Wednesday, urging them to be humble and not forget refugees and victims of war, terrorism and injustice.

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  2. Pope gives prestigious red hats to five new cardinals, tells them not to act as 'princes'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Pope Francis poses in front of Michelangelo Buonarroti's 'Pieta' marble statue , with new cardinals Jean Zerbo, Archbishop of Bamako, MaliI ; Juan JoseI Omella, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain; Anders Arborelius, Bishop of Stockholm; Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, Apostolic Vicary of Pakse, Laos; and Gregorio Rosa ChaI vez, Auxiliary of the dioceses of San Salvador, after the ceremony of their elevation in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Wednesday. Pope Francis gave the Catholic church five new cardinals Wednesday, somberly instructing them to act as servants and not "princes" in a world where innocents are dying from wars and terrorism, slavery persists and refugee camps often are living hells.

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  3. News FeedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... than $2 billion. Lazada will continue to operate under the same brand after this transaction. BSW Construction of the Laos-Thailand railway extension linking an existing outer suburban station to central Vientiane is expected to begin at year's end ...

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  4. Pope gives prestigious red hats to 5 new cardinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Pope Francis, background left, and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, background right, meet with new Cardinals, from right, Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, Apostolic Vicary of Pakse, Laos, Anders Arborelius, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden, Gregorio Rosa Cha vez, Auxiliary of the dioceses of San Salvador, El Salvador, Juan Jose Omella, Archbishop of Barcelona Spain, and Jean Zerbo, Archbishop of Bamako, Mali , after the ceremony of their elevation at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

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  5. Serve God, humanity just like Jesus did, pope tells new cardinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iobserve

    ... of Barcelona, Spain, 71; Anders Arborelius of Stockholm, 67; Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, apostolic vicar of Pakse, Laos, 73; and Gregorio Rosa Chavez, 74, auxiliary bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador. After reciting the Creed and taking an ...

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  6. Lao gov't, partners discuss priorities for trade, private sector developmentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Lao government officials and development partners met Wednesday in capital Vientiane to discuss medium term priorities for trade and private sector development in the country. Held by the Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce, the 11th Trade and Private Sector Working Group saw the attendance of more than 100 participants with the chair of Lao Minister of Industry and Commerce Khemmani Pholsena and co-chair of European Union's Ambassador Leo Faber and German Ambassador to Laos Michael Grau.

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  7. Laos-Thailand railway extension construction back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Nation

    Construction of the Laos-Thailand railway extension linking the existing outer suburban station to central Vientiane is expected to begin at year's end or early next year after the project was suspended in 2011. Deputy Director General of the Lao Railway Department under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Mr Sonesack N. Nhansana, told Vientiane Times yesterday that authorities in charge are working toward organising a bidding process to seek a consultant firm and contractor to carry out construction at the expected date.

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  8. On 25th anniversary of his ordination as a bishop, pope says cardinals called to be grandfathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iobserve

    ... Bishop Anders Arborelius of Stockholm, Sweden, 67; Bishop Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, apostolic vicar of Pakse, Laos, 73; and Auxiliary Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chavez of San Salvador, El Salvador, 74. With an average age of 71.6 years, the new ...

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  9. Laos seeks to further collaborate with EURead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    ... cooperation." They jointly opened a photo exhibition that represents some of the milestones of the cooperation between Laos and EU over the last 20 years since the signing of the cooperation agreement in 1997 to the opening of EU office in 2003, and ...

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  10. Cruise the Waterways of Asia with Bamboo TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PR Log

    One of the best ways to discover Asia is aboard a luxury riverboat and Bamboo Travel has many options, combining a cruise with a private, land-based tour. BASINGSTOKE, England - June 27, 2017 - PRLog -- Tailor-made Asia specialist Bamboo Travel, offers a wide range of river cruises in Borneo, China, Laos, and China, plus 11 cruises that feature more than one country.

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  11. Nations lose every time rights are deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Nation

    The governments of Laos and Vietnam have only hampered their countries' progress by, in the first case, slapping three activists with harsh prison sentences and, in the second, stripping a mathematician of his citizenship. In both cases, talented people who could have benefited their homelands have been cast aside.

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  12. AEC FeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Nation

    ... with its development partners from public and private sectors, and the international development community to make Laos' hydropower sector more sustainable. This is because the country's socio economic development and steady growth of the Lao ...

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  13. Thai, Lao ad agencies to set up joint ventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Nation

    THAILAND'S Plan B Media and Laos' Panyathip Advertising have agreed to invest US$2.8 million in a joint venture to spur expansion in the advertising business in Laos and the broader Asean region. A memorandum of understanding for the creation of Panyathip Plan B Media Company has been signed in Vientiane by Panyathip Advertising president Sayasone Panyathip and Plan B Media chief executive Palin Lojanagosin.

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  14. Rights Groups Call for International Community to Press Laos on Jailed ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Voice of America

    ... of harsh jail terms handed down by Lao courts against critics of the Communist government. Rights groups point to Laos' failures in taking "significant steps to remedy" a poor human rights record and tough restrictions on freedom of speech, ...

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  15. They were smokejumpers when the CIA sent them to Laos; they came back in casketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Stars and Stripes

    Their families didn't know they were in Laos, and didn't know that they'd started working for the CIA in addition to their jobs with the U.S. Forest Service. They were young firefighters-turned-CIA operatives working thousands of miles from home in a remote corner of Southeast Asia.

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  16. China to extend highway cargo link to southeast AsiaRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 25 | People's Daily Online

    ... Chongqing municipal transportation authorities. In July, the middle route will connect Chongqing, through Vientiane in Laos and on to Bangkok. The 96-hour journey covers 2,800 kilometers. The third, the western route which goes from Chongqing to ...

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  17. AirAsia links North, NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | The Nation

    ... Chanadai to watch the sunrise, visit Pha Taem and Sampan Bok or pass through the Chong Mek border crossing into Pakse, Laos. To mark the inaugural flights, AirAsia and both Chiang Mai and Ubon Ratchathani's airports organised welcoming ceremonies ...

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  18. Hydro dams pace alarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Bangkok Post

    The inter-governmental consultation on the Pak Beng project, the third hydroelectric dam planned to be built on the Mekong River in Laos, tells us a lot about the future of dam building on this mighty international waterway. At the end of their "prior consultation" on Monday in Vientiane, high-ranking officials from Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam did not voice outright opposition against the Lao project in the same way some did when they discussed the first project six years before.

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  19. Lao snooker aces prepares for SEA GamesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 23 | Xinhuanet

    Laos' four snooker players are training hard on the tables at Vientiane bowling indoor stadium in the hope of winning medals at the upcoming 29th SEA Games in Malaysia this August. The 29th SEA Games' snooker event will feature men's singles, doubles and team events.

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  20. Pursuit of dissidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Bangkok Post

    ... Gen Wichai Shaechoho said security agencies have closely monitored the movements of Mr Wuthipong, who reportedly fled Laos for Cambodia after Thai authorities sought cooperation from Vientiane to search for him and crack down on his group's ...

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