A report on Laos

Pha That Luang in Vientiane is the national symbol of Laos.
Fa Ngum, founder of the Lan Xang Kingdom
Local Lao soldiers in the French Colonial guard, c. 1900
French General Salan and Prince Sisavang Vatthana in Luang Prabang, 4 May 1953
Ruins of Muang Khoun, former capital of Xiangkhouang province, destroyed by the American bombing of Laos in the late 1960s
Pathet Lao soldiers in Vientiane, 1972
Mekong River flowing through Luang Prabang
Paddy fields in Laos
Laos map of Köppen climate classification.
Flag of the ruling Lao People's Revolutionary Party
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ASEAN heads of state in New Delhi on 25 January 2018
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2016
Hmong girls in Laos, 1973
A proportional representation of Laos exports, 2019
GDP per capita development in Laos
Near the sanctuary on the main upper level of Vat Phou, looking back towards the Mekong River
Rivers are an important means of transport in Laos.
Pha That Luang in Vientiane. The Buddhist stupa that is a national symbol of Laos.
Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane.
National University of Laos in Vientiane.
An example of Lao cuisine
Lao women wearing sinhs
Lao dancers during the New Year celebration
New Laos National Stadium in Vientiane.
Wat Nong Sikhounmuang - buddhist pagoda in Luang Prabang.

Socialist state and the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia.

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Vietnamese people

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The Vietnamese people (người Việt) or Kinh people (người Kinh) are a Southeast Asian ethnic group originally native to modern-day Northern Vietnam and Southern China.

The Vietnamese people (người Việt) or Kinh people (người Kinh) are a Southeast Asian ethnic group originally native to modern-day Northern Vietnam and Southern China.

Motif of the Dongson Ngoc Lu drum (~300 BC)
Traditional Vietnamese dress.
Vietnamese opera house, somewhere in Phu Yen, 1793
Vietnamese soldiers in 1828
Vietnamese nobles, 1883-1886
Vietnamese farmers in 1921
Vietnamese soldiers in Albania, 1917
Map of the Vietnamnese
Vietnamese New Year parade, San Jose, California
Congregation Of The Mother Coredemptrix in Carthage, Missouri
Ethnolinguistic Groups of Mainland Southeast Asia
The mandarins of Nguyễn dynasty

Another theory, based on linguistic diversity, locates the most probable homeland of the Vietic languages in modern-day Bolikhamsai Province and Khammouane Province in Laos as well as parts of Nghệ An Province and Quảng Bình Province in Vietnam.

A map of French Indochina. North and South Vietnam were divided north of the city of Hue and had different governments from 1954 until 1976 when the country was formally re-united.

Indochina refugee crisis

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A map of French Indochina. North and South Vietnam were divided north of the city of Hue and had different governments from 1954 until 1976 when the country was formally re-united.
South Vietnamese refugees arrive on a U.S. Navy vessel during Operation Frequent Wind.
Vietnamese boat people awaiting rescue.
The Philippine Refugee Processing Center became the temporary home of many Indochinese refugees en route to resettlement countries in the 1980s.
Refugee houses in Nong Samet camp in 1984. In the early days of the camp, refugees lived in tents or huts made of whatever material was available.

The Indochina refugee crisis was the large outflow of people from the former French colonies of Indochina, comprising the countries of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, after communist governments were established in 1975.

On the Laotian side, the mountains of the range reach the shores of the Mekong

Luang Prabang Range

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On the Laotian side, the mountains of the range reach the shores of the Mekong
Map of the Thai highlands
Bretschneidera sinensis (ชมพูภูคา Chompoo Phu Kha), a tree threatened by habitat loss that in Thailand is found only in this range
Seal of Lan Chang Province (1941-45)

The Luang Prabang Range (ทิวเขาหลวงพระบาง, ), named after Luang Prabang, is a mountain range straddling northwestern Laos and Northern Thailand.

Thai highlands

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Mountainous natural region in the north of Thailand.

Mountainous natural region in the north of Thailand.

Akha hut in the hills near Chiang Rai
Doi Phu Chi Fa, Amphoe Wiang Kaen, Chiang Rai province.

Its mountain ranges are part of the system of hills extending through Laos, Burma, and China and linking to the Himalayas, of which they may be considered foothills.

Phou Bia

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Phou Bia (Lao: ພູເບັ້ຍ) is the highest mountain in Laos.

Thongloun Sisoulith

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Sisoulith and his daughter Moukdavanh with U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama

Thongloun Sisoulith (ທອງລຸນ ສີສຸລິດ; born 10 November 1945) is a Laotian politician serving as General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party since 15 January 2021 and President of Laos since 22 March 2021.

Xaisomboun province

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Phou Bia mountain from Xaysomboun town

Xaisomboun (/saɪʒəʊmbuːn/ Lao ໄຊສົມບູນ) is a mountainous province in central Laos, between Vientiane province and Xiangkhouang province.

A map detailing areas surrounding the Golden Triangle in Thai language

Golden Triangle (Southeast Asia)

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A map detailing areas surrounding the Golden Triangle in Thai language
Golden triangle where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet
Golden Triangle Monument Arch at Wat Phra That Pha Ngao
A world map showing heroin production regions
Harvested poppy capsules.

The Golden Triangle is the area where the borders of Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meet at the confluence of the Ruak and Mekong rivers.

Xiangkhoang Plateau

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The Xiangkhouang Plateau or Xiangkhoang Plateau, also known in French as Plateau du Tran-Ninh is a plateau in the north of Laos.

CIA operative Dick Holm and a Hmong fighter in mid-1962.

CIA activities in Laos

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CIA activities in Laos started in the 1950s.

CIA activities in Laos started in the 1950s.

CIA operative Dick Holm and a Hmong fighter in mid-1962.

The Pathet Lao were the communists in Laos.