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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Pha That Luang

Pha That Luang

Pha That Luang
Pha That Luang and its situation in Vientiane
King Jayavarman VII of the Khmer Empire.
Pha That Luang stupa
View of the stupa inside the temple
The national symbol of Laos at sunset
The naga inside the temple
Thatluang Festival (2010)
Thatluang Festival (2010)
That Luang stupa at night
That Luang

Pha That Luang (ທາດຫຼວງ or ພຣະທາດຫລວງ; 'Great Stupa') is a gold-covered large Buddhist stupa in the centre of the city of Vientiane, Laos.

Xiangkhoang Plateau

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

Vang Pobzeb

Hmong American dedicated to Lao and Hmong human rights.

Hmong American dedicated to Lao and Hmong human rights.

Vang was born in Laos on July 12, 1957.

General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party

General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party is the office of the highest-ranking member of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and also typically the supreme leader of Laos.

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

Luang Prabang Range

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.

Savannakhet province

Second Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
Savan-Vegas, a casino in Savannakhet City
Locally reconstructed sauropod Tangvayosaurus, Savannakhet
That Inghang
Buddha statues workshop, Wat Xayaphoum
St Teresa's Catholic Church

Savannakhet (ສະຫວັນນະເຂດ) is a province of Laos.

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

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.

Xaisomboun province

Phou Bia mountain from Xaysomboun town

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

Asian Development Bank

Regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Asian Development Bank member states
ADB Headquarters in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte pose for a photo with ADB President Takehiko Nakao and other officials of ADB during the 51st ADB Annual Meeting in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, Philippines on May 5, 2018.
Asian Development Bank – Developing Member Countries (DMC) graduation stages

Laos: Northern and Central Regions Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

Front page for March 26, 2018

The New York Times

American daily newspaper based in New York City with a worldwide readership.

American daily newspaper based in New York City with a worldwide readership.

Front page for March 26, 2018
Front page for March 26, 2018
First published issue of New-York Daily Times, on September 18, 1851
Front page of The New York Times on July 29, 1914, announcing Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia
The Times Square Building, The New York Times publishing headquarters, 1913–2007
The New York Times newsroom, 1942
A speech in the newsroom after announcement of Pulitzer Prize winners, 2009
The New York Times headquarters, 620 Eighth Avenue

The papers revealed, among other things, that the government had deliberately expanded its role in the war by conducting airstrikes over Laos, raids along the coast of North Vietnam, and offensive actions were taken by the U.S. Marines well before the public was told about the actions, all while President Lyndon B. Johnson had been promising not to expand the war.