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a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949
Laos Sample Sentences in News
- The urban-rural divide for safe water, sanitation in Laos
VIENTIANE (IRIN) - Laos has been growing at 8 percent a year over the past decade but rural areas, where most people still live, are being left behind in terms of access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, health experts warn. Read more on this news related to 'Laos'
- Laos: Rapid Economic Growth In Landlocked Southeast Asian Country Leaving Rural Poor Behind
The tiny, mountainous, landlocked southeastern nation of Laos – one of the last one-party Communist states on earth – has engineered remarkable economic growth in recent years due largely to robust commodity exports, huge multi-billion-dollar road and high-speed rail infrastructure projects, massive hydroelectric dams, as well as billions in investments from C Read more on this news related to 'Laos'
- Vietnam and Laos are neighbors, but strangers
By Lorie Ann Cascaro and Jesse Pizarro Boga HANOI, Vietnam to VIENTIANE, Laos (MindaNews / 5 March) – A corner in the outskirt of the Old Quarter in Hanoi became… » Read more on this news related to 'Laos'