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  1. 31. learning | 21 Mar 2014

    What's new in business news: March 21, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Toxic waste still suspected at landfill fire, Thai TV partnership with Post TV & Laos inflation makes labour expensive for foreign investors.

  2. 32. learning | 24 Jan 2014

    Lao language mistakes by channel 7

    About international relations

    By Jon Fernquest

    » After channel 7 airs ridiculously incorrect Lao translations of Thai words, social media erupts in anger & channel 7 makes formal apology to Laos ambassador.

  3. 33. learning | 13 Nov 2013

    What's new in business news: November 13, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Mystery Thai firm (SCG?) in Laos cement venture, Microchip ATM cards to prevent fraud & IMF wants tighter oversight of non-bank financial institutions.

  4. 34. learning | 18 Oct 2013

    Families mourn crash victims

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The human side of the Lao Airlines tragedy: a Sydney family of four and an Australian aid worker and his father were among the victims of a plane crash in Laos believed to have killed all 49 people on board.

  5. 35. learning | 20 Aug 2013

    Thai-Lao business in Mukdahan

    About ASEAN & business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Across Mekong River from Savannakhet (2nd biggest city in Laos), Mukdahan set to become thriving business center.

  6. 36. learning | 26 Dec 2012

    Unsportsmanlike behaviour (updated)

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Thai university footballers are coming under criticism after a video showing improper conduct by two players during a recent Thailand-Laos match was posted to YouTube. (Update: Thai captain responds)

  7. 37. learning | 06 Nov 2012

    Laos approves Mekong dam despite objections

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Lao government has approved the construction of the US$3.5-billion Xayaburi dam on the Mekong River despite objections from environmentalists.

  8. 38. learning | 05 Nov 2012

    Thaksin visit in doubt, murder plot rumours emerge (Updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » There are rumours that unnamed Thais are plotting to kill former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra during his visit to Myanmar at a gathering similar to this one that took place in Laos last April.

  9. 39. learning | 29 Oct 2012

    4G coming to Laos... next month

    About mobile telephones

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Meanwhile, 3G in Thailand faces delays from continuing legal & business disputes.

  10. 40. learning | 21 Jun 2012

    Bye bye to underwear factories

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With 50-60% market share, leading underwear producer Wacoal plans to move factories to Burma, Laos or Cambodia.

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