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#Laos

# laos - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

Jul 24th 2018, 1:53 PM 16,909 Views 14 Comments

A partly built hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed after heavy rain and sent a wall of water surging through six villages

# laos - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population
# Laos
# Laos

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population

Nov 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 11,267 Views 3 Comments

New research shows how the increase in elephants’ workloads has affected their reproduction.

# laos - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Kids, beer bottles and a public pool - how 14-year-old Laos swimmer trains for Rio Olympics
# Prodigy
From The42
# Prodigy

Kids, beer bottles and a public pool - how 14-year-old Laos swimmer trains for Rio Olympics

Jul 31st 2016, 5:34 PM 6,109 Views 7 Comments

Conditions are hardly ideal for Siri Budcharern Arun, one of just five athletes from the poor, communist state.

# laos - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand
# Copyright
# Copyright

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand

Nov 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 11,981 Views 27 Comments

Fredrik Neij reportedly fled to Southeast Asia after being released on bail.

# laos - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Dozens feared dead as plane crashes in Laos
# Lao Airlines
# Lao Airlines

Dozens feared dead as plane crashes in Laos

Oct 17th 2013, 7:47 AM 14,593 Views 21 Comments

44 passengers and five crew were on board when the plane came down after hitting bad weather.

# laos - Friday 31 May, 2013

China and Laos criticised for sending refugees back to North Korea
# North Korea
# North Korea

China and Laos criticised for sending refugees back to North Korea

May 31st 2013, 9:43 PM 5,904 Views 12 Comments

The United Nations says China and Laos have disregarded their international duty to care for the orphaned refugees.

# laos - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Thai man nabbed with 16 tiger cubs in truck
# Animal Trafficking
# Animal Trafficking

Thai man nabbed with 16 tiger cubs in truck

Oct 27th 2012, 1:59 PM 7,517 Views 22 Comments

He will now face charges of trafficking endangered species.

# laos - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Body of young Irishman found after tragic river crossing
# Laos
# Laos

Body of young Irishman found after tragic river crossing

May 22nd 2012, 10:34 AM 6,021 Views 10 Comments

Gary Price was on his way home from Australia via Laos when the tragedy occurred.

# laos - Friday 26 August, 2011

Endangered Siamese crocodiles hatch in Laos
# Endangered
# Endangered

Endangered Siamese crocodiles hatch in Laos

Aug 26th 2011, 7:50 PM 803 Views 2 Comments

Experts say there could be as few as 300 of the crocodiles left in the wild. These baby crocs will be released when they’re about 18 months old.