Share or comment on this article: Shockingly, campaigners say not a single arrest has been made for wildlife smuggling in Laos in recent years, despite millions of pounds in foreign aid spent training rangers and supporting investigations to identify syndicate kingpins. As to when he plans to finally stop, he said he will keep at it for as long as his health allows. In torn clothing and surrounded by their half-naked, undernourished children and grandchildren, the five men look older than their years and today bear little resemblance to the young Hmong tribesmen who collectively earned a reputation as capable fighters. Khaen and Lao Folk Music:
The jury found year-old Donald Rattanavong of Elgin — a Laotian immigrant and former Buddhist monk — innocent of involuntary manslaughter but guilty of the lesser crime of reckless discharge of a firearm. Meanwhile, the general population prevalence of HIV stands at 0. You will receive emails containing news content , updates and promotions from The New York Times. As you may notice by traveling in our country there is a peaceful atmosphere. Vang Pao's indictment in California, which followed a federal sting operation in which a government agent posing as an arms dealer offered him weapons, is bewildering to the veterans here. Ch Karnchang up on Lao power project Reuters At five in the afternoon, he picks up his young daughter from school, then goes out for another run.
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The government continued efforts to reduce demand for commercial sex through periodic raids and training workshops. One morning he spotted fruit beneath a tree. Laos needs a greener economy to protect the environment VT According to a press release from the Australian Embassy to Laos on Friday, Other stories about Laos around the world After I was safely across, I stopped to watch people fishing, washing their clothes and swimming - all panoramically framed by the misty mountains. This dramatic improvement is a direct result of the Mine Ban Treaty signed in Ottawa, Canada, in , an international agreement banning the use, production, or transfer of land mines and calling for mandatory destruction of stockpiles.