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Shallow magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Thailand and Lao

A shallow magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit northwestern Laos near the Thai border early on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage after the earthquake hit at 6:50am local time (23:50 GMT on Wednesday).But shaking could be felt more than 700 kilometres (435 miles) ...


Overcoming a government crackdown on social media in Laos

Vientiane, Laos – Inside a packed lecture hall at the American Centre in the capital Vientiane, 60 National University of Laos students sit surrounded by framed posters featuring inspirational quotes by American icons Martin Luther King Jr, Maya Angelou and Steve Jobs.On the screen at the ...

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