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· April, 2009

Stories about Laos from April, 2009

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Global Recession: “Underdevelopment is a mixed blessing”

  17 April 2009

There are governments which insist that their countries are not affected by the global economic crisis. Most of the time they are not convincing; and their constituents do not believe in the supposed improvement of the economy. Countries with very small economies and countries which are not globally-integrated are usually the same countries which claim that the financial crisis has not affected them so far.

Stamps from Laos

  6 April 2009

Sao Darly collects stamps from Laos. She posts pictures of some of these stamps in her blog.

Lao-Thai railway

  6 April 2009

The grand opening ceremony for the first modern railway in Laos was held last month. The railway links Laos and Thailand across the Mekong River.

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