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In recent years Laos has had gradual return to private enterprise, a liberalization of foreign investment laws, and the admission into ASEAN in 1997. There are jobs teaching English in Laos if you know the right places to search.

Modern-day Laos has its roots in the ancient Lao kingdom of Lan Xang, established in the 14th Century under King FA NGUM. For three hundred years Lan Xang included large parts of present-day Cambodia and Thailand, as well as all of what is now Laos. After centuries of gradual decline, Laos came under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathet Lao took control of the government ending a six-century-old monarchy and instituting a strict socialist regime closly aligned to Vietnam. A gradual return to private enterprise and the liberalization of foreign investment laws began in 1986. Laos became a member of ASEAN in 1997.

Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic, is a landlocked socialist republic in southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and the People's Republic of China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west. Laos traces its history to the Kingdom of Lan Xang or Land of a Million Elephants, which existed from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century. After a period as a French colony, it gained independence in 1949. A long civil war ended when the communist Pathet Lao came to power in 1975.

Private enterprise has increased since the mid-1980s, but development has been hampered by poor communications in the heavily forested and mountainous landscape. Despite this, the economy of Laos grew at 7.2% in 2006, 35th fastest in the world. Eighty percent of the employed practice subsistence agriculture. The country's ethnic make-up is extremely diverse, with only around 70% belonging to the largest ethnic group, the Lao.



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Primary Curriculum Development Specialist
Coffey - Vientiane - , teacher professional development and integration of inclusive education principles. The...
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:38:58 GMT

Primary Curriculum Development Specialist - Vientiane, Lao PDR
Coffey - Vientiane - , teacher professional development and integration of inclusive education principles. The...
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:15:12 GMT

Nurse Educator
Lao Friends Hospital for Children - Luang Prabang - Mentor the Lao nurse educator and assist them in their development as a teacher Assist in...
Publ.Date : Wed, 09 Sep 2020 22:02:46 GMT

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Lao PM calls for stronger public-private ties to overcome economic slump
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told business operators on Friday that it was essential for the public and private sectors to cooperate more closely amid the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure no one is ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:56:00 GMT

China-Laos railway drills through last major tunnel
Chinese and Lao engineers pose for a group photo at the drilling-through ceremony of the Ban Phoukeu Tunnel held at the tunnel exit in Muang Nga of Oudomxay Province, Laos, on Sept. 22, 2020. A ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Sep 2020 22:47:00 GMT

Lao - Vietnamese bilingual school begins new school year
Envoy of the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos, Trinh Thi Tam, congratulated the school?s staff on fulfilling their tasks and contributing to creating a prestigious facility. She asked the school to continue ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:48:00 GMT

Laos kicks off new school year thanks to effective Covid-19 control
Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith made ... He added that it is the duty of schools and parents to teach children about the importance of cleanliness and good hygiene and to make sure these ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 04 Sep 2020 23:37:00 GMT

Coronavirus Is Teaching Me What I Can?t Do Online
I couldn?t have written my latest book without libraries full of real books and chance encounters with real people. There?s no virtual inspiration.
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:00:00 GMT

Innovation needs serendipity: Coronavirus is teaching us what the internet can?t
Faced with the threat of a deadly virus, we?re lucky to have substitutes for in-person interactions. But in today?s world of virtual everything, too much knowledge is locked down in shuttered ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:51:40 GMT

How Geography on the Crossword Grid Can Teach You A Thing or Two
Just in the category of "four-letter countries" we've got PERU, OMAN, LAOS, IRAN, and MALI, among others, which have proven helpful to crossword writers time and again. Place names are also a ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 07 Sep 2020 01:59:00 GMT

Viewpoint: Jack Portman was Atlanta?s own modern day explorer
"Perhaps we can now look back on Jack?s work over the past 40 years with an appropriate amount of respect and appreciation for how and what he accomplished." ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:45:00 GMT

Immigrant-owned restaurants continue redefining Charleston?s culinary landscape
Somsnith, who moved to the United States from Laos at age 7, would make egg rolls for her coworkers ... She hopes her authentic entrees will teach customers more about her family?s cuisine. ?With the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Sep 2020 01:32:00 GMT

New faces in the School of International Letters and Cultures
ASU?s School of International Letters and Cultures is proud to welcome 10 new faculty members and one postdoctoral scholar in the fall 2020 semester.
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:30:00 GMT

Torments of a Split Soul: Oliver Stone?s ?Chasing the Light?
Like Odysseus, upon whom he models his life, the author takes you to places you may wish to avoid but are essential for true sanity, writes Edward Curtin. By Edward Curtin edwardcurtin.com  Like the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:57:00 GMT

CITES protection of animals no longer fit for purpose, says wildlife filmmaker
Is forcing an elephant to sit on its haunches while twirling a hula hoop on its trunk or teaching a chimp to ride a bicycle in ... import of some 150 CITES Appendix I-listed elephants from Laos to ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 20 Sep 2020 17:01:00 GMT

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