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Cambodia mobilizes troops on Laos border in blow to Silk Road

August 11, 2017 6:45 pm
Cambodia mobilizes troops on Laos border in blow to Silk Road

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks in a press conference during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday accused neighboring Laos of sending troops into Cambodian territory in April and set an August 17 deadline […]

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Laos

December 10, 2012 7:52 am

Laos, officially Lao People’s Democratic Republic, independent state of Southeast Asia. Formerly part of the Indochinese Union, also known as French Indochina, Laos gained independence in 1953. The country was drawn into the Vietnam War (1959-1975), and in 1975 a Communist revolutionary movement overthrew Laos’s six-century-old monarchy and established a people’s republic. Laos […]

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