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Human Rights:

USCIRF Releases New Report on Religious Freedom Conditions in Laos

Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new country update on religious freedom conditions in Laos following a staff delegation to the country in February 2020: Laos Factsheet – This report provides a country update on religious freedom conditions in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. In […]

Lao News:

An Uncertain Future for Laos

Laos’ quinquennial National Party Congress is coming up in 2021, but the prospects for meaningful change look slimmer and slimmer. Get ready for the rumor mill to start spinning in Vietnam ahead of January’s National Congress, an event held every five years when the ruling Communist Party selects its new officials and leaders. Laos’ ruling […]

Lao News:

Laos’ debt woes worsen as bills for China-funded dams loom

Coronavirus rattles first US dollar bond, adding pressure to weakened economy BANGKOK — COVID-19 has rattled Laos’ debut in selling a U.S. dollar bond in international markets, adding pressure on a country whose “Wild West of dam building” splurge has put it in a precarious repayment situation, especially in regard to China, its leading lender. […]

U.S. News:

Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Free speech is the bedrock of American democracy. Our Founding Fathers protected this sacred right with the First Amendment to the Constitution. The freedom to express […]

Hong Kong
Asian News:

US, UK, Canada and Australia sign joint statement condemning China’s takeover of Hong Kong

Top foreign policy officials for the U.S., U.K., Australia and Canada issued a joint statement Thursday, condemning China for its plans to extend strict national security controls over the city of Hong Kong, once viewed as semi-autonomous. The statement was signed by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, Australian Foreign […]

Lao News:

Market to promote good agriculture practices in Laos

Everyone loves good quality food! With funding support from the United States, a new Clean Agriculture Products Market officially opened on May 27 at the Provincial of Agriculture and Forestry Office in Vientiane Capital. This market is intended to promote good agriculture practices (GAP) products like coffee, cassava, sacha inchi and cabbage, and also to […]

U.S. News:


SEN. JIM INHOFE AND SEN. JACK REED The credibility of American deterrence rests on a simple foundation. America prevents wars by convincing its adversaries they cannot win. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said it succinctly: Deterrence is achieved when the enemy decides, “Not today. You, militarily, cannot win it, so don’t even try it.” Currently, […]

Memorial Day 2020
U.S. News:

Proclamation on Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2020

Since the first shots fired in the Revolutionary War, Americans have answered the call to duty and given their lives in service to our Nation and its sacred founding ideals. As we pay tribute to the lives and legacies of these patriots on Memorial Day, we also remember that they sacrificed to create a better, […]

Lao News:

ເຂົ້າຮ່ວມລຳລຶກ ວັນນັກຣົບກ້າຫານ Memorial Day 2020

ຖ້າຜູ້ໃດຕ້ອງການລົງທະບຽນ ເຂົ້າຮ່ວມລຳລຶກ ວັນນັກຣົບກ້າຫານ Memorial Day ກະຣຸນາ ກົດລີ້ງນີ້ ເພື່ອໄປລົງທະບຽນ: trumpvictory.com/dc/asian-pacific-american-heritage-month-national-call-with-hmong-and-laotian-veterans-with-special-guest-john-pence/

Lao News:

U.S. delivered 1,290 metric tons of rice and lentils to be used to cook school lunches for almost 90,000 primary school children in rural areas of Laos.

The United States government delivered 1,290 metric tons of rice and lentils to be used to cook school lunches for almost 90,000 primary school children in rural areas of Laos. At yesterday’s handover ceremony in Vientiane, US Ambassador Peter said, “I am so proud that despite the challenges everyone is facing during the Covid-19 pandemic, […]