Laos Opens Its Economy, but Little Else

Lao honor guards at Wattay International Airport, Vientiane, Laos, Nov. 4, 2012 (AP photo by Vincent Thian).
Lao honor guards at Wattay International Airport, Vientiane, Laos, Nov. 4, 2012 (AP photo by Vincent Thian).
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