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'Amazing Race' Contestants Are Sharing Their Best Laos Memories on Instagram Ahead of New Episode

• On tonight's episode of The Amazing Race, the show is heading to Laos for the first time. • Many of the show's contestants posted Instagram photos and videos detailing their time in the country.


American Christians Detained in Laos Return Home

Identified as Wayne, Autumn, and Joseph, the three individuals volunteered with the US-based Christian non-profit organization Vision Beyond Borders (VBB), bringing Bibles to villagers in northern Laos. On April 8, they were detained by police in Laos as they visited villages north of Muang Sing in


Introduction: Vietnam, Laos, & Cambodia

Planning A Trip To Vietnam (And Maybe Beyond) I feel like we’ve been talking about this trip my cousin Heather and I were going to take with our moms for months now (granted, we booked much further in advance than I typically do), so I’m excited to be finally reporting back with all the fun details.


Evangelical group says Laos deports 3 American missionaries

BANGKOK – A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers who were detained in Laos more than a week ago for proselytizing have been freed and deported.


Gospel Advocacy and latest reports, Laos, Sri Lanka, Jordan Baptism, More

Gospel Advocacy and latest reports: British unbelief, Sri Lanka attacks, Jordan Baptism, Christian Faith Practice, Chibok, Fulani onslaught, Breaking the Darkness, Southeast Asia www.Warn-Usa.com | WIBR/WARN Radio.


Laos hit Mongolia for five

Laos opened their Bangamata U-19 Women’s Gold Cup campaign with a resounding 5-0 win over Mongolia in their Group A match at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka Thursday. Pe opened the scoring in just the second minute before Aphatsala doubled the lead in the 13th minute.


Pittsburgh native Becca Droz in Laos for CBS ‘Amazing Race’ tonight

The self-described fun, bold and adventurous Becca Droz, a Pittsburgh native, will hit the ground running to Laos during tonight’s episode of CBS’ “Amazing Race” all-star season at 9 p.m.


China Digs Deep in Landlocked Laos

Laos, a country of 6.8 million people roughly the size of China’s southern autonomous region of Guangxi, is often overlooked in China’s outreach to Southeast Asia. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the upgrading of Chinese-Lao relations to a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership a


Hai Street Kitchen and Laos Cafe join a rash of restaurant closings

The last year has seen an explosion in restaurant openings. Amid the growth, closings are inevitable. Among the recent shutdowns is the mini-chain Hai Street Kitchen & Co, which billed itself as a sushi burrito specialist. It opened its first location, on 18th Street near Chestnut, in 2014 before he


Thailand says "making progress" with high-speed Thai-Chinese railway

BANGKOK, April 24 (Reuters) - Thailand’s government said it is “making progress” with the much-delayed high-speed Thai-Chinese rail line that is to link Thailand, Laos and China, as the three countries prepared to ink another agreement this week at Beijing’s Belt and Road summit.


Which ‘Amazing Race’ Season 31 Team Will Be Eliminated In Laos?

One team has already fallen on Season 31 of “The Amazing Race” and the remaining 10 will face off with some new twists in the ultimate reality star showdown and quest for $1 million. With “Big Brother,” “Survivor” and “Amazing Race” teams all still in it with the hope of being named champs, things a


Bomb-Clearing Efforts in Laos Slow Due to Shortage of Funds

Programs set up in Laos to clear unexploded ordnance left over from heavy U.S. bombing during the Vietnam War are being hindered by shortfalls of funds from foreign donors, sources in the Southeast Asian country say.


Release of Three American Christians Held in Laos Might Be Delayed

(International Christian Concern) – ICC reported yesterday on three American Christians detained last week in northern Laos for distributing Christian materials. The U.S. organization they volunteer for, Vision Beyond Borders (VBB), provided an update on Monday that they have been free from police c


Should this airman receive the Medal of Honor for Laos battle? A congressman thinks so

A California congressman is pushing to upgrade a retired Air Force colonel’s Air Force Cross to a Medal of Honor for “extraordinary heroism” during a fierce 1969 battle in Laos.


Three Chinese Arrested in Laos for Passing Counterfeit Currency

Police in Laos this week arrested three Chinese nationals for trying to buy holiday clothing with counterfeit bills that a shopkeeper had noticed were marked by smeared ink, causing her to contact authorities, sources in Laos said.


Blessed beauties: Laos new year pageant pits ‘King’s daughters’ as rivals

Luang Prabang (Laos) (AFP) – Wearing gold-embroidered silk outfits, faces thick with makeup, a line-up of seven Laotian beauty queens greet a sea of cheering supporters at the annual new year beauty contest in Luang Prabang.


Bangladesh to face Laos in Fifa, AFC joint qualifiers

A total of 12 teams are participating in Round 1 of the Preliminary Joint Qualification for the two tournaments. Bangladesh have been drawn against Laos for Round 1 of the Preliminary Joint Qualification for Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023, reports Bangladesh Football Federation (BF


Russia, Laos agree to expand military cooperation

MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. The Russian and Lao defense ministries have agreed on the areas of expanding military cooperation between both countries, the Lao Defense Minister Chansamone Chanyalath said on the outcomes of the talks with his Russian colleague Sergei Shoigu on the sidelines of the Moscow


China tries to calm jitters about the “Belt and Road” initiative

CHINESE ENGINEERS are drilling their way through the green hills of Laos, clearing a path for a railway that one day may traverse South-East Asia. Each time they complete a tunnel—at least three times in the past month—they hold a brief ceremony, waving Chinese flags for the cameras. They are celebr


Masked merriment: Sacred Laos ‘ancestors’ honoured for new year

Luang Prabang (Laos) (AFP) – Barefoot and cloaked in swinging bamboo ropes, two masked performers dressed as Laos’ legendary “ancestors” walk the streets of Luang Prabang on an annual outing for raucous new year celebrations drawing hundreds of worshippers to the normally sleepy city.