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When television killed the storytelling star

It may seem hard to imagine today, life before television. But it was not too long ago that most people had never heard of such a contraption, let alone actually sat around and stared one of the now ubiquitous silver screens.

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- Kham Boun : the old fashioned generosity of Lao people
When there is a village festival, it's a Lao traditional practice that each house in the festival area prepares different kinds of food to serve the guests who visit their house during the festival. More >>>
- Luang Prabang paper proprietor thriving two and a half decades on
A well-known product of Luang Prabang, Sa-paper is an attractive asset of the province appreciated by locals and visitors alike.
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- Costumed soft toys touch hearts of animal lovers
"Having a hobby one truly enjoys is much better than sitting at home all day doing nothing and getting bored, says Ms Anourak Douangdahak, who spends her days making soft toys in the form of animals. More >>>
- Lunar eclipse brings pleasant end of Lent  
A beautiful blood red moon illuminated the night sky as the sun set on the last day of Buddhist Lent on Wednesday evening.More >>>
- Additionally, insect infestations are predicted to destroy some rice crops throughout the country
It was hard to predict what is going to happen behind this lunar eclipse but vendors and festival goers who came were satisfied that at least the full moon brought a bright sky, unlike last year when people were soaked with rain and vendors lost money as a result. More >>>
- Skilled artisan saves timber from toss
Aprecious commodity in the hands of skilled artisans, valuable timber off cuts and ot he rwise unsuitable pieces of wood for carpentry are all too often wasted by being burnt or left in the elements to rot. More >>>
- Elderly people need special care
Do you have parents over 60 years old? If yes, it is necessary for you to take special care of them due to older people having different needs than the younger generation. More >>>

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