Laos in 2010 political stasis, rabid development, and regional counter-weighting

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)202-207
Journal / PublicationAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011


Political contours changed little in Laos during 2010, leaving its single-party system in place. The economy continued to grow quickly, although not in ways that uplifted ordinary citizens. And deepening relations with China encouraged the government to open new channels to the United States. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California.

Research Area(s)

  • Dam construction, Lao People's Revolutionary Party, Laos, Mekong River, Single-party system