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China buys out a mammoth source of Lao pride

In 1924, the makers of the original King Kong movie travelled from Thailand to Laos, where they spent three years filming rivers and jungles teeming with elephants in their film documentary “Chang”, the Thai language word for elephant. Once known as “the land of a million elephants”, Laos now has less than a thousand of […]