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Perfect storm of turbulence for indebted little Laos

The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), the country’s ruling communist party, has had a rough and tumble past three years. Laos had an especially bad pandemic, while the economy barely grew in 2020 and 2021. Only Brunei, Thailand and the Philippines have a higher ratio of deaths per population from Covid-19 in Southeast Asia, according […]