Savannakhet


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Savannakhet

 

a city in central Laos, on the Mekong River; capital of Savannakhet Province. Population, 35,700 (1967). Savannakhet is a river port and the terminus of a highway connecting Laos with southern Vietnam; it also has an airport. The city is a center for sericulture; there is also ship repair. An electric power plant is located in the city.

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Allied sorties could not attack within twenty-five nautical miles (NM) of the Laotian cities of Luang Prabang and Vientiane, or within 10 NM of Attopeu, Pakse, Saravane, Savannakhet, and Thakhek and, later, Muong Phalane.
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ST Bank currently has five branches and 32 service units in Vientiane, Savannakhet province, Champasak province, Luang Prabang, and Bokeo province, which are important economic centres in Laos.
In December 1999, malaria vector surveys were carried out by Vythilingam et al (11) in 7 provinces, namely Borikhamxay, Champasak, Luangprabang, Saravane, Savannakhet, Xayaboury, and Sekong, and in the capital city of Vientiane in the Lao PDR.
It was a ten-hour trip south to Tansoum village Savannakhet, Southern Laos, where my foster daughter's grandmother was busy dying.
Attitudes and experiences regarding induced abortion among female sex workers, Savannakhet Province, Laos.
Phoumi's action was prompted by Major Vang Pao when he arrested Kong Le's candidate for the Military Region 2 command post, General Amkha Soukhanvong, and dispatched him to General Phoumi in Savannakhet where he remained imprisoned until June 1962.
In her insightful chapter, Vatthana Pholsena "reads" the reconstruction of Route 9 from Savannakhet to the Vietnam border in central Laos in the context of both the war (the road was heavily bombed) and its aftermath (not only of the continuing presence of UXO, but also the unmentioned sites of former re-education camps).
Then we plan to expand and enhance the sales network including establishing sales outlets in Savannakhet, the second-largest city after Vientiane, as well as in Pakse.