February 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Feb2007, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p7
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The article presents several news briefs relating to Laos. In the political aspect, a report showed that local authorities keep important control over incomes and treasury operation, hindering development of fiscal management criteria. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members hope to set up a formal economic community by year 2015.


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