Two key events on the political calendar in Laos in 2006 were the Eighth Party Congress and elections to the Legislative Assembly, leading to the appointment of a new president, prime minister, and cabinet. Neither event would detract from the epithet “secretive” often applied to affairs of state in what is one of the world's five remaining communist nations.
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Research Article| February 01 2007
Laos in 2006: Changing of the Guard
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 183–188.
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Geoffrey C. Gunn; Laos in 2006: Changing of the Guard. Asian Survey 1 February 2007; 47 (1): 183–188. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.183
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