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The republic’s first constitution was endorsed in August 1991 and Gen Khamtay Siphandon, former vice premier and defence minister, became the new premier.
Khamtay Siphandon was unanimously re-elected as party chairman by the PPPL at its sixth congress in March 1996.
The 99-member National Assembly, elected in December 1997 and dominated by the PPPL, elected the outgoing prime minister and party chairman, Khamtay Siphandon, to succeed the 84-year-old Nouhak Phoumsavan as president.
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President Khamtay spoke highly of the visit to Laos by Chi Haotian and his entourage, which he said embodied not only their friendly military ties but also the consensus between the leaders of the two parties and countries on the development of friendly cooperative ties.
The Chinese people and military are willing to join hands with the Lao people and military to further deepen their good-neighbourly and friendly cooperative relations and to make positive efforts in establishing a comprehensive cooperative relationship of long-term stability, good-neighbourliness and friendliness, and mutual trust.
Khamtai enthusiastically praised the Chinese people, under the leadership of the CCP with Jiang Zemin as the core, for new achievements continually attained in the cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
www.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de /oasien/china/service/bbc/010208.txt   (8382 words)

 Polity IV Country Report 2003: Laos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
President Khamtay Siphandon (LPRP); designated by the LPRL politburo, February 1998
In 1998, when 81-year-old Nouhak Phoumsavan resigned from the party leader's post and the presidency, the LPRP Politburo elevated Gen. Khamtay Siphandon from prime minister to president, whereupon the decision was confirmed by the LPRP-controlled legislature.
Siphandon was reelected by the National Assembly on 24 February 2002.
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 Politics of Laos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The head of state is President Khamtai Siphandon.
chief of state: President Khamtay Siphandone (since 26 February 1998); note - currently the position of vice president is vacant; Vice President Oudom Khattiya died on 9 December 1999 and a replacement has not yet been named
election results: KHAMTAI Siphandon elected president; percent of National Assembly vote - NA Legislative branch: unicameral National Assembly led by Samane Vignaket (99 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms; note - by presidential decree, on 27 October 1997, the number of seats increased from 85 to 99)
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 Vietnam News Special Apr 20
Mr Khamtay Siphandon, who is chairman of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and head of the Lao delegation to the CPV's Ninth Congress, expressed his confidence in the clear-sighted leadership of the CPV in the new stage in Hanoi on April 19.
We warmly welcome those successes," Mr Khamtay Siphandon said.
He continued: "The Party and people of Laos deeply understand and are very proud of having shared joy, sorrow and sacrifice with the Party and people of Vietnam during the historic struggle for national salvation as well as in the national defence, construction and development.
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 Laos praises VN soldiers for help
VIENTIANE — Lao President Khamtay Siphandon has thanked Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts for their help in the country’s struggle for independence.
President Khamtay, who is also chairman of the Lao Party Central Committee, sent a congratulatory message to the Association of Veteran Vietnamese Volunteer Soldiers and Experts who had fought and worked in Laos, on the occasion of the association’s 55th anniversary (October 30,1949).
He also extended his warm greetings and deep gratitude to the families of the Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who were killed or wounded in the war in Laos.
vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn /2004-11/03/Stories/03.htm   (141 words)

 Freedom in the World 2000 - 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Assembly speaker Nouhak Phoumsavan and Prime Minister Khamtay Siphandon became president and LPRP chairman, respectively.
In February 1998, the national assembly chose Khamtay to replace Nouhak as president, and Vice President Sisavath Keobounphan became prime minister.
President Khamtay appears to lack the will and strength needed to activate reform.
www.freedomhouse.org /research/freeworld/2001/countryratings/laos.htm   (887 words)

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In 1998 former prime minister Khamtai became president.
By the late 1990s, the economy was in such poor shape - having experienced inflation of over 100 per cent and a depreciation of the kip by more than 500 per cent - that the resolutely socialist country did something that they'd never done before.
Khamtay Siphandone becomes Prime Minister after the death of Phomvihane.
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 Dai Tieng noi Nhan dan Tp Ho Chi Minh
Chủ tịch Khamtay Siphandon cảm ơn Ðảng, Nhà nước và nhân dân Việt Nam luôn dành cho Lào sự ủng hộ và giúp đỡ to lớn, có hiệu quả trong sự nghiệp bảo vệ và xây dựng đất nước.
Tổng Bí thư Nông Ðức Mạnh và Chủ tịch Khamtay Siphandon hài lòng thấy rằng Việt Nam và Lào có lập trường thống nhất trên các vấn đề quốc tế và khu vực.
Chủ tịch Khamtay Siphandon đã chân thành cảm ơn và nhận lời.
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 Laos: history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Upon his death a year later, Prime Minister Khamtay Sifandon assumed interim presidency of the country and the PPRL.
In February 1998, the National Assembly elected Prime Minister Siphandon as the new President.
In his opening address before the PPRL congress in March 2001, President Siphandon said the party aimed to triple per capita income in Laos by the year 2020, though it recognized the failures in managing the country's fragile economy.
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 Laos country and culture information and recipes from asia
The following February, the appointments of Nouhak Phoumsavanh as president and Khamtay Siphandone as prime minister were ratified by the National Assembly.
An important part of the Government's programme was the improvement of Laos's relations with its neighbours, partly to reduce its dependence on Vietnam and Russia, but also to improve the country's economic prospects as it allowed free trade and market forces to take effect.
In March 1996, changes in the upper echelons of the regime promoted Khamtay Siphandone, one of the few remaining veterans of the original Pathet Lao leadership, to the position of president and head of the LPRP politburo in place of the retiring Phoumsavanh.
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 Khamtai Siphandon - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On the creation of a presidential republic in 1991 he became prime minister, succeeding party leader Kaysone Phomvihane, who became president.
General Khamtai Siphandon became party leader on Kaysone's death, and later succeeded Nouhak Phoumsavanh as president.
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 Archives du mois d'avril 2001
Hu said he is convinced that under the firm leadership of Khamtay Siphandone, the Lao people are sure to achieve their goals set in their social and economic plans at the beginning of the new century and to score
Viet's Party chief receives Lao head delegate, Khamtay (Vietnam NA)--The Vietnamese leader expressed his belief that the special friendship and solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the Parties and peoples of Vietnam and Laos would be constantly consolidated and developed.
President Khamtay Siphandon welcomed the VFF President and his delegation's attendance to the LFNC's seventh congress, describing it as a valuable source of encouragement to the LFNC and the Lao people of all
laosonline.ifrance.com /arc_av01.html   (5825 words)

 Nhan Dan --- News
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nong Duc Manh and his wife today begin their official friendship visit to Laos at the invitation of Chairman of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and State President Khamtay Siphandon.
Party leader Nong Duc Manh is accompanied by Nguyen Tan Dung, Politburo member, permanent Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Vietnam-Laos Co-operation Sub-committee; Truong Tan Sang, Politburo member and director of the Party's Economic Commission; Party Central Committee members Nguyen Van Son, Ngo Van Du and Ho Tien Nghi; and other officials.
He is scheduled to hold talks with President Khamtay Siphandone and meet with the Lao National Assembly and Government leaders to work out bilateral co-operation strategy for the future.
www.nhandan.com.vn /english/news/240305/partyleader.htm   (120 words)

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Wanna's job, as a mo lam, is to communicate these themes through music, to agrandize and promote the idea of Si Phan Don as a national symbol, by choosing themes and images that promote it's positive qualities.
Interestingly, this particular VCD was produced by the government and distributed to guesthouses all over the south. It's probably no coincidence that the president of Lao, Khamtay Siphandon, was born here and so adds to lam si phan don's status as nationalistic music, loved all over Lao.
The color of the water is indescribable, like swirls of brown and blue muted by the sky's reflection.
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 Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Viet Nam and Norway consolidated relations on Tuesday by signing a raft of agreements, including a memorandum of understanding for development co-operation for the next five years.
Lao President Khamtay Siphandon has thanked Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts for their help in the country’s struggle for independence.
Older people from across Asia-Pacific are participating in a four-day seminar to share experiences of ageing, explore conditions for elderly people in the region and the world, and discuss measures to increase elders’ incomes.
vietnamnews.vnanet.vn /2004-11/03/Today.htm   (167 words)

 Archives du mois Mars 2001
Siphandone was re-elected as party chief at the close of 7th
Delegation leaders of CPC, PPC meet in Vientiane (Xinhua NA)---Luo Gan, leader of visiting delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) met Heng Samrin, leader of the delegation of the People's Party of Cambodia (PPC) on the sideline of the 7th Congress of the Lao PRP.
President Khamtay Siphandone, 77, chief of the ruling Lao PRP and the most powerful official in government, retained his position as head of state.
laosonline.ifrance.com /arc_mar01.html   (8275 words)

 Freedom in the World 2001 - 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Signaling its intent to move slowly on market reforms, Laos's ruling party used its March 2001 party congress to bolster the standing of President Khamtay Siphandon and other hardliners, while offering no fresh initiatives to speed up the Communist country's halting transition to a market economy.
The Lao People's Revolutionary Party's (LPRP) lack of zest for deeper reforms, including privatizing the large state enterprises that dominate the economy, reflects its concern that boosting the private sector could undermine the party's tight grip on power by reducing its control over the economy.
Following Kaysone's death in 1992, the party named as LPRP president Khamtay Siphandon, the prime minister and a veteran revolutionary.
www.freedomhouse.org /research/freeworld/2002/countryratings/laos.htm   (683 words)

 The World Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The defence minister, Gen. Khamtay Siphandone, took over as PM.
In parliamentary elections (24 Feb. 2002) all but one of the 166 candidates for the 109 seats came from the ruling LPRP.
On 9 Apr. the fifth national assembly re-elected Gen. Khamtay Siphandon as president of the LDPR for another five-year term.
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 Laos --  Encyclopædia Britannica
President in 1995, Nouhak Phoumsavan; prime minister, Gen. Khamtai Siphandon.
President in 1994, Nouhak Phoumsavan; prime minister, Gen. Khamtai Siphandon.
A spate of bombings beginning March 30, 2000, at a restaurant in Vientiane and continuing throughout the year caused much puzzled speculation in Laos.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9398368   (848 words)

 Indochina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kaysone Phomvihane became president in 1991 and called for the faster replacement of agricultural co-operatives with private farms.
A new constitution was endorsed by the supreme people's assembly in August and General Khamtay Siphandon, former vice-premier and defence minister, became prime minister.
In its foreign relations, Laos had close ties with the USSR and re-established links with China in 1989 after a ten-year gap.
www.gaminggeeks.org /Resources/KateMonk/Orient/Indochina/Laos.htm   (656 words)

 Vietnam Business - Economy - News - Last week
Among foreign guests sharing the stage with Vietnam's leadership were China's premier Li Peng, a key show of solidarity between the ruling parties of two of Asia's last remaining communist states.
Others include Lao leader Khamtay Siphandon, representatives from Cuba and North Korea, and Chea Sim of Cambodia's formerly communist party which ruled that country during a decade of Vietnamese occupation.
While major party leadership changes will not be formally announced until Monday, party sources say Vietnam's top three leaders are likely to keep their jobs, at least for now.
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 Archives du mois Juillet 2001
Mistrust may be a bit too undiplomatic but over-cautious is probably the right word for Laos, which took a full year to give the nod to a comprehensive economic co-operation plan broached by its neighbour Thailand.
Lao president arranges banquet for North Korean delegation (BBC MS/FT)--Comrade Khamtai Siphandon, president of Laos, arranged a banquet at the party Central Committee banquet hall to welcome Comrade Kim Yong-nam, president of North Korea.
Korea's No. 2 man meets Laos leaders (Kyodo NS/AOL)--Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's No. 2 leader, held talks Saturday in Laos with Lao President Khamtay Siphandone and agreed to expand bilateral friendship and cooperation, a North Korean broadcast said Monday.
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Ha Noi, June 14 (VNA) - President Tran Duc Luong has expressed his satisfaction at the cooperative ties between the President Offices of Viet Nam and Laos.
He asked Soubanh to convey his best regards to President Khamtay Siphandon and other Lao leaders.
Soubanh, who heads a Lao delegation to Viet Nam from June 13, said the Lao people were carrying out the Lao People's Revolutionary Party's resolution on boosting goods production, making the financial system healthy, and enhancing the exchange of goods with Viet Nam, particularly with border provinces.
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 Centre Français du Commerce Extérieur COLLOQUES SÉNAT
This interpretation is questioned by Grant Evans, a Laos expert, who regards the strife within the party as a struggle for the division of spoils and the bombings "as simply anarchic, perpetrated by people who are fed up with the system.".
The main representatives of the immobilist group include such individuals as General Khamtay Siphandon, number one in the party hierarchy and state president; the prime minister General Sisavath Keobounphan; and Defense Minister Lieutenant-General Choummaly Sayasone.
Opposing them is a group whose main proponent is Foreign Minister Somsavat Lengsawat.
www.laosnet.org /senat/colloque-anglais.htm   (2477 words)

 AsiaFinest Discussion Forum -> Lao President Khamtay Siphandon
AsiaFinest Discussion Forum -> Lao President Khamtay Siphandon
khamtay Siphandon is my hero, i love him like my father.
Because it is a anonymous, no race, no gender being.
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 History of South East Asia
Prince Souphanouvong became the new republic’s first President (he would retire in 1986).
Kaysone Phomvihane became Prime Minister, a position he would retain until 1991, when Khamtay Siphandone succeeded him as Prime Minister.
After 1975 the new government imposed doctrinaire socialist policies on Lao.
www.aseanfocus.com /publications/history_laos.html   (10254 words)

 YDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
F.R.YUGOSLAVIA - UN VIENTIANE, March 7 (Tanjug) - Yugoslav Foreign Minister Zivadin Jovanovic ended on Tuesday his three-day official visit to Laos during which he had met with the country's top officials.
Laos President Khamtay Siphandon received Jovanovic on Sunday, on Monday he was received by Prime Minister Sisavat Keobounphanh, while on Tuesday he met with Parliament Speaker Saman Vignaket.
The country's military leadership showed interest in learning the causes and consequences of NATO's March 24-June 10 1999 aggression on Yugoslavia.
www.suc.org /news/yds/b080300_e.html   (3582 words)

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