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Winner of USD 1.3 Billion Powerball Jackpot is Immigrant From Laos

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One of the winners of a USD 1.3 billion Powerball jackpot this month is an immigrant from Laos who has had cancer for eight years and had his latest chemotherapy treatment last week. Cheng “Charlie” Saephan, 46, of Portland, told a news conference held by the Oregon...

Lao-American Author Goes Beyond Borders With ‘Sticky Rice for Lunch’

Children's literature has a new gem on its bookshelves. Rooted in cultural identity and...

Colombia Investigates the Killing of a Hmong American Comedian, Activist

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities on Wednesday were investigating the alleged kidnapping and...

Lao-American Restaurant Owner Ready to Start Over After Racist Allegations Forced Shutdown

After false allegations against David Rasavong and his Fresno, California-based restaurant Tasty Thai caused...

Fostering Relations with Asia’s Hidden Gem, US Ambassador to Laos Reflects on His Tenure

In an exclusive interview with the Laotian Times, Peter Haymond, the outgoing US Ambassador...

Winner of USD 1.3 Billion Powerball Jackpot is Immigrant From Laos

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One of the winners of a USD 1.3 billion Powerball jackpot this month is an immigrant from Laos who has had...

Lao-American Author Goes Beyond Borders With ‘Sticky Rice for Lunch’

Children's literature has a new gem on its bookshelves. Rooted in cultural identity and acceptance, "Sticky Rice for Lunch" by Jacob (Jake) Singhavong offers...

Colombia Investigates the Killing of a Hmong American Comedian, Activist

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities on Wednesday were investigating the alleged kidnapping and murder of a Hmong American comedian and activist who was...

Lao-American Restaurant Owner Ready to Start Over After Racist Allegations Forced Shutdown

After false allegations against David Rasavong and his Fresno, California-based restaurant Tasty Thai caused the business to shut down in May, the owner is...

Fostering Relations with Asia’s Hidden Gem, US Ambassador to Laos Reflects on His Tenure

In an exclusive interview with the Laotian Times, Peter Haymond, the outgoing US Ambassador to Laos, offers insights into his diplomatic tenure in the...

Lao-American Grandmother Dies After Dog Attack in Modesto, California

“Maetu” (grandmother) Chanty Philavong, a 93-year-old Lao-American woman living in Modesto, California was attacked and heavily wounded by a neighbor's dogs after returning from...