Regime Renewal in Laos: The Tenth Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party

  title={Regime Renewal in Laos: The Tenth Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party},
  author={Soulatha Sayalath and S. Creak},
  journal={Southeast Asian Affairs},
  pages={179 - 200}
The year 2016 was a crucial one in Laos. According to an established five-yearly cycle, the year was punctuated by a series of key political events, foremost among them the Tenth Congress of the ruling Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP). As on past occasions, the Tenth Party Congress took stock of the country’s political and economic performance over the previous five years and adopted the country’s next five-year National Socio-Economic Development Plan. Most importantly, it also elected… Expand
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