Laos united the
Federation of French-Indochina and the country was divided into
Previously, in April
1895, French officially recognized the Kingdom of Luangphrabang as
the protective zone and Laos was divided into two parts ; the
north and the south. The northern part is from Muong Sing to
Khammounce and the south is from Khammouae to Cambodia border.
Vientiane was looked
like the home land of the tigers and elephant after the war. Most
of the temples were burnt down.
Only one main road
along the bank of the Mekong river linking from Bane That Kao to
Pakpasak was founded in Vientiane. Two motor cycles and one horse
cart owned by the French rulers.
The first train was
used in Lao-Cambodia bordeer, from Banekhone - donekhong. Distance
is 6.5 km.
That Luang stupa
restored by French. It was damanged for many times; (1) Destroyed
by Burmese in 1577, (2) Ruined by Siamese in 1779, (3) Burnt down
by Siamese in 1827 and (4) damanged by the Ho black banners in
facilities for general education.Some primary and secondary
schools were founded in the big towns.
French used labour
force to construct the "National road" There was only one main
road linking from Pakse to Luangphrabang. Other roads were linking
from Xiengkhouang to Vinh and from Thakhet to Vinh.
Navigation route were
cleared by the dragging and the explosives of rocks along Mekong
from Vientiane to Savannakhet. The ship run by fire wood energy
was firstly used.
Household census were
surveyed and issued. There were only 800,000 population and the
average inhabitants is 4 persons per 1 km2
facilities for public heath care and veterinary.
The foundation of
indochinese Communist Party under the leadership of President Ho
intervened and coquered Vientiane then 5 days later conquered
October 12, Lao Itsara
goverment headed by Prime Minister Khammao, Souphanouvong, the
commander-in-chief. Then, Prince Phetsalat was invited to the
given the rights for domestic administration or so called
independence to the Kingdom of Laos,selection of people
assembly,formed the government of Chao Souvannaj as Prime
constucted: Namdong (Luangphrabang) 900 kw. Seabam (Champasak)
November 21 (King's
Cup) Lao National Football Team secored 4 goals over 3 goals
against The Thai National Football Team and made Thai Team failure
from this tournament.
And at the same year
Lao football team gained the copper medal from Liemthong game (7
nations) in Burma. More over, Lao Football players namely:
Vatthana (NA) OUTHENSACKDA, Oudom SENGSOULIVANH, Somneuk, Konekham,
Saythong, Phengsavan and so on were hired to play football in
August 23, the take
over Vientiane administration power.
December 02 is the
foundation of Lao People Democratic Republic, the abolish of the
king monarchy, the end of the revolution for national democracy
and the victory day over the new colonial of the American
imperialists and its followers.
Lao - Thai Friendship
Mekong bridge was opened.
The first Lao
Concreate Factory in Vangvieng began their business operations.
Referring to the
ststistic book of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, it is
an half of the century (1941-94), that our country lost more than
7 million of forest land as 70% of the forests covered areas and
reduced to 47%.
Lao PDR accepted as
the member of Asian group.
The IV selection for
the members of Nationall Assembly. 159 applicants were applied and
99 of them were voted.
December 13, the
ceremony to mark the milestone for the construction of Kaysone
Phomvihane museum was organised.
as the world heritage city by UNESCO.
ONEMANISONE, is one of the Lao poets and he is the first poets who
recieved SEA WRITE prize (the award of Asian Group).
Houai Ho hydropower (Champasak)
capacity of 150 mw and Namleuk (Bolikhamxai), capacity 60 mw. So
far the capacities of the power houses are 623 mw.
Tae Know Do fighting made historical event in 20th SEA Games in
Brunei by recieveing the gold megal.It was the first golden medal
to Lao PDR. Hounourable welcoming ceremony was oranized in
Sept 4-5: In the 3th
Asia-pacific Petangue Championship in Singapore, one-three persons
Lao team Champasak province came the second of the 12 countries.
Sept 23; Chanthi
DEUANSAVAN, Lao writer has won SEA WRITE AWARD.