Laos Buckles to Chinese Pressure over its Booming Casinos

Laos Buckles to Chinese Pressure over its Booming Casinos

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – A senior Thai official has accused Laos of bowing to pressure from China by allowing casinos in the country but authorities in Vientiane say the gambling venues bring in much-needed revenue to the resource-starved state which ranks among the poorest countries in Southeast Asia. Laos’s casino boom has been fed by […]