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Luang Prabang

(luːˈæŋ prɑːˈbæŋ)
n
(Placename) a market town in N Laos, on the Mekong River: residence of the monarch of Laos (1946–75). Pop: 26 400 (2003 est)

Lu•ang Pra•bang

(luˈɑŋ prɑˈbɑŋ)
n.
a city in N Laos, on the Mekong River: former royal capital. 44,244.
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THPC), its Chinese subsidiary for the manufacture, sales and maintenance of hydroelectric equipment, has won a major order to supply three sets of 44-megawatts hydroelectric generating equipment for the Nam Ou 4 Hydro Power Plant in Luang Phabang Province, Laos.
secured the order for the Nam Ou Stage 5 Hydro Power Plant, to be built in Laos' Luang Phabang, from China's Sinohydro Resources Ltd.
Other anthropologically oriented pieces include studies of women border traders in north-western Laos (Andrew Walker), the Lue minority (Khampheng Thipmuntali), rituals in post-1975 Luang Phabang (Ing-Britt Trankell), and the role of women in their sons' ordinations (H.