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Anonymous Reader :

This isn't about protecting the Laos girls it is about Laos corruption.
Getting married in Laos is a long process where paying bribes over, often a 1 or 2 year period to police and other "officials" is the only way to do it.

Jul 08, 2017 04:22 AM

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Anonymous Reader :

I agree. My husband aged 68 has just made a lao girl 40 years younger pregnant in Vientienne. What a mess. I do not know who is exploiting whom but we at home are the innocent victims.

Sep 17, 2014 04:35 PM

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Susanne :

What nonsense! Lao government should tighten restrictions even more so these lazy Lao girls can no longer go after old farts from the west

I agree with this 100 %!

Restrictions should include making these girls accountable for their actions with old foreigners who have families!

Stop coddling these lazy girls and tell them to better themselves and their country through doing what all do: work!

Aug 03, 2014 08:35 AM

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Anonymous Reader :

What nonsense! Lao government should tighten restrictions even more so these lazy Lao girls can no longer go after old farts from the west

Jun 22, 2014 12:57 AM

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sabeen :

you nailed it 100 %

Aug 03, 2014 08:36 AM

anotherView :

First off lao people are not lazy. Don't be mis-understood. They're not give any opportunities by the government.

Mar 30, 2015 04:46 AM

Paul from Oregon, USA :

Laos Government just trying to protect good people's from bad people's.

Mar 15, 2014 04:01 PM

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Stevie from Adelaide :

Lao People are the nicest I have ever met in my many travels. I would love to marry a Lao girl and live in Lao too. The Lao government is not smart. They have scared away many foreign investments by their shortsightedness. Killed the golden goose!

Feb 08, 2013 03:22 PM

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Noi from Vientiane :

I think this law it is very stupid law. Foreign who are the good man who can stay in Laos for 3 months. They need to work also. Nobody can only stay in Laos and only use money for everyday during 3 months in Laos. If this law can change, it have to be change because it's very very very stupid

Feb 03, 2013 05:44 PM

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Anonymous Reader :

Use your brain if you really want to get wife from Laos.The fiance visa or k2 visa is a good option.

Sep 19, 2012 05:11 AM

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Mr. Kelley from Findlay, Ohio USA :

I talked to my wife about this law. She is from Vientiane, she said that this law will prevent most foreigners from marrying good Lao women. As she says, "Who will have time to stay in Laos for three months? No one can do that." I believe criminals will find a way around this law and good people who could have been a happily married couple will be prevented from being so. I feel truly sorry for them.

Sep 17, 2012 02:53 AM

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Peter Xiong from Mpls, MN :

The Lao PDR should makes rule for how much is a prostitute per night and per hour. This new rule is another for the Lao PDR to collected money from foreigners. The Lao PDR should be jailed for promoting Prositution.

Aug 28, 2012 10:22 PM

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Anonymous Reader from Somewhere in Laos :

You are right Sorphainam, government shall make no law that restricting against the best interest of an individual who willing to marry abroad. Marry abroad should be based on the best interest of an individual and both parties’ agreements.

If government really needs to adopt this type of law, it should be targeting only on bad people not good people. It seems that many foreigners (the good guy) are unwilling to travel to Laos and get marry. This law is just preventing many Lao girls from looking for a better future. For example, many Lao girls that married to foreigners (the good guy) especially to Western Democracy Society have lived their life far better not only abroad, but an opportunity to support their original family here in Laos.

Aug 22, 2012 10:04 PM

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Rassamy from Laos :

Thanks to our brother and sister who married abroad in the past. Their generosity has brought so many supports to our family here in Laos. If the current stupid law has been adopted before, our brother and sister lives would be much complicated, even us. It is shameful to our government!

Aug 24, 2012 08:07 PM

phetsakhat Sorphainam from vientiane :

that means the traficker is able to fake the marriage's papers work by using a lot of money, but its going to be hard for good people to try to get a laotiane wife.

Aug 22, 2012 01:02 AM

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Susanne :

here is a strange idea for you: Instead of marrying foreigners who already have families: GO TO WORK AND IMPROVE YOURSELF AND YOUR COUNTRY

Aug 03, 2014 08:40 AM

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