Originally Posted by thaimeme
Originally Posted by VocalNeal
How about LPDR? I think the people are Lao and the country is the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Yet, another Western invented political place-name.
Nothing to do with anything.... ພຣະຣາຊອານາຈັກລາວ
Much like many countries in the world are called one thing in English and another in the local language. Not worth getting excited about. The west certainly has no monopoly on renaming places at their convenience.