Vientiane

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Soldiers make their way through a flooded village as part of the ongoing rescue effort Photograph: Jes Aznar/Getty

Troops searched for survivors in the remote southern tip of Laos on Thursday, three days after the collapse of a hydropower dam sent a torrent of wat(...)

The Cope visitor centre in Vientiane, Laos  gives support to victims of unexploded ordnance devices who have lost limbs.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There are dozens of prosthetic legs dangling over my head. Some are homemade, bulky, medieval-looking stumps of carved wood, with buckles and thick le(...)

I’m standing in a rice field in northern Laos, a few kilometres from the nearest large town, Phonsavan. It’s early morning but already hot. By noon it(...)

Sinead Lawson with her husband Randi at the Blue Lagoon in Nusa Lembongan, Bali.

I think I was destined to be an eternal nomad; at the age of two I left Dublin with my family for my father’s job in the Middle East. I became what wa(...)

Thailand and Malaysia will discuss plans to build a wall along their shared border, Thai officials said on Thursday, a day before Malaysian Prime Mini(...)