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Two years on, Laos activist still missing
Many suspect it was Sombath Somphone's work empowering communities across Laos that led to his enforced disappearance.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2014 13:16 GMT
UN: Opium harvests soaring in Southeast Asia
Regional increase in demand for opium and heroin triggers a resurgence of production and threatens development.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 16:13 GMT
Deadly earthquake hits southern China
Officials say at least one person dead and 38 others injured, eight of them critically, in mountainous Yunnan province.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 09:40 GMT
Laos dam threatens fishermens' livelihoods
Project has been damned by environmentalists, who say 30-metre barrier will warp the ecosystem.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2014 12:04 GMT
Tiny wasps deployed to kill crop-eating pests
Indonesia's cassava plantations are being killed by mealybugs, and thousands of wasps will be released to stop them.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2014 11:25 GMT
Laos: The legacy
A group of women risk life and limb to clear Laos of cluster bombs and make their country safe for future generations.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 09:36 GMT
Has North Korea launched a charm offensive?
North Korea's recent flurry of diplomatic activity signals increased efforts for international outreach.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
Burmese refugees wary over Thailand's changes
New ration reductions and movement restrictions have refugees from Myanmar anxious about their future in Thailand.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 09:58 GMT
Holiday in Thailand could end for expats
The new military government has issued warnings that it will soon start to clampdown on immigration offenders.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2014 13:27 GMT
Laos' forgotten opium addicts
Roughly 15,000 people are hooked on the drug, but treatment options are few and rates of relapse are high.
Daniel de Carteret
Last updated: 30 May 2014 12:00 GMT
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