Citizens’ initiative is collecting Spain’s obsolete currency, the peseta, before the deadline to exchange them runs out.
Laura Villadiego is a freelance journalist based in Thailand and covering Southeast Asia. Her work focuses on human rights, labour issues and the envi... ronment.
Under lockdown, residents of Madrid are embracing neighbourly solidarity that many hope will outlast coronavirus.
The Maoist regime broke up families and imposed forced marriages, but also unintentionally brought some women together.
Communities in Thailand turn to restoring degraded mangrove forests to grow and harvest clean shrimp.
As rising land and property prices push out the poor, a village of 15ft plots offers an alternative to homelessness.
Mangrove forest sheltered Muslim coastal area, but now developers are looking to bulldoze it for a tourist resort.
Most ethnic Vietnamese cannot buy land so they live in floating villages in Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia’s largest lake.
Teachers in southernmost Thailand are often targeted and killed by a separatist movement.
Thai women have not been ordained as monks for seven centuries – but one woman is trying to revive the tradition.