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Rescued migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh at a police station in Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, 11 May 2015. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, 12 May 2015

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) called on Southeast Asian governments May 12 to find and rescue thousands of ...

Rohingya refugees line up for breakfast in the sport stadium of Lhok Sukon, North Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, 11 May 2015. Photo: Zikri Maulana/EPA
Monday, 11 May 2015

Four boats carrying some 1,400 Rohingya migrants were rescued off the coasts of Indonesia and Malaysia on Monday, officials said ...

Suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh rest as they were detained at the district hall in Rattaphum district, Songkhla province southern Thailand, 09 May 2015. Photo: EPA
Sunday, 10 May 2015

Thailand's junta chief has called for Myanmar and Malaysia’s help in stamping out the region's thriving human trafficking trade as the UN warned ....

Parliamentary Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann (R) and the leader of the National League for Democracy, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, exchange smiles during a news conference in Nay Pyi Taw on March 26, 2014. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Friday, 8 May 2015

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has praised the "co-operative spirit" of political rival Thura U Shwe Mann, after the powerful parliament speaker ...

Suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants, who were rescued by Thai officials from forest, are detained at the city hall in the Thai-Malaysian border district of Hat Yai, Songkhla province, southern Thailand, May 7, 2015. Photo: EPA
Friday, 8 May 2015

A labour rights group said May 7 it has received reports of undocumented migrant workers going missing in Malaysia and called on ...

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

The United Nations has urged Myanmar to ensure that journalists can report "without fear" during crucial general elections later this year ...

Nepalese Buddhist devotees offer prayer outside the damaged Nepalese heritage site Syambhunaath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, deserted on Buddha's birthday following the deadly earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, 4 May 2015. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA
Monday, 4 May 2015

A 101-year-old man was found alive at his ruined home a week after Nepal's earthquake claimed at least 7,200 lives, ...

Indian Air Force personnel carrying an injured person flown by an IAF aircraft from earthquake hit Nepal at Air Force Station, Palam, New Delhi, India, May 1, 2015. Photo: EPA
Saturday, 2 May 2015

At Pokhara airport in the Himalayas, Indian soldiers race back and forth loading rice, blankets, tarpaulins and other aid onto ...

Leaders of Myanmar ethnic armed groups hold discussions at the headquarters of United Wa State Army (UWSA) in Pangsan of northern Shan State, Myanmar, May 1, 2015. Photo: Kabar Kyaw/EPA
Saturday, 2 May 2015

A host of Myanmar ethnic rebels began talks in the isolated Wa region bordering China on May 1 as they mull whether to agree ...

Myanmar migrant workers Ko Wai Phyo (Front) and Ko Zaw Lin Oo (Back) arrive for trial at Samui Provincial Court in Samui island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 30 April 2015. Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA
Friday, 1 May 2015

The defence team for two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a pair of British holidaymakers in Thailand last year ...

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