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Found guilty - Myanmar migrant workers Zaw Lin (front) and Wai Phyo (back) arrive for their murder case verdict at the Samui Provincial Court on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Thursday, December 24 2015

Two Myanmar migrant workers have been found guilty and sentenced to death on Thursday for the murder of two British tourists on ...

Tuesday, December 22 2015

Interpol seized counterfeit drugs worth $7 million in September in an operation encompassing 13 Asian countries, the international ...

Accused migrant workers Wai Phyo/Zaw Linn and Win Zaw Htun arrive at Samui Provincial Court on July 22, 2015. Photo: Migrant Worker Rights Network
Tuesday, December 22 2015

Two Myanmar migrant workers could face the death penalty if convicted this week of murdering a pair of British backpackers on ...

Monday, December 21 2015

China has appointed its first counter-terrorism chief, state media said Monday, as it wages a controversial campaign to stamp out ...

A handout video still image obtained from the SITE Institute on 22 September 2009, shows Ayman al-Zawahiri, the number two in the leadership of al-Qaeda. Photo: EPA/SITE INSTITUTE
Saturday, December 19 2015

Delhi police have busted a suspected Al-Qaeda cell and arrested a founder member of the jihadist group's India wing, officials said Thursday.

Bangladesh Navy Patrol Boat. Photo: DEW
Friday, December 18 2015

92 Myanmar fishermen were arrested by the Bangladeshi navy and sent to the Cox's Bazaar Jail on 10 December according to ...

A session of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22 November 2015. Photo: EPA
Friday, December 18 2015

International Migrants Day, on 18 December, has its roots in Asia. This year, it falls on the heels of news from the World Health Organization ...

Myanmar migrants work in a garment factory in Mae Sot, Thailand. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Friday, December 18 2015

Today, 18 December 2015, marks the 25th anniversary of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of ...

Two Myanmar migrant workers  accused of the killing of two British tourists Wai Phyo (L) and Zaw Lin (R) sit behind bars of a prison vehicle as they arrive for trial at a court on Samui island 8 December 2014. Photo: Sitthipong Chareonjai/EPA
Thursday, December 17 2015

While many people are eagerly awaiting Christmas holidays, Myanmar citizens, human right organizations, international observers, and ...

Some little students at parami playing cane ball. Photo: thethaisthatbindustogether.blogspot.com
Monday, December 14 2015

Three migrant-learning centres are offering education ...

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