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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 ...

New newspaper published in Yunnan, China, reaches out to Myanmar speakers. Photo: Mizzima
Tuesday, December 8 2015

China has started a newspaper in Yunnan Province to serve the interests of an estimated population of 50,000 Myanmar-language ...

Monday, December 7 2015

Economic losses from the impacts of climate change in Southeast Asia could be 60 percent higher than previously estimated, reducing ...

Security police at during 24th ASEAN Summit in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Sunday, December 6 2015

Myanmar needs to take security precautions following news that 10 suspected members of the so-called Islamic State terrorist ...

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