In Thailand's Tham Hin camp, a UNHCR staff member captures the iris scan of a refugee from Myanmar for the new biometrics system. Photo: R. Arnold/UNHCR
02 July 2015
The UN refugee agency has completed its roll-out of a cutting-edge system to identify...
Fishing operations stopped at a port in Samut Sakhon province, Thailand, 1 July 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
02 July 2015
A belated Thai clampdown on illegal fishing is forcing unlicensed vessels ashore,...
Photo: RAJIBAKSHA RAKSHIT/PCDN
02 July 2015
A huge Indian military operation to checkmate separatist rebels in the country's...
Photo: RAJIBAKSHA RAKSHIT/PCDN
30 June 2015
The Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the June 4 killing of 18...
Rohingya refugees food for breaking of fasting, during the first day of fasting month of Ramadan, in their refugee camp at Bireun Bayeun, East Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia, 18 June 2015. Photo: Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA
30 June 2015
An Indonesian community affected by the Southeast Asian boat people crisis has petitioned...
A Rohingya child at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp, Teknaf, Cox’s bazar. Photo: Mizzima
30 June 2015
The Bangladesh government has proposed moving 32,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island...
Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean Photo: How Hwee Young/EPA
30 June 2015
Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will make an official visit to Myanmar's...
Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian Photo: Chutima Sidasathian/Twitter
29 June 2015
The Thai Government must drop criminal charges against ...
Taiwanese injured in a flash fire wait to be transferred to hospital at the Formosa Fun Coast park in the Bali District of New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, 27 June 2015. Photo: EPA
29 June 2015
More than 500 people were injured when fire ripped through crowds at a party at an...
Photo: RAJIBAKSHA RAKSHIT/PCDN
29 June 2015
In the wake of the killing of 18 soldiers in Manipur, India’s government is now planning...
The border crossing between Ruili in China and Muse in Myanmar. Photo: Mizzima
29 June 2015
Leading Chinese scholars have proposed setting up a security mechanism and accelerating a...
Photo: RAJIBAKSHA RAKSHIT/PCDN
26 June 2015
The Indian army’s June 9 cross-border Myanmar raid did not kill any of the Naga rebels...

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