In this photograph taken on May 8, 2018, Rohingya refugees make a drainage canal in preparation for the upcoming monsoon season in Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia. For the 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to southeast Bangladesh in the past nine months, the approaching monsoon season poses the most serious threat since they were violently expelled from Myanmar. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
01 June 2018
The United Nations said Myanmar's government agreed Thursday to grant it access to crisis...
(File) British migrant workers rights activist, Andy Hall (C) speaks to the media after his sentencing hearing at the Bangkok South Criminal Court in Bangkok, Thailand, 20 September 2016. Photo: Narong Sangank/EPA
01 June 2018
Bangkok South Criminal Court read the verdict of Thailand’s Appeals Court ruling in...
This photo taken on May 18, 2018 shows the dead bodies of Bangladeshi alleged drug dealers after a gun battle with law enforcement in Chittagong. Photo: AFP
25 May 2018
Shootouts across Bangladesh left nine alleged drug dealers dead Thursday, police said, as...
Jeremy Douglas, Regional Representative, Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), speaks during the launching of the Myanmar Opium Survey 2017 report of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 06 December 2017. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA-EFE
22 May 2018
"Golden Triangle" countries must address corruption and collaborate more closely to...
This photo taken on May 10, 2018 shows Rohingya men offering their afternoon prayers at a refugee camp in Ukhia, Cox's Bazar. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
18 May 2018
The 12-year-old Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramadan back in his own village -- fish to...
Royal Thai national police chief general Chaktip Chaijinda (2nd-L) inspects seized drugs and guns during a press conference in Bangkok on May 11, 2018. Photo: Romeo Gacad/AFP
12 May 2018
Ten million made-in-Myanmar "yaba" pills and nearly half a tonne of crystal meth hidden...
This photograph taken on April 6, 2018 shows a Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) laying out small bags of the drug "yaba" recovered from a passenger bus in a search at a checkpost along the Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway in Teknaf. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
11 May 2018
Huge quantities of meth are seeding unrest inside Bangladesh's refugee camps, as jobless...
A Thai man rides a motorcycle past a check-point at the Thailand-Myanmar border in Mae Sai district. Photo: AFP
09 May 2018
An American man has been arrested in a sting operation for allegedly running a online...
A boat (front) carrying 56 Rohingya refugees from Myanmmar is escorted to Kuala Kedah jetty before being handed to authorities at the Kedah Immigration Department, in Kedah State, Malaysia, 03 April 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
08 May 2018
Malaysia has arrested more than a dozen members of an alleged people trafficking...
A handout photo made available by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India shows Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Indian prime minister Nanredra Modi (C) visiting the Hubei Museum in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, 27 April 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/Indian Ministry of External Affairs Handout
03 May 2018
Panellists from neighbouring countries at a regional policy dialogue welcomed the Wuhan...
(File) A Thai Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official prepares bags with methamphetamine pills, as part of the 9,321 kg of illegal drugs to be burned in a high-power oven, during the 47th destruction of confiscated narcotics ceremony at Bang Pa-in Industrial Estate in Ayutthaya province, Thailand, 26 June 2017. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA
01 May 2018
Thai authorities seized 3.5 tons of a smuggled compound, which might possibly be used in...
A general view of the city skyline in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA-EFE
01 May 2018
A Malaysian court Monday handed a Danish man a one-week jail term for breaking a law...

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