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A mob set the residences of a Manipur minister and two legislators ablaze on Monday evening to protest the passing of allegedly “anti-tribal” bills in the 60-member assembly. (Photo source: Twitter)
Tuesday, September 1 2015

Protesters went on the rampage in India's remote northeast overnight over controversial tribal rights laws, leaving three people feared ...

Royal Thai Army soldiers lead a suspect allegedly connected with the Erawan Shrine bombing after they arrested him in Sa Kaeo district, near the Thai-Cambodian border, 1 September 2015. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, September 1 2015

Thailand's prime minister said Tuesday a second foreign man has been arrested -- at a checkpoint on the Cambodian border ...

Arakan Army
Tuesday, September 1 2015

Bangladesh and Myanmar have launched a coordinated security clampdown against the Arakan Army, Bangladesh’s ...

Australian journalist Alan Morison (R), editor of the Phuketwan website and his Thai colleague reporter Chutima Sidasathian (L) arrive at the provincial court in Phuket island, southern Thailand, 01 September 2015. Photo: Yongyot Pruksarak/EPA
Tuesday, September 1 2015

Two journalists, including an Australian editor, were found not guilty of criminal defamation by a Thai court on Tuesday, their lawyer said, ...

Cooperation and Coordination meeting between the Union Election Commission and Political parties on September 1, held at the Park Royal hotel in Yangon. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Tuesday, September 1 2015

The Myanmar election commission should immediately revoke new regulations that prohibit political parties and candidates from ...

US President Barack Obama is calling for action on climate change. Photo: Michael Reynolds/EPA
Tuesday, September 1 2015

US President Barack Obama warned Monday that climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but rather a challenge for ...

Tuesday, September 1 2015

President Thein Sein on Monday signed into law the last of four controversial bills championed by radical Buddhists but decried by rights groups as aimed at discriminating against the country's Muslim minority Reuters reported on 31 August.

Ramon Magsaysay 2015 awardee, Kyaw Thu (R) rom Myanmar receives his prize from Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (L) during the award ceremony held in Manila, Philippines, 31 August 2015. Photo: Mark R. Cristino/EPA
Monday, August 31 2015

U Kyaw Thu founder and President of the Free Funeral Service Society (FFSS) was presented with the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award ...

Aerial view of Nay Pyi Taw Photo: Mizzima
Monday, August 31 2015

Surveying the tiny concrete cube where he must live with four relatives, Myanmar opposition MP Ohn Kyaing is once again ...

A Thai police officer on duty as a tourist with luggage walks past the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, 30 August 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Monday, August 31 2015

More arrest warrants are being sought for Thai and foreign nationals suspected of involvement in the bombings in Bangkok ...

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