Refugees and migrants in the migrant holding centre on the Pacific island of Nauru. Photo: EPA
24 April 2015
An ethnic Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar is the first refugee from Australia’s Nauru...
Representatives of the 10 countries of ASEAN plus Timor Leste proudly waving their flags in solidarity at the ASEAN People's Forum in Kuala Lumpur, April 22, 2015. Photo: ASEAN Peoples' Forum
23 April 2015
Former Malaysian Foreign Minister, Syed Hamid Albar, said ASEAN’s non-interference policy...
Southeast Asia's fishing industry is in trouble, with problems of overfishing and allegations of slavery. Fishermen unload their catch from small fishing boats at Jatetaw fishing village, Ngapali beach, Myanmar. Photo: Gernot Hensel/EPA
23 April 2015
Indonesia and Thailand agreed April 23 to set up a joint taskforce on illegal fishing, a...
Myanmar migrant workers check and fold the fishing nets after they unload the catch at the fishing port on Si Rae island, off Phuket, southern Thailand. Photo: Barbara Walton/EPA 
22 April 2015
Thailand has expressed deep disappointment after the European Union issued a final...
Solar Impulse 2 shortly after it landed in Nanjing, China, late 21 April 2015. Photo: EPA
22 April 2015
Solar Impulse 2 landed late on April 21 in the Chinese city of Nanjing, finishing the...
Members of the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights group. Photo: APHR
22 April 2015
ASEAN leaders must urgently respond to the escalating crisis situation for Rohingya...
U Myint Zaw, winner of the Goldman Environmental Award. Photo: Goldman Environmental Award
21 April 2015
U Myint Zaw is one of six winners of the prestigious 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize for...
Philip Rosler (L), Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum, Young Global Leader, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (2-L), Indonesian President Joko Widodo (C), Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (2-R) and Arkady Dvorkovich (R), Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation during the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum on East Asia, in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 20, 2015. Photo: Adi Weda/EPA
20 April 2015
The 24th World Economic Forum on East Asia, being held in Jakarta this week, is slated to...
Both Myanmar and Thai migrant workers have suffered at the hands of the poorly regulated fishing industry. Here Thai fishing industry workers alleged to have been working under slave labour conditions arrive back in Thailand from Ambon island, Indonesia, at an Air Force airport in Bangkok, Thailand, April 9, 2015. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA 
20 April 2015
Pusaka Benjina Resources, the fishing company at the centre of a recent Indonesian...
The refugee camp was badly damaged by the fire. Photo:TBC
20 April 2015
Refugees who lost their homes to fire that tore through a Karenni camp in early April,...
Aung Min (L), Minister of the Office of the President of Myanmar, shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the start of his courtesy call at the latter's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, April 14, 2015. Photo: Kimmimasa Mayama/EPA
19 April 2015
Myanmar's Minister of the President's Office, U Aung Min, said he made a trip to Japan to...
Capitol Hill, Washington DC, United States. Photo: Glynn Lowe
18 April 2015
The government of Myanmar has hired lobbyists in Washington for the first time in more...

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