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...
Workers load good at border trade town at Tamu-India border on November 29, 2014. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
06 April 2015
Indians wishing to make a road trip to Myanmar or further to Thailand via Northeast India...
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
06 April 2015
Efforts are being made to improve the rights and protection of Myanmar migrants working...
Malaysian political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Haque, or 'Zunar', reacts with mock handcuffs during his case at Duta Court, in Kuala Lumpur, April 3, 2015. Zunar is facing nine charges under Malaysia's Sedition Act which are related to a series of tweets were he criticized the Malaysian judicial system. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
03 April 2015
A Malaysian political cartoonist known for skewering the country's ruling regime was...
Ships in the sea of Okhotsk during a search operation for the crew of the 'Dalny Vostok' fishing trawler. The 'Dalny Vostok' fishing freezer trawler with 132 people on board sank in the morning hours of April 2 in the Sea of Okhotsk. Photo: EPA
03 April 2015
A fishing trawler sank in freezing waters off Russia's Far East on Thursday, killing at...
An Associated Press story on slavery in the Southeast Asian fishing industry has stirred regional governments into action. A fishing slave worker talks to AP. Photo: AP screenshot
03 April 2015
Officials from Myanmar, Thailand and Indonesia are travelling to remote islands in...
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gestures during a press conference at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, March 31, 2015. Photo: EPA 
02 April 2015
The Thai junta's decision to lift martial law was denounced by critics on April 2 as...

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