Friday, May 1 2015

Looking back at a year of media freedom in decline in almost every part of the world, International Media Support marks ...

Media freedom in Myanmar is slipping, according to US-based Freedom House. Photo: Hong Sar
Thursday, April 30 2015

Freedom House have released their 2015 report on media freedom showing yet another decline in press freedoms ...

An Indonesian worker puts letters on a memorial sign for Brazilian death row Rodrigo Gularte during his funeral at Saint Carolus funeral Home in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 29, 2015. Indonesia executed eight people convicted on drug charges on April 29, 2015, defying international appeals for mercy. Seven of the eight convicts are foreigners. Their planned executions have unleashed torrents of protests from the home countries, Australia, Brazil and Nigeria. Photo: Bagus Indahono/EPA
Thursday, April 30 2015

Indonesia's attorney general defended the execution of seven foreign drug convicts, saying that the country was facing ...

Thursday, April 30 2015

Recent statements by Malaysia’s Foreign Minister recognizing the regional significance of the plight of Rohingya Muslims in ...

People look through the rubble trying to salvage as much as possible from their dilapidated houses destroyed in the 25 April earthquake in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 29, 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
Thursday, April 30 2015

Desperate survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people clashed with riot police in Nepal's capital on Wednesday, ...

Cracking down on drug traffickers - Alleged drug trafficker, French national Jonathan Plant (L), 40, is escorted by police officers for a press conference at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok, Thailand, July 30, 2014. Photo: EPA
Thursday, April 30 2015

The day after Indonesia executed eight drug dealers, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and China vowed to ratchet up a combined ...

The Myanmar migrant workers accused of the killing of two British tourists Ko Wai Phyo (L) and Ko Zaw Lin Oo (R) sit behind the bars of a prison vehicle as they arrive for trial at a court in Samui island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, December 8, 2014. Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA
Wednesday, April 29 2015

The trial of two Myanmar migrants accused of murdering a pair of British tourists is set to resume on April 30 on Koh Samui in Surat Thani province, Thailand, according to the BBC on April 29.

Wednesday, April 29 2015

A migrant worker from Myanmar was killed after he slipped into a meat grinder at a pet food factory in Thailand, police said on April 29. 

An aerial view of an earthquake hit village taken from an Indian Airforce aircraft on the way to Narain Thang near Kathmandu, Nepal, 27 April 2015. Photo: EPA
Wednesday, April 29 2015

Hungry and desperate villagers rushed towards relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal Tuesday, begging to be airlifted to safety, ...

Brinta Sukumaran (C), sister of Australian death-row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran, reacts as she is accompanied by family members prior to the execution of her brother at Wijayapura port, as they head to visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, April 28, 2015. Photo: Adi Weda/EPA
Wednesday, April 29 2015

Indonesia executed seven foreign drug convicts including two Australians by firing squad Wednesday, causing Canberra to ...


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