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Over 4,000 trafficking victims remain stranded in Indonesia Photo: IOM
Thursday, May 7 2015

The US Government plans to contribute approximately $225,000 in emergency victim assistance funds to help support the efforts by ...

The Maersk Tigris, 13 Myanmar crew have been held by Iranian authorities
Wednesday, May 6 2015

Myanmar-based Uniteam Marine, a shipping management company, has confirmed 13 Myanmar crew members were being held by Iranian authorities.

Two Skeletons and another camp have been discovered in Trafficking case Photo: EPA
Wednesday, May 6 2015

Two skeletons found in Phang Nga southern Thailand are believed to be connected to a people trafficking ring that was responsible for ...

Participants at the opening ceremony of the Myanmar consulate in Los Angeles earlier this month. From left: Myanmar’s permanent representative to the United Nations in New York, U Kyaw Tin and his wife, Daw Lwin Lwin Hman, the Mayor of Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Mr Michael Antonovich, Congresswomen Ms Judy Chu, who presented a Congressional Recognition Certificate to the consulate, and the consul-general, U Aung Kyaw Zan and his wife, Daw May May Latt. Photo: Myanmar consulate, Los Angeles
Tuesday, May 5 2015

In what has been described as a significant milestone in the history of US-Myanmar relations, the first Myanmar consulate on the west coast of the United States was officially opened in Los Angeles on May 2.

A photo made available on 04 May 2015 shows Thai rescue workers and Muslim villagers burying coffins containing the remains of suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, May 5 2015

A Myanmar national, Soe Naing (aka Anwar), as been arrested ...

Nepalese Buddhist devotees offer prayer outside the damaged Nepalese heritage site Syambhunaath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, deserted on Buddha's birthday following the deadly earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, 4 May 2015. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA
Monday, May 4 2015

A 101-year-old man was found alive at his ruined home a week after Nepal's earthquake claimed at least 7,200 lives, ...

Valerie Amos and Christos Stylianides survey earthquake stricken Nepal Photo: OCHA
Monday, May 4 2015

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, and ...

Newly recruited Assam Rifles personnel take the oath during the special Attestation Parade at the Sukhovi Assam Rifles Training Center and School on the outskirts of Dimapur, Nagaland, northeast India, February 27,  2010. Photo: EPA
Monday, May 4 2015

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Khaplang (NSCN-K) based in Sagaing Division, Myanmar, has been accused of ...

A Rohingya man looks out from behind the gate of a mosque near Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State. Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Reportage for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Saturday, May 2 2015

Thirty bodies said to belong to Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants were discovered in southern Thailand on May 1 ...

Indian Air Force personnel carrying an injured person flown by an IAF aircraft from earthquake hit Nepal at Air Force Station, Palam, New Delhi, India, May 1, 2015. Photo: EPA
Saturday, May 2 2015

At Pokhara airport in the Himalayas, Indian soldiers race back and forth loading rice, blankets, tarpaulins and other aid onto ...

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