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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
Monday, April 6 2015

Efforts are being made to improve the rights and protection of Myanmar migrants working legally in Thailand, according to ...

Monday, April 6 2015

Indians wishing to make a road trip to Myanmar or further to Thailand via Northeast India may soon become a reality if a proposed ...

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
Friday, April 3 2015

A Malaysian political cartoonist known for skewering the country's ruling regime was charged on April 3 with what his lawyer called ...

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
Friday, April 3 2015

Officials from Myanmar, Thailand and Indonesia are travelling to remote islands in eastern Indonesia to investigate how thousands of ...

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
Friday, April 3 2015

A fishing trawler sank in freezing waters off Russia's Far East on Thursday, killing at least 56 people and setting off a frantic ...

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gestures during a press conference at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, March 31, 2015. Photo: EPA
Thursday, April 2 2015

The Thai junta's decision to lift martial law was denounced by critics on April 2 as cosmetic, with key ally Washington warning that ...

Dozens of Myanmar migrants including several Rohingya have just been arrested in southern Thailand. Here ethnic Rohingya refugees sit waiting after Thai police officers arrested them in Phang Nga province, southern Thailand, October 11, 2014. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, March 31 2015

Thai police said on March 31 that they had charged 70 migrants from Myanmar and six Rohingya Muslims with illegal entry ...

Ground staff move the Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane, into a hangar after it touched down at the airport in Chongqing, southwest China, March 31, 2015. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, March 31 2015

Solar Impulse 2 landed early on March 31 in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its ...

Tuesday, March 31 2015

Myanmar is one of 19 guest countries attending an Asia-Pacific marine security conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia this week, according to the Jakarta Globe on March 30.

The Indonesian Maritime Security Agency or Bakamla and Australia’s Border and Custom Protection Service are hosting the sixth Maritime Security Desktop Exercise, an event aimed at enhancing cooperation on maritime security and maritime-resource protection. The event runs from March 30-April 1.

Solar Impulse 2 aircraft inside its inflatable hanger at the Mandalay International Airport in Mandalay, Myanmar, on March 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Monday, March 30 2015

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Mandalay early on Monday and headed for China’s Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to ...

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