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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
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...
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
31 March 2015
Solar Impulse 2 landed early on March 31 in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as...
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
31 March 2015
Thai police said on March 31 that they had charged 70 migrants from Myanmar and six...
31 March 2015
Myanmar is one of 19 guest countries attending an Asia-Pacific marine security conference...
Solar Impulse 2 aircraft inside its inflatable hanger at the Mandalay International Airport in Mandalay, Myanmar, on March 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
30 March 2015
Solar Impulse 2 took off from Mandalay early on Monday and headed for China’s Chongqing,...
Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold up an umbrella with a placard reading: 'Undur Najib (Step down Najib)' during a 'Kita Lawan' (Fight Back) rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 7, 2015. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA 
28 March 2015
Malaysian police have arrested two politicians and a political activist as they seek to...
Solar powered unmanned aircraft could bring internet to remote areas of the world, including the hills of Myanmar. Photo: Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook
27 March 2015
Myanmar could soon benefit from a project run by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to spread...
27 March 2015
Russia and Myanmar have agreed to cooperate in nuclear energy, Rosatom, Russia’s nuclear...

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