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Thursday, April 23 2015

Parliament yet to fix a date for referendum on constitutional changes 

Representatives of the 10 countries of ASEAN plus Timor Leste proudly waving their flags in solidarity at the ASEAN People's Forum in Kuala Lumpur, April 22, 2015. Photo: ASEAN Peoples' Forum
Thursday, April 23 2015

Former Malaysian Foreign Minister, Syed Hamid Albar, said ASEAN’s non-interference policy should be reviewed if we are to build ...

Southeast Asia's fishing industry is in trouble, with problems of overfishing and allegations of slavery. Fishermen unload their catch from small fishing boats at Jatetaw fishing village, Ngapali beach, Myanmar. Photo: Gernot Hensel/EPA
Thursday, April 23 2015

Indonesia and Thailand agreed April 23 to set up a joint taskforce on illegal fishing, a lucrative cross-border trade that labour groups ...

Arakan Army fighters. Photo: Arakan Army/Facebook
Thursday, April 23 2015

Myanmar's military has captured five people after a rare clash with insurgents in Rakhine state, state media said April 22, ...

Lawyer U Robert Sann Aung in his Yangon home. Photo: Mizzima
Thursday, April 23 2015

Myanmar lawyer and former political prisoner Robert Sann Aung is one of three final nominees for the Martin Ennals Award 2015 ...

Myanmar President U Thein Sein. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Thursday, April 23 2015

Amnesty International has sent a letter to Myanmar President U Thein Sein calling on him not to sign into law legislation aimed at ...

US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell arrives in Hakha in Chin State on April 21, 2015. Photo: The Hakha Post/Facebook
Wednesday, April 22 2015

US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell has just spent two days visiting Chin State, according to the Chin Land Guardian.

Handcuffed and facing their day in court - Myanmar Post chief editor U Than Htike Thu (L) and deputy chief reporter U San Moe Tun on the day of their court case, March 18, 2015. Photo: Pa Pa/Facebook
Wednesday, April 22 2015

The Committee to Protect Journalists has just issued its annual ranking of the world’s most censored countries and Myanmar comes in ninth, ...

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
Wednesday, April 22 2015

Thailand has expressed deep disappointment after the European Union issued a final warning, a so-called "yellow card" to the country, ...

Members of the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights group. Photo: APHR
Wednesday, April 22 2015

ASEAN leaders must urgently respond to the escalating crisis situation for Rohingya Muslims and other vulnerable minorities in Myanmar, ...

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