Overview as Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders hold hands for the traditional ASEAN handshake to start the 26th ASEAN summit during the opening ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia, April 27, 2015. The two-day summit of the 10-nation bloc is expected to focus on festering disputes in the South-China Sea and also expected to assess initiatives for the regional single market that is scheduled to begin at the end of the year. Photo: EPA
27 April 2015
Southeast Asian leaders hold a summit in Malaysia on April 27 seeking to maintain unity...
Indian parliament during 2015 Budget session Photo: EPA
27 April 2015
India has asked UN members to drop the annual ritual of passing a resolution on Myanmar’s...
People inspect the damage to the collapsed landmark Dharahara, also called Bhimsen Tower, after an earthquake caused serious damage in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 25, 2015. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA
26 April 2015
Nepal rescuers battled landslide debris and communication blackouts Sunday as they...
Indian is flying in relief supplies and rescue teams into Kathmandu. Photo: Bdnews24.com
26 April 2015
Indian Air Force has started carrying disaster relief teams and supplies for Nepal
A man comforts a woman next to a seriously injured person on the ground after an earthquake hit Nepal, in Kathmandu, Nepal, 25 April 2015. A 7.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal destroying buildings in Kathmandu and surrounding areas, with unconfirmed rumours of casualties. Photo: Narendra Shrestra/EPA
25 April 2015
A major earthquake has hit Nepal and the tremors were felt across Bangladesh and eastern...
Indian security personal on guard duty at the Mao gate at the Nagaland-Manipur state border about 30 kms from Kohima, capital of Nagaland state, northeast India, May 7, 2010. Photo: EPA
25 April 2015
Myanmar soldiers are reported to have encroached on a three-square kilometre area in...
Sorting the catch in Phuket, southern Thailand, 22 April 2015. A European Commission decision has slapped the kingdom with a ' yellow card ' for allegedly failing to step up its battle against illegal fishing. Photo: Yongyot Pruksarak/EPA
24 April 2015
Thailand's junta chief said he would invoke controversial powers to clean up his country'...
Refugees and migrants in the migrant holding centre on the Pacific island of Nauru. Photo: EPA
24 April 2015
An ethnic Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar is the first refugee from Australia’s Nauru...
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
23 April 2015
Indonesia and Thailand agreed April 23 to set up a joint taskforce on illegal fishing, a...
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
23 April 2015
Former Malaysian Foreign Minister, Syed Hamid Albar, said ASEAN’s non-interference policy...
Members of the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights group. Photo: APHR
22 April 2015
ASEAN leaders must urgently respond to the escalating crisis situation for Rohingya...
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 
22 April 2015
Thailand has expressed deep disappointment after the European Union issued a final...

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