Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants arrive on a boat of local fisherman in Kuala Langsa, East Aceh, Indonesia, 15 May 2015. Photo: EPA
16 May 2015
The United States on May 15 upped the pressure on Southeast Asian nations, urging them...
Rescue team members walk on a collapsed house after another powerful earthquake struck, in Kathmandu, Nepal, 12 May 2015. Photo: EPA
13 May 2015
A new earthquake and several powerful aftershocks hit devastated Nepal on Tuesday,...
A Sotheby's employee shows a ruby and diamond ring by Cartier, with a Myanmar ruby weighing 25.59 carats, during a preview at the Sotheby's in Geneva, Switzerland, 06 May 2015. Photo: Martial Trezzina/EPA
13 May 2015
A 25.59 carat "pigeon blood" ruby sold for a world record US$30.33 million [K30.3 billion...
Smuggling ring busted Photo: EPA
12 May 2015
A gold smuggling ring operating between Myanmar and India has been busted according to...
Rescued migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh at a police station in Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, 11 May 2015. Photo: EPA
12 May 2015
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) called on Southeast Asian governments...
Rohingya refugees line up for breakfast in the sport stadium of Lhok Sukon, North Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, 11 May 2015. Photo: Zikri Maulana/EPA
11 May 2015
Four boats carrying some 1,400 Rohingya migrants were rescued off the coasts of Indonesia...
The Myanmar and Lao entourages, including President U Thein Sein, pose at the bridge. Photo: President's Office
11 May 2015
Myanmar and Laos formally opened the first-ever friendship bridge across the Mekong River...
UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards. Photo: UN
10 May 2015
UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards, speaking on May 8 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva...
Suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh rest as they were detained at the district hall in Rattaphum district, Songkhla province southern Thailand, 09 May 2015. Photo: EPA
10 May 2015
Thailand's junta chief has called for Myanmar and Malaysia’s help in stamping out the...
Suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants, who were rescued by Thai officials from forest, are detained at the city hall in the Thai-Malaysian border district of Hat Yai, Songkhla province, southern Thailand, May 7, 2015. Photo: EPA
08 May 2015
A labour rights group said May 7 it has received reports of undocumented migrant workers...
Seized drugs, heroin (white, below) and methamphetamines, called locally Ya-Ba (the pink pills, above), part of the 2005 yield at Mae Sai border crossing in northern Thailand, in the Golden Triangle. Photo: Barbara Walton/EPA
08 May 2015
A delegation from the Central Committee for Drug Abuse and Control (CCDC) of Myanmar as...
Slave camps in Thailand, new details emerge Photo: EPA
07 May 2015
Harrowing details have emerged of a slave trade camp in southern Thailand as bodies...

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