Philippines Police Major General Guillermo Eleazar (2nd R) gestures during a press conference with other officials and three (back, orange shirts) of 277 Chinese arrested for "illegal online operations" (AFP Photo/Ted ALJIBE)
18 September 2019
Philippines immigration agents, backed by troops, have arrested more than 300 Chinese for...
Rohingya children play at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on September 13, 2019. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
18 September 2019
UN human rights experts have raised new concerns about the treatment of Rohingya refugees...
A meeting between the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) and representatives of the four ethnic armed groups KIO, MNTJP, PSLF and ULA takes place in Kengtung, Shan State. Photo: MNA
18 September 2019
Myanmar government peace negotiators and the Northern Alliance - Burma on Tuesday did not...
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
18 September 2019
UN investigators called Tuesday for an expert evaluation of whether Myanmar's civilian...
Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam (R) shakes hands with Professor Pericles Lewis (C), president of Yale-NUS college after officiating the inauguration ceremony to mark the start of the Yale-NUS College while other officials look on in SIngapore on August 27, 2013. Yale-NUS College is Singapore's first liberal arts college with a full residential program, with the first cohort comprising 155 students. (AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN)
17 September 2019
Yale University has launched a probe into the cancellation of a course on democratic...
People drive and ride around a busy road at Myawaddy town, Karen State. Photo: Lynn Boo Bo/EPA
17 September 2019
Political parties, civil society organizations, and residents of Myawaddy have decided to...
The fires -- usually started by illegal burning to clear land for farming -- have unleashed choking haze across Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
17 September 2019
Indonesia has arrested nearly 200 people over vast forest fires ripping across the...
Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. Photo: EPA
17 September 2019
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced across Myanmar's Rakhine and Chin states...
This aerial picture shows a flooded area in Thailand's northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani on September 14, 2019. Photo: Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn/AFP
16 September 2019
Floods in northeastern Thailand have submerged homes, roads and bridges, leaving more...
The culprit behind the smog-belching blazes raging in Indonesia are usually illegal fires set to clear land for farming. (AFP/File / ADEK BERRY)
16 September 2019
Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-...
Photo: CCDAC Myanmar
16 September 2019
Myanmar authorities arrested six suspects and seized 10,350 kilograms of hydrochloric...
A villager from Inle Lake rows a boat with his leg in Shan State. Photo: EPA
15 September 2019
Aerial seeding will be jointly carried out in the Inle Lake areas in Shan State (South)...

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