23 April 2015
Parliament yet to fix a date for referendum on constitutional changes
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...
Lawyer U Robert Sann Aung in his Yangon home. Photo: Mizzima
23 April 2015
Myanmar lawyer and former political prisoner Robert Sann Aung is one of three final...
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...
Arakan Army fighters. Photo: Arakan Army/Facebook
23 April 2015
Myanmar's military has captured five people after a rare clash with insurgents in Rakhine...
Myanmar President U Thein Sein. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
23 April 2015
Amnesty International has sent a letter to Myanmar President U Thein Sein calling on him...
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
22 April 2015
The Committee to Protect Journalists has just issued its annual ranking of the world’s...
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 government troops in Kachin State. Photo: Lachid Kachin/Facebook
22 April 2015
A local hunter from Namhpyek village was allegedly killed by Myanmar army troops under...
US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell arrives in Hakha in Chin State on April 21, 2015. Photo: The Hakha Post/Facebook
22 April 2015
US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell has just spent two days visiting Chin State,...
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...
Solar Impulse 2 shortly after it landed in Nanjing, China, late 21 April 2015. Photo: EPA
22 April 2015
Solar Impulse 2 landed late on April 21 in the Chinese city of Nanjing, finishing the...

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