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...
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...
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...
U Myint Zaw, winner of the Goldman Environmental Award. Photo: Goldman Environmental Award
21 April 2015
U Myint Zaw is one of six winners of the prestigious 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize for...
The late U Win Tin in a photo taken for a campaign to release Myanmar political prisoners. Photo: James MacKay/Burma Link
21 April 2015
April 21, 2015 is the first anniversary of the death of U Win Tin – journalist, democracy...
United Wa State Army soldiers in training. Photo: Li Ai Vax/Facebook
21 April 2015
Leaders of a dozen Myanmar ethnic armed groups will meet next month in a remote region...
Both Myanmar and Thai migrant workers have suffered at the hands of the poorly regulated fishing industry. Here Thai fishing industry workers alleged to have been working under slave labour conditions arrive back in Thailand from Ambon island, Indonesia, at an Air Force airport in Bangkok, Thailand, April 9, 2015. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA 
20 April 2015
Pusaka Benjina Resources, the fishing company at the centre of a recent Indonesian...

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