04 April 2015
A group of 20 nationals from China were turned away by hundreds of angry villagers in...
Mizzima Editor In-Chief and Managing Director U Soe Myint speaks during a meeting to discuss effective media coverage of elections, held at the Summit Parkview Hotel on April 2, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
03 April 2015
As the elections approach, political parties and the media have identified key areas of...
An Associated Press story on slavery in the Southeast Asian fishing industry has stirred regional governments into action. A fishing slave worker talks to AP. Photo: AP screenshot
03 April 2015
Officials from Myanmar, Thailand and Indonesia are travelling to remote islands in...
Ships in the sea of Okhotsk during a search operation for the crew of the 'Dalny Vostok' fishing trawler. The 'Dalny Vostok' fishing freezer trawler with 132 people on board sank in the morning hours of April 2 in the Sea of Okhotsk. Photo: EPA
03 April 2015
A fishing trawler sank in freezing waters off Russia's Far East on Thursday, killing at...
Malaysian political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Haque, or 'Zunar', reacts with mock handcuffs during his case at Duta Court, in Kuala Lumpur, April 3, 2015. Zunar is facing nine charges under Malaysia's Sedition Act which are related to a series of tweets were he criticized the Malaysian judicial system. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
03 April 2015
A Malaysian political cartoonist known for skewering the country's ruling regime was...
President U Thein Sein. Photo: Mizzima
03 April 2015
President U Thein Sein, speaking in an April 3 radio address, said the recent warplane...
Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
02 April 2015
Myanmar officially apologised on April 2 for a cross-border aerial bombing that left five...
Muslim girls read the Koran at the seminary of a temporary mosque at Gong Dokka Internally displaced persons camp near Sittwe of Rakhine State, western Myanmar, April 22, 2014. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
02 April 2015
Myanmar authorities have begun collecting temporary identification cards from displaced...
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gestures during a press conference at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, March 31, 2015. Photo: EPA 
02 April 2015
The Thai junta's decision to lift martial law was denounced by critics on April 2 as...
Farm girls plant paddy as they work in a field near Kawkareik Township of Kayin State, Myanmar, October 3, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
01 April 2015
The Karen Human Rights Group says a road planned by the Myanmar government with funding...
A Chinese Coast Guard vessel (right) using water cannon against a Vietnamese fisheries surveillance ship in disputed waters of the South China Sea off Vietnam’s central coast, in a file photo taken on June 2, 2014. Reports of an encounter between the two countries in the South China Sea in June 2011 were censored by the Myanmar authorities in China’s favour. Photo: AFP/Vietnam News Agency
01 April 2015
Myanmar was founding member of the Non-Aligned Movement and has long embraced a neutral...
Philip Blackwood with his fiance Noemi Almo. Photo: Givealittle.co.nz campaign
01 April 2015
The parents of Philip Blackwood, jailed for posting an image of Buddha with headphones to...

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