28 February 2015
Four Thai fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly four years have been...
Indonesia has just been hit by another serious earthquake, but no repeat of the quake and tsunami of 2004. An aerial view of the devastated coastal area in Banda Aceh, Indonesia February 2005. Photo: Mast Irham/EPA
28 February 2015
A 6.6-magnitude undersea earthquake hit central Indonesia on February 27, the US...
Wa soldiers on parade. Photo: Li Ai Vax/Facebook
28 February 2015
The United Wa State Army and the Mongla Army have denied allegations by Myanmar’s...
28 February 2015
Dear Friend, I write to you today from Mizzima’s new headquarters on Pazungtaung Street...
28 February 2015
Beijing has imposed a one-year ban on imports of ivory carvings as critics say rising...
Rakhine State is the home to most of Myanmar's white card holders. A trishaw drives along the main road during the curfew time following communal violence in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar, June 17, 2012. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
28 February 2015
Temporary ID card or white card holders in Rakhine State say they will hand over their...
The 14 Michaungkan demonstrators arrive at court in Kyauktada Township on the afternoon of February 26, 2015. Photo: Nan Myint/Mizzima
27 February 2015
Yangon municipal police moved in to demolish the Michaungkan protest camp at around 3 am...
Left to right, Luiz Kaypoe, Baroness Glenys Kinnock and Naw Ta Mla Saw at the British Parliament. Photo: BCUK
27 February 2015
A delegation of refugees from Thailand-Myanmar border is visiting the UK this week, for a...
Bangladesh-born US blogger Mr Avijit Roy was hacked to death by assailants with machetes on February 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Avijit Roy/Facebook
27 February 2015
A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by...
Former Indonesian maid Ms Erwiana Sulistyaningsih (C) arrives at a press conference in Hong Kong, China, February 10, 2015. Photo: Jerome Favre/EPA
27 February 2015
A Hong Kong woman who was found guilty of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and...
Chickens for sale in a market in Yangon, Myanmar March 15, 2006. Photo: Law Eh Soe/EPA
27 February 2015
Thousands of chickens and quails have been culled in Monywa in response to an outbreak of...
Families and friends of those addicted to alcohol often suffer. Photo: Al-Anon Family Groups
27 February 2015
Helen May says it was after she was introduced to a local woman in Yangon struggling to...

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