A motorcyclist heads in the direction of a hill and forest where it is believed immigrants from the Thai border enter Malaysia, villagers claim in Wang Kelian, Perlis, Malaysia, 27 May 2015. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
02 June 2015
Muslim Rohingya women who were held at human-trafficking camps in Thailand and Malaysia...
Chin migrant labourers working on a construction site in Aizawl, Mizoram, India. Photo: Flora Bagenal/IRIN 
01 June 2015
The International Meetei Forum (IMF) has expressed deep concerned about what it described...
Thai police officers look on as two Myanmar migrant workers - suspects in the killing of two British tourists - participate in a crime re-enactment on the beach of Koh Tao island in Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 03 October 2014.  Photo: EP
01 June 2015
Lawyers for two Myanmar nationals accused of murdering a pair of British holidaymakers in...
People's Liberation Army personnel jump out of a vehicle during an exercise on the airfield at the Shek Kong Barracks in Hong Kong, China, 29 June 2014. Photo: Jerome Favre/EPA
01 June 2015
The Chinese military will hold a live-fire exercise near its border with Myanmar, state...
Khaplang at his den flanked by his bodyguards Photo:  samir kar purkayastha/PCDN
31 May 2015
Myanmar Naga rebel leader S S Khaplang is under attack from erstwhile comrades who allege...
Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh rescued by the Myanmar navy eat food together at a temporary refugee camp in the village of Aletankyaw in the Maungdaw township of northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, 23 May 2015. EPA/NYUNT WIN
30 May 2015
Parliamentarians from ASEAN member states, including Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and...
Assam Rifles. Photo: dipr.mizoram.gov.in
30 May 2015
India’s Assam Rifles will continue to man the porous Myanmar border despite a proposal by...
Pledges were made in the Bangkok meeting yesterday as high-level representatives of 17 regional countries, officials of three UN agencies and observers resolved to coordinate efforts to search for, rescue and protect migrants stranded on fishing boats after being abandoned by traffickers. Photo: Bangkok meeting organizers
30 May 2015
Australia has pledged A$6 million (US$4.59 million) and the United States US$3 million in...
Htin Lynn (C), Special Representative of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, addresses delegates during the opening of the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean, in Bangkok, Thailand, 29 May 2015. Diplomats and officials from 17 countries had gathered in Bangkok to discuss how to deal with the thousands of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants trying to reach Malaysia and Indonesia by boat. EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL
29 May 2015
Myanmar's delegate to talks in Bangkok on Southeast Asia's migrant crisis on Friday...
29 May 2015
Assam Director General of police, Khagen Sarma on Tuesday said United Liberation Front of...
Thai rescue workers carry a recovered body of a suspected ethnic Rohingya refugee after a mass grave had been discovered at an abandoned jungle camp in the Sadao district, Songkhla province, southern Thailand, 02 May 2015. Photo: EPA
25 May 2015
Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday he was "deeply concerned" by the first discovery...
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during a opening session of the 18th SAARC summit in City hall in Kathmandu, Nepal, 26 November 2014. EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
25 May 2015
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday slammed the country's economic migrants,...

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