Key editor held in Myanmar 

Myanmar’s police have arrested a journalist, accusing him of trying to leave the country ahead of his trial for allegedly defaming firebrand, anti-Muslim Buddhist...

MPs reject UN rights statement 

Myanmar’s Lower House has unanimously rejected a statement by the United Nations human rights envoy to the country that was critical of security issues...

UN envoy ‘disappoints’ Suu Kyi

Activists and journalists in Myanmar continue to suffer from state surveillance agents like they did under the military-backed government, the UN's human-rights envoy said.  The...

Army extends Shan media custody 

Three reporters in Myanmar facing jail for covering one of the many rebel armies opposing the government have accused the military of trying to...

Tables turn on Myanmar 

Migrant workers from Myanmar are currently fleeing a fresh crackdown by the Thai military authorities on foreigners without the correct papers.  Amid the broken families,...

Junta delays migrant crackdown 

Thailand's junta has used a special executive order to delay implementation of a labour law after thousands of migrant workers fled the country fearing...

Myanmar media arrests sparks fury

Lawi Weng, a reporter for the Irrawaddy news site, and two Democratic Voice of Burma journalists have been arrested near the eastern border with...

Drug bonfires point to crisis 

Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand have burned street drugs worth more than US$1 billion to mark the UN day against drugs and trafficking. Thailand's justice minister...

The junta lives on

Democratic reforms in Myanmar appear to have ground to a halt as the government of Aung San Suu Kyi continues to disappoint.  Myanmar's still-dominant military...

Rohingya ‘insurgent’ camp raided

Myanmar’s security forces claim to have killed three people during an attack on what the authorities described as a Rohingya insurgent training camp in...

Stay connected

4,396FansLike
158FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

Latest article

Thai GDP exceeds forecasts 

The Thai economy expanded at its fastest rate in four years during the second quarter of 2017, exceeding forecasts. The growth was partly fuelled...

Police name Papua mine suspects

Police in the troubled Indonesian province of Papua say they have named six people as suspects out of 17 detained over the weekend after...

Church blasts drug killings 

The head of the Catholic Church in the Philippines, Cardinal Luis Tagle, has criticised President Rodrigo Duterte's drugs slaughter, condemning "those who kill even...