Thailand criticized over failure to offer refuge to Rohingya migrants

By Wed, May 20, 2015 7:11PM UTC

While Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to take in the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea, Thailand has not committed to providing them with refuge.

Rohingya migrant: ‘We went on the boat to look for a Muslim country’

By Wed, May 20, 2015 4:44PM UTC

Migrants from Burma and Bangladesh who were rescued by Indonesian fishermen after being stranded at sea for months say all they wanted was to go to a Muslim country.

Pakistan software company denies ‘baseless’ diploma mill allegations

By Wed, May 20, 2015 3:29PM UTC

Pakistani officials raided the offices of a shady software company in Karachi Tuesday after a New York Times report said it receives tens of millions of dollars each year from marketing fake university degrees and diplomas.

Over 370 migrants taken to Indonesia after months at sea

By Wed, May 20, 2015 11:17AM UTC

LANGSA, Indonesia (AP) — More than 370 migrants stranded at sea for months have been rescued and taken to Indonesia, the latest in a stream of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants to reach shore in a growing problem for Southeast Asia.

Thai junta allows constitution referendum, delays elections even further

By Wed, May 20, 2015 10:00AM UTC

The issue of whether or not letting the Thai people decide on the draft for the country’s 20th constitution has resulted in some clearly drawn battles lines among Thailand’s governing bodies.