Only a coordinated effort among the region’s countries will have a lasting impact on human trafficking in Southeast Asia.
Burma’s government expresses concern that a US State Department decision to downgrade the country’s status in an annual report on human trafficking could hamper bilateral relations.
Southeast Asian countries were urged on Tuesday to treat migrants landing on their shores humanely and avoid a repeat of this year’s disaster in which hundreds of refugees were either…
Thailand has been preparing to send off a group of Rohingya Muslims who were victims of human trafficking to various countries, including the United States.
The U.S. has decided to keep Thailand on its list of worst human trafficking centres for another year, despite government efforts to stop the trade.
The Burmese navy has recovered 102 men, thought to be asylum seekers from Bangladesh, who were abandoned on the island of Saunggauk, state media reported.