'Myanmar lands over 700 migrants from seized boat'

Myanmar on Wednesday landed a boat with 727 migrants on board in the country`s western Rakhine state, after keeping the vessel at sea for days, a Reuters witness said.

Myanmar escorting boat crammed with migrants to "safe" area

 Myanmar said a boat crammed with 727 migrants that it has kept stranded at sea for days was being escorted to a "safe" area for identity checks, bringing fresh criticism that it was only prolonging the suffering of people desperate to come ashore. 

Myanmar navy escorting boat with 727 migrants to Bangladesh waters: Minister

 Myanmar`s navy is escorting a boat crammed with 727 abandoned migrants to the waters of neighbouring Bangladesh, four days after intercepting it in the Andaman Sea, the country`s information minister said on Tuesday.

Myanmar says `ready to provide humanitarian help to boat migrants`

Myanmar said Wednesday it was "ready to provide humanitarian assistance" to boatpeople, in its most conciliatory comments yet as several Southeast Asian neighbours meet to discuss the boat crisis gripping the region.

Hundreds of "boat people" land in Indonesia

Hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants landed in Indonesia`s northwestern Aceh province early on Wednesday, an Indonesian search and rescue official said.

10 Rohingya migrants aboard ''ferry of death'' die post drifting in Andaman sea for 2 months

 A boat crammed with dozens of Rohingya migrants, including many young children, was reportedly found sailing in Thai waters yesterday, with passengers claiming that at least 10 people, who were travelling with them, had died over the past few days.

Asian nations must help save migrants at sea: US

The United States on Thursday urged Southeast Asian nations to work together to save hundreds of migrants abandoned by people smugglers in rickety boats adrift in the Andaman Sea.

At least 10 dead as Myanmar migrants stuck in Andaman sea with no food, water
At least 10 dead as Myanmar migrants stuck in Andaman sea with no food, water

At least 10 people have died after a wooden fishing boat carrying about 350 Myanmar migrants of the Muslim Rohingya minority was abandoned by the crew.

Israeli girl dies in Thai ferry fire: Police

A 12-year-old Israeli girl who was reported missing after a blaze destroyed a ferry packed with tourists in southern Thailand has been found dead, police said on Thursday.

Many areas in cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam still struggle for essentials
Many areas in cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam still struggle for essentials

Four days have passed since Cyclone Hudhud struck Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, but still there are areas in and around the city where power is yet to be restored.

Depression intensifies into a cyclonic storm over Andaman Sea

the deep depression over the North Andaman Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is centred over the Southeast Bay of Bengal at about 1,000 km East South East of Visakhapatnam.

Deep depression in Gopalpur

The depression formed over north Andaman Sea on Tuesday moved west-northwestwards during past six hours and intensified into a deep depression and lay centered about 1260 km Southeast of Gopalpur coast of Odisha, the latest bulletin issued by the IMD said.

Missing Malaysian Airlines jet search - As It Happened

The investigators reportedly piloted an identical Boeing 777-200 on the missing plane`s suspected flight path to find the possible direction in which the flight had travelled, a senior Malaysian military official said Sunday

China questions Boeing`s `silence` over missing plane

China on Friday questioned Boeing`s "silence" over a missing Malaysian plane with 239 people aboard and criticised the aviation major for delaying the information transmitted by the engines of the aircraft that has led to diverting search operations to new areas.

New US lead thrusts Malaysia jet search into Indian Ocean

The needle-in-a-haystack hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner spread to the vast Indian Ocean after the White House cited "new information" that it might have flown for hours after vanishing nearly seven days ago.

Malaysia seeks India`s help in search for missing airliner

Malaysia has sought India`s help to locate a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as the search expanded to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea.

India, Thai navies carry out coordinated patrol

Aiming to counter piracy and arms smuggling, the navies of India and Thailand carried out a coordinated patrol in the Andaman sea.

10 reasons to hit KRABI before a tsunami of tourists do…

Krabi, the jewel of the Andaman Sea, has remained a well-kept secret within the international diving community, until very recently.

10 reasons to hit KRABI before a tsunami of tourists do…

Krabi, the jewel of the Andaman Sea, has remained a well-kept secret within the international diving community, until very recently.

Thai navy searching for Bangladeshis

Thai navy Friday searched for Bangladeshi crewmen missing in the Andaman Sea after their mercantile vessel capsized off Phuket in southern Thailand.