Human trafficking syndicates are believed to be behind the arrival of 37 Rohingya men on a beach in northern Malaysia on Monday.
Dhaka worried about border barrier construction, as well as increased clashes and IDPs inside Myanmar.
Since the March 24 vote, figures linked to a "democratic front" of opposition parties say they have come under increasing pressure from police and the military.
River has been closed since Rohingya influx in 2017; fishermen have been hit hard, but the Naf is a key smuggling route
Success of country’s pop culture, along with direct flights and increased visa issuance contribute to growth
Backlash has forced Malaysia to strike a new labor supply deal with Nepal and open talks with other countries. Myanmar has been left out, and its migrant workers are paying for it.
Labor rights advocates say political parties are building their campaigns on the back of cheap casual labor — the very thing that many claim to be fighting.
"There will be fewer people this year for Songkran, but the coronation is a major event for the Thai people and we all must make sacrifices," said Piyabutr Jiwaramonaikun.
Inspired by the 2018 Bollywood hit "Pad Man," the social enterprise produces low-cost, organic sanitary towels which help reduce the cost burden and stigma women experience.
Since January, there have been at least 250 reports of websites blocked on networks operated by Jio, Bharti Airtel and Hathway, the Internet Freedom Foundation said.
At the recent World Journalists Conference, The Irrawaddy spoke to top members of the International Federation of Journalists about modern threats to journalism and press freedom.
China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, said almost 40 foreign leaders would take part in the summit and rejected criticisms of the Belt and Road project as "prejudiced."
Facebook says it has removed 103 Pakistani accounts because of "inauthentic behavior" and spamming. Some Indian nationalist accounts have also been suspended in recent weeks.
The air quality index in Chiang Rai, where Thailand will host the meeting this week, reached levels considered unhealthy, government data shows.
The law would require social media sites like Facebook to carry warnings on posts the government deems false and remove comments against "public interest."