• Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:06:51
    UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar     
    Geneva - UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to probe a grave and ongoing crisis, urging the government to rethink its rejection of the probe.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:35:33
    Suu Kyi appeals to global community over Rohingya crisis
    NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to the global community Tuesday in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried as "ethnic cleansing", urging outsiders to help her nation unite across religious and ethnic lines and offering a pathway back to the country for some of the Rohingya Muslims forced to flee by army operations.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:03:11
    Myanmar ready to verify refugee status 'at any time': Suu Kyi
    NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday that Myanmar stood ready "at any time" to verify the status of the 410,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in the last month to aid the return of those eligible for resettlement.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:56:58
    Suu Kyi expresses sadness for suffering of all groups in Rakhine
    NAYPIYIDAW , Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday she "feels deeply" for the suffering of "all people" caught up in conflict scorching through Rakhine state, her first comments on a crisis that also mentioned Muslims displaced by violence.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:36:29
    All eyes on Suu Kyi as Myanmar leader breaks silence on Rohingya crisis
    YANGON - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is poised Tuesday to break her near-silence on communal violence scorching through Rakhine state, in a televised speech on a Rohingya refugee crisis that has shocked the world and prompted the UN to accuse the country's army of ethnic cleansing.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:08:37
    Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech
    UNITED NATIONS, United States - Britain led world powers Monday in warning Myanmar of potential action if leader Aung San Suu Kyi does not move to end a campaign against the Rohingya minority.
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  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:46:30
    UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'
    Yangon - Pressure tightened on Myanmar Monday as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on the country's military, which is accused of driving out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims in an orchestrated "ethnic cleansing" campaign.
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  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:29:20
    Experts meet over environmental concerns about Ayeyarwady development
    A group of Mekong experts are sharing their experiences in assessing the value of biodiversity and ecological services of the Mekong with researchers and policy makers in the basin of the Chindwin River, the largest tributary of Myanmar' longest river, the Ayeyarwady during the two-day workshop hosted by the Stockholm Environment Institute.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Metro Cash & Carry builds warehouse in  Myanmar
    Metro Cash & Carry, an international specialist in wholesale and food retail with a presence in 25 countries, recently entered Myanmar by kicking off construction of its warehouse in Thilawa special economic zone this week. 
    business
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:45:00
    600,000 Rohingya children may flee to Bangladesh, aid group warns
    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - Some 600,000 Rohingya children could flee to Bangladesh by the end of the year, a relief group said Sunday, highlighting the scale of the humanitarian crisis triggered by violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:09:45
    Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya 'issue'
    YANGON - Myanmar's army chief has urged the country to unite over the "issue" of the Rohingya, a Muslim group he says has no roots in the country, and which his troops are accused of systematically purging.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    A fallen icon – How Suu Kyi lost her way
    Myanmar is wallowing in the throes of a hideous anniversary again – the violent persecution of its Rohingya population.
    opinion
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:45:14
    Rohingya numbers fleeing Myanmar pass 400,000: UN
    DHAKA - The United Nations said Saturday that more than 400,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh after fleeing unrest in Myanmar since late last month.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:08:44
    Endless influx: 1m by year end, predicts IOM
    Rohingyas pouring in day and night, making it difficult for local officials to manage the refugees
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:38:00
    If not Myanmar's, whose responsibility is it?
    Aung San Suu Kyi's opting out of the UN General Assembly session is a reflection of the same hiding syndrome that made the Rakhine state out of bounds for UN staff, aid agencies and the media for a long while. Then they gave a conducted tour of the burning villages claiming they were set ablaze, not in pursuit of a scorched earth policy but by the departing Rohingya Muslims. Warped logic!
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