• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00
    UNHCR helps more Myanmar refugees return home
    THIS WEEK more than 500 refugees are expected to return home as part of a voluntary repatriation process led jointly by the Thai and Myanmar governments.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Life in limbo for Thailand’s urban refugees
    Although Thailand has hosted tens of thousands of Myanmar refugees in “temporary shelters” along the Myanmar border for more than three decades now, Thai authorities are often surprised to learn that there are other refugees in need of protection in Thailand.
    opinion
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
    Myanmar refugees returning from Thailand but Rakhine still out of bounds: UN Refugee Agency 
    THAILAND has repatriated nearly 100 mostly Karen and Karenni refugees to Myanmar from border camps in Tak and Mae Hong Son provinces, where they had fled conflict between the Myanmar military and armed ethnic groups over the past three decades.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 12:14
    Third Myanmar refugee group repatriated
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday repatriated a third group of 19 Myanmar refugees in five families.
    national
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 11:42
    First Myanmar refugees repatriated since 2016
    Thai authorities in the North are seeking our more Myanmar refugees willing to be repatriated following the return on Monday of 73 people from 23 families, a source at a Tak refugee camp said.
    national
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 01:00
    Thailand rejects UN report on Myanmar refugees on border
    THAILAND yesterday dismissed the end-of-mission statement by United Nations Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on refugees’ basic rights in the kingdom, saying that her message was untrue and unfair.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:00
    Myanmar refugees in distress as UN cuts aid
    A HUMAN rights group has revealed that more than 6,000 ethnic-minority refugees in six refugee camps in Myanmar’s Shan state and Chiang Mai province have been cut off from all international relief since October, leaving them in a desperate situation as armed conflict still continues in Shan.
    national
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:06
    Three refugees killed, five injured as tree falls on truck
    A roadside tree fell on a passing farm truck, killing three Myanmar refugees and injuring five others at a border camp on Wednesday morning in Tak province.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00
    Myanmar refugees on Thai border – a forgotten people 
    ON THE UN-designated World Refugee Day on June 20, I visited Nu Po refugee camp, which has a population of about 10,000, in a mountainous area of northwestern Thailand.
    opinion
  • Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:37
    Australian assistant minister visits Mae La refugee camp
    Zed Seselja, the Australian Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, yesterday visited Mae La refugee camp on the Thai-Myanmar border, which hosts over 42,000 mainly Karen refugees.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:36
    First repatriation of Myanmar refugees in Thailand begins
    BANGKOK - The first, voluntary repatriation of 68 Myanmar refugees from camps along the Thai-Myanmar border began on Tuesday with the United Nations refugee agency calling the movement a "milestone" while underscoring it would not lead to an exodus.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:00
    Myanmar refugees in Mae Hong Son province face repatriation
    Thai and Myanmar authorities are registering Myanmar refugees who fled to Mae Hong Son province for repatriation, it was disclosed at the Thai-Myanmar Township Border Committee (TBC)’s meeting yesterday.
    national
  • Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:10
    Myanmar refugees in Mae Hong Son province face repatriation
    Thai and Myanmar authorities are registering Myanmar refugees who fled to Mae Hong Son province for repatriation, it was disclosed at the Thai-Myanmar Township Border Committee (TBC)'s meeting Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:44
    S. Korea to take in Myanmar refugees
    The South Korean government will take in refugees from Myanmar to help them settle in the country as part of the U.N.-led refugee resettlement program, the Justice Ministry said Monday.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 13 Jul 2015 01:00
    New verification system for refugees in Thailand
    The UN refugee agency has completed its roll-out of a cutting-edge system to identify Myanmar refugees in Thailand's nine border camps.
    ASEAN+
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