• Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
    Myanmar says it is readying for return of Rohingya refugees, next step up to Dhaka
    IN RESPONSE to widespread accusations that Myanmar government’s lacks the political will to welcome back Rohingya who fled violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar has pledged to accept more returnees after coming to an agreement with Bangladesh authorities, a cabinet member said Wednesday.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 25 May 2019 11:13
    Myanmar signs deal with UNHCR on humanitarian aid
    While the international community continues to show concern over the government’s political will on the repatriation of Rohingyas, Myanmar recently took steps to boost ties with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    With Rohingya gone, Rakhine descends into violence again
    Crisis in Myanmar’s western state encompasses more than repatriation of refugees
    opinion
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    US seeks full access to Rakhine state
    THE UNITED STATES on Tuesday called on Myanmar to provide humanitarian organisations and media full access to the strife-torn Rakhine state in order to ensure the safe return of Rohingya refugees. 
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    Narrow nationalism is blinding us to universal injustice 
    Re: “Myanmar ambassador silent on Rakhine atrocity – just like his boss”, Have Your Say, April 26.
    your say
  • Sat, 27 Apr 2019 01:00
    Myanmar unrest hampers UN access to Rohingya villages: official
    Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - New violence in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state has delayed a United Nations study on 1,000 villages abandoned by Muslim Rohingya, a top UN envoy said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    Myanmar ambassador silent on Rakhine atrocity – just like his boss
    Re: Untruthful article on Rohingya indicates hidden agenda”, Have Your Say, yesterday. 
    your say
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Guarding the right to truth
    In recognising the men who exposed Rakhine’s horrors, the Pulitzer Committee offers a timely reminder of journalism’s role  
    opinion
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00
    Chatrium eyes stronger growth in Myanmar
    Despite tourism has yet to rebound in Mynamar, partly due to international outcry over the conflicts in Rakhine State on the western coast , the management of Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon expects higher growth and a better performance this year.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:53
    Asean gets first glimpse of Rakhine situation
    The Asean Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ERAT) gained access to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state last week to conduct a preliminary needs assessment for the return of Rohingya refugees aimed at ending a repatriation stalemate, the Thai Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 13:08
    Nine police killed in attack in Myanmar's Rakhine: police
    Nine policemen have been killed in a militant attack in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, police said on Sunday, as tensions ratchet up in a state riven by ethnic and religious conflict.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    Myanmar rebrands itself to woo more tourists
    DESPITE the current decline in tourists coming from Europe and the Americas due to international media coverage of conflicts in Rakhine state, Myanmar remains confident it can attract foreign visitors in the months to come, according to officials and industry leaders.
    Tourism
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    A retreat in the face of danger
    With a new phase in Rakhine crisis looming, Asean is once again shirking its duty
    opinion
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:00
    Asean meeting under Thai chair to discuss contentious issues next week in Chiang Mai
    Asean foreign ministers will next week gather in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai to brainstorm on various vexing issues, including the Rakhine crisis, South China Sea, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and an Indo-Pacific Strategy aiming to maintain its “centrality” for regional security architecture.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:15
    New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo
    Bandarban, Bangladesh - Panic is gripping thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees living in no-man's land on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, with daily clashes between Myanmar security forces and ethnic Rakhine insurgents.
    Breaking News
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