• Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thailand to push for bigger Asean role in Rohingya crisis
    THAILAND IS ready to support a greater Asean role in resolving the Rakhine crisis, as the group prepared mechanisms to deal with the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who face repatriation amid grave concerns about their future.
    politics
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:47
    Bangladesh wants China's role in persuading Myanmar
    Dhaka has urged Beijing to encourage Myanmar to create a conducive environment for a speedy return of Rohingyas to their home in Rakhine.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Forum calls for efforts to end Rohingya crisis
    THE ASEAN People Forum urged leaders of the regional grouping, who will meet in a summit next week, to put more efforts to help end the Rakhine crisis and called for “rehumanising” the Muslim Rohingya after the genocide in Myanmar. 
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    Asean can’t keep turning a blind eye to Rakhine
    The Rohingya are suffering genocide, and the regional bloc must tackle this root cause of the crisis
    opinion
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:46
    8000 Rohingyas to return to Myanmar soon, FM tells ASEM Summit
    Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed hope that the first batch of eight thousand Rohingya people would be able to return to their original villages in Rakhine State of Myanmar soon.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
    Myanmar economy to expand 7.1 per cent
    DESPITE international pressures on the government driven by ongoing conflicts in Rakhine State, Myanmar’s economy is projected to post 7.1 per cent growth this year and 7.4 per cent next year, according to Hoe Ee Khor, chief economist of Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Lack of papers leaves many Rohingya jobless
    MANY MUSLIM migrants living in Nakhon Si Thammarat province cannot work legally because they do not have nationality verification documents.
    national
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Genocide and the moral crisis gripping Asean 
    Just 20 days after Asean celebrated its 51st anniversary, the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar reported on August 28 that genocide and other atrocities had been committed by the military in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan states.
    opinion
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:58
    UN report details silencing of independent journalism in Myanmar
    A host of ill-defined laws has been used in Myanmar to exert control over independent journalism across the country, including in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states, a UN human rights report on freedom of expression in the country has found.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:13
    UN urged to put Myanmar atrocities before ICC
    An international human rights group on Friday urged the United Nations Security Council to refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the full spectrum of atrocities in Rakhine State. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Behind the ethnic cleansing, a textbook land grab
    While the media spotlight on the Rohingya crisis has focused on religious persecution and ethnic cleansing, the strategic importance of Rakhine, the Muslim minority’s home state, has gone largely unnoticed.
    opinion
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rohingya genocide planned long before ARSA attacks
    The Myanmar government, including its de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has repeatedly said that attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) forced the military (Tatmadaw) to launch a crackdown in Rakhine state.
    opinion
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:43
    Myanmar refuses to recognise UN report on Rakhine genocide
    Myanmar has lashed out at the United Nations Fact Finding Mission that concluded genocide had been committed in Rakhine, saying Nay Pyi Taw did not recognise the mission, whose report was intended to create a rift between the civilian government and the military.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rakhine crisis a ‘genocide’, says UN probe
    MYANMAR’S commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing and several other senior military officers must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes over their responsibility for violence in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan states, a United Nations independent fact-finding mission said yesterday.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 10:16
    Thailand to provide medical services in Rakhine State
    Thailand will back Myanmar’s plan to introduce mobile medical services in impoverished Rakhine State.
    national
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