• Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
    Board ‘failing Rohingya’
    VETERAN DIPLOMAT and former lawmaker Kobsak Chutikul said yesterday that his resignation from the advisory board on the Rohingya crisis is a cautionary message from a long-time friend of Myanmar since the matter is now at a critical stage.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:18
    Kobsak resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis
    A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, telling AFP on Saturday that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board risks becoming "part of the problem" in a conflict that forced 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    ICC ‘must deal with Rohingya genocide’ 
    THE INTERNATIONAL community must hold Myanmar accountable for the military-planned genocide of the Rohingya minority, a report unveiled yesterday said, describing the killings as “extensively and systematically planned”.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:37
    Rights report calls for criminal investigation into Rohingya genocide
    Violence and the military operations against the Rohingya in recent years constitute genocide and crimes against humanity, human right defenders Fortify Rights categorically state in their report released on Thursday, which identifies 22 Myanmar Army and Police officials who should be criminally investigated for their roles in the atrocities.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    The Rohingya repatriation deal misses core issue – citizenship
    Western countries and the UN they control have sacrificed safety of ethnic group to vast business opportunities in Myanmar
    opinion
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:57
    Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breach' of secrecy act: court
    Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis must face trial, a judge ruled Monday, for an offence that carries up to 14 years in jail.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
    In World Cup’s shadow, Rohingya find freedom on pitch
    They may lack the glitz and glamour of the World Cup, but football clubs for stateless Rohingya refugees in Malaysia offer something more – a 90-minute reprieve from a grinding existence on the fringes of society.
    opinion
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
    Rohingya rescued after being abandoned by smugglers
    TWENTY-FOUR Rohingya were abandoned by their smugglers on a Thai-Myanmar border mountain in Ranong province for nine days, the 25th Infantry Regiment’s Thepsatri Task Force commander Colonel Chalermporn Khamkhieo said yesterday.
    national
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:41
    UN to put more pressure on Myanmar: Guterres
    Guterres will visit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar on Monday
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 14:47
    Myanmar transit camps sit empty as Rohingya fear return
    The transit camp in Myanmar's Rakhine state stands ready to welcome back 150 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh every day.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:07
    Myanmar military leaders guilty of 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty
    Myanmar's military chief and other top brass have been accused by Amnesty International of crimes against humanity for overseeing a "systematic" attack against Rohingya Muslims, according to a report by the rights group Wednesday calling for prosecution at the International Criminal Court.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:14
    Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown
    Myanmar's military said it sacked a top general who was named in fresh EU sanctions against security officials accused of serious rights violations in the Rohingya crisis, including killings and sexual violence.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 01:00
    Will Indonesia bring Rohingya issue to UN Security Council?
    On June 9, after intensified bilateral and multilateral diplomacy and campaigns in the past three years, Indonesia secured a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council for 2019-2020.
    opinion
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    PM backs Myanmar efforts to tackle Rohingya crisis
    THAILAND has backed the Myanmar government’s efforts to solve the long-running problem relating to the Rohingya in Rakhine state.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:32
    Road crash saves Rohingya teenager from forced marriage
    A road accident has proved to be blessing in disguise for a 15-year-old Rohingya girl saved from a human-trafficking gang.
    Breaking News
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