• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Asean must secure solid guarantee on Rohingya
    Repatriation to Myanmar cannot be allowed to progress until conditions there are safe 
    opinion
  • 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.
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  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 17:47
    Bangladesh returns 'lost' Myanmar soldier
    Bangladesh forces handed back on Sunday a Myanmar soldier more than two months after he strayed across the border into a jungle in the Muslim-majority nation, a senior official said.
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  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    'No proof' Myanmar military persecuted Rohingya: army chief
    Yangon - Myanmar's powerful army chief has given a rare foreign media interview to insist there was no "certain proof" the military had persecuted the country's stateless Rohingya Muslim community.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
    Jolie demands Myanmar 'commitment' to end anti-Rohingya violence
    Kutupalong, Bangladesh - Angelina Jolie said Tuesday that Myanmar must "show genuine commitment" to end violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims into neighbouring Bangladesh.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:39
    Latest : Facebook bans four Myanmar ethnic rebel groups
    Yangon - Facebook has blacklisted four more of Myanmar's ethnic rebel groups, the platform announced Tuesday as it struggles to control rampant hate speech, misinformation and incitement on its platform.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 13:26
    Angelina Jolie in Cox's Bazar to visit Rohingya camps
    UNHCR special envoy and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie arrived in Cox's Bazar of Bangladesh this morning to see the situation in Rohingya camps .
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    Big talk but little action on Rohingya
    Though the crisis was subject of intense discussion discussed at the Asean meet, few decisions were made
    national
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:08
    Asean pledges assistance over Rohingya crisis, discusses territorial disputes
    Asean foreign ministers agreed on Thursday to fully support the role of Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi in providing humanitarian assistance to Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Asean foreign ministers to focus on a win-win Indo-Pacific strategy
    Asean foreign ministers will seek to find a common Indo-Pacific strategy during their informal meeting in Chiang Mai today to deal with the changing geopolitical situation.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:47
    Suspect escapes Songkhla police cell
    A suspect from Myanmar on Thursday broke free from a detention room at a police station in Songkhla where he was being detained pending a human trafficking investigation.
    Breaking News
  • 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+
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:35
    Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year sentence
    Yangon - A Myanmar judge dismissed an appeal Friday by two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years while investigating atrocities committed against the Rohingya, dashing slim hopes that the pair could be freed early.
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  • 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.
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  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 01:00
    Two alleged Rohingya drug dealers found dead in Bangladesh
    Dhaka - Bangladesh police on Saturday found the bullet-ridden bodies of two alleged Rohingya drug dealers in a southeastern coastal town notorious for its connection with the Myanmar meth trade.
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