• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 08:35
    Drastic action needed to tackle Rohingya crisis, says Marty
    Asean needs the trust of Myanmar to play a role in resolving the Rohingya crisis and to face ground realities in tackling the contentious South China Sea issue, former Indonesian foreign minister Marty Natalegawa said over the weekend.
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:36
    UN Security Council meet Myanmar's Suu Kyi over Rohingya
    Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi received a UN Security Council delegation Monday in the highest-level diplomatic visit since the start of the Rohingya crisis, which will include a brief tour of violence-hit Rakhine state.
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  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:00
    There’s no magic solution, UNSC says after visiting Rohingya camps
    There is no magic solution to the Rohingya crisis, the visiting United Nations’ Security Council (UNSC) delegation said yesterday after paying a much-anticipated visit to refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar.
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00
    Asean reaffirms humanitarian aid-only stance in Rohingya crisis
    WHILE THE international community has demanded that Asean boost its role in trying to resolve the Rohingya crisis, the regional grouping in a summit yesterday maintained a firm stance to be involved in the matter only on a humanitarian basis.
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 14:03
    UN council visits Myanmar as it eyes action on Rohingya crisis
    The UN Security Council will pay a visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar beginning Saturday as it weighs next steps to address one of the world's worst refugee crises, stemming from the forced exodus of Muslim Rohingya.
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  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
    Rohingya crisis: Looking backwards and forwards
    Almost 700,000 Muslim people from the self-identified Rohingya community have fled into Bangladesh since August last year, when Myanmar’s armed forces launched a massive counter-terrorist operation against a small group of Rohingya radicals who had attacked some 30 military and police outposts with knives and bamboo spears.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:21
    Myanmar court refuses to drop case against Reuters journalists
    Yangon - A Myanmar court on Wednesday rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested months ago while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, pushing ahead with hearings that have sparked global outrage and fears of shrinking press freedoms.
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  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
    Asean bloc must step up to solve Rohingya crisis: US official
    THE UNITED STATES has urged all stakeholders, including the Asean bloc, to take the proper steps to provide protection and adequate humanitarian assistance to Rohingya –those remaining in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and those in squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh.
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00
    Myanmar shrugs off Rohingya crisis with ‘rumble in Rakhine’ 
    A boxing-fan tycoon, a venerated monk and the army lured some of Myanmar’s top fighters to Rakhine state this week in an attempt to show normality is returning after a military crackdown drove 700,000 Rohingya into exile.
  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00
    Thailand can ignore the Rohingya crisis no longer
    With no current movement on any level, the country closest to Myanmar should be taking the lead
  • Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00
    Asean advised to take stronger role in Rakhine
    WHILE Asean maintained its non-interference principle regarding the Rohingya crisis at the end of a special summit in Australia yesterday, the group was urged to take a greater role in providing systematic humanitarian assistance to Myanmar’s violence-torn Rakhine state.
  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:05
    Myanmar's Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya crisis at ASEAN summit
    Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was pressed about the Rohingya crisis at an ASEAN summit in Sydney Sunday, but the regional bloc stressed it could not intervene and "force an outcome".
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