• Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:21:45
    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.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    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.
    national
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    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.
    opinion
  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    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
    opinion
  • Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    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.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:05:18
    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".
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:53:33
    Malaysia warns Rohingya crisis could pose security risk
    Malaysia's prime minister Saturday warned his Southeast Asian neighbours that the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar could become a serious security threat for the region.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:02:52
    UN agency calls for Myanmar trial on genocide
    The United Nations human rights body said acts of genocide may have taken place in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August when the recent Rohingya crisis erupted, while asking the UN General Assembly to prepare to bring the case to court.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Asean should lead effort to end Rohingya crisis
    Open forums where all sides get a chance to explain their stances could bring about peace and reconciliation
    opinion
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:28:45
    A society 'encouraged to hate'
    Amnesty says Rohingya crisis is its consequence, 'hate-filled rhetoric' of leaders threatens to normalise discrimination against marginalised groups
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Johnson focuses on repatriation of Rohingya, goes soft on democratisation
    BRITISH FOREIGN Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday discussed with his Thai counterparts and the head of an advisory board on the Rohingya crisis the important conditions for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of refugees to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state, but did not ask for Thailand’s help on the matter.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    UK's Johnson urges 'independent' probe of Rohingya crisis in Suu Kyi talks
    Naypyidaw, Myanmar - Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson stopped off in Myanmar on Sunday to press Aung San Suu Kyi on the need for an independent probe into violence in Rakhine state, as the country faces mounting pressure to punish troops accused of atrocities against the Muslim Rohingya.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 06:59:03
    Eight countries push UN to take up Myanmar Rohingya crisis
    Britain, France, the United States and five other countries asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to discuss the fate of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from Myanmar, diplomats said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Asean members back Surakiart board on Rakhine crisis
    Asean foreign ministers at a meeting yesterday in Singapore fully backed efforts by the former Thai foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai in his efforts to address the Rohingya crisis after a minor rift within the advisory board recently.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Rohingya crisis haunts Myanmar government
    Exit of US representative Bill Richardson from advisory committee raises questions on seriousness of tackling the issues
    opinion
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