• Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:04
    Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship
    Canada's parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya crisis.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:14
    Ending Rohingya Crisis: Bangladesh places 3 proposals at UN meet
    Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday made three recommendations for solving the Rohingya crisis at its root, including abolition of discriminatory laws, policies and practices of Myanmar against the minority group.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:51
    Rohingya crisis: UK foreign minister sits down with Aung San Suu Kyi
    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met on Thursday with embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the first high-profile state visit to the country since the UN slammed her leadership over the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai silence deafening as world condemns Myanmar
    In shutting down Bangkok panel on Rohingya crisis, junta has further damaged nation’s international standing
    opinion
  • 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
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:03
    Int'l humanitarian appeal for Rohingya crisis underfunded: UN chief
    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that the international humanitarian appeal for the Rohingya crisis "remains significantly underfunded at 33 percent."
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:59
    Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists
    A Myanmar court postponed ruling Monday on whether two Reuters journalists violated a state secrets law while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, with a new date set for next week.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:18
    Aung San Suu Kyi outlines Myanmar's efforts to resolve Rohingya crisis, help refugees return
    Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday (Aug 21) defended the steps her government has made in handling the Rohingya crisis, amid global criticism on the issue.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:16
    Myanmar ditches Surakiart's Rohingya probe
    Myanmar says the advisory board headed by former Thai foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai has submitted its final report on the Rohingya crisis, suggesting the probe has been axed.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
    Honest intent missing to solve Rohingya crisis
    INTERNAL POLITICS has been among the factors behind the failure of international panels to tackle the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. While countries overtly say they support these boards’ efforts to address the problem, politics within Myanmar and within those countries too often obstructs the mission.
    ASEAN+
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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+
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