• Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:02:50
    UN concerned as Thailand blocks launch of report on Karen crisis 
    THE UNITED Nations human rights body on Wednesday was alarmed by a move by Thai authorities to block the launch of a report revealing the humanitarian crisis in neighbouring Myanmar’s Karen state. 
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:30:15
    UN team to visit Myanmar's Rakhine next week: official
    Maungdaw, Myanmar - A United Nations Security Council delegation which wants to see first-hand the impact of the Rohingya refugee crisis will arrive in Myanmar on Monday and visit Rakhine state, a senior government official said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:15:32
    Report on Myanmar Karen crisis blocked in Chiang Mai
    Thai authorities on Wednesday blocked the unveiling in Chiang Mai of a report on the Myanmar-Karen peace process and the status of refugees in Thailand, according to an organiser.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    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.
    opinion
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Digitalisation can solve water and climate crisis
    Industry leaders and players need to recognise how digitalisation can fundamentally transform and alleviate the issue of sustainability, especially in water.
    opinion
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Vietnam equity: second to none amid global volatility
    Global stock markets have been volatised through the first quarter of 2018. However, amid the fluctuations, there are always investment opportunities hidden amid the crisis and one of them is the Vietnamese stock market. 
    business
  • 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
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Will US-China trade war hurt efforts to solve N Korea nuclear crisis?
    The growing trade discord between China and the US is fuelling concerns that it may hurt efforts to rein in North Korea’s nuclear crisis. 
    opinion
  • 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
  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 06:55:18
    Facebook scandal spreads as Korean media regulator plans probe
    South Korea’s state-run media regulator has begun a formal investigation into Facebook’s user data collection practices, joining the wave of worldwide probes into the firm's worst data breach crisis to date, while also adding other social network platforms to its inspection list.
    Tech
  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 03:00:00
    Rohingya boat marks new exodus
    56 refugees land in Thailand as crisis and crowded camps prompt risky journeys.
    national
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 10:21:42
    Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates
    Russia has expelled diplomats from 23 countries in retaliation against the West in an escalating spy row, in the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory.
    Breaking News
  • 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 07:19:40
    US FTC to probe Facebook over privacy practices
    A US consumer protection agency said Monday it has opened an investigation into Facebook's privacy practices, another blow to the social network, which is struggling to deal with a growing crisis on misuse of private data.
    Tech
  • 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
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