• Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Suu Kyi faces tepid UN criticism over Rohingya at summit
    CONCERNS about Rakhine state in Myanmar continued to emerge yesterday during Asean-related meetings in Manila, although Southeast Asian countries adhered to a humanitarian-aid framework to deal with the crisis.
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:14:34
    UN chief meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis
    UN chief Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to return, when they met Tuesday at a summit in the Philippines, his office said.
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  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Asean stands by Suu Kyi regarding Rohingya crisis
    indonesia expresses concern but myanmar spared serious criticism over humanitarian situation
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Asean at odds ahead of Rohingya crisis statement
    Manila summit expected to see Myanmar and south china sea take centre stage as national leaders urge restraint.
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Suu Kyi to address Rohingya crisis at Asean summit
    MYANMAR’S Rohingya crisis will raise temperatures at the Asean summit in Manila this week as leaders of the grouping gathered in the Philippines Sunday for their annual summit and related meetings with partners from around the globe. 
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Will Suu Kyi overcome the challenges?
    Caught between allegations of genocide from abroad and claims she’s a traitor to Buddhism at home, The Lady’s short reign is in deep crisis  
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Hollywood succumbs to hysteria of political correctness
    Re: “Crisis of Image: Hollywood’s star handlers are struggling to come up with damage control strategies amid mounting outrage over sexual misconduct”, Insight, November 9.
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  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Kim should grasp olive branch offered by Trump  
    Trade and North Korea have been two constants in the tweets of President Donald Trump since he took office, so following his fractious exchanges with Kim Jong-un ahead of his first visit to Asia, it comes as no surprise that the Korean crisis and trade have been the focus of his talks so far.
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:44:26
    Trump urges China's Xi to work 'hard' and fast on N. Korea
    Donald Trump urged Chinese leader Xi Jinping to work "hard" and act fast to help resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis, during their meeting in Beijing Thursday, warning that "time is quickly running out".
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  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:45:15
    Myanmar rebuffs 'harmful' UN statement on Rohingya
    Myanmar on Wednesday hit back at a UN Security Council statement critical of its handling of the Rohingya refugee crisis, saying it could "seriously harm" efforts to repatriate the Muslim minority from Bangladesh.
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  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 07:41:07
    UN turns up pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis
    The UN Security Council on Monday called on Myanmar to rein in its military campaign in Rakhine state and allow hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya driven from their homes to return.
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  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:19:30
    Trump opens door to N. Korea talks as Asia trip begins in earnest
    President Donald Trump appeared to strike a more conciliatory tone on North Korea as he got down to business Monday on an Asian tour that will be dominated by the nuclear crisis with Pyongyang.
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  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:01:56
    Myanmar's Suu Kyi makes first visit to crisis-hit northern Rakhine
    Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived on her first visit to conflict-battered northern Rakhine State on Thursday, an official said, an unannounced trip to an area that has seen most of its Rohingya Muslim population forced out by an army campaign.
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  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:32:19
    Over 19 million people ​are ​internally displaced in Asia
    New Delhi - The World is faced with the rising crisis of internally displaced people. Each year millions of people are are being made homeless as a result of sudden disasters such as floods and storms, new figures show.​
  • Sat, 28 Oct 2017 08:59:03
    Spain on a knife's edge as Madrid seizes control of rebel Catalonia
    Spain was plunged into crisis Friday as Madrid seized power from independence-seeking Catalonia, the first curtailment of regional autonomy since the brutal dictatorship of Francisco Franco.
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