Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
In World Cup’s shadow, Rohingya find freedom on pitch
They may lack the glitz and glamour of the World Cup, but football clubs for stateless Rohingya refugees in Malaysia offer something more – a 90-minute reprieve from a grinding existence on the fringes of society.
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:05
Ghost of Hong Kong’s history get a modern makeover
After years of restoration and rehabilitation, Tai Kwun is set to open to become Hong Kong’s new heritage destination.
The compound houses one of the oldest buildings on the site, the Barrack Block, was built between 1862 and 1864, when refugees came spilling into Hong Kong from war-torn Mainland China.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 14:47
Myanmar transit camps sit empty as Rohingya fear return
The transit camp in Myanmar's Rakhine state stands ready to welcome back 150 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh every day.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: No guarantees in Thailand’s ‘SAFE HAVEN’
To mark World Refugee Day today, The Nation’s Jintana Panyaarvudh talks to refugees in Bangkok and examines the Thai situation according to advocacy groups
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:00
Getting a glimpse of refugee’s life
Amnesty International Thailand organises an exhibition, “The Past, The Present and The Future: Stories of Hope for Refugees”, to raise the awareness about the situation of refugees in Thailand at Siam Square One from now until this Sunday, from 11.30am to 9pm.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
Turning back refugees isn’t a victory
Italy is a beautiful country full of history and culture but now not refugees.
Mon, 28 May 2018 17:00
Feelgood film on refugees opens River City screenings
The River City Film Club is opening its June screening series with “Welcome to Germany” on June 9 at 4pm.
movie & TV
Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00
Crying out for help
As the most one million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh spend their first Ramadan away from home, UNHCR and its partners appeal for support from Thais
Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
Myanmar refugees returning from Thailand but Rakhine still out of bounds: UN Refugee Agency
THAILAND has repatriated nearly 100 mostly Karen and Karenni refugees to Myanmar from border camps in Tak and Mae Hong Son provinces, where they had fled conflict between the Myanmar military and armed ethnic groups over the past three decades.
Tue, 08 May 2018 12:14
Third Myanmar refugee group repatriated
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday repatriated a third group of 19 Myanmar refugees in five families.
Tue, 08 May 2018 11:42
First Myanmar refugees repatriated since 2016
Thai authorities in the North are seeking our more Myanmar refugees willing to be repatriated following the return on Monday of 73 people from 23 families, a source at a Tak refugee camp said.
Sat, 05 May 2018 15:49
Rohingya will be safe in areas 'designated' for them: Myanmar army chief
Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar will be safe as long as they stay in the model villages built for them, the country's army chief has said, renewing fears they will be kept in settlements indefinitely.
Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
A Nobel Prize for Trump and Kim is no joke
Coral, one of the top British bookmakers, has Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un as favourites – at 2/1 odds – to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year. They’re ahead of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Saudi activist Raif Badawi, Pope Francis and other potential winners.
Sun, 29 Apr 2018 16:21
UN Security Council team visits Rohingya in Bangladesh camps
A UN Security Council team visited Rohingya refugees trapped in the no man's land along the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar Sunday, as it weighs its response to one of the world's worst refugee crises.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:15
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.