• Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:58:14
    Myanmar still not safe for Rohingya to return: UN refugee chief
    Myanmar has failed to put in place conditions for the safe return of 688,000 Rohingya refugees who fled an army crackdown six months ago, the UN refugee chief said Monday.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 06:00:00
    Touring exhibition depicts troubled lives of refugees in various cultures
    POWERFUL photography depicting Syrian, Rohingya, Bangladesh, Kurdish and Cambodian refugees crossing borders and living in camps were on display yesterday at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, reflecting the severe worldwide refugee crisis.
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar’s other tragedy stares us in the face
    Thailand has hosted refugee camps along its border for more than three decades, and no one is moving out
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Thailand rejects UN report on Myanmar refugees on border
    THAILAND yesterday dismissed the end-of-mission statement by United Nations Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on refugees’ basic rights in the kingdom, saying that her message was untrue and unfair.
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 07:03:16
    US lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries
    The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the US would come under much tougher scrutiny than in the past.
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  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 06:56:11
    Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh leads delegation to distribute relief aid to Rohingya refugees
    Malaysian born international actress Michelle Yeoh and Malaysia Armed Force chief Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Nor are leading a special relief team to the field hospital set up by Malaysia in Coax’s Bazar, Bangladesh for in aid of Rohingya refugees. 
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 09:05:00
    Running to help refugees
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Google invite Bangkok residents and tourists to take part in the “YouTube Run for UNHCR”, which is being held on February 18 at Rama IX Park in Bangkok.
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:15:41
    Second Rohingya 'leader' killed in Bangladesh refugee camp
    Attackers on Monday killed a Rohingya representative in a Bangladesh refugee camp, the second such death in three days as tensions mount over the planned repatriation of some 750,000 refugees to Myanmar.
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  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:23:30
    Rohingya militants say Myanmar refugee return plan 'deceitful'
    Rohingya militants on Saturday hit out at a repatriation plan for refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar set to begin next week, saying it aims to trap the Muslim minority in long-term camps while their ancestral lands are seized.
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  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:40:00
    UNHCR, Google sponsor charity run for refugees
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has joined Google Thailand to organise a charity run to raise funds to help the UN refugee agency to tackle refugee crises.
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:19:27
    UN chief concerned about deal on return of Myanmar's Rohingya
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday expressed concerns after Myanmar and Bangladesh reached a deal on the return of hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingyas that sidelined the UN refugee agency.
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  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Hindu refugees ready to return to Rakhine 
    Rohingya reluctant to go back as militants claim new attack on Myanmar military 
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Plan to move stranded family out of airport
    A ZIMBABWEAN family who have been stranded in the departure lounge at Suvarnabhumi International Airport for three months after refusing to return to their home country may be moved to a Bangkok detention centre, pending a consideration of their asylum application by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). 
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