Published: Nov 06, 2019
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi responded to the remarks made by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres regarding the Rakhine issue. She underscored that Myanmar will not shirk its responsibility to take care of the rights and security of all those whom it must protect.
Published: Jun 24, 2019
Following the escalation of clashes between Tatmadaw (the military) and rebel group Arakan Army (AA) in conflict-torn Rakhine State, Myanmar recently ordered a temporary halt to all data services in nine townships in Rakhine and neighbouring Chin State, according to government officials.
Published: Jun 23, 2019
THE LEADERS of Asean yesterday voiced concerns over the Rakhine crisis and called for the safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar while seeking accountability for the violence and human rights violations perpetrated against the ethnic group.
Published: May 25, 2019
While the international community continues to show concern over the government’s political will on the repatriation of Rohingyas, Myanmar recently took steps to boost ties with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Published: Mar 15, 2019
The Asean Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ERAT) gained access to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state last week to conduct a preliminary needs assessment for the return of Rohingya refugees aimed at ending a repatriation stalemate, the Thai Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
Published: Feb 10, 2019
DESPITE the current decline in tourists coming from Europe and the Americas due to international media coverage of conflicts in Rakhine state, Myanmar remains confident it can attract foreign visitors in the months to come, according to officials and industry leaders.