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Daily Archives: March 20, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi

Duterte meets Suu Kyi, gives $300,000 for Rohingya crisis

MEETING DAW SUU. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi on March 20, 2017. Malacañang photo BANGKOK, Thailand – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte came prepared for his...

Annan Commission’s recommendations to resolve Rohingya crisis

The international advisory commission on Myanmar’s Rakhine state has put forward recommendations aiming at a resolution to the Rohingya crisis. These can be effective in resolving not only the Rohingya crisis but also the...
Boys search for useful items among the ashes of burnt houses after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine State near Sittwe

Rohingya Muslims finally receive humanitarian aid

There's still no employment or education opportunities for Rohingya Muslims outside their camps in Rakhine State. Boys search for useful items among the ashes of burnt houses after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for...
Hard-line Buddhists walk through a street during a protest march against the government's plan to give citizenship to some members of the Rohingya minority community in Sittwe

Myanmar hard-line Buddhists protest citizenship for Rohingya

Hard-line Buddhists walk through a street during a protest march against the government's plan to give citizenship to some members of the Rohingya minority community in Sittwe, Myanmar, on Sunday. (AP photo) SITTWE, MYANMAR -...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...