Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

Tin Lin Htike and Tin Htay Aung leave Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township court on Monday

Two More Buddhist Nationalists Arrested for Muslim Neighborhood Raid

RANGOON — Two people involved in last week’s confrontation between Buddhist nationalists and Muslims in Rangoon’s Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township handed themselves over to the township’s police station on Monday. Tin Lin Htike and Tin...
A clock tower in the center of Buthidaung town

Five Bodies Found in Buthidaung

RANGOON — Border police unearthed five bodies in Tin May village tract of Buthidaung Township, Arakan State on Saturday afternoon. The five men were allegedly killed in an accident with an improvised explosive device near...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for photographers as they meet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 16, 2017

China’s Xi offers help for Myanmar peace process

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping told Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday that China would continue to help the country achieve peace, and called for both sides to maintain stability on their shared...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...