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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Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...