Daily Archives: August 6, 2017

Myanmar troops fire warning shots, arrest Rohingya suspects after Buddhist killings

Myanmar troops arrest Rohingya suspects; 6 Buddhists killed

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Security forces in Myanmar fired warning shots to disperse Muslim villagers while they were arresting four suspected insurgents in a western region where government troops have been accused of human...
Buddhist nationalists raise new fears among Rohingyas

Buddhist nationalists raise new fears among Rohingyas

YANGON: Religious tensions are on the rise again in Myanmar, after masked assailants attacked young Muslims and nationalists led by Buddhist monks set up protest camps in major cities this week. While the Muslim minority...

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Myanmar steps towards debt trap

By Taylor McDonald 2018-07-16 Myanmar plans to reduce the cost of the Chinese-backed Kyaukpyu special economic zone and port, cap its external debt load and avoid repeating the debts...

Lucky to have full family, many don’t

HUMAYUN KABIR BHUIYAN, back from Teknaf It was a hot and humid day with occasional drizzling. On July 1, the President of the International Committee...

The future of the stateless

Maizura Ismail 16 July 2018 The global community stood transfixed as the story of the Moo Pa football team and their coach who found themselves trapped...

In apparent test of Myanmar democracy, jailed Reuters journalists to testify in court

YANGON – Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case...

Rakhine not ready to take back Rohingyas: IOM DG

International Organisation for Migration director general William Lacy Swing on Sunday said that the Myanmar authorities were not ready for taking back forcibly displaced...