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Saturday, April 21 2018

Inflammatory stories masquerading as real news pose a particularly toxic threat in Asian countries with long-standing religious and ethnic divides, but promises by some regional leaders to tackle the problem carry equal menace.

Borrowing from US President Donald Trump's political playbook, government heads with an authoritarian streak are using the mantra of "fake news" to shield themselves from negative media coverage, and push legislation that critics say is aimed more at stifling dissent than punishing fabrication.

Friday, April 20 2018

In an event that may raise a few eyebrows in China, the President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay has met with ...

Friday, April 20 2018

The first rains of the year have flooded parts of the crowded Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, aid workers said Thursday, wreaking havoc and ...

Wednesday, April 18 2018

Bungling, distortion and diplomatic doublespeak have hollowed out the deal to repatriate Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar, with refugees ...

Saturday, April 14 2018

Rohingya refugees will be allowed to return to Myanmar "as soon as possible", a minister said, despite a stillborn repatriation process and ...

Thursday, April 12 2018

A Myanmar minister on Wednesday toured one of the Bangladesh camps struggling to provide for some one million Rohingya Muslims, ...

Monday, April 9 2018

A trumpet fills the air as two "elephants" charge, scattering Rohingya refugee actors at a training session in a camp which cuts deep into ...

Monday, April 9 2018

Conditions in Myanmar's crisis-hit northern Rakhine state are "not conducive" to bringing back Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh, ...

Saturday, April 7 2018

Five Rohingya stranded at sea for almost three weeks have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen but several others died during ...

Friday, April 6 2018

Bangladesh wants to punish methamphetamine traffickers with the death penalty, officials said Thursday, as authorities confront the growing ...

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