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Saturday, November 18 2017

Widowed and alone 21-year-old Umme Kulthum had hoped for a fresh start in Bangladesh, but was forced into prostitution instead, falling victim to what aid groups ...

Burmese authors, monks, and passersby share their thoughts with a local audience on the grounds of the Mandalay Hill Resort. (Credit: Ben Dunant)
Saturday, November 18 2017

In a hotel conference room in Mandalay, Jung Chang, author of celebrated Chinese saga Wild Swans, told an audience of writers, Buddhist monks, and ...

Saturday, November 18 2017

A host of foreign ministers from Asia and Europe descend on Bangladesh Saturday for talks on the Rohingya refugee crisis that has put strains ...

Saturday, November 18 2017

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) issued its monthly report which says the number of prisoners arrested for political activities has reached ...

Friday, November 17 2017

UN member-states on Thursday urged Myanmar authorities to end a military campaign against the Muslim Rohingya in a resolution adopted despite opposition from ...

Friday, November 17 2017

Rohingya refugees cannot return to Rakhine state until "real Myanmar citizens" are ready to accept them, the country's army chief said Thursday, ...

Friday, November 17 2017

Three journalists and their driver could face up to three years in prison for allegedly violating Myanmar's import-export law by bringing a drone into the country ...

Thursday, November 16 2017

On 20-21 November, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, ...

Thursday, November 16 2017

Hours before her foreign minister arrives in Myanmar to discuss the refugee issue, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has blamed the country's ...

Thursday, November 16 2017

Pen Myanmar has called for the release of all writers who are imprisoned and detained under section 66(d) of Telecommunications Law.

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