Fishing boat takes 202 Rohingya migrants to Malaysia

Malaysia on Sunday detained 202 suspected Rohingya Muslims who arrived illegally by boat, a top official said, raising fears that people smugglers are back in action despite the coronavirus ...

Myanmar confirms first coronavirus cases

Myanmar confirmed its first cases of of the deadly novel coronavirus late Monday after weeks of increasing scepticism over the under-developed southeast Asian nation's claims to be free of the ...

‘COVID-19 outbreak among Rohingya refugees will create havoc’

There are more than one million Forcefully Displaced Myanmar Nationals in Bangladesh who live in extremely confined spaces in large refugee camps located at Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar district, ...

US for putting pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya repatriation

US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller on Monday laid emphasis on creating pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas from Bangladesh, reports UNB.

Medicine meets Myanmar's Naga tribes

With Malaria and tuberculosis screening out front and sacrifices to jungle gods out back, health worker Htan Pi and her shaman mother are an unlikely double-act in their isolated Myanmar village.

Embrace democracy and human rights, UN to Myanmar

Yanghee Lee proposed that Myanmar undertake a national dialogue that is inclusive and firmly grounded in human rights to address ongoing issues including discrimination and inequality

Dhaka ranks 2nd worst in Air Quality Index

Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked the 2nd worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Thursday. The independent live air-quality index monitor, Air Visual, shows Dhaka’s AQI value as 174 around 9:20am

EU allocates €31 million for Bangladesh, Myanmar

The European Commission is releasing €31 million in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar

UN appeals for $877m to help Rohingyas

The United Nations on Tuesday appealed for nearly $900 million to help hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees and vulnerable host communities in Bangladesh this year. The UN refugee agency and ...

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