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Myanmar

Geopolitics

‘Smaller nations need to avoid partisan grouping in the Asia-Pacific’

The strategic tension between the USA and China might have an adverse effect on the stability of the Asia-Pacific region

‘Smaller nations need to avoid partisan grouping in the Asia-Pacific’

10,000 Rohingya evacuated from landslide-hit camps

Cox’s Bazar district, where more than 850,000 Rohingya refugees are packed into 34 camps, has recorded more than 27 centimetres (10 inches) of rain since Monday

10,000 Rohingya evacuated from landslide-hit camps

India issues advisory to check illegal influx from Myanmar

The central government of India has issued an advisory over the illegal influx of Myanmar nationals into India

Indian Coast Guard apprehends a suspicious boat near Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory with 12 Myanmarese crew on 7 November 2020

Covid-19

Rohingyas to be vaccinated gradually: Foreign secretary

The vaccination of refugees was scheduled to start by the end of March 2021. However, the date had to be postponed as the arrival of the COVAX vaccines was delayed

A man walks in a flooded street after heavy monsoon rains triggered flooding at Kutapalong refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on 27 July 2021 in this picture obtained from social media

Myanmar rebel group says received Covid jabs from China

The Kachin Independence Army, which has waged a decades-long insurgency in Myanmar's far north, has received 10,000 vaccines from Yunnan authorities

Myanmar rebel group says received Covid jabs from China

US renews call on Myanmar to free journalist amid Covid fears

The United States on Friday renewed calls on Myanmar's junta to free a jailed US journalist as concerns grow about a Covid-19 outbreak in prisons

US renews call on Myanmar to free journalist amid Covid fears

Transiting through time of troubles

If one knows about a problem in advance, one would be better able to address it. Bangladesh, needs both foreknowledge and foresight in order to transit through times of trouble.

Transiting through time of troubles

Russia working closely with Myanmar on military supplies

The head of Russia's state arms exporter said on Wednesday that Moscow is cooperating closely with Myanmar's ruling junta to supply it with military hardware including aircraft

Russia working closely with Myanmar on military supplies

Fire destroys 63 homes in Balukhali Rohingya camp, Ukhiya

A fire broke out on Tuesday at the Balukhali Rohingya camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar, destroying 63 homes. Around 4 to 5 persons were injured in the fire

Fire broke out on Tuesday at the H-2 block of the Rohingya Balukhali camp-9 next to Panbazar in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar

Suu Kyi’s advisor in jail dies from Covid-19 as infections spike

Nyan Win, 78, who had been held in Yangon's Insein prison after being arrested when the army seized power on 1 February

Suu Kyi’s advisor in jail dies from Covid-19 as infections spike
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