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Brutal Burma army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya returnUN

Brutal Burma army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya returnUN

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar security forces have brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from northern Rakhine state, torching their homes, crops and villages to prevent them from [...]
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Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam killed 37 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the country from flooding, the disaster prevention agency said [...]
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Mass migrations of the world

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Unprecedented waves of migration are affecting the world today with record numbers of people escaping war-torn regions, poverty, persecution and natural disasters. One of the [...]
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ExclusiveUS warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea: US officials

ExclusiveUS warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea: US officials

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three US officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump’s [...]
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Burma ruling party holds harmony rally as Rohingya flee

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s ruling party has held an interfaith rally that it said would promote religious harmony as thousands of Rohingya Muslims continue to flee persecution in [...]
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School a rare sanctuary for traumatised Rohingya children

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hollow-eyed and detached, 11-year-old Rohingya refugee Sayed Nul betrays little emotion as he recounts why his family fled Myanmar: “The Rakhine Buddhists burned my [...]
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Vietnam calls on Cambodia to protect immigrants

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam called on Cambodia on Tuesday to guarantee the legal rights of Vietnamese migrants living there after the Cambodian government said it would revoke the invalid [...]
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Pope to meet top Buddhist monks in Burma, address military

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis will meet Myanmar’s top Buddhist monks, its military generals and civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in November when he visits that country and Bangladesh, [...]
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Burma tightens security at entry points to stop terrorists

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has tightened security measures at the country’s entry points including border check points and airports in its efforts to prevent terrorists from infiltrating [...]
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Activists protest Asean summit in Clark

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Around 100 activists from the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) staged a 10 a.m. protest rally at the Clark Freeport main gate against the upcoming 31st summit of the [...]
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At least 14 dead as Rohingya refugee boat sinks off Bangladesh

At least 14 dead as Rohingya refugee boat sinks off Bangladesh

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At least 14 Rohingya refugees, most of them children, drowned and scores more were missing Monday after their overloaded boat capsised, the latest tragedy to strike those [...]
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Rohingya boat toll rises to 23 as more bodies found

Rohingya boat toll rises to 23 as more bodies found

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The bodies of another nine refugees have washed up in Bangladesh after an overloaded boat carrying scores of desperate Rohingya sank in rough seas, police said Tuesday, [...]
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Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in Burma with no report of attacks

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar authorities said there was no sign of attacks by Rohingya Muslim militants on Tuesday as a one-month insurgent ceasefire came to end. The Arakan Rohingya Salvation [...]
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Rohingya feel like prisoners in giant Bangladesh camp

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The latest eruption of violence has brought another half a million refugees to Bangladesh, pushing already overcrowded camps to breaking point Hasina Begum’s earliest [...]
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Two dead, scores missing as boat packed with Rohingya sinks

Two dead, scores missing as boat packed with Rohingya sinks

10-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A boat packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state capsised late Sunday night near the coast of Bangladesh, leaving at least two people [...]
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