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August 28, 2018 12:29 PM Govt proposed to extend operations of field hospital in Bangladesh: Mohamad

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry is proposing that the government extend the operations of the Malaysian Field Hospital in Cox Bazaar, Bangladesh for another year. Its minister, Mohamad Sabu said the hospital, which began operations at the end of last year to help Rohingya refugees, is scheduled to terminate its services on Dec 31 of this year. "During 9

August 27, 2018 2:31 PM Police detain five Rohingyas in connection with robbery, house break-in cases in four states

SEREMBAN: Police detained five Rohingyas in connection with robbery and house break-in cases in four states including Negri Sembilan since 2013. Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin said the suspects, four men and a woman, aged 20 to 25, were arrested on July 26 in several raids under "Ops Cantas Rohingya" around Ampang and Seremban 7

August 27, 2018 11:02 AM Counter terrorism cop confirms elements of terrorism among Rohingya refugees

KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division principal assistant director DCP Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said there is a possibility that a jihad could be brewing with the Rohingyas who are exposed to extremist ideologies. "They will be recruited by the terror groups and sent back to Myanmar to wage war," he said. He revealed that there 9

August 25, 2018 4:13 AM Rohingya's protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged protests for "justice" Saturday on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in Bangladesh. About 700,000 of the Muslim minority poured across the border after attacks by the Myanmar military and Buddhist groups that the United Nations has likened 7

August 23, 2018 12:12 PM ‘Lost generation’ looms for Rohingya children

DHAKA: Rohingya refugee children who lack proper education in camps in Bangladesh could become a "lost generation", the United Nations said yesterday, a year after Myanmar's army began a crackdown that has forced more than 700,000 people to flee the country. The lives and futures of more than 380,000 children in refugee camps in Bangladesh are in peril 10

July 25, 2018 6:28 AM Landslides kill five near Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least five children Wednesday near camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border housing one million Rohingya refugees, police said. Aid agencies have been warning of the potential for catastrophe as heavy rains lash Cox's Bazar district, where many of the huge concentration of refugees live on exposed 18

July 4, 2018 10:11 AM Defence minister to visit Bangladesh next week

KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu will make a visit to the Malaysian Field Hospital and the Rohingya Refugee Camp at Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh next Thursday. The visit is organised by the Defence Ministry in collaboration with the Malaysia Relief Charity volunteers and several other non-governmental organisations to look at the operations of the hospital 11

April 6, 2018 6:29 AM Stranded Rohingya rescued by Indonesian fishermen

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Five Rohingya stranded at sea for almost three weeks have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen but another five of them died during the harrowing ordeal, officials said Friday. News of the rescue comes several days after the arrival in Malaysia of another boat carrying dozens of members of the persecuted Muslim minority from Myanmar 26

April 3, 2018 6:21 AM Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

This handout photo taken and released by the Royal Thai Army on April 1, 2018 shows Rohingya refugees aboard a wooden boat greeted by Royal Thai military personnel at sea, while being escorted by a Royal Thai Navy boat, as it sails towards Thailand-Malaysia sea boundary, off the coast of Krabi. — AFP picKUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Malaysia has intercepted 13

March 19, 2018 4:44 AM Australia PM meets Myanmar leader Suu Kyi, to raise human rights concerns (VIDEO)

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi inspects an honour guard during an official welcoming ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra March 19, 2018. ― Reuters picSYDNEY, March 19 ― Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Canberra today to be met by a military honour guard and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has said he will raise 14