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January 11, 2018 3:18 PM Stateless child’s application to attend school being reviewed, says education dept

Terengganu State Education Department is reviewing a stateless child’s application to enrol into Year One at a government school. — Bernama file picKUALA BERANG, Jan 11 — A stateless child’s application to enrol into Year One at a government-funded school is being reviewed, said Terengganu State Education Department (JPNT) director Shafruddin Ali Hussien 11

January 7, 2018 3:56 PM BN does not practise favouritism in giving aid, says Abdul Azeez

Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim said Umno does not practise favouritism when giving aid to the people in the country. — Picture by Choo Choy MayPEKAN, Jan 7 — Umno does not practise favouritism when giving aid to the people in the country, said its Voter Registration and Membership Bureau chairman Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim. He said the aid was given 15

January 7, 2018 3:07 AM Saudi Arabia, UAE agree to join Malaysia to help Rohingya refugees

KLUANG: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to cooperate with Malaysia to help the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein (pix) said this was stated by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Salman and UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Zayed Al-Nahyan recently. "During my visit to Morocco, I had contacted 9

January 3, 2018 9:16 AM Group: Just like Indian-Muslims, Rohingyas can prosper here in two decades

Abdul Rahman and his family stay in a 650 sqf without furniture. Apart from some clothes donated to them, they came to Malaysia with bare necessities. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 ― With proper guidance and management, the Rohingya community here can prosper as well as the Indian-Muslims, the Malaysian Rohingya Council (MRM) said today 8

December 29, 2017 1:00 PM Bangladesh targets 100,000 for first Rohingya repatriation

COX's BAZAR: Bangladesh wants to send up to 100,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar in the first batch of repatriations of Muslim refugees who fled ethnic violence this year, officials said Friday. Senior minister Obaidul Quader said a list of 100,000 names was to be sent to Myanmar authorities on Friday so repatriations could start in late January under an accord 9

December 12, 2017 1:19 PM Diphtheria kills nine in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday (Dec 12) launched a massive drive to vaccinate Rohingya children against diphtheria after a suspected outbreak killed nine refugees and infected more than 700. Health workers in Bangladesh said they had been caught unaware by the outbreak of the bacterial disease in the Rohingya refugee camps of southeast Bangladesh 5

December 8, 2017 10:50 AM UN warns against any hasty returns of Rohingya to Myanmar

GENEVA: The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday that peace and stability must be restored in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state before any Rohingyas can return from Bangladesh, under international standards on voluntary repatriation. "It is critical that the returns are not rushed or premature," UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told a Geneva 10

December 1, 2017 1:09 PM Pope uses word 'Rohingya' in public for first time on Asia trip

DHAKA: Pope Francis used the word "Rohingya" for the first time to refer to refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar during his current trip to Asia. "The presence of God today is also called Rohingya," he said in an improvised remark after meeting 16 refugees who were brought to Dhaka from their camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar bordering Myanmar 12

November 29, 2017 5:59 AM Catholic priest disappears in Bangladesh before Pope visit

DHAKA: A Catholic priest has disappeared in Bangladesh, police said Wednesday, a day before Pope Francis starts a landmark visit to the Muslim-majority nation wracked by Islamist extremism. Walter William Rosario, 40, is from the same village in northern Bangladesh where suspected Islamist extremists last year hacked a Catholic grocer to death as he opened 11

November 28, 2017 3:40 PM UN rights body session on Myanmar's Rohingya set for Dec 5

GENEVA: The United Nations Human Rights Council said on Tuesday it would examine the situation of Muslim Rohingyas and other minorities in Myanmar, in a special session on Dec. 5 in Geneva. The request for the session, submitted by Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia, has been backed by a total of 33 member states of the 47-member forum, including those two countries 6