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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 10

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 9

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 8

February 28, 2018 11:28 AM Rohingya flee no man's land after Myanmar threat

TOMBRU: Hundreds of Rohingya living in no man's land have left their makeshift camp and crossed into Bangladesh after soldiers from Myanmar used loud hailers to threaten them, community leaders said Wednesday. Around 6,000 Rohingya have been living on a thin stretch of land between the two countries since fleeing Myanmar in the wake of a brutal military 13

February 18, 2018 11:42 AM Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar to continue operation until year's end

SEPANG: The operation of the Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, which caters to the medical needs of Rohingya refugees since Dec 1 last year, will continue until the end of this year, according to Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya. As such, he said a discussion would be held at the ministry level to plan the deployment 44

February 15, 2018 3:09 PM Rohingya man with fake UNHCR card detained in Kuala Terengganu

KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 15 — A 33-year-old Rohingya man was detained by the Road Transport Department (RTD) and the Immigration Department in the joint operation dubbed “Ops Khas Motosikal” in Jalan Kemajuan near here yesterday. He was detained for not possessing a valid driving licence and for using fake United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 8

February 14, 2018 12:59 AM UN urges Australia to take responsibility for refugees

A relative of asylum seekers, currently being held on the tiny south Pacific island of Nauru, known only as ‘Fida’, cries during a media conference in Sydney, Australia, October 18, 2016. ― Reuters picGENEVA, Feb 14 — The United Nations called on Australia yesterday to take responsibility for around 800 refugees and asylum seekers stranded in a detention 9

February 1, 2018 6:07 AM Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi's lakeside villa

YANGON: A petrol bomb was thrown at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday while she was away from her home, a government spokesman said. "It was a petrol bomb," spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed to AFP, without giving further details on a possible motive for a small but rare attack targeting the Myanmar democracy heroine 5

January 27, 2018 4:58 AM Malaysia continues to boost capability of field hospital

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia continues to enhance the capability of its field hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh by adding medical equipment to help more Rohingya refugees in the country. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the ministry would look into the condition of the hospital to identify the shortcomings and improvements needed 9

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 17