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In Myanmar, Rohingya candidates barred from election
UCAN India

In Myanmar, Rohingya candidates barred from election

Rohingya Muslims are seen in a camp for displaced people near Sittwe, Rakhine state, in March. (Photo by John Zaw) Mandalay: Fifteen Rohingya candidates have been barred from running in Myanmar's upcoming elections, adding to fears it is part of ... UCAN India, 2 days ago

After The Rohingya Boat People Get Sent Back To Myanmar

SITTWE — Yar Yar Kan is feeding his baby in a small bamboo shelter in Myanmar (the country also known as Burma), where his family of six has been living in a refugee camp for the past three years. He has no job, no opportunity and can't legally ...
 Worldcrunch2 days ago

Myanmar farmers need help replanting rice after floods: U.N.

An aerial view of a part of Sittwe city at Sittwe, Rakhine state, Myanmar, August 5, 2015. Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun Farmers in flood-hit Myanmar face a scramble to replant damaged paddy fields in the next two weeks to avoid food shortages, and aid ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago U.S. to send aid to flood-hit Myanmar: Kerry  Qatar Peninsula4 weeks ago Villagers flee killer floods  Herald Live3 weeks ago Death toll in flood-hit Myanmar climbs, desperation mounts  Malay Mail4 weeks ago

Myanmar Braces for More Flooding as International aid Flows in

Soldiers and rescue workers unload food aid from a military airplane in Sittwe airport in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 5. (AFP) Yangon: International aid poured into Myanmar today following weeks of heavy monsoon flooding that aid agencies say ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago Myanmar's monsoon misery spreads  Times of Oman4 weeks ago As disaster spreads, Myanmar admits to weak response  Malay Mail4 weeks ago
Channel NewsAsia

AFP - Myanmar-floods

Myanmar-floods Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. Myanmar admits 'weak' flood response as disaster spreads Sittwe, Myanmar, Aug 4, 2015 (AFP) - Myanmar's government admitted its "weak" response to floods inundating swathes of the country had hampered ...
 Namibia Press Agency4 weeks ago Myanmar admits `weak` flood response as disaster spreads  ZeeNews.com4 weeks ago Myanmar admits 'weak' flood response as disaster spreads  Channel NewsAsia4 weeks ago Myanmar admits weak flood response as disaster spreads  New Straits Times4 weeks ago

Barricaded In, Myanmar's Rohingya Struggle To Survive In Ghettos And Camps

Residents stand at the entrance of Aung Mingalar, a Rohingya quarter of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State in western Myanmar. All but 4,000 of the neighborhood's 15,000 mostly Rohingya residents either fled or were forced to move to internment ...
 NPR1 month ago Thai defamation trial opens for journalists over trafficking report  Times of Oman1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Myanmar seeks int'l help

DEADLY FLOODS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA Admits response failure; 180 killed, a million displaced in India Afp, Sittwe Myanmar yesterday formally appealed for international help in tackling massive floods with rescuers struggling to reach isolated ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star4 weeks ago

Suu Kyi Skips Conflict-Torn State on Campaign Trail

SITTWE, Myanmar-As opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her way across Myanmar, campaigning for her party ahead of this fall's national election, she is noticeably skipping at least one state: Rakhine, home to the Rohingya Muslims at the center ...
 Austin American Statesman2 months ago

Closed for business: Asia's human smugglers go to ground

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - The rickety internet huts have fallen silent in the crowded camps of displaced Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, no one comes anymore to bargain for the release of loved ones being held for ransom in Thailand and Malaysia.
 Reuters2 months ago

Arakan State Suffers Two-Thirds of Flood-Related Fatalities Nationwide

A hut near the Arakan State capital Sittwe is seen surrounded by floodwaters. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Nearly two-thirds of all deaths linked to widespread flooding in Burma in recent weeks have occurred in western Arakan ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Over 100 Muslims Linked to Arakan Violence Released  Irrawaddy1 month ago Severe Floods Take Heavy Toll in Arakan State  Irrawaddy2 months ago
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