March 17th, 2020 ? Doha: As part of the ongoing efforts by Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) to improve the living conditions of the refugees from Myanmar to Bangladesh, as …Read more
Intense clashes and airstrikes by government forces in western Myanmar’s Chin state over the weekend killed 21 civilians, injured more than two dozen others, and prompted more than 1,000 villagers …Read more
It has been more than a decade since 64-year old Khorn Khorn lost three hectares of land to a close ally of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. The controversial senator …Read more
Thailand’s poverty rate has been rising in recent years despite steady, if slow, overall economic growth, a new World Bank report says, widening the gap between rich and poor in …Read more
MANDALAY, MYANMAR – The U.S. military on Thursday repatriated what may be the remains of service personnel who were lost in action in Myanmar during World War II.
The remains …Read more
The Council has before it **Conclusions and recommendations of special procedures – Report of the Secretary-General **(A/HRC/43/65).
The Council has before it **Communications report of Special Procedures **(A/HRC/43/77).
Presentation …Read more
The largest refugee settlement in the world is a “vibrant” place where the lives of Rohingya Muslims are “in some ways better” than they were in Myanmar, the World Food …Read more
Three separate outbreaks declared in 2019, for measles, dengue and polio, are still in effect in the Philippines. According to WHO, cases from the three continue to be detected …Read more
Vietnam chairs the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, this year, with trade and security expected to top the agenda. Analysts say that as Vietnam builds on its success …Read more
Scattered and isolated rain showers were reported across Indonesia, except Sumatra and Kalimantan islands; while hailstorm lasting for a few minutes was reported in northern Viet Nam, impacting …Read more
BEIJING – China’s Defense Ministry says a report one of its navy ships fired a laser last month at a U.S. Navy surveillance plane circling overhead does not accord with …Read more
MANILA – Philippine troops have killed at least 14 Muslim militants aligned with the Islamic State group in a weeklong offensive in a southern province that also left four soldiers …Read more
Ho Chi Minh City is building a bus rapid transit system, in hopes of weaning Vietnam’s public away from their increasingly complex menu of transport choices.
Residents can hail cabs, …Read more
According to the news release, the satellite will measure forest ground cover and vegetation moisture levels in Australia. The satellite’s technology will be able to detect changes in Australian plants …Read more
The woman had been hospitalized at Lausanne’s University Hospital in the canton of Vaud since Tuesday, police said. She was a high-risk patient suffering from chronic disease, authorities added.
In …Read more