International aid groups in Burma have urged the government to allow free access to Arakan State, where an army offensive has sent 480,000 people fleeing to Bangladesh but hundreds of…
Day: September 28, 2017
Seeking arrests, govt sends names of ‘terrorists’ to Bangladesh
Burma has sent a list of hundreds of names of suspected terrorists to the Bangladeshi government, and is seeking to have those individuals detained for their alleged involvement in deadly…
Govt says it is drafting new drug control policy
A new national drug control policy is being drafted and will be implemented by the end of this year, according to Burma’s Ministry of Home Affairs.
Thailand urged to help Rohingya and avert new wave of boatpeople
Thailand faced mounting calls on Thursday to stop pushing migrants back out to sea amid fears an exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Burma could spark a new wave of boatpeople.