Sunday, May 24, 2015

Rohingya Blogger: Giving Rohingya children a taste of school life

Rohingya Blogger: Giving Rohingya children a taste of school life

Rohingya Blogger: Army rejects US help for Rohingya

Rohingya Blogger: Army rejects US help for Rohingya

Boat by boat, 3,000 stranded Asian migrants reached land | BusinessMirror

Boat by boat, 3,000 stranded Asian migrants reached land | BusinessMirror

Comments - Asean must act against people smuggling syndicates | theSundaily

Comments - Asean must act against people smuggling syndicates | theSundaily

Who cares for the Rohingyas? - Kashmir Times

Who cares for the Rohingyas? - Kashmir Times

Indonesia urges international community to aid migrants

Indonesia urges international community to aid migrants

Rohingya refugees deserve better | The Japan Times

Rohingya refugees deserve better | The Japan Times

After ordeal at sea, Rohingya toddler dies in Indonesia

After ordeal at sea, Rohingya toddler dies in Indonesia

Indonesia begins search for migrant boats

Indonesia begins search for migrant boats

BGB postpones Myanmar trip, ask for detailed list of migrants - bdnews24.com

BGB postpones Myanmar trip, ask for detailed list of migrants - bdnews24.com

Bangladesh PM says illegal migrants taint national image - BBC News

Bangladesh PM says illegal migrants taint national image - BBC News

Thanakha: Scent of a nation - The Nation

Thanakha: Scent of a nation - The Nation

Refugee crisis: SOFTEN STANCE on the Rohingya boat people - The Nation

Refugee crisis: SOFTEN STANCE on the Rohingya boat people - The Nation

UPS expands operations in Myanmar - The Nation

UPS expands operations in Myanmar - The Nation

AP PHOTOS: Safe on land, migrants eager to phone home | TuscaloosaNews.com

AP PHOTOS: Safe on land, migrants eager to phone home | TuscaloosaNews.com

Pope urges help for stranded migrants | The Daily Star

Pope urges help for stranded migrants | The Daily Star

'Mastermind in Myanmar' | The Daily Star

'Mastermind in Myanmar' | The Daily Star

Rohingya Muslims face humanitarian tragedy due to Myanmars policies - Daily Sabah

Rohingya Muslims face humanitarian tragedy due to Myanmars policies - Daily Sabah

Malaysia Finds Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims

Malaysia Finds Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims

How to solve the Asian migrant boats crisis – expert views | World news | The Guardian

How to solve the Asian migrant boats crisis – expert views | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian view on the Rohingya refugee crisis: cruel and stupid | Editorial | Comment is free | The Guardian

The Guardian view on the Rohingya refugee crisis: cruel and stupid | Editorial | Comment is free | The Guardian

'They hit us, with hammers, by knife': Rohingya migrants tell of horror at sea | World news | The Guardian

'They hit us, with hammers, by knife': Rohingya migrants tell of horror at sea | World news | The Guardian

Indonesia sends three warships and a plane to turn away migrant boats | World news | The Guardian

Indonesia sends three warships and a plane to turn away migrant boats | World news | The Guardian

Rohingya refugees recover in Indonesian camp – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

Rohingya refugees recover in Indonesian camp – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

'We helped out of solidarity': Indonesian fishermen come to aid of boat migrants | World news | The Guardian

'We helped out of solidarity': Indonesian fishermen come to aid of boat migrants | World news | The Guardian

The Rohingya crisis is not an isolated tragedy – it’s the shape of things to come | Tahmima Anam | Comment is free | The Guardian

The Rohingya crisis is not an isolated tragedy – it’s the shape of things to come | Tahmima Anam | Comment is free | The Guardian

Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya migrants - video | World news | The Guardian

Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya migrants - video | World news | The Guardian

Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #62: Fundraising; Friendly Burma; Thriving art « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #62: Fundraising; Friendly Burma; Thriving art « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #63: Burmese cuisine; Pawnshops; Watchouts; Travel stories « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #63: Burmese cuisine; Pawnshops; Watchouts; Travel stories « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Food Markets In Yangon Myanmar

Food Markets In Yangon Myanmar

Yangon’s ‘Pork on Stick’ Is More Than Just Pork on a Stick | MUNCHIES

Yangon’s ‘Pork on Stick’ Is More Than Just Pork on a Stick | MUNCHIES

Celebrating heritage; Dubious tourist destinations; Found in Burma – Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #64 « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Celebrating heritage; Dubious tourist destinations; Found in Burma – Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #64 « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Poking Fun at the Powerful

Poking Fun at the Powerful

Celebrating heritage; Dubious tourist destinations; Found in Burma – Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #64 « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Celebrating heritage; Dubious tourist destinations; Found in Burma – Weekly EcoBurma Roundup #64 « Blog « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Raw Music Burma — Raw Music International

Raw Music Burma — Raw Music International

Picturing Burma’s people « Travelers « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Picturing Burma’s people « Travelers « EcoBurma – travel to Burma / Myanmar

Literary piracy: Wendy Law-Yone on why censorship complicates the issue - IFEX

Literary piracy: Wendy Law-Yone on why censorship complicates the issue - IFEX

DVB Debate: How will non-citizens survive without white cards?

DVB Debate: How will non-citizens survive without white cards?

Myanmar President Signs Off on Contested Population Law

Myanmar President Signs Off on Contested Population Law

Mass Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims Found in Malaysia

Mass Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims Found in Malaysia

Philippines making plans to accommodate 3,000 Rohingya migrants - Channel NewsAsia

Philippines making plans to accommodate 3,000 Rohingya migrants - Channel NewsAsia

170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

Monk dubbed 'Buddhist Bin Laden' targets Myanmar's persecuted Muslims - LA Times

Monk dubbed 'Buddhist Bin Laden' targets Myanmar's persecuted Muslims - LA Times

Saturday, May 23, 2015

ᴴᴰ Khazanah Islam - Ayo Bantu Rohingya 23 Mei 2015 - YouTube

ᴴᴰ Khazanah Islam - Ayo Bantu Rohingya 23 Mei 2015 - YouTube

DVB Roadshow: Painful Chin tradition fading with time

DVB Roadshow: Painful Chin tradition fading with time

Thai-Burma bonds boosted by business degrees

Thai-Burma bonds boosted by business degrees

Rohingya should have 'path to citizenship', urges US

Rohingya should have 'path to citizenship', urges US

Govt promises free books, school uniforms - DVB Multimedia Group

Govt promises free books, school uniforms - DVB Multimedia Group

Teacher jailed for leading Irrawaddy protest ‘column’

Teacher jailed for leading Irrawaddy protest ‘column’

Constitutional reform essential, says UNA and 88GPOS alliance

Constitutional reform essential, says UNA and 88GPOS alliance

Ban Ki-moon: Search and rescue of migrants ‘top priority’

Ban Ki-moon: Search and rescue of migrants ‘top priority’

The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (May 23, 2015)

The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (May 23, 2015)

Returned Myanmar Fisherman’s 10 Years of Indonesian Misery

Returned Myanmar Fisherman’s 10 Years of Indonesian Misery

FBR Ranger Injured By Burma Army Mortar Fire and Airstrikes on Kachin Positions Photographed Free Burma Rangers

FBR Ranger Injured By Burma Army Mortar Fire and Airstrikes on Kachin Positions Photographed Free Burma Rangers

Bangladeshi migrants find safety in Indonesia, but now face the burden of failure - The Globe and Mail

Bangladeshi migrants find safety in Indonesia, but now face the burden of failure - The Globe and Mail

Friday, May 22, 2015

Protests for Rohingya migrants and Morsi sentence issue - YouTube

Protests for Rohingya migrants and Morsi sentence issue - YouTube



8 videos from May 22, 2015

While other nations offer help, aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis - Daily Journal

While other nations offer help, aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis - Daily Journal

Thailand: Fishing Boats Now Strictly Regulated, Conference Told

Thailand: Fishing Boats Now Strictly Regulated, Conference Told

NZ should take in our share of stranded Rohingya | Scoop News

NZ should take in our share of stranded Rohingya | Scoop News

gulftoday.ae | Penny Green: Why is Aung San Suu Kyi silent?

gulftoday.ae | Penny Green: Why is Aung San Suu Kyi silent?

Six convicted in Karen court for murder of abbot

Six convicted in Karen court for murder of abbot

Fresh clashes between TNLA and govt troops in Kutkai

Fresh clashes between TNLA and govt troops in Kutkai

Arakan Army members detained in Kyauktaw

Arakan Army members detained in Kyauktaw

US willing to take ‘leading role’ in solving migrant crisis

US willing to take ‘leading role’ in solving migrant crisis

Australian PM says ‘nope’ to Rohingya refugees

Australian PM says ‘nope’ to Rohingya refugees

Shwe Mann defends call to protect Constitution

Shwe Mann defends call to protect Constitution

Rohingya mother-to-be speaks of horror at sea

Rohingya mother-to-be speaks of horror at sea

Ethnic leader rules out laying down weapons

Ethnic leader rules out laying down weapons

Kidnapped baby reunited with mother in Mae Sot

Kidnapped baby reunited with mother in Mae Sot

DVB POLL: What to do with the Rohingya?

DVB POLL: What to do with the Rohingya?

First-past-the-post system for 2015 election: UEC

First-past-the-post system for 2015 election: UEC

Farmer dies after self-immolation land protest

Farmer dies after self-immolation land protest

‘Boat People’ Likely Posing as Rohingya for Aid, Says Myanmar General

‘Boat People’ Likely Posing as Rohingya for Aid, Says Myanmar General

Parliament to Discuss Postponing Mobile ‘Top-Up Tax’

Parliament to Discuss Postponing Mobile ‘Top-Up Tax’

Nattalin Farmers Resign En Masse from USDP

Nattalin Farmers Resign En Masse from USDP

Muslim Leaders Urge Myanmar Government to Crack Down on Arakan Trafficking

Muslim Leaders Urge Myanmar Government to Crack Down on Arakan Trafficking

US Readies Air Patrols in Search for Rohingya Boat People

US Readies Air Patrols in Search for Rohingya Boat People

More Funding Sought for Foundering Mon Language Program

More Funding Sought for Foundering Mon Language Program

Conference at IUPUI to support reform process in Myanmar | Mizzima

Conference at IUPUI to support reform process in Myanmar | Mizzima

U-turn on refugee boats still leaves thousands at risk | Mizzima

U-turn on refugee boats still leaves thousands at risk | Mizzima

Malaysia orders rescue of migrants | Mizzima

Malaysia orders rescue of migrants | Mizzima

Malaysian FM: Myanmar wants to resolve Rakhine situation | Mizzima

Malaysian FM: Myanmar wants to resolve Rakhine situation | Mizzima

Rohingya activists demand Myanmar Ambassador leave Malaysia | Mizzima

Rohingya activists demand Myanmar Ambassador leave Malaysia | Mizzima

Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat: official | Mizzima

Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat: official | Mizzima

Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd purchases 700 new telecom towers | Mizzima

Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd purchases 700 new telecom towers | Mizzima

Heavy industries losing money | Mizzima

Heavy industries losing money | Mizzima

Rights group welcomes U.S. offer to accept Rohingya refugees | Mizzima

Rights group welcomes U.S. offer to accept Rohingya refugees | Mizzima

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Neighborhood Watch: Kachin Youths Team up to Tackle Drugs in Eastern Myanmar

Neighborhood Watch: Kachin Youths Team up to Tackle Drugs in Eastern Myanmar

‘Boat People’ Crisis a Test for Asean’s Humanitarian Resolve

‘Boat People’ Crisis a Test for Asean’s Humanitarian Resolve

At Meeting With Political Parties, President Pledges to ‘Seriously Consider’ Concerns

At Meeting With Political Parties, President Pledges to ‘Seriously Consider’ Concerns

Beaten, Jailed, Bailed: Letpadan Crackdown Victim’s Harrowing Ordeal

Beaten, Jailed, Bailed: Letpadan Crackdown Victim’s Harrowing Ordeal

‘The Government Needs to Look out for Local Companies’

‘The Government Needs to Look out for Local Companies’

Activist Moe Thway to Face Charges for Unlawful Assembly

Activist Moe Thway to Face Charges for Unlawful Assembly

Beaten and Starving, Some Rohingya Flee Boats, Return to Camps

Beaten and Starving, Some Rohingya Flee Boats, Return to Camps

As Crisis over Migrants Grows, Malaysia and Burma to Talk

As Crisis over Migrants Grows, Malaysia and Burma to Talk

Lower House Votes to Keep Emergency Provisions Act

Lower House Votes to Keep Emergency Provisions Act

Monks Add Voices to Shwedagon Protection Calls

Monks Add Voices to Shwedagon Protection Calls

Nationwide Voter List Rollout Due in Coming Weeks: Myanmar Officials

Nationwide Voter List Rollout Due in Coming Weeks: Myanmar Officials

Life After the Fall: The King in Exile

Life After the Fall: The King in Exile

Religious Affairs Ministry Pledges Expansion of Monastic Education

Religious Affairs Ministry Pledges Expansion of Monastic Education

Gap Apparel Production Triples During First Year in Burma

Gap Apparel Production Triples During First Year in Burma

Myanmar Government Defends Plan to Ramp-Up Reliance on Coal

Myanmar Government Defends Plan to Ramp-Up Reliance on Coal

Myanmar army to tackle boat people crisis | Mizzima

Myanmar army to tackle boat people crisis | Mizzima

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Philippines willing to shelter 3,000 ‘boat people’ | Mizzima

Philippines willing to shelter 3,000 ‘boat people’ | Mizzima

Martial law extended in Kokang Region | Mizzima

Martial law extended in Kokang Region | Mizzima

Myanmar confirms avian flu outbreak in February | Mizzima

Myanmar confirms avian flu outbreak in February | Mizzima

Agro-based product trade increases | Mizzima

Agro-based product trade increases | Mizzima

Army Chief blames MNDAA for shelling inside China | Mizzima

Army Chief blames MNDAA for shelling inside China | Mizzima

NGOS urge Ban Ki-moon to negotiate aid access to Rakhine State | Mizzima

NGOS urge Ban Ki-moon to negotiate aid access to Rakhine State | Mizzima

Initiative concludes first stakeholder forum | Mizzima

Initiative concludes first stakeholder forum | Mizzima

Muslim boatpeople deserve ‘human rights’: Myanmar opposition | Mizzima

Muslim boatpeople deserve ‘human rights’: Myanmar opposition | Mizzima

Myanmar’s predictable but unpredictable election outcome | Mizzima

Myanmar’s predictable but unpredictable election outcome | Mizzima

How Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is allowing U Thein Sein to become Myanmar’s smartest politician | Mizzima

How Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is allowing U Thein Sein to become Myanmar’s smartest politician | Mizzima

Malaysias image depends on how goverment tackles boatpeople crisis - Jeyakumar | Astro Awani

Malaysias image depends on how goverment tackles boatpeople crisis - Jeyakumar | Astro Awani

Burma Government’s New Mobile Tax Criticized

Burma Government’s New Mobile Tax Criticized

Fighting on Burma’s Peripheries to Be at Center of Ethnic Summit

Fighting on Burma’s Peripheries to Be at Center of Ethnic Summit

Burma May Boycott Trafficking Summit over Use of Name ‘Rohingya’

Burma May Boycott Trafficking Summit over Use of Name ‘Rohingya’

Kachin MP Calls for Urgent Govt Intervention on Hpakant Jade Mines

Kachin MP Calls for Urgent Govt Intervention on Hpakant Jade Mines

Rights Group Warns of ‘Mass Killing’ as Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Continues

Rights Group Warns of ‘Mass Killing’ as Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Continues

UN urges rescue of 2000 people stranded off Rakhine

UN urges rescue of 2000 people stranded off Rakhine

Top Asian News at 12:00 p.m. GMT - Yahoo News

Top Asian News at 12:00 p.m. GMT - Yahoo News

Philippines offers refuge to desperate migrants trapped on boats | World news | The Guardian

Philippines offers refuge to desperate migrants trapped on boats | World news | The Guardian

The Latest on Rohingya: Thailand not yet accepting migrants - MariettaTimes.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Ohio, Community Information - The Marietta Times

The Latest on Rohingya: Thailand not yet accepting migrants - MariettaTimes.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Ohio, Community Information - The Marietta Times

Humanitarian Crisis on The Seas as Nations Refuse Rohingya Muslims Entry

Humanitarian Crisis on The Seas as Nations Refuse Rohingya Muslims Entry

U.S. official to discuss 'boat people' on visit to Myanmar | Reuters

U.S. official to discuss 'boat people' on visit to Myanmar | Reuters

Fighting human trafficking | Bangkok Post: opinion

Fighting human trafficking | Bangkok Post: opinion

Video: Migrants rescued from sea off Aceh - Telegraph

Video: Migrants rescued from sea off Aceh - Telegraph

Flight from Myanmar and Bangladesh leaves thousands adrift at sea - LA Times

Flight from Myanmar and Bangladesh leaves thousands adrift at sea - LA Times

“Villagers being deliberately starved, regularly beaten, raped or murdered”; Situation Report on western Burma; January – April 2015 Free Burma Rangers

“Villagers being deliberately starved, regularly beaten, raped or murdered”; Situation Report on western Burma; January – April 2015 Free Burma Rangers

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Arrival of refugees a test for ASEAN: SBY - ANTARA News

Arrival of refugees a test for ASEAN: SBY - ANTARA News

UN to SE Asia: Don't Turn Away Migrants

UN to SE Asia: Don't Turn Away Migrants

Indonesia: We've already given too much to help boat people - Yahoo News

Indonesia: We've already given too much to help boat people - Yahoo News

Retno Marsudi: We don't want to create a pull factor   | Interview | Tempo.Co :: Indonesian News Portal

Retno Marsudi: We don't want to create a pull factor   | Interview | Tempo.Co :: Indonesian News Portal

Brokers Tricking Rohingya Children onto Trafficking Boats | International | Tempo.Co :: Indonesian News Portal

Brokers Tricking Rohingya Children onto Trafficking Boats | International | Tempo.Co :: Indonesian News Portal

Minister Susi Urges Boat People to Avoid illegal Fishing | National | Tempo.Co :: Indonesian News Portal

Minister Susi Urges Boat People to Avoid illegal Fishing | National | Tempo.Co :: Indonesian News Portal

Singapore can't accept refugees: MHA - Singapore More Singapore Stories News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Singapore can't accept refugees: MHA - Singapore More Singapore Stories News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Pressure mounts on ASEAN nations to deal with Rohingya migrant crisis | Asian Correspondent

Pressure mounts on ASEAN nations to deal with Rohingya migrant crisis | Asian Correspondent

In Southeast Asia, Facebook becomes a hotbed of anti-migrant sentiment | Asian Correspondent

In Southeast Asia, Facebook becomes a hotbed of anti-migrant sentiment | Asian Correspondent

Rule-breaking and the Rohingya

Rule-breaking and the Rohingya

Dewan Rakyat rejects motion to debate boat refugee crisis - The Malaysian Insider

Dewan Rakyat rejects motion to debate boat refugee crisis - The Malaysian Insider

Monday, May 18, 2015

Thailand arrests suspected trafficker, ministers to meet on boat crisis | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online

Thailand arrests suspected trafficker, ministers to meet on boat crisis | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online

Thailand hosts meet on migrants May 29 | The Daily Star

Thailand hosts meet on migrants May 29 | The Daily Star

Fishermen rescue seven Bangladeshis | The Daily Star

Fishermen rescue seven Bangladeshis | The Daily Star

Myanmar's army chief set to stand down | The Daily Star

Myanmar's army chief set to stand down | The Daily Star

Anti-migrant vitriol worries Thailand - World News | IOL News

Anti-migrant vitriol worries Thailand - World News | IOL News

Arrest of Chinese teachers highlights Kokang refugees’ concerns

Arrest of Chinese teachers highlights Kokang refugees’ concerns

US extends sanctions citing 'military impunity'

US extends sanctions citing 'military impunity'

Migrant crisis 'of ASEAN's own making', say analysts

Migrant crisis 'of ASEAN's own making', say analysts

Thai police target illegal migrants in trafficking crackdown

Thai police target illegal migrants in trafficking crackdown

Suu Kyi calls for more dialogue with president

Suu Kyi calls for more dialogue with president