Burma

UN: Burma’s stability is at risk if Rohingya issue not solved

By Sat, Apr 25, 2015 7:03AM UTC

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general is warning Burma that stability in its most sensitive region can’t be achieved unless it addresses the issue of citizenship for minority Rohingya Muslims.

ASEAN leaders to push for South China Sea code of conduct

By Fri, Apr 24, 2015 8:52PM UTC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s foreign minister says Southeast Asian leaders will seek next week to speed up plans for a binding code of conduct with China that would govern behavior in the disputed South China Sea.

Activists, politicians call for protection of human rights at ASEAN forum

By Fri, Apr 24, 2015 11:33AM UTC

Discussions about human rights and civil society’s role in the ASEAN community took center stage at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/People’s Forum in Kuala Lumpur this week. More than 1,000 people gathered at the conference, which began Tuesday and ends today.

US lifts sanctions on prominent Burmese businessman

By Fri, Apr 24, 2015 9:41AM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury has removed a prominent Burmese businessman from a blacklist that had barred him from doing business in the United States.

Find out what Jaymee Nghi Do, from Vietnam, thinks of her experience at De Montfort University.

By Thu, Apr 23, 2015 12:21AM UTC

Jaymee Nghi Do, from Vietnam, is currently studying the International Foundation Certificate in Art and Design at Leicester International Pathway College, at De Montfort University campus. She is sharing her positive experience below. “I chose to join Leicester International Pathway College (LIPC) as its International Foundation Certificate in Art and