KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian minister says Southeast Asian countries will establish a humanitarian fund to help boatloads of Rohingya Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrants who have recently landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand....
Hardline Burmese monk Wirathu is in the market for an IT expert after his popular website was targeted by hackers at the weekend....
On June 25 the Burmese parliament rejected five proposed constitutional amendments, including the removal of a clause that effectively gives the army a veto over constitutional change....
On the same day the US Supreme Court voted in favour of same sex marriage, a different story emerged from Burma. Ruling party MP and infamous bigmouth Hla Swe took to Facebook to launch a homophobic tirade, casually bragging about using gay men as porters during junta rule....
“I am not happy about it, I want the Constitution to be changed and Aung San Suu Kyi to become president. But I do not think they will change it before the elections.”...
Malaysian fund denies it funneled $700 million to prime minister
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Fri, Jul 03, 2015 11:33AM UTC
Malaysia seeks ‘criminal accountability’ for Flight MH17 crash
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