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Burma to attend migrant crisis meeting next week

By Thu, May 21, 2015 5:51PM UTC 0 Comment

A presidential official in Burma said Thursday that it will send delegates to regional talks in Bangkok next week addressing the region's Rohingya humanitarian crisis. ...

Malaysia PM orders Rohingya migrant boat rescues

By Thu, May 21, 2015 3:30PM UTC 0 Comment

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he has ordered the navy and the coast guard to conduct search and rescue operations for boats carrying Rohingya migrants stranded at sea....

Will Aung San Suu Kyi break her silence on Burma’s Rohingya crisis?

By Thu, May 21, 2015 1:00PM UTC 0 Comment

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party appears to have finally shown some support for the nation's persecuted Rohingya Muslims after years of ignoring their plight....

Rohingya crisis highlights ASEAN’s unwillingness to tackle thorny issues

By Thu, May 21, 2015 12:32PM UTC 0 Comment

The tragic plight of the Rohingya migrants adrift off the coasts of Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesian has brought ASEAN’s shortcomings and its unwillingness to tackle difficult issues firmly into the global spotlight....

US, Gambia offer to resettle Rohingya migrants

By Thu, May 21, 2015 10:13AM UTC 0 Comment

The international community is slowly stepping forward with offers of assistance to help alleviate Southeast Asia’s migrant crisis....