New report says continuing persecution makes return of refugees impossible; Myanmar envoy rejects claim, says govt’s Commission of Inquiry is still doing its work.
In protest at the Rohingya crackdown in 2017, the City of London Corporation has suspended an honor it bestowed on State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi earlier that year.
Malaysia expects a 50 percent jump in exports of the fruit that some say smells like an “open sewer” by 2030, with big farms backed by big investors spurring growth.
Business leaders pledged to invest in key industries to calm unstable markets and political unrest, including real estate an tourism, though nothing has been inked yet.
Sahar Khodayari had disguised herself as a man to attend a soccer match, which is only open to men in Iran. After her arrest, she set herself on fire in protest.
Official Buddhist authorities oppose criminal charges against the artist, but the complaint shows an emboldened strain of ultra-conservative strain political Buddhism.
"I would like to study how we will scrap them, not how to retain them," Shinjiro Koizumi said, rebuking safety improvement plans initiated after the Fukushima disaster.
Ma was spotted at one point welling up with tears as staff put on skits and sang songs, prompting the topic "Jack Ma has cried" to trend on Chinese social media.
India, prompted by nationalist Narendra Modi loyalists and a deepening trade deficit, pushed for a review of the deal at a trade ministers’ meeting in Bangkok.
“Energy poverty has been defined as people not having heating. Now that is potentially going to shift, and we could have cooling poverty,” one researcher warns.
Old-fashioned attitudes about gender roles still persist despite recent economic advances in Indonesia, a country with one of the world’s highest numbers of child brides.
Deadly, record-breaking winds and stinging rain canceled 160 flights and scores of trains, brought landslides, destroyed one bridge and left 930,000 without power.
But, the company said, it is disappointed the US refused to provide a full explanation for the “arbitrary and unlawful” detention of the equipment for two years.
The $110-million project—a first for economic cooperation between Korea and Myanmar—is set to begin construction in Yangon this year and be completed by 2024.
The groups are calling on all to abstain from internet use on Sept. 30 in solidarity with those living under internet shutdowns in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State.