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March 2018

The Burma Times Rohingya refugees are currently suffering from various diseases, fever, cough and diarrhea in different camps along the border areas of Cox’s Bazar district, a refugee from the camp said. Rohingya refugees’ men, women including children suffering from fever, skin disease and etc. They are taking medicines from different clinics where were settled in […]

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The Burma Times Myanmar’s President U Htin Kyaw resigned today (Wednesday), and then declared, Lower House Speaker U Win Myint is Myanmar’s next President, our sources said. The announcement of the President Office  said U Htin Kyaw’s resignation is effective immediately. According to sources, Lower House speaker U Win Myint, 66, a long-time serving member […]

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Nearly 350 families to benefit from water well in Kutupalong refugee camp, says Turkiye Diyanet Foundation’s official The Burma Times –  Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) has opened a water well at the Kutupalong refugee camp for Rohingya in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district on Monday. In a statement, the foundation said the water well, which functions with solar panels, […]

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UNICEF says 50,000 toilets are needed by refugees in Bangladesh The Burma Times – Save the Children on Friday warned of an outbreak of diseases in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh as the monsoon season looms ahead.In a statement the international child rights groups said the health risk originates from the lack of proper lavatory arrangements. “The […]

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SYDNEY  Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday that the displacement of Rohingya Muslims was no longer solely a domestic issue for Myanmar, as Southeast Asian nations signed a counterterrorism cooperation agreement at a regional leaders’ conference. Najib made his comments at a meeting of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, […]

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Yousef bin Ahmad al-Othaimeen thanks Pope Francis at Vatican for stance on Rohingya Muslims and migration issues By Burma Times VATICAN CITY  – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) secretary-general met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday and thanked him for his stance on the plight of RohingyaMuslims and migration issues. In a written statement, the OIC […]

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By The Burma Times, [16 March 2018, Sydney] Australia will host a summit for leaders from the 10-country Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) this weekend. Among the attendees will be Burma’s de-facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in the face of mass atrocities by the […]

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