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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

Bangkok (AP) — Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a...

Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, killing 4 in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AP) — Wild elephants attacked a new camp where Rohingya refugees were sleeping, killing a woman and her three children in southern...

UN chief urges Myanmar to halt anti-Rohingya operations

United Nations (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar's authorities on Thursday to immediately end military operations that have sent over 500,000 Rohingya Muslims...

UN body alarmed by attack on Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday it was alarmed by a mob attack on Rohingya Muslim refugees in Sri...

As Rohingya flee Myanmar, leader Suu Kyi skips UN meeting

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven nearly 380,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country, the government...

Myanmar accused of laying mines, causing Rohingya injuries

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its...

UN: ‘Alarming number’ of 270,000 Rohingya in Myanmar exodus

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The U.N. said that an "alarming number" of 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar by crossing into...

Seeking home’s comforts, Rohingya couple make deadly choice

BANDARBAN, Bangladesh (AP) — The young Rohingya couple fleeing violence in Myanmar had escaped with their family to nearby Bangladesh, where they spent days...

Myanmar Buddhists seek tougher action against Rohingya

BANGKOK (AP) — Several hundred Buddhist nationalists, including monks, rallied in Myanmar's largest city on Wednesday to urge stronger action against insurgents from the...

Last four Rohingya escapees arrested

The last four Rohingya illegal migrants escaped from Phang Nga immigration office's detention centre since Monday  were recaptured after four days of hiding in...

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Community Happenings – Friday May 24, 2019 – May 30, 2019

Events The next meeting of Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) will be held on Sunday, May 26. The PCEC program varies, but usually involves a...

Consistency works for Cooper in Hua Hin

The Jomtien Golf Society Monday, May 13, Palm Hills - Stableford Our annual trip to Hua Hin saw a four-day competition with three divisions out each...

Merriman earns his first medal

The Tara Court Golf Society Sunday, May 12, Green Valley – Medal/Stroke Monthly medal time again here at Green Valley today on what turned out to...

US Sailors visit kids at Drop-In Centre

During one of the US Navy’s visits to Pattaya, a team of sailors made a visit to the ASEAN Learning Centre-Drop-In Center where they...