Category Archives: Entertainment

Yangon Court Releases Myanmar Satire Columnist Detained Under Controversial Law

A Myanmar court in Yangon on Friday released a detained satire columnist of an independent newspaper after the publication’s top editor testified that he was …

Nowhere to Go for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh After Cyclone Wrecks Camps

COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH � Left drenched and near destitute by a cyclone that hit Bangladesh a day earlier, thousands of Rohingya refugees hunkered down in …

Uber Chases GrabTaxi in Myanmar, Expanding in Southeast Asia

YANGON � Uber is launching its private ride-hailing service in the Myanmar commercial capital of Yangon on Thursday, aiming to tap into one of the …

Secretary Kelly’s Cruel Remarks Attack the Rights of Asylum-Seekers

Secretary Kelly has commented on the deportation of a young mother and child who sought asylum from horrific violence and human rights abuses in Honduras.…

Myanmar, EU at Odds Over Rohingya Rights Mission

BRUSSELS � The European Union clashed on Tuesday with the visiting leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, by publicly supporting an international mission to …