Stories By May Wong
118 Jun 2015 Thu
Many Rohingyas in Rakhine state told Channel NewsAsia that they are waiting for an opportune moment to flee the troubled region, regardless of the dangers.
217 Jun 2015 Wed
“We are not fine. There are no jobs at the refugee camps. That's why we left," said Ya Ya Khant, one of the migrants rescued by the Myanmar Navy. He had been living in an refugee camp to make a better life for himself.
316 Jun 2015 Tue
After a 22-year hiatus, Myanmar National Airlines will fly internationally with flights to Singapore in August, likely followed by flights to other foreign cities like Hong Kong and Taipei.
413 Jun 2015 Sat
Some locals are afraid the migrants will stay in Myanmar indefinitely. They are planning a protest in Rakhine state on Sunday (Jun 14) to voice their disapproval.
508 Jun 2015 Mon
Another 700 more migrants that have been picked up recently from the sea will soon be verified as they are housed in a temporary shelter in Myanmar.
608 Jun 2015 Mon
There have been concerns that anti-Rohingya sentiment in Myanmar would deter foreign companies from setting up in the country, especially those from Malaysia and Indonesia.
705 Jun 2015 Fri
Some believe that regardless of an election manifesto, voters in Myanmar will eventually choose someone who is popular, well-known and is a convincing speaker.
804 Jun 2015 Thu
Bangladesh's ambassador to Myanmar says these migrants must be carefully examined before determining the root causes of this migrant crisis.
904 Jun 2015 Thu
In Singapore, Myanmar is hoping to better its SEA Games result in 2013, where it recorded a record haul of 86 gold medals.
1004 Jun 2015 Thu
Myanmar and Bangladesh officials met in Yangon and confirmed rescued migrants would start being repatriated from June 7.