Vietnam voices concerns over armed conflicts’ impact on children Politics

Vietnam voices concerns over armed conflicts’ impact on children

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, voiced concerns over children’s situation in armed conflicts and emphasised the need for the international community to take specific measures and actions to minimise conflicts’ impact on children.
Vietnam calls for people-centred solutions to refugee issue  World

Vietnam calls for people-centred solutions to refugee issue

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations (UN), has called on the international community to focus on people-centred solutions, and share the burden and responsibility to ensure the success of the repatriation and reintegration process for refugees.
UN warns of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar World

UN warns of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The United Nations investigators said on September 16 that nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a serious risk of violence, warning that the repatriation of a million of this community remains "impossible".
Second attempt planned to return Rohingya Muslims World

Second attempt planned to return Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled Myanmar almost two years ago, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on August 16.
Thailand leans towards more humane refugee policy World

Thailand leans towards more humane refugee policy

Thailand’s immigration chief Surachate Hakparn vowed on January 17 not to force refugees to return home “involuntarily” after a Saudi woman’s plea for resettlement drew global attention to the Southeast Asian country, which does not recognise asylum seekers.
Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis World

Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

Myanmar’s State Counsellor cum Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on August 6 discussed ways to resolve the ongoing crisis involved the Rohingya Muslim minority group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.