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Retno Marsudi to visit Rakhine State

Friday, 17 Nov 2017 20:39 WIB

 JAKARTA -- Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi is scheduled to visit Myanmar on Sunday to inaugurate the construction of an Indonesian hospital in Muaung Bwe city, Rakhine State. Arrmanatha Nasir, Foreign Ministry Spokesman, stated...

Lazizmu donates Rp20 billion for Rohingyas

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017 07:24 WIB

SEMARANG -- The agency for collecting Islamic alms from Islamic organization Muhammadiyah (Lazismu) has raised approximately Rp20 billion (about US$1.4 million) to offer humanitarian assistance to Rohingyas. President Director of Lazismu Andar Nubowo had...

Guterres appreciates Indonesia's contribution to Rohingyas

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 23:27 WIB

UNITED NATIONS -- The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has expressed his appreciation of Indonesia's contribution in handling the conflict and humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar, according to a...

Rohingya refugees need sustainable aid

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 00:24 WIB

JAKARTA -- Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need sustainable humanitarian assistance, such as education and vocational training, to rebuild their lives."The most important sustainable shelter and sanitation, as well as education for children, nutrition,...

PKS, PPP parties propose Galang island for Rohingya refugees

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 04:17 WIB

TANJUNGPINANG -- Factions of the Justice and Prosperous Party (PKS) and the United Development Party (PPP) at the Riau Islands Provincial Legislative Assembly have proposed Pulau Galang as a place to accommodate the...

Indonesia's Hercules planes to arrive in Bangladesh on Friday

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 13:02 WIB

CHITTAGONG -- Two C-130 Hercules planes of the Indonesian Air Force carrying humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees, are expected to arrive in Bangladesh on Friday. The two planes were sent on second and...

Trapped by land mines, Rohingya languish in no-man's land

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 01:30 WIB

COX'S BAZAR -- Until late last month, Syed Karim grew rice and sugarcane on a strip of unclaimed land along the international border where Myanmar ends and Bangladesh begins. On Aug. 25, the 26-year-old...

Next week, we send more aid for Rohingya: Jokowi

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 01:10 WIB

JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo said here on Wednesday that Indonesia would provide more aid for the Rohingyas in Myanmar. "God willing, we will ship more aid next week and because we heard that...

Indonesia sends over 20 tons of food for Rohingya

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 01:00 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government has sent more than 20 tons of food as humanitarian aid for the Rohingya refugees residing in the border area of Bangladesh. "Some 20 tons (of food) have been...

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of "punishment" over Rohingya

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 00:30 WIB

YANGON -- Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would...

Marsudi stresses importance of 4+1 formula

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 05:04 WIB

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi has stressed the importance of the "4+1 formula" implementation to the new Myanmar ambassador, Ei Ei Khin Aye, to settle the conflict in Rakhine,...

EU to focus on providing humanitarian aid for Myanmar crisis

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 04:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- The European Union (EU) will focus on providing humanitarian aid to the victims and refugees of the conflict in Rakhine State amid ongoing armed skirmishes in the region in Myanmar. As a...

Indonesia needs to shelter Rohingya refugees: Nurhayati

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 03:28 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government should shelter Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar as it did to Vietnamese war refugees in the 20th century, a lawmaker said. "We once opened an island to receive Vietnamese refugees....

Four helicopters to carry aid for Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 00:45 WIB

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi stated that four helicopters would carry humanitarian aid for the Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh from the Rakhine State in Myanmar, Wednesday. "The aid is...

Sweden, Britain seek UN meeting on worsening situation in Myanmar

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 21:24 WIB

UNITED NATIONS -- Sweden and Britain on Monday requested a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on the "deteriorating situation" in Myanmar's Rakhine state, home to the majority-Buddhist nation's Rohingya Muslims, diplomats said....