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PKS, PPP parties propose Galang island for Rohingya refugees

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 September 2017

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....

Myanmar faces mounting pressure over Rohingya refugee exodus

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

COX'S BAZAR -- Pressure mounted on Myanmar on Tuesday to end violence that has sent more than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, with the United States calling for protection of civilians and...

Indonesia to soon distribute aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesia will soon distribute humanitarian aid for the Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh, following the escalation of conflict in Rakhine State amid ongoing armed skirmishes in the Myanmar's region. "Hopefully,...

Myanmar commits to open access for humanitarian aid: Marsudi

Monday, 11 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Minister of Foregin Affairs Retno Marsudi said Myanmar has stated its commitment to enable humanitarian assistance to reach Rakhine State.  Myanmar's willingness to open access to humanitarian aid arose after Indonesian...

Respond cautiously to Rohingya crisis: Wiranto

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto has called on the public to respond cautiously to the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State of Myanmar. "People should be calm and...