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Latest stories 27 June 2017 In China, an Antagonistic Anti-Refugee Stance Finds Support Online Written by Oiwan Lam · East Asia Netizens bullied Yao Chen, a famous Chinese actress who is the UN Refugee Agency’s first Goodwill Ambassador in China, and rejected the idea of taking in refugees. 26 June 2017 Iran’s Revolution In Waiting WrittenRead More

ASEAN mulls assistance for Myanmar Rohingya

  Southeast Asian nations are considering humanitarian assistance for Muslim-minority Rohingya facing ‘pain and suffering’ in Myanmar, the head of the ASEAN regional bloc said on Wednesday. Association of Southeast Asian Nations secretary general Surin Pitsuwan said the bloc should be “part of solution to the problem” that escalated in June with a bloody clash thatRead More