Category: Politics

ERC assists Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

DAKKA, 24th March, 2019 (WAM) — Refugee camps in Bangladesh will see several support services underway to help improve Rohingya living conditions. The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, announced on Sunday that it began relief operations to improve sanitatio…

Asia prepares for crop battle with Fall Armyworm

UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warns pest is here to stay � but it can be managed to limit damage20/03/2019 Bangkok, Thailand An insect that can infest and damage hundreds of hectares of maize fields, literally overnight, is sweeping across Asi…

India, Pakistan Threatened to Use Missiles on Each Other

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Adviser John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar …

Myanmar Opens Up for ‘The Vagina Monologues’

YANGON, MYANMAR Before 22-year-old Phoo Myat Thwe stepped on stage last night to read a monologue in downtown Yangon, her hands went cold.I suddenly didn’t know if I could do it – utter moans of sexual pleasure on stage, said Phoo, who read the story ‘…