VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Monday (Oct 23) mourned the plight of 200,000 Rohingya children stuck in refugee camps a month before he heads to Myanmar and Bangladesh, the countries at the heart of an intensifying humanitarian crisis. Continue reading “Pope deplores plight of Rohingya children”
channelnewsasia – The Cambodian government is threatening to deport any “newcomers” unable to produce correct and legal documentation.
Many Vietnamese communities exist around the Tonle Sap. (Photo: Pichayada Promchertchoo) Jack Board @JackBoardCNA
PHNOM PENH: The Cambodian government has illegal Vietnamese migrants in its sights, threatening to deport any “newcomers” unable to produce correct and legal documentation.
The Ministry of Interior earlier this month reiterated plans to revoke documentation from about 70,000 individuals on the basis that they were incorrectly issued. Continue reading “Vietnamese migrants could be on borrowed time in Cambodia”
Gửi thư đến từng người, Công an Hà Nội cam kết không bắt nếu người tham gia vụ việc ở thôn Hoành, xã Đồng Tâm, Mỹ Đức ra đầu thú.
Công an Hà Nội ngày 13/10 có “Thư kêu gọi tự thú và đầu thú” đến các cá nhân có hành vi hủy hoại tài sản, bắt giữ người trái pháp luật (từ ngày 15 đến ngày 22/4) trên địa bàn thôn Hoành, xã Đồng Tâm, huyện Mỹ Đức, Hà Nội.
* 7 ngày biến cố tại Đồng Tâm
Công an nhân dân đưa tin, nội dung thư ghi rằng: Trong cuộc sống, đôi khi vì sai lầm trong nhận thức, hành động có thể làm cho cá nhân có hành vi vi phạm pháp luật thậm chí phạm tội… Cha ông ta đã có lời chỉ dạy “đánh kẻ chạy đi, không đánh người chạy lại”… Cơ quan Cảnh sát điều tra Công an Hà Nội và VKSND Hà Nội viết thư này, đề nghị các cá nhân đã tham gia vào việc hủy hoại hoặc cố ý làm hư hỏng tài sản, bắt, giam hoặc giữ người trái pháp luật ở thôn Hoành, xã Đồng Tâm “không bỏ lỡ cơ hội để được hưởng lượng khoan hồng của pháp luật, hãy dũng cảm, đối mặt với sự thật”…
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In India over 8,000 women are killed every year over dowry disputesBy Beh Lih Yi
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Gender-based violence is emerging as one of the deadliest forms of violence in Asia and it has killed more women than armed conflicts in some parts of the region, an expert on conflict said on Friday, calling for more attention to the issue. Continue reading “More women killed in gender violence than armed conflicts in parts of Asia – expert”
The Chinese-governed territory has witnessed bouts of protests in past decades amid Beijing’s growing influence over the city.
Divya Gopalan is an Emmy nominee, international news anchor and correspondent for Al Jazeera English.
Hundreds of people with yellow umbrellas surrounded government headquarters on Thursday to mark the third anniversary of the event that set off Hong Kong’s biggest pro-democracy protests.
Demonstrators re-enacted the moment when police had fired tear gas at thousands of students and pro-democracy activists, who shielded themselves with umbrellas that became a symbol of the protests. Continue reading “Why Hong Kong has a culture of protest”
LONDON, Oct 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women in developed countries are now more educated than men, yet they still earn less, are poorly represented in politics, and less likely to join the top ranks in business or become an entrepreneur, a global think-tank said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Women in developed countries more educated than men, but still earn less – OECD”
- Kỳ 1: Làng lập, rừng mất
- Kỳ 2: Đi không báo, đến không khai
- Kỳ 3: Sống… lậu ở Tây Nguyên
- Kỳ 4: Đất lành chim… ở lại
Di dân tự do vẫn nóng ở Tây Nguyên – Kỳ 1: Làng lập, rừng mất
TTO – Đến thời điểm này, vấn đề người di cư tự do vẫn đè nặng lên các tỉnh Tây Nguyên với nhiều áp lực từ nạn phá rừng và các vấn đề xã hội.
|Light in the dark: Dining in Noir Restaurant offers customers an impressive experience. — VNS Photo Hoàng Việt|
There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. They make up less than 5 per cent of the world’s population, but account for 15 per cent of the poorest. They speak an overwhelming majority of the world’s estimated 7,000 languages and represent 5,000 different cultures.
Indigenous peoples are inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures and ways of relating to people and the environment. They have retained social, cultural, economic and political characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live. Despite their cultural differences, indigenous peoples from around the world share common problems related to the protection of their rights as distinct peoples.
Continue reading “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 9 August”
The parade is part of a month-long series of nationwide events
By Tuoi Tre News September 25, 2017, 11:58 GMT+7
|A giant six-band rainbow flag is seen at the pride parade on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, September 24, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre|
Ho Chi Minh City’s LGBT community took to downtown Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street on Sunday for a pride parade to demonstrate love and campaign for equality.
The parade was part of the 2017 VietPride series of events, which include multiple parades throughout Vietnam to show support and campaign for equality for Vietnam’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
The annual VietPride was first organized in Hanoi in 2012, before growing to become a nationwide event joined by tens of thousands every year. Continue reading “Love in the air at gay pride parade in Ho Chi Minh City”
Antonio Guterres’ plea comes as 19 drown in Rohingya boat capsize
U.N. chief Antonio Guterres exhorted Myanmar’s leaders to end the “nightmare” faced by Rohingya refugees fleeing an army campaign, after at least 19 people drowned with scores more feared dead when a boat carrying Rohingya families capsized off Bangladesh. Continue reading “U.N. Chief Urges Myanmar to End ‘Nightmare’”
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YANGON: While there has been widespread global condemnation of the violence taking place in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, many ordinary people in the country are standing solidly behind the government and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Continue reading “Despite global criticism, Myanmar’s Rakhine strategy retains strong domestic support”