Thousands more Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar by land, sea

Sep 2, 2017

Thousands more Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar by land, sea

Tens of thousands more people have crossed by boat and on foot into Bangladesh in the last 24 hours as they flee violence in western Myanmar, the UNHCR said Saturday. Both Myanmar's security officials and insurgents from the Rohingya ethnic minority are accusing each other ...

Aug 30, 2017

Chinese caught trying to reach Australia by boat

Six Chinese and a Papua New Guinean have been detained after trying to reach Australia by boat, with two of them charged with people-smuggling, officials said Wednesday. The men were intercepted in the Torres Strait in Australia's north. The Sydney Morning Herald said they set foot ...

Japan grapples with its new arrivals

/ | Aug 19, 2017

Japan grapples with its new arrivals

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Given its current popularity in certain U.S. political circles, it was inevitable that the word "fake" would eventually find traction in Japan. The September issue of the monthly magazine Bungei Shunju applies it to the headline of an article by journalist Miyu Suzuki titled ...