04 Dec '17, 1am

Commentary: Amid global criticism on the Rohingya crisis, Myanmar finds a friend in China

NEW DELHI: Amid worldwide criticism on her government’s policy on the Rohingya crisis, Aung San Suu Kyi turns to China for support and friendship. At the invitation of the Chinese government, the state counsellor visited Beijing this week from Nov 30 to Dec 3. Though the official purpose of the visit was to take part in a meeting of the Communist Party of China in dialogue with world political parties, Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit is largely seen and construed by many as something else. Her visit to China is of great interest to the international media and many observers who follow recent developments in Myanmar. Given China’s increased role in the region, and the tough responses of the United Nations (UN) and US government on the Rohingya crisis, China’s approach towards the Rohingya issue is notable. STRONG TIES WITH CHINA Although China has been partly responsible for susta...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/commentary...

Tweets

Myanmar social media anger after Pope uses 'Roh...

straitstimes.com 03 Dec '17, 11am

YANGON (AFP) - Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social...

Amid Crisis, Al Mokha Brings Yemeni Coffee To T...

sprudge.com 04 Dec '17, 8am

Terraced lands growing coffee in Yemen As the conflict in Yemen between a US-backed, Saudi-led military coalition and the ...

Mulberry eyes further global ambitions as inter...

luxurydaily.com 06 Dec '17, 4pm

{"ct":"U8MYSmJFCLAOa\/wOJathzXCCCk6EU5Cz08U1brd7fCYL\/Du8LjWWPZspAtbRts41YhoGwBjhKAwbuXkhry34k0S0Qg+zF+2RKcTCE+e2xLng5PgsF...

Did you miss @spsipcdrives last week? Don’t worry, you’ll find all highlights in our magazine: https://t.co/NTpvXIEps7…

Did you miss @spsipcdrives last week? Don’t wor...

siemens.com 04 Dec '17, 3pm

Digital transformation A vision for success Anyone unable to produce innovations will be pushed aside: But how can SMEs re...

Rohingya militants may shift to cross-border at...

straitstimes.com 07 Dec '17, 1am

SINGAPORE - Rohingya Muslim insurgents who have fled Myanmar to seek refuge in Bangladesh camps may stage cross-border att...

.@Sothebys hires global managing director for watches, jewelry from Dior

[email protected] hires global managing director for w...

luxurydaily.com 06 Dec '17, 5pm

{"ct":"naGBZd+97ZHA9iIYm\/97sZ2zD3lm\/5UeGWGZN5uVEjWfWSnytu5qtHWVNWxB+gs0rKyXhAkjasLfbzdEHpPEa7BuWr3rjoFbs8NNWxOjyn9kGmvtK...

#US, #China hold low-key #military talks amid #NorthKorea tensions

#US, #China hold low-key #military talks amid #...

WASHINGTON: US and Chinese generals engaged in an unusual set of security talks on Wednesday, just hours after North Korea...

From Myanmar to Zimbabwe, China's global footprint grows

From Myanmar to Zimbabwe, China's global footpr...

spacewar.com 27 Nov '17, 9am

China has traditionally rejected US-style interventionism, but its deepening economic involvement in volatile countries li...

[email protected] finds inspiration in @starwars...

luxurydaily.com 08 Dec '17, 8pm

{"ct":"mmaid0i\/XmNaDcFZ53l70FQ0SjS4Yl1SxSILqU1heF9sotB8zTSpGv4nxMZPm6pdhoSYhReuOq6quPoXzgDeuDYRCT4Rdp2ih+CZjCyjvdM1xjVxuc...

China is pessimistic about Korean crisis

stripes.com 09 Dec '17, 7pm

SEOUL, South Korea (Tribune News Service) –– China expressed pessimism about bringing the North Korean standoff to a peace...

Pope says his defence of Rohingya got through i...

channelnewsasia.com 02 Dec '17, 11pm

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE: Pope Francis on Saturday defended his strategy of avoiding the term "Rohingya" in Myanmar, saying ...

Pope Francis ends Asia tour after meeting Rohingya

channelnewsasia.com 02 Dec '17, 8am

DHAKA: Pope Francis wrapped up a high-stakes Asia tour Saturday (Dec 2) after meeting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in a...