• Tuesday
  • September 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 1:39pm
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 176 for western association of schools and colleges

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Census shows Myanmar's population is nine million fewer than estimated

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:01am by AFP

    ... including breakdowns by religion and ethnicity, will be released in May. About 1.2 million people were missed out of the census in parts of western Rakhine state and conflict-torn Kachin and Karen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582019/census-shows-myanmars-population-nine-million-fewer-estimated
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dethroned Myanmese beauty queen flees with US$100,000 crown after row with organisers

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:50pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Branded 'rude', pageant winner's dispute with organisers began when she was asked to undergo breast surgery Myanmar’s first international beauty queen has absconded with her US$100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organisers said. May Myat Noe’s photograph was blacked out on the Miss Asia Pacific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581965/dethroned-myanmese-beauty-queen-flees-us100000-crown-after-row-organisers
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Spirits conjured in search for ancient bell beneath Myanmar's Yangon River

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Science has failed to locate massive copper prize beneath Yangon River Spirits conjured in search for ancient bell Divers stood on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lowered their masks and plunged into the Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580126/spirits-conjured-search-ancient-bell-beneath-myanmars-yangon-river
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Naypyidaw US secretary of state warns Myanmar that worrying signs of growing religious intolerance, other shortfalls could slow easing of sanctions Kerry urges progress ... Kerry himself, in remarks to the foreign ministers of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), did not raise the concerns but did say the US wanted to work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570302/kerry-warns-myanmar-against-backsliding-human-rights
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN official in Myanmar appalled by conditions in Rohingya refugee camps

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by Reuters

    ... to the country and called on the government to tackle the inter-communal violence. Lee's itinerary included camps in the western state of Rakhine housing some 140,000 stateless Muslim Rohingya. She ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560604/un-official-myanmar-appalled-conditions-rohingya-refugee-camps
  6. News - China Insider - MYANMAR

    Myanmar court slaps prison sentences on eight Chinese militants accused of murder

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... crossed into Myanmar looking for work, where they had been hired as mercenaries, Li said. “They then engaged in robberies and killings before they were caught in Western Burma,” said Li, using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1563392/myanmar-sentences-eight-chinese-militants-lengthy-prison
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    False rape claim fuelled Buddhist-Muslim clashes in Mandalay, police say

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... left at least 250 people dead and tens of thousands displaced since fighting broke out in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine in 2012. Most of the victims have been Muslims. Violence has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556892/false-rape-claim-fuelled-buddhist-muslim-clashes-mandalay-police-say
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Curfew in Mandalay after Buddhists mobs go on a rampage

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Attacks erupt after rumours a Muslim man raped a Buddhist woman in the worst ethnic violence Myanmar's second-largest city has seen Myanmar's ... violence since 2012 that has left up to 280 people dead and another 140,000 homeless, most of them Muslims attacked by extremist Buddhists. Most of the violence has taken place in western Rakhine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545551/violent-clashes-between-buddhists-and-muslims-myanmar-leave-2-dead
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Be vigilant, Westerners told after Myanmar bomb blasts

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Be vigilant, Westerners told after bomb blasts Western governments have warned travellers to exercise extreme caution in Myanmar after a series of minor bomb ... The hotel bombing and two earlier blasts in Mandalay came as Myanmar prepares to host the Southeast Asian Games, a major regional sporting event, in December and chair the Association of Southeast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1333212/be-vigilant-westerners-told-after-myanmar-bomb-blasts
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The situation is most dire in Myanmar's western reaches, where more than 100,000 Rohingya Muslims are living as virtual prisoners, with little access to health care or food. The fast-deteriorating ... retained the aura of a fading colonial outpost, with crumbling buildings and few Western goods available. Now in Yangon, the country's commercial capital that is also known as Rangoon, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552885/myanmars-reforms-may-be-running-out-steam

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or