Divya Gopalan

Divya Gopalan

Asia

Bangladesh PM urges Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

Sheikh Hasina, the prime minister of Bangladesh, which is hosting many Rohingya refugees who fled reported atrocities in Myanmar, has called on the international community to pressure Myanmar's government to take the refugees back and treat them well

Bangladesh PM urges Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

Asia

Rohingya families torn apart by Myanmar crisis

Families are being torn apart amid reported atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Many of the Rohingya civilians who are fleeing to Bangladesh are being forced to leave behind elderly relatives who were not fit enough to make the journey.

Rohingya families torn apart by Myanmar crisis

Asia Pacific

Rohingya refugees vulnerable to epidemics

A mobile clinic was set up for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, a city near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. Around 600 patients arrived at the clinic, many of them children.

Rohingya refugees vulnerable to epidemics

Myanmar

Rohingya pour into Bangladesh where tents stretch for kilometres

Thousands live in poor conditions near UN camps as aid agencies struggle to cope with the influx of refugees.

Rohingya pour into Bangladesh where tents stretch for kilometres

Asia Pacific

No food and shelter for Rohingya crossing into Bangladesh

Official UN refugee camps in Bangladesh are overflowing and provisions are in short supply. After a five-day journey on foot, most Rohingya refugees cross the border to find no food or shelter.

No food and shelter for Rohingya crossing into Bangladesh

Asia

Environmental fears over India's plan to stop flooding

India's government is set to spend $87bn on an ambitious project that links major rivers across the country. It hopes the plan will stop floods, like the one that killed hundreds last week.

Environmental fears over India's plan to stop flooding

Asia

India threatens 40,000 Rohingya refugees with deportation

Over the past seven years, 40,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar and sought refuge in neighbouring India. But now the Indian government is threatening to deport all of them as it tries to forge stronger ties with Myanmar.

India threatens 40,000 Rohingya refugees with deportation

Asia

India floods: Families return to devastation

More than 14,00 people have died in the worst floods to hit South Asia in a decade. In India, there is little relief for those returning to their homes.

India floods: Families return to devastation

Asia Pacific

Macau and Hong Kong face brunt of deadly typhoon

The chief executive of Macau, Fernando Chui Sai On, has apologised for not being better prepared for the worst storm to hit it in 50 years.

Macau and Hong Kong face brunt of deadly typhoon

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong jails Occupy protest leaders

Three young leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have been jailed for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations.

Hong Kong jails Occupy protest leaders

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong Cathay Pacific posts worst first-half loss in 20 years

Asian airline Cathay Pacific has had one of its worst financial performances in more than two decades.

Hong Kong Cathay Pacific posts worst first-half loss in 20 years

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong: Government brings back food trucks to revive tourism

Eating on the streets used to be part of the culture in Hong Kong, until safety and hygiene concerns meant the end for most hawkers and their mobile kitchens.

Hong Kong: Government brings back food trucks to revive tourism