Artikel tagged “bangladesh”

  • Bangkok in the Top 10 cities in the world with the worst air pollution

    Bangkok in the Top 10 cities in the world with the worst air pollution

    Bangkok is placed Number 9 in the world’s top 10 cities with the worst air quality, Greenpeace Thailand was quoting the US air quality index measuring pollution floating around in the air we breathe. The Thai capital is not in good company. Thai PBS reports that, on top of the list, is New Delhi with 309 on US AQI, Dhaka in Bangladesh with 293, Kolkata in India with 275, Shenyang in China with 264, Kathmandu in Nepal with 246, Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia with 234, Mumbai in India with 196, Wuhan in China with 180, Bangkok with 179 and Dubai, 174.

  • Myanmar prepares for the repatriation of 2,000 Rohingya

    Myanmar prepares for the repatriation of 2,000 Rohingya

    PHOTO: Myanmar foreign secretary Myint Thu A leading Myanmar official says that his country is poised to accept a first group of 2,000 Rohingya refugees from camps in Bangladesh this month, despite widespread doubts over the proposal.

  • Chiang Mai – the sixth worst air pollution in the world

    Chiang Mai – the sixth worst air pollution in the world

    Air pollution in the North continues to be critical, with small dust particles of 2.5 microns in size (PM2.5) exceeding safe limits at almost every air-quality testing station. The Pollution Control Department (PCD) revealed on Sunday that although PM2.5 levels had dropped from the previous day at almost every station, the amounts were still higher than safe standards. On average, the amount of PM2.5 in the North ranged between 48 and 91 micrograms per cubic metre of air during the 24-hour period.

  • Satellite imagery shows new destruction in Rakhine State

    Satellite imagery shows new destruction in Rakhine State

    Analysis of satellite imagery reveals new destruction of Rohingya villages during October and November 2017 in the northern Rakhine State in Burma. This latest report, along with their evidence, has been released by Human Rights Watch today. Human Rights Watch have identified 40 villages with building destruction occurring in October and November, increasing the total to 354 villages that have been partially or completely destroyed since August 25, 2017.

  • “Myanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya and burned victims alive” – Watchdog report

    “Myanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya and burned victims alive” – Watchdog report

    Myanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya and burned victims alive, watchdogs said in a report on Wednesday that cited mounting evidence of genocide against the minority group. The report by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Southeast Asia-based Fortify Rights documents “widespread and systematic attacks” on Rohingya civilians between October 9 and December of last year, and from August 25 of this year.

  • Rohingya crisis emerging as thousands flee across Bangladesh border

    Rohingya crisis emerging as thousands flee across Bangladesh border

    Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh by The Daily Star, Asia News Network and The Nation Tens of thousands of Rohingyas wait for food; govt, aid agencies yet to start adequate relief distribution Shafiqa Begum was among the crowd chasing a minivan distributing food packets among starving Rohingyas near Tyingkhali Rohingya camp. Holding her eight-day-old daughter tightly to her chest, she tried her best to push through the thick throng. But before she could go near it, the van started to move back as it ran out of food.

Phuketmagazin News