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South Korea accepts 30 Burmese refugees

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South Korea accepts 30 Burmese refugees

Korea plans to accept 30 Burmese (Myanmar) refugees from temporary camps in Thailand and grant them permanent settlement, the Ministry of Justice said on Sunday. The plan is in accordance with a U.N. agency resettlement program that the country joined last year. It is the second of its kind since Korea brought in 22 Myanmar […]

Bhutanese Refugee number Ninety Thousand off to the US

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Bhutanese Refugee number Ninety Thousand off to the US

As ‘non-violent’ Bhutan pushes out its ethnic Nepali-speaking citizens, other countries bear the burden. KATHMANDU: The 90,000th Bhutanese refugee, living in Nepal, has left for the  United States along with her four children for the third-country resettlement. US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz bid farewell to Sahri Maya Thatal at the US Embassy in […]