Kiss Guest House
Kiss Guest House offers accommodation in Sittwe. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site.
UNHCR chief urges Myanmar to grant Rohingya citizenship
On his first official visit to Southeast Asia, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi this week met communities in the towns of Sittwe and Maungdaw in Myanmar's Rakhine state, home to a large population of Rohingya Muslims. He also met Aung ...
Burmese military accused of raping, killing and burning down entire villages
Burmese security forces have killed, raped and burned down the houses of entire villages in a systematic campaign of violence against Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International has said. In a report based on interviews with Rohingyas in both Burma and ...
Rakhine in Myanmar's Sittwe tell of renewed attacks
Sittwe, Myanmar - Khine Soe Nwe has spent three sleepless nights at the Sit Key Monastery in Sittwe. Only a bamboo mat separates her from the hard, concrete floor and and an old jumper serves as her pillow. But it is not the crude sleeping arrangement ...
UN's Yanghee Lee denied access to Rohingya villages
The Myanmar government and military have denied all the allegations. On Friday, Lee met Muslim community leaders during her visit to a Rohingya neighbourhood in Sittwe. Lee also visited border guard posts, the attacks on which in early October ...
A New Year Round Robin from Myanmar 2017
Jet Ni still works as a doorman for the Mingala Hotel, which was built on the land seized from Jet Ni's father. Jet Ni shall not ... In the newly independent Burma, U Nu, best known for his translation of How to Win Friends and Influence People, became ...
Censors take aim at human rights film festival
I would have taken Sittwe out if its content had been inappropriate. But it wasn't,” he adds. This is not the first time the festival provoked the ire of Myanmar's censors. Last year, Twilight Over Burma: My Life as a Shan Princess, a drama set against ...
AP Explains: What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya
But he specifically protested the killing of Muslims in Myanmar _ also known as Burma _ where the Rohingya ethnic minority faces discrimination and occasional violence from the Buddhist majority and the army and bureaucracy. The Rohingya draw ...
Rights group: Act now to avoid Rohingya genocide
Myanmar arms non-Muslim civilians in Rakhine
Authorities in Myanmar say security forces have begun arming and training non-Muslim residents in the north of Rakhine state to counter an allegedly growing threat from fighters belonging to the ethnic Rohingya minority group. Human rights advocates ...
Myanmar's Rohingya brace for more attacks in Rakhine
Rakhine State, Myanmar - As the sun creeps towards its midday peak, Soe Myat Naing's house grows insufferably hot. Despite the stifling air, he dare not leave the safety of his oven walls and sits with unease, waiting for his cue to flee. "We have to ...
Yoma Strategic breaks ground on Yangon development project
The project will be officially called Yoma Central and include office towers, serviced apartments, retail space and two hotels, including a high-end Peninsula branded hotel, which will be located inside the old Burma Railways headquarters, one of ...
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