Daily Archives: May 20, 2015

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – May 20, 2015

1:30 p.m. EDT MS HARF: Hello. Welcome to the daily press briefing. We have an energetic crowd in here today, I like it. I have a couple items at the top, and then Brad, I will turn it over to

Refugee agency lauds South-East Asia sea rescue plan

20 May 2015 Listen / The South-East Asian countries said they would continue to help the 7000 people off their shores.Photo: UNHCR/S. H. Omi A commitment by South-East Asian states to address the plight of thousands of people stranded in

Glimmer of hope for Southeast Asia's migrants

Follow @{0} One of over 600 Rohingya refugees who arrived in Indonesia’s Aceh Province after being rescued by local fishermen on 15 May. OXFORD/KUALA LUMPUR, 20 May 2015 (IRIN) – Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to provide temporary shelter and

Aegis Named a Top 10 Outsourcing Service Provider by ISG (PR Newswire)

MUMBAI, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company, today announced that it has been named a Top 10 Outsourcing Service Provider by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and

Indonesia Takes In Hundreds Of Migrants (International Business Times)

Rohingya migrants who arrived by boat drink a water inside a truck at the port of Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia’s Aceh Province, May 20, 2015. Hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants landed in Indonesia’s northwestern Aceh province early

Getting Islamic Finance to Fulfill Its Promise [opinion] (allAfrica.com)

A commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund Published by Al-Sharq al-awsat What do the Olympic Village in London and the Burj Khalifa in Dubai have in common? The answer is Islamic financing,

370 migrants stranded at sea for four months rescued in Indonesia (Nigerian Tribune)

MORE than 370 migrants including 31 children who were stranded at sea for up to four months have been rescued and taken to Indonesia. The arrivals were the latest in a stream of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants to reach shore

Don't let emotions rule the waves (The News Today (Bangladesh))

MALAYSIA has to be real careful in sending the right message to the migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh. If we are seen to be soft and seemingly ready to accommodate them, our shores will soon be filled with them. Malaysia

Philippines offers shelter to migrants (The New Nation (Bangladesh))

The four organisations of the United Nations on Tuesday issued a joint statement, strongly urging the leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand to protect migrants and refugees stranded on vessels in the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, to

Clamours grow for rescuing migrants at sea (The Financial Express (Bangladesh))

Four international organisations sent in Tuesday a clarion call to Southeast Asian leaders to save the endangered migrants and refugees stranded on vessels at sea, as many of them are dying in what is seen as a humanitarian crisis. Save