Japan to provide $3M to Myanmar for Rohingya return

BANGKOK (AP) – Japanese foreign minister yesterday urged Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to guarantee the safe and voluntary return of Rohingyas who have fled violence in troubled Rakhine state. While Foreign Minister Taro Kono is visiting Myanmar, the Japanese government announced a grant of $3 million to Myanmar’s government to help facilitate the repatriation of the Rohingya. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin.