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The township administrator of Muse in northern Shan State has issued a ban on members of ethnic armed groups receiving medical treatment in his district. In a letter addressed to the Muse Township police force, the head of Muse General hospital and ward/villages administrators, Muse's head official ...
Chairperson of Federation of Ethnic Communites' Councils of Australia, Mary Patetsos, told SBS News her organisation is really pleased with the Ombudsman's efforts to help prevent workers from being exploited. "Any information to a vulnerable group such as these particular workers who have language ...

DIRECTOR General Guiling "Gene" Mamondiong of the Technical education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) yesterday said the agency is inviting all 28 million indigenous peoples (IPs) to avail themselves of their scholarship program. Mamondiong visited Cebu yesterday for the launching of the ...
Only 16 head teachers or deputy head teachers north of the Border are from black or Asian backgrounds, according to the most recent Scottish government statistics, while only one per cent of teachers in general are from an ethnic minority - despite four per cent of the country's population being non-white.
Polish foreign minister indicates 'Poles of Jewish ethnicity' share blame for holocaust. The comments are the latest in a growing controversy over Poland's culpability ... We are discussing the behavior of Poles of Jewish ethnicity. We need calm discussions and work carried out by Historians," the tweet read.
How should we be dealing with this recurring pan-ethnic question? Or is it really a pan-racial question?" These are the kinds of issues that make for Latino-centric clickbait and elicit intergenerational side-eyes when "woke" millennials and their old-school elders gather for family occasions and not-so-silent ...

... been a huge gain in the critical study of race and Ethnicity, and the desire for students to see themselves reflected in what they are learning," said Julia Jordan-Zachery, a professor at Providence College in Rhode Island and president of the National Assn. for Ethnic Studies. "The interest predates Trump, ...
The anger broadened into wider public protests, while bouts of ethnic clashes have also taken place, displacing hundreds of thousands since September. Following are ... Ethiopia's second largest ethnic group with at least 20 million people, the Amhara claim they are increasingly politically marginalized.
The finding that violent conflict has declined, especially after the Cold War, has generated a great deal of interest. Much of the initial debate focused on whether the claim itself is correct, but the finding itself seems robust in the sense that that the number and severity of violent conflicts has declined in most ...
Islamabad: The National Assembly (NA) on Thursday adopted a unanimous resolution saying that terrorism should not be linked to any area or nationality. The resolution recommending the government to ensure that no nationality or Ethnicity was stereotyped as terrorist or evil. Earlier, the opposition in ...
Islamabad: The National Assembly (NA) on Thursday adopted a unanimous resolution saying that terrorism should not be linked to any area or nationality. The resolution recommending the government to ensure that no nationality or Ethnicity was stereotyped as terrorist or evil, observes Free and Fair ...
... facing discrimination in all spheres of life. Among those affected are ethnic minorities, migrants, and, most alarmingly, children," the Russian envoy said. Lukashevich said that 38% of EUFRA respondents said they were unfairly treated because of their ethnicity (25%), skin color (12%) and religion (12%).
Myanmar, formerly Burma, plans to legalize foreigner-only casinos. As reported by English language Burmese outlet Eleven Media, the news came out of the blue on Friday when minister for hotels and tourism, Ohn Maung, was asked in parliament whether the government was opposed to regulating ...
"Panglong" refers to the 1947 Panglong Agreement signed between General Aung San, Suu Kyi's father revered as a national hero who fought for the independence of the country, and ethnic minority groups. But the agreement included a clause permitting minority groups to secede from the union 10 years ...
Reacting to the statement Thursday, chairman of the group of leaders, Chief Edward Ujege said the views of the Coalition was biased, reprehensible and evil. Chief Ujege said, "that view did not represent the views of the people of the North, it is unilateral and came from a coalition that is one sided which ...
The Movement for cognitive Justice (MCJ) has said Nigeria must recognise and give equality to its diverse ethnic groups to end recurring conflicts in the ... on Sunday in Kaduna said the present structure has left the country with identity crisis, forcing ethnic nationalities to clamour for equality and justice.
"The principals are cutting off the salaries of the ethnic language teachers to buy furniture, which are needed for the schools. Some of them ask for 'tea money' because the salaries are only issued with their signatures. The teachers don't receive full salaries. There are headmasters who are taking ...

Are Hispanics a racial group, along with white, black, Asian, American Indian or Pacific Islander? According to the U.S. Census, no. The census currently asks people whether they are Hispanic and then separately asks for their race, without Hispanic as an option. Federal officials considered changing that ...
Yangon - Two ethnic armed groups in Myanmar signed a ceasefire with the government on Tuesday, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi seeks to revive a stuttering peace process to end decades of conflict. Ending near-perpetual civil war has been Suu Kyi's stated top priority, but the Buddhist-majority country ...
NAY PYI TAW: Two armed ethnic groups signed a ceasefire in Myanmar on Tuesday (Feb 13) in a move which the government hopes will revive a flagging peace process dogged by continuing fighting and widespread distrust of the army. The New Mon state Party (NMSP) and Lahu Democratic Union ...
"I want to ask whether the NLD, either as a party or as the government, has met with leaders of ethnic political parties who worked with it for many years," said U Sai Kyaw Nyunt, spokesman of the Shan National League For Democracy. "I am wondering why they said they are working in close cooperation ...
The formation of the ethnic entrepreneurs' association is aimed at promoting balanced development between urban and rural areas, and ensuring private sector development. U Aye Win, joint general secretary of the UMFCCI, said the new association would officially be formed within a month, accirding toi ...
The holiday commemorates the day in 1947 on which ethnic leaders signed the Panglong Agreement with General Aung San, calling for the establishment of a federal Union of states upon independence from Britain. Colonel Naw Bu, a spokesperson for the Kachin Independence army, told The Irrawaddy ...
The bank, Britain's biggest high street lender, is the first FTSE 100 company to set a formal target to improve ethnic diversity among its top executives. ... diversity through initiatives including career development and leadership programmes for BAME staff, as well as an annual list of Ethnicity role models.
The group has set a target of making eight per cent of its senior management black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME). Currently 5.3 per cent of the people who hold these roles are from BAME backgrounds. Lloyds also said it eventually aims to reflect the ethnic makeup of its customers, 10 per cent of whom ...
Every year, educational leaders and experts from across the country meet to facilitate systemic changes for racial and ethnic justice at post-secondary institutions at NCORE, or the National Conference On Race and Ethnicity in American higher education. In the same spirit, Iowa State is hosting a ...
When they began to bring pressure to bear on the people of the Middle Belt, destroying their farms and villages like what they are doing now, a few of the ethnic nationalities there tried to make peace with them, but they soon discovered that the peace didn't pacify them. This forced many of them to move ...
Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday said the killings being allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen in some states of the federation attested to Nigeria's poor leadership qualities and lack of innovation in governance. Aregbesola said it was saddening that Nigerian herders are still ...
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visits the homes of impoverished villagers of the Yi ethnic group who live deep in the Daliang Mountains of Zhaojue County, Sichuan Province in southwest China, Feb. 11, 2018. Xi asked the villagers ...
Regardless, racial and ethnic self-identification is an essential component of the identities of millions of Americans. It is a valuable proxy indicator of their life experiences, and researchers have found that race and ethnicity are consistently associated with numerous measures of social well-being.
This rally is one of a kind because this may be the first time that Pashtuns have come to the capital en masse. There are no blocked roads or ethnic profiling with Watan cards and the protesters are asking for nothing but justice. The rally isn't religiously motivated but rather ethnicity motivated; they hope for a ...
Those who tend to dismiss these Hong Kong residents as relatively insignificant in terms of overall numbers should note the exponential expansion of the ethnic minority community over the past five years, clocking up an average annual growth rate of 5.8 per cent, compared with 0.5 per cent for the rest of ...
Issues like Brexit and the "overwhelmingly white" nature of Cumbria could be slowing down a change in attitudes towards race, says the county's crime commissioner. Peter McCall said he believed the debate around the vote to leave the European Union had given a voice to some nationalists. He also felt ...
There is no doubt that in Oshkosh and the surrounding area almost 90 percent of the population is white. However, the percentage of students of color in our public schools is about 21 percent, significantly higher than in the general population. Of those, Latino and Hmong students represent the highest ...
Picture by Sulok TawieKUCHING, Feb 9 -- Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) president Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today reminded the party's youth and women movements that PBB is strong and respected because it encompasses all the ethnic communities in the state in its struggle.
On the other hand, polls suggest that the picture is entirely opposite for Turkey's ethnic Kurdish population. According a survey conducted by SAMER, a Diyarbakir-based, nongovernmental political and social research center, some 57% of the ethnic Kurds believe that the target of the Afrin operation is the ...
At the Bronner Brothers factory and warehouse in Southwest Atlanta, there's a lot of excitement in the air. It's only a few days before the company's 71st annual Midwinter International Beauty Show, and there's still much to be done. In one office, there are roughly 50,000 convention bags to be stuffed.
File photo taken on Jan. 22, 2004 shows girls of Yi ethnic group singing in southwest China's Yunnan Province. As a country with 56 ethnic groups, China unfolds its charm of diversification during the Spring Festival. Spring Festival, or better known as Chinese Lunar New Year, is the most important festival ...
St. X game, members of Elders student section made "racial and ethnic chants" toward members of the St. X team, according to Elder school officials. Parents from St. X tell FOX19 NOW the students chanted "PF Changs" at a student of Asian descent. The group is also said to have chanted homophobic ...
New figures published by the Higher education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows a two percent decrease in the number of white students applying to university. According to the HESA report, the number has fallen by more than 34,000 since 2013/14 despite a one percent overall increase in university ...
Row Over ID Cards Fuels Ethnic Tension. Feb. ... The dispute is over how nationality will be designated on the new cards, with leading figures from some ethnic groups rejecting the term "Afghan". ... "Our Ethnicity is our identity and any ID card with the name 'Afghan' on it, will never be acceptable to us.
Lawmakers have scrapped a bill that would have categorized Asian-Americans by Ethnicity in state data and, instead, created new legislation that would look into acquiring demographic information on all racial groups. The Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight voted ...
Ethnic representatives of signatories and non-signatories of the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) attended a grand ceremony marking the 71st Shan State National Day held at the headquarters of the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA), in Loi Tai Leng on February 7.
Poverty among ethnic minority groups in Hong Kong has worsened, with almost one in five people living below the breadline, according to a government report released on Wednesday. The data showed the poverty rate among ethnic minorities hit 19.4 per cent in 2016, up from 15.8 per cent in 2011.
Hungarian goulash, German spaetzle, Italian thumb print cookies and Lebanon bologna are just a few of the dishes that will be served at a new event in Claysburg that will highlight the ethnic diversity of this southern Blair County community. Most of the original residents were of German origin, followed by ...
I heard that preparations are underway to discuss peace issues with the leaders of Kayin ethnic armed groups, who have signed the ceasefire," said U Swe, a local resident of Hpa-an. The festival is the first festival held in the state under the National League For Democracy (NLD) administration and the ...
For most of that time, he has been the leader and percussionist of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, which he co-founded in 1973. This year, the group-- now with members who were born after El'Zabar began his music career-- is touring the country with a 45th-anniversary celebration. "I didn't realize it until ...
Without more effective international action, this ethnic cleansing campaign will continue its disastrous march." The ongoing oppression appears to be designed to make northern Rakhine State unliveable for the tens of thousands of Rohingya still there, and follows the Myanmar military's relentless campaign ...
The "paucity" of UK children's books featuring an ethnically diverse lineup of characters is set to be laid bare by two arts Council England-backed studies into representation in children's literature. The issue of ethnic representation has long been a subject of research in the US, where the University of ...
People gather prior to a food distribution at the internally displaced person (IDP) camp of Farburo in Gode, Ethiopia, on January 27, 2018. The camp recently hosted Somali families fleeing conflict between Somali and Oromo communities in Ethiopia. PHOTO | YONAS TADESSE | AFP ...


 

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