ALP denies arrest of Bangladeshi nationals

The ALP has denied the allegation that its personnel have arrested two Bangladeshi nationals from the border areas.

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Post-flood disease spreads in Arakanese village

The people in some parts of Arakan are presently suffering from different diseases which surface after the flood. At least 45 people of Tharsay New village in Ayathayma track under

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The town welcoming Signboard of Min Bya

Scheduling appeal for an Arakan villager administrator

As the Laha Gyay village administrator U Win Maung has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by the Min Bya township court, his lawyers are preparing for an appeal to

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Bangla police arrests a trafficker at Burma border

The Bangladesh Police have arrested a most wanted criminal involved with trafficking from a Burma (Myanmar) bordering town. Mohammad Hashem was arrested by Bangla police personnel on Sunday from Shah

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India-Myanmar conference concludes in Delhi

Various civil society and media representatives of Myanmar (formerly Burma) and northeast Indian States have emphasized on more people to people contact between the two neighboring countries and highlighted the

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Sittwe Port

Coastal cargo ship remains untraceable

A cargo ship, sailing to Arakan from the former capital city of Burma (Myanmar) remains untraced. Kankaw Htoo 1 with 11 crew members left for Sittwe from Yangon but it

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Poll campaign posters destroyed in various places

As the general election in Burma (Myanmar) is approaching, news related to initial poll campaign and also counter actions also start pouring. One such recent

Kyaukpyu candidate for lower house says more voter awareness needed

A candidate running as an independent for a seat representing Arakan state in the national parliament's lower house says that more voter awareness is needed.

ANP Amyotha Hluttaw candidate Daw Htoo May kicks off election campaign

Daw Htoo May from the Arakan National Party (ANP), who will be competing in the upcoming national election as a candidate for a seat in

Prominent Arakanese politician starts poll-talks with electorates

As the general election in Myanmar is approaching, the probable candidates in Arakan State start discussing with the electorates. Recently a prominent Arakanese leader has


Interview with U Maung Maung Than on Burmese citizenship status scrutinizing process

(In Mray Bon township of Arakan, over 1000 Muslims have applied for the Burmese citizenship status. Local authorities are presently

What Was Presented to the President by Arakanese Representative for Arakan’s Affairs

Today President U Thein Sein held a meeting with representatives from Ten Parties of the Democratic and Ethnic Alliance. The

What is going on on Madae Island, a crucial location on the Shwe Gas pipeline project?

Madae Island located in Kyaukpru Township of Arakan State is a crucial location on the Shwe Gas pipeline project.


Ancient City of Danyawaddy Should Also be on World Heritage List

The current Thein Sein government is working to include Burma’s ancient cities in the World Heritage List of UNESCO (United

To Reduce the Poverty of Arakan…

The management of successive Burmese governments in recent decades could easily be rated as poor. The country has been under