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Arakan State’s residents protest against the government’s citizenship verification process

Local residents across the Arakan State have been protesting against the government’s citizenship verification process in Maungdaw area for failing to comply with the existing 1982 Citizenship Law.

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Arakan State’s residents protest against the government’s citizenship verification process

Local residents across the Arakan State have been protesting against the government’s citizenship verification process in Maungdaw area for failing to comply with the existing 1982 Citizenship Law.

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Kyauktaw fire destroys 41 fuel shops and 4 shops, causes 490 million kyats in losses

Forty-one fuel shops and four other shops have been destroyed after a fire broke out at a row of fuel shops at the entrance of Kyauktaw of Arakan State at

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Six died in ferry boat fire in Arakan State

Six people including two missing children died after a ferry boat caught on fire at 1:30 pm on Friday (17 March) in Kyaukphyu Township, Arakan State.

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Mrauk U sees increase in visitors getting photographed in traditional Arakan costume

More young female visitors have been getting themselves photographed in traditional Arakan costume in the ancient city of Mrauk U in the Arakan State.

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Press conference held in Rangoon for Arakan Youth Conference

A press conference was held at Hotel Grand United in Rangoon on 12 March to explain the Arakan youths’ attempt to hold an all-inclusive conference for local and overseas

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Two women find ancient Arakan coins in Myebon Township

Two women found many ancient Arakan coins while they were digging for yams on a hill near Ngan Taung Village of Ngan Taung Village Tract in Myebon Township.

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ANP demands to call off Advisory Commission

The Arakan National Party (ANP) demanded the government to call off the Advisory Commission for dealing with Arakan State affairs. The ANP, in a statement

Three Burmese protestors charged with Procession Act 19

Three Burmese protesters, who led a demonstration against the use of Muslim community terminology (in Arakan State) in Yangon on 10 July were recently charged

US Ambassador concludes Arakan visit, met ANP leaders in Sittwe

The USA Ambassador in Myanmar Scot Marciel met Arakan National Party (ANP) leaders in Sittwe on Wednesday during his three-day visit to Arakan.

ANP prepares for 21st Century Panglong Conference

Arakan National Party (ANP), the main political party of Rakhine formed a preparation committee with seven members for the 21st Century Panglong Conference.

Interview

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.

Editorial

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