Asian Development Bank (ADB)

$100 million loan for Burma’s infrastructure connectivity

Burma (Myanmar), as it passes through various phases of transformation from a military dictatorship to multi-party democracy, is expected to improve its infrastructure connectivity as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered a sizable volume of loans for the same.


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Asian Development Bank (ADB)

$100 million loan for Burma’s infrastructure connectivity

Burma (Myanmar), as it passes through various phases of transformation from a military dictatorship to multi-party democracy, is expected to improve its infrastructure connectivity as the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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No Compensation for 1,600 Acres of Land Confiscated for Ponnagyun Industrial Zone

Farmers told Narinjara News that they still have not received compensation for over 1,600 acres of farmland that were confiscated from them to build the Ponnagyun Industrial Zone project near

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Arakan has no fund for village teacher hostels

Arakan State Parliament has rejected the proposal for constructing hostels for the teachers working in rural areas as they continue facing problems without proper accommodations in their workplaces. Arakan lawmaker

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ANP condemns the killing of ethnic cadets

Arakan National Party (ANP) has condemned the killing of various ethnic Army cadets by the Burmese Army on November 19 in Kachin State. In a statement issued on November

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Rescued boat passengers using Myanmar flag were mostly Bangladeshi citizens

Among 623 people, who were rescued by the Bangladesh naval force recently from a boat hosting a Myanmar flag and leading to Malaysia, most of them were Bangladeshi citizens, the

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Arakanse protest against Ben Ki-moon’s gesture to Rohingyas

Arakanese people in large number protested against the UN secretary general Ben Ki-moon for his recent favourable comment about Muslim Bengali residents of Burma, particularly because of terming them

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ANP condemns the killing of ethnic cadets

Arakan National Party (ANP) has condemned the killing of various ethnic Army cadets by the Burmese Army on November 19 in Kachin State. In

88 Rakhine Generation for Social Development opens office in Sittwe

The 88 Rakhine Generation for Social Development, which was formed in Kyouk Phyu recently, has opened its office in Sittwe, the capital city of

Peace process should not hinder 2015 national election: ANP

Burma President U Thein Sein recently disclosed during his radio speech to the nation that the forthcoming 2015 general election might not be possible on

Township committee formation for Arakan National Party is on the way

The preparation for the first conference of Arakan National Party (ANP) to be held in Thandway by the end of September 2014, is going on

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