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Amnesty International calls for release of Burmese student-workers

Continuing its call to release all prisoners of conscience in Myanmar (also known as Burma), Amnesty International demands an immediate and unconditional release of 15 factory workers and student union members, who were detained by the Myanmar authority after clamping

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Amnesty International calls for release of Burmese student-workers

Continuing its call to release all prisoners of conscience in Myanmar (also known as Burma), Amnesty International demands an immediate and unconditional release of 15 factory workers and student union

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MPC donates life-jackets for Arakan students

Myanmar Press Council (MPC) recently donated 100 pieces of life-jackets for students of Arakan State. The initiative was taken following seven students drowned in a boat capsizing on 1 June

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Mature elephant died of poisoning in Arakan

A mature elephant, injured by poisoning arrows of hunters in Roma range of southern Arakan died this weekend, said the police.

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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 by the Bahan township police

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Three Arakanese convicted for maintaining links with Arakan Army

Three Arakanese nationals including a social activist were convicted of maintaining links the outlawed Arakan Army.

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Broken bridges hamper vehicular movements in Arakan

Current wave of flood generated by the torrential rain in Arakan State in the recent days damaged many road & bridges. The authority has started repairing works, though it may

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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.

Arakan government to be led by NLD lawmaker

The Arakan State Parliament finally approved U Nyi Pu, the lawmaker belongs to National League for Democracy [NLD] to lead the State government

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