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UN representative calls off Arakan visit

The proposed visit of United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on Myanmar (Burma), Yanghee Lee to Arakan on Wednesday was called off due to bad weather, said U Hla Thein, a spokesperson of Arakan (Rakhine) State government.


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UN representative calls off Arakan visit

The proposed visit of United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on Myanmar (Burma), Yanghee Lee to Arakan on Wednesday was called off due to bad weather, said U Hla Thein, a

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Monks protest against the delay of flood-reliefs

Two monks in Sittwe, the capital city of Arakan, staged a demonstration on Tuesday against the delay of reliefs to the flood affected families across the western Burma province.

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Over 40 people died in Arakan flood

The number of people died in Arakan flood is increasing and the latest data shows that Over 40 Arakanese have lost their lives due to the disaster.

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18 people died in Arakan flood

The latest wave of flood in Arakan State in western Burma has compelled thousands families to leave their villages for safer places, when 18 people died because of the disaster.

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Arakanese people suffer from flood, however no aid arrives

Most of the important townships of Arakan State are presently facing heavy flood due to incessant rain for seven days. The situation worsened as the cyclone Komen hit the Arakan

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Angelina’s visit to Arakan postponed

The United Nation’s special envoy Angelina Jolie’s visit to Arakan State has been postponed due to heavy rain & storm in western Burma (Myanmar).

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ANP seeks nominations for Minbya representatives

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ANP condemns the killing of ethnic cadets

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88 Rakhine Generation for Social Development opens office in Sittwe

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Interview

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

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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.

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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