THANDWE

Night curfew lifted in Thandwe township

The prolonged night curfew, remained in place for more than a year in the Thandwe township of Arakan (Rakhine) State was withdrawn by the authority citing the reason of improved situation in the locality. Imposed in June 2013, following the


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THANDWE

Night curfew lifted in Thandwe township

The prolonged night curfew, remained in place for more than a year in the Thandwe township of Arakan (Rakhine) State was withdrawn by the authority citing the reason of improved

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JFA demands credible probe into Burmese scribe’s murder

Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses shock at the murder of a Burmese journalist who used to report from the conflict zone in Mon province of eastern Burma (Myanmar).

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Sophisticated speedboats arrive in Maungdaw for patrolling

At least two speedboats, equipped with defensive weapons, have arrived in Maungdaw, a border town of Burma, which would be used for patrolling in the western border with Bangladesh, said

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3 Arakanese youths imprisoned for plotting explosions

Three Arakanese youths were sentenced to four years of imprisonment by the northern district court of Rangoon (Yangon) on Wednesday against a scheming explosion case, said family sources.

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Locals protest against using palace ruins in road construction

The indigenous people of Arakan raise voices against the use of soil and stone splinters from the Mrouk Oo ancient palace on the construction of roads in the State. They

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Aung Bala, the Arakanese village.

5 persons detained in Maungdaw for attacking village women

Five persons, who allegedly tried to chop a group of village women with long swords on last Sunday, were detained by the local police in Maungdaw, an important town of

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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

September to witness ANP’s first conference

Arakan National Party (ANP), will hold its first conference in September at Thandwe, a southern district town of Arakan. It was decided by the party

ANP leaders leave for China

Dateline: Three Arakanese leaders representing Arakan National Party (ANP) is leaving for China for a filed visit. The ruling Chinese Communist Party had invited the

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