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Rakhine farmers still waiting on oil pipeline compensation

Farmers in Rakhine (Arakan) State’s Ann township said they have yet to receive compensation promised in return for land they allege was ruined by the construction of a controversial oil and gas pipeline.

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Rakhine farmers still waiting on oil pipeline compensation

Farmers in Rakhine (Arakan) State’s Ann township said they have yet to receive compensation promised in return for land they allege was ruined by the construction of a controversial oil

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Rakhine Gazette news team resigns en masse amid allegations of govt meddling

In an editorial upset prompted by alleged government meddling and a lack of editorial freedom, the news team from the state government-run Rakhine Gazette submitted a resignation notice on July

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Border police seize K150 million worth of meth in Maungdaw

A Hilux truck attempting to transport over 70,000 amphetamine tablets was busted at a border inspection gate in Maungdaw, northern Rakhine (Arakan) State on July 20, according to a police

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Politicians mull moving modern Mrauk-U outside archaeological zone

As Rakhine State’s Mrauk-U expands with the ballooning needs of a modern, urban center, local politicians are proposing moving it to a new location away from the ancient capital, which

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Eleven alleged terrorists arrested in Maungdaw

Eleven Bengali terrorist suspects have been arrested in Doe Tan Bengali Village under Administrative Area (5) of Maungdaw Township on 31 March.

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Verdict to be hand down on 5 April on whether Khaing Myo Tun should be charged

A verdict will be handed down on 5 April on whether Khaing Myo Tun from the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) should be charged or not, high grade pleader U Myo

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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