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Cargo boat carrying flood reliefs sunk in Arakan

A cargo boat carrying many relief items from World Foods Program (WFP) had sunk in Lay Myo river in Minbya township of Arakan State on 28 July evening, said an eye witness.

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Boat sinking

Cargo boat carrying flood reliefs sunk in Arakan

A cargo boat carrying many relief items from World Foods Program (WFP) had sunk in Lay Myo river in Minbya township of Arakan State on 28 July evening, said an

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Lady trafficker with 8 Muslims arrested in Mon State

The Myanmar security forces arrested eight Muslim nationals along with a lady at Kyaikto township of Mon State in southern Myanmar on Wednesday.

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Arakan Liberation Party leader arrested

An Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) leader was arrested by the Sittwe police on Monday under a defamation case.

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Al demands Sulphuric acid factory to get relocated

Global rights body Amnesty International (AI) urged the Myanmar Union government in Naypyidaw to immediately relocate a hazardous Sulphuric acid factory, built close to Kankone village, as

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Locals demand Arakan government to pay compensation

The local residents of Ann township in Arakan State of Myanmar demanded the State government to pay compensation for the affected families of oil & gas exploration & transportation

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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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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