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Strong earthquake damages ancient Arakan pagodas

A strong earthquake with 6.8 magnitudes, which covered Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh and eastern India, hit the western Burmese State of Arakan damaging several ancient pagoda, building and traffic bridges including one in Kyauk Pru locality.

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Strong earthquake damages ancient Arakan pagodas

A strong earthquake with 6.8 magnitudes, which covered Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh and eastern India, hit the western Burmese State of Arakan damaging several ancient pagoda, building and traffic bridges including

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New Delhi will support development activities in Arakan

The Indian government will always support the development activities in the Burmese State of Arakan and the new India government in New Delhi has adopted many schemes in that direction,

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Three Arakanese nationals charged for illegal assembly

The Buthidaung police accused three people including the vice-president of Arakan National Party’s Buthidaung unit for illegal assembly without permission few weeks back. They suppose to face punishments

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Tremor felt in Indo-Myanmar border area

A moderate earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Indo-Myanmar border area on Tuesday morning.

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APP decides to skip 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference

Arakan Patriotic Party (APP), the second largest Ethnic political Party of Rakhine State decided not to attend the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference starting on 31 August. The party announced

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ALP leader produced in court, trial postponed till Thursday

Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) leader U Khaing Myo Tun was produced before the Sittwe township court on Friday to hear a case, but the trial postponed till Thursday.

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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