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USDP chairman discusses Maungdaw issue during Sittwe tour

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP)’s chairman U Than Htay have discussed the situations in Maungdaw area during his visit to Sittwe, Arakan State.

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ALP and ANP discuss for national-level political dialogue

Leaders of the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) and the Arakan National Party (ANP) met in Sittwe on 14 February to discuss the plan to hold the national-level political dialogue for

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Nine men along with one dead from starvation found on boat near beach in Gwa Township

Nine Bengali speaking men and one man who died from starvation have been found on a boat near the beach of Sap Twar Village in Gwa Township, Arakan State at

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“Arakan National Capacity Award” ceremony held in Kyaukphyu

An award ceremony for the “Arakan National Capacity Award”, which is given by the Arakan families living in the United States, was held at Mular Rama Monastery in Kyaukphyu yesterday

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Bengali man sentenced to death for violent attack against border guard police headquarters

Sittwe District Court has given a death sentence to a Bengali man who led the violent attacks against the headquarters of the Border Guard Police in Maungdaw and Rathedaung townships,

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Around 1,000 ethnic Arakanese from Maungdaw Township protest against May Yu FM

Around 1,000 ethnic Arakanese staged a protest against the Burmese government for broadcasting in the Bengali language on May Yu FM in Maungdaw, Buthidaung, and Rathedaung townships in the Arakan

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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