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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Over 270 police officers provide security for by-election in Ann Township

Two hundred and seventy-seven police officers have been providing security for the by-election in Ann Township, Ann Township Police Commander Police Major Aung Soe told the press.

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75,828 voters will vote in 137 polling stations in Ann Township

A total of 75,828 voters will be able to vote in 137 polling stations in Ann Township for a vacant seat in the Pyithu Hluttaw, the Arakan State Election Officer

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Ceremony held in Sittwe Port for transfer of Kisspandi 1 from Japan

A ceremony for the transfer of Kisspanadi 1 ferry by the Japanese government was held at Port No. 1 in Sittwe at 9:30 am on 29 March.

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Arakan State’s residents protest against the government’s citizenship verification process

Local residents across the Arakan State have been protesting against the government’s citizenship verification process in Maungdaw area for failing to comply with the existing 1982 Citizenship Law.

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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 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.


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