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Around 1,000 farmers protest against CNPC in Ann for failing to give compensation

Around 1,000 farmers protested against China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) in the Arakan State’s Ann on March 22 for failing to give compensation for damaged farmlands and plantations.

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Around 1,000 farmers protest against CNPC in Ann for failing to give compensation

Around 1,000 farmers protested against China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) in the Arakan State’s Ann on March 22 for failing to give compensation

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Two house-owners get 7-month imprisonment for denying to move from Manaung airport extension project

Two heads-of-household have been sentenced to seven months in prison under the charges of building their houses on the farmland after they refused to evict from their homes to make

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New roads ahead for Rakhine’s Mayu Mountain

Construction of a new rough road on Rakhine State's Mayu Mountain will be completed within a few days, a state MP said.

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Detained Arakanese activist moved to Sittwe prison over security fears

Arakanese activist Ko Ann Thar Gyi, who was charged over a football match that authorities say celebrated the Arakan Army, was relocated to Sittwe prison yesterday over security concerns.

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Handmade bombs exploded on Sittwe-Yangon highway

At least three bombs were exploded on Sittwe-Yangon highway in Minbya township of Arakan State on Tuesday evening, said the Arakan police.

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Four Myanmarese Muslims detained in Bangladesh

Four Muslim national from Myanmar were detained in Bangladesh suspecting their role as spies. According to Dhaka based media outlets, one of them was picked up from Naikhongchhari

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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