Archive for March, 2014

Teenager killed in Sittwe firing

Teenager killed in Sittwe firing

The firing incident of Sittwe on 27 March evening has clamed the first victim today. A teenage girl named Ma Nee Ma fell prey to the incident in the Arakanese capital city, while she was preparing to have dinner at home.

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Arakanese protesters dispersed with police firing

The Sittwe police fired several bullets into the air to disperse a crowd of local residents on Wednesday evening who demonstrated against a foreign NGO named Malteser.

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ANP central committee meeting progresses

The first central committee meeting of new found Arakan National Party (ANP) was completed on Wednesday in Sittwe with some major resolutions.

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Sittwe to host Arakan National Party’s important meeting

Representatives from Rakhine National Development Party (RNDP) and Arakan League for Democracy (ALD) are expected to meet in Sittwe on March 23 to finalize the future plan of Arakan National Party (ANP).

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Kaman Muslims oppose Rohingya replacing Bengali titles

Now a Muslim political party of Burma has come out with their reservation towards the word Rohingya replacing Bengali titles in the forthcoming national census.

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26 Bengali prisoners handed over to Bangladesh

The Burma authority has handed over 26 Bangladeshi nationals to its neighboring country, whose jail terms were over there. According to the Bangladesh authority, all the prisoners were handed over during a flag meeting held on Wednesday in Maungdaw.

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Protests erupt in Arakan against allowing Rohingya title

Protest demonstrations against the word Rohingya replacing Bengali titles in the Burma censes have erupted across Rakhine (also known as Arakan) in western Burma.

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Two Bengali Muslims arrested with a USA made revolver

Maungdaw police in western Burma have arrested two Bengali Muslim people along with a USA made revolver and 11 live bullets on March 14 last, said the media reports of many Burmese newspapers today quoting the police source.

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Arakan National Party receives official recognition

Now it is official-Arakan National Party (ANP) has been recognized by the Myanmar Election Commission. According to Dr Aye Maung, chairman of Rakhine National Development Party (RNDP), the ANP has been legalized by the highest electoral body of Burma on March 7 last.

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American envoy visits Taungup in southern Arakan

American diplomat Clint Fenning paid a visit to the southern part of Arakan on March 11, where he discussed various issues with the local officials and residents.

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