Archive for August, 2014

A rural clinic in Arakan state.

Nine children died of meningitis in Sittwe hospital

Nine Arakanese children died in Sittwe general hospital of Arakan within two months suffering from the disease of meningitis, informed Dr San Aung from the Sittwe hospital.

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Thousands join in state religious day

Thousands join in state religious day

Over 50,000 Buddhist people participated in the state religious day events on Sunday which were held in Thandwe, a southern district town of the State.

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Arakanese villagers demonstrated for their confiscated lands

Over 50 villagers from Jade Taw village under Thandwe township staged a demonstration demanding their lands, confiscated by various government agencies, to get back.

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Burthidaung-court

Tribal teacher raped in northern Arakan

A private teacher, belonged to a tribal community, was raped by a villager when she returned home after taking classes in a nearby village, said a high level police officer from Buthidaung.

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Fire broke out inside school campus in western Burma

A low-intensity fire broke out at a school compound in the western Burma border locality. The fire, which emerged in the evening of 31 August, gutted a school building located in the Mingalar Gyi Muslim village.

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Trawler sunk, 17 missing in Arakan

A trawler is reportedly sunk in the Arakan coast on 2 August, where 17 crews go missing. Of course, 6 crews were rescued safe from the vessel named Annawar Min (9).

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