Archive for September, 2014

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17 Burmese labourers sentenced to long term imprisonment

The chief judge of Ann township court in Arakan on Friday sentenced 17 Burmese labourers to long term imprisonment as they were found guilty in setting a Chinese workers’ house on fire. The Chinese workers are engaged with the oil pipeline work at Taung Sauk locality of Arakan.

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OIC’s sudden visit to Arakan

A delegation of OIC led by Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar, the former foreign minister of Malaysia, made a sudden visit to Sittwe, the capital city of Arakan State, on 3 September 2014.

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Volcano erupts in western Burma, destroys over 100 acre farm land

A mud volcano in Kyouk Phyu township of Arakan in western Burma erupted and it destroyed over 100 acre farmland, said the locals.

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