Archive for October, 2014

Dr Aye Maung delivered speech in the ceremony.

88 Rakhine Generation for Social Development opens office in Sittwe

The 88 Rakhine Generation for Social Development, which was formed in Kyouk Phyu recently, has opened its office in Sittwe, the capital city of Arakan, on October 29. Besides opening the office room, a sign board lifting ceremony was also organized at the office, located at 9 Maung Shwe Lone Road, Myo Thu Gyi Quarter, Sittwe.

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Night curfew lifted in Thandwe township

The prolonged night curfew, remained in place for more than a year in the Thandwe township of Arakan (Rakhine) State was withdrawn by the authority citing the reason of improved situation in the locality. Imposed in June 2013, following the deterioration of law & order situation, the authority continued the night curfew till 28 October 2014, said local officials.

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JFA demands credible probe into Burmese scribe’s murder

Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses shock at the murder of a Burmese journalist who used to report from the conflict zone in Mon province of eastern Burma (Myanmar).

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Sophisticated speedboats arrive in Maungdaw for patrolling

At least two speedboats, equipped with defensive weapons, have arrived in Maungdaw, a border town of Burma, which would be used for patrolling in the western border with Bangladesh, said a defense official.

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3 Arakanese youths imprisoned for plotting explosions

Three Arakanese youths were sentenced to four years of imprisonment by the northern district court of Rangoon (Yangon) on Wednesday against a scheming explosion case, said family sources.

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Locals protest against using palace ruins in road construction

The indigenous people of Arakan raise voices against the use of soil and stone splinters from the Mrouk Oo ancient palace on the construction of roads in the State. They also expressed their resentments that a huge volume of royal palace ruins including the historically important soil was used in repairing some city walls in different locations.

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Aung Bala, the Arakanese village.

5 persons detained in Maungdaw for attacking village women

Five persons, who allegedly tried to chop a group of village women with long swords on last Sunday, were detained by the local police in Maungdaw, an important town of western Arakan.

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ICRC renovates ponds in Arakan

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is presently engaged with the renovation of many ponds and water bodies in Sittwe, the capital city of Arakan in western Burma.

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Demanding justice for migrant Arakanese youths, Demonstration in front of Thai Consulate in New York

Around 30 Burmese nationals, most of them are Arakanese , staged a demonstration in front of Thai Consulate in New York on Friday demanding justice to two Arakanese migrant workers, who were detained in Thailand in a murder case there, said Ko Khaing Ba Khine, one of the organizers of the event in America.

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ANNOUNCEMENT- Rakhine Medical Mission

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