Archive for October, 2014


New Inland port proposed in Maungdaw

The Rakhine state government has planned to set up a new inland port in Maungdaw, a western Burma border town, to boost trades with neighbouring Bangladesh, said the Maungdaw based border trade association.

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Burmese Army takes goodwill visit to Bangladesh

A delegation of Burmese Army led by Vice Adjutant General Maj Gen Than Soe is presently visiting Bangladesh, according to ISPR press release.

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Baby with two genital organs born in Arakan

An unusual baby with two opposite genital organs was born in a government hospital of Arakan State in western Burma, said a source in the hospital.

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Peace process should not hinder 2015 national election: ANP

Burma President U Thein Sein recently disclosed during his radio speech to the nation that the forthcoming 2015 general election might not be possible on time if the ongoing peace process was not accomplished. However, senior Arakanese politician Dr Aye Maung pointed out that the general election and the peace process are not dependant on each other.

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11 Arakanese towns to get electricity from national grid

Eleven major towns of Arakan state will receive the electricity from Burma national power grid by the end of this year, declared the province government of Arakan (Rakhine).

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‘Burma should chase away Indian militants from its soil’

As Burma (now known as Myanmar) is embracing multi party democracy shedding its old image of military dictatorship, the expectation from India also rises in different fronts. The government and the people of the largest democracy in the globe now want Burma government to deal with the militants from northeast India, who are hiding in that country, more strongly.

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More Yaba tablets seized in Burma-Bangladesh border

Bangladesh border police have again seized a huge amount of Yaba tablets from a location adjacent to western Myanmar (Burma) border.

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Demonstration planned in New York asking justice for two Myanmar workers

Burmese nationals based in USA, who oppose Thailand government’s intention to prosecute two Arakanese nationals in the murder case of two British citizens there, have decided to demonstrate in front of Thai Consulate General’s office in New York on October 17 next. The demonstrators are also expected to raise voices for punishing the real culprits behind the murder.

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ANP leaders received doctrines in Sittwe

Arakan National Party (ANP) has received doctrines from reputed monks, senior Arakanese political leaders and well-wishers recently in an auspicious occasion.

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Ngapali sea beach restaurants face prohibitions from big hotel owners

The restaurants located in Ngapali sea beach of Arakan face prohibition from the big hotel owners.

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