Archive for January, 2015


Arakanese flee from Bangladesh

At least 65 Arakanese tribal people, who escaped from south Bangladesh, have arrived in Kyouk Taw of Arakan. They fled from Kyouk Phyar village under Tannseik township of Bendraban district in Chittagong hill-track of Bangladesh.

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Solo protester arrested

A single agitator demanding land rights in Thandway was detained by the police and later Ko Saw Wae was declared arrested.

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Patients pour in to indicate medical scarcity in Arakan

A free medical check-up and treatment camp, organized by Arakan National Rescue Organization and Rotary International with the supports from Dr Saw Mra Aung family on January 4 in Sittwe, showed the desperation of patients who came in large number, which finally compelled the organizers to let alone many poor patients.

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Archeological dept prohibits stone production near ancient caves

The archeological department has recently prohibited the stone production activities near toan ancient cave in Kyouk Taw township of Arakan.

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Locals protest against stone producing unit in Arakan

Over 5000 local people on last Sunday protested against the stone producing unit in Arakan State of western Burma. The agitators demanded to halt the project, which is maintained by a Vietnam based company at Napudaung Mountain locality near to Arakan Yoma range, at the earliest.

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