Archive for May, 2015


Border measurement by Burma-Bangladesh joint team

A joint survey team representing Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh has started border measurement surveys in various boundary points. A top Bangladesh government survey officer named Brigadier General Mohammad Abul Khair led a four member survey team to arrive in Myanmar for the survey in association with Myanmar officials.

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Myanmar President to confer honorary certificate to Allotaw Pyi abbot

Myanmar President Then Sein will confer honorary certificates on the chief abbot of Allotaw Pyi monasteries and patron of the Arakan National Relief Association Ven-Arriyawantha.

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Myanmar Red Cross Society’s Arakan specific office launched

The Arakan Special Program Office of Myanmar Red Cross Society was officially opened on May 10 following a glittering function.

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123 migrants rescued from south Thailand

The Thailand authority had recently rescued 123 migrants from a jungle in southern part of the country, where most of them are reportedly hail from Bangladesh. A Dhaka based news portal titled reported that the migrants claimed to be Bangladeshi nationals.

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Drought makes life miserable for many Arakanese

Severe droughts surfaced in wide areas under Myaybon township of Arakan State making the life of local villagers miserable. The same area was also affected by the Giri storm in October 2010 and the present drought only adds the misery of the poor villagers.

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Huge Yaba consignment seized in western Burma border

The Myanmar Border police seized 570000 stimulated Yaba tablets at Maungdaw Township in western Burma on 5 May 2015, said a police source.

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Chief Minister  U Maung Maung Own delivers speech regarding the plant.

Coal Electricity power plant to build in Arakan

First Coal electricity power plant will be built in Kyauk Phyu Township in Arakan State according to the Arakan State Government.

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