Archive for October, 2015


WLB bats for inclusive ceasefire agreement with armed outfits

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) argues that only an inclusive ceasefire agreement with all the armed outfits of Myanmar (formerly Burma) can bring sustainable peace in the country, which is marching for a full-fledged democracy after decades of military dictatorship.

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ALP denies arrest of Bangladeshi nationals

The ALP has denied the allegation that its personnel have arrested two Bangladeshi nationals from the border areas.

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Post-flood disease spreads in Arakanese village

The people in some parts of Arakan are presently suffering from different diseases which surface after the flood. At least 45 people of Tharsay New village in Ayathayma track under Mrauk Oo township have faced skin problems, claimed local sources.

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The town welcoming Signboard of Min Bya

Scheduling appeal for an Arakan villager administrator

As the Laha Gyay village administrator U Win Maung has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by the Min Bya township court, his lawyers are preparing for an appeal to Maruk U district court.

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Bangla police arrests a trafficker at Burma border

The Bangladesh Police have arrested a most wanted criminal involved with trafficking from a Burma (Myanmar) bordering town. Mohammad Hashem was arrested by Bangla police personnel on Sunday from Shah Pori island, reported, a Dhaka based portal.

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India-Myanmar conference concludes in Delhi

Various civil society and media representatives of Myanmar (formerly Burma) and northeast Indian States have emphasized on more people to people contact between the two neighboring countries and highlighted the need of Myanmarese diplomat offices in Guwahati with regular flight services from Mandalay to Buddha Gaya via Imphal/ Guwahati to give a push to connectivity as also to promote Buddhist tourism.

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Sittwe Port

Coastal cargo ship remains untraceable

A cargo ship, sailing to Arakan from the former capital city of Burma (Myanmar) remains untraced. Kankaw Htoo 1 with 11 crew members left for Sittwe from Yangon but it has neither arrived in the Arakan capital city nor anchored any places on the way.

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