Archive for February, 2016


Indo-Myanmar coordinated patrol conducted in Andaman Sea

The fourth edition of India-Myanmar coordinated patrol was successfully undertaken from 13 to 16 February along the international maritime boundary line in Andaman Sea. Indian Navy ships namely Saryu and Bitra along with Burmese ships namely Aung Zeya and FAC 563 participated in the exercise.

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Mg Aye release

Prayer campaign for early release of U Maung Aye, other detainees

A religious pray ceremony was recently organized in support of Kyauk Pru township rural development chairman U Maung Aye with others, who were arrested by Burma Army from different parts of Arakan.

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Pagoda Photo

Three Buddhist Pagodas in Bangladesh face existential risks

At least three ancient Buddhist Pagodas in Teknaf locality of south-eastern Bangladesh face existential risks because of extensive hill-cutting activities at the bases.

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Photo by Rakhine state journal

ANP gets top posts in Arakan State Parliament

Arakan National Party (ANP), the influential party of Rakhine has succeeded in occupying two important legislative posts in Arakan State Parliament, said a source in the State Parliament.

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Ooredoo invation letter

Expanding responsible mobile telecom services across Myanmar

With an aim to expand mobile telecommunication network across Myanmar expecting to provide affordable telecom services across the country as well boosting economic growth and job creation, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC)-a member of World Bank Group, have extended a loan of $300 million to Ooredoo Myanmar.

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Burmese national arrested with huge volume of Yaba tablets

The Border Guard Bangladesh arrested a Burmese national at Teknaf in Cox'sBazar and seized a huge volume of Yaba tablets from his possession on Saturday morning. The market value of the seized tablets will be around taka 2.4 crore, according to a report published by the Dhaka based The Daily Star.

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Tun Min Khant

Arakanese student leader faces charge

Arakanese student leader Ko Tun Min Khant, who was charged for his involvement in a protest demonstration, faced interrogations for the first time on 5 February 2016 at Kamaryut court.

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A Mujahideen from Arakan arrested in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh border police have arrested a Muslim man from Arakan on Wednesday.

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Arakanese artists to showcase creativities on canvas

An exhibition of paintings created by three Arakanese artists has been organized at Rangoon (Yangon).

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South Asian Games kicks off Friday in northeast India

As northeast India is preparing for the 12th South Asian Games 2016, to be held in Guwahati and Shillong on 5-16 February 2016, both the capital cities have turned into fortress under security nets.

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