Archive for March, 2016

Kyauk Taw Township court

Two persons sent to imprisonment for maintaining links with AA

Two persons were sent to three years of imprisonment by the Kyauk Taw township court of Arakan on 16 March for their illegal associations with Arakan Army (AA).

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Trial postponed for third time as complainant misses the date

The Arakan police today produced 13 defendants at Sittwe district court but the trial was postponed till 21 March as the complainant was not present.

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Temporary Committee (Yangon) formed to hold Arakanese Youth Conference

Temporary Committee (Yangon) was formed in the preliminary meeting for emergence of Arakanese youth Conference, holding at 1 PM March 13 in Shwe Yathar Restaurant in Shwe Goon Tai of Yangon Division to be able to hold Arakense youth conference.

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Burmese migrants arrested in Thailand

At least seventeen migrants from Arakan State in western Burma (Myanmar) were arrested by the Thai police from Yala locality of southern Thailand.

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Arrested Arakanese lawmaker released from jail without any condition

Arakanese politician and a member of Arakan State Parliament U Hla Aung Nyunt was released on Monday from Kyauk Pru Prison without any condition, family sources said.

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India-Burma Media Dialogue at Shillong

A two day India-Myanmar Media Dialogue has been organized at Shillong of northeast India next month. The media meet, organized by the New Delhi based Institute of Social Sciences in collaboration with Heinrich Böll Foundation and Burma Centre Delhi on 20- 21 April 2016 will be hosted by Meghalaya capital based Asian Confluence.

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Bomb exploded loudly in Sittwe at midnight

A bomb was exploded loudly at mid night of Thursday in Sittwe but no one was reportedly injured, said a police officer Win Naung in Sittwe district.

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Ann farmers cry foul at gas pipeline compensation packages

The farmers of Ann township in Arakan State of Burma (Myanmar) cry foul at the compensation packages as they claim that they were offered less amount of money in compare to the official declaration.

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Rakhine own gold seized by Bangladesh authority

Reducing opportunity for Rakhine people in Bangladesh

Rakhine people, which are one of the important minority communities in Bangladesh, seemingly lose their space of working for survival there. The Rakhine community is surviving in Cox’sbazar district of the south Asian country with little support from the Bangla authorities.

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Burmese couple arrested with banned yaba tablets

A couple was arrested with over 400000 banned yaba tablets at a check point at Taungup locality of Arakan State by the police on Tuesday. The couple brought the banned tablets from Yangon on way to Sittwe by their own car.

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