Archive for March, 2016


Ancient Rakhine coins showcased at Thandwe

A recently concluded exhibition at Thandwe, showcasing ancient Rakhine coins, had witnessed visible public responses. The exhibition was organised at Thandwe district administration hall for the benefit of both the authority and also local residents.

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Lighthouse-Arakan coast

Two lighthouses erected in Arakan coast

With an aim to prevent accidents for waterway users, two lighthouses were erected at Maung Aung island of Arakan coast in western Burma.

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28 Muslim arrested for digging in Mrauk U archaeological site

At least 28 Muslim were arrested by the police on Saturday as they were found digging earth from the Mrauk U archaeological site. Mrauk U archaeology department director general U Nyein Lwin informed that those people were involved in digging activities, which are prohibited in Mrauk U, an ancient city of Arakan.

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condemned Burmese migrants

Hundred thousand signatures collected with an appeal for mercy

Various Arakanese organizations have collected nearly one hundred thousand signatures appealing the Thai authority to pardon and release two condemned Burmese migrants from Thailand.

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13 Arakanese youths produced in Sittwe township court

Thirteen Arakanese youths, who were picked up from various parts of Arakan were produced before the Sittwe township court on Friday in connection with their engagement to Arakan Army.

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U Nyi Pu to lead Arakan government

Senior National League for Democracy (NLD) leader U Nyi Pu is poised to be the next Chief Minister of Arakan. The NLD central executive committee has decided on Friday to elevate the elected Parliamentarian from Gwa township as the head of Arakan State government.

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Four sentenced for maintaining links with Arakan Army

Four individuals were sentenced to three years of imprisonment by a local court at Buthidaung, which is 80 miles north of Arakan State capital Sittwe, for their links with Arakan Army. The Buthidaung township court passed the verdict on Thursday.

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