Archive for July, 2016


Broken bridges hamper vehicular movements in Arakan

Current wave of flood generated by the torrential rain in Arakan State in the recent days damaged many road & bridges. The authority has started repairing works, though it may take few days to complete the job.

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Ann township residents fear gas leak

Local residents of Skannmaw village track under Ann Township worried about the probable gas leak from an uncovered pipeline which came out from the ground after the stream flows over it.

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Ancient artifacts found on Arakan river bank

Some important ancient artifacts were found on the bank of Kaladan river in Kyauk Taw township of Arakan State.

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Arakan flood affects 4800 acres of Mrauk Oo district farm land

The heavy downpour in various parts of Arakan State drowned over 4800 acres of farm land in Mrauk U district, said an Arakan government spokesperson.

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US Ambassador concludes Arakan visit, met ANP leaders in Sittwe

The USA Ambassador in Myanmar Scot Marciel met Arakan National Party (ANP) leaders in Sittwe on Wednesday during his three-day visit to Arakan.

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ANP prepares for 21st Century Panglong Conference

Arakan National Party (ANP), the main political party of Rakhine formed a preparation committee with seven members for the 21st Century Panglong Conference.

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Thousands flood affected people evacuated in Arakan

Thousands of flood affected people from four Arakanese townships were evacuated to higher places like monasteries, government schools and other institutions as the State experienced heavy rainfall in the last few days.

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Huge volume of illegal alcohol Seized in Kyauk Phyu

Not led than one thousand gallon of locally made alcohol from palm fruit juice was seized from Murwin village of Klantay track under Kyauk Phyu township on Sunday.

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Buddhists live in fear in Bangladesh

As Bangladesh witnesses escalating violence engineered by Islamist militants, the Buddhist people continue living in the country in endless fear. The Burma bordering localities of Bangladesh witnessed another brutal murder of a Buddhist community leader which spread more terror among the residents.

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Security arrangements have been beefed up in Dharmarajika Buddhist monastery after death threats to its chief priest

Buddhist monastery head gets death threat from Islamists

The chief priest of Dharmarajika Buddhist monastery in Dhaka of Bangladesh received a death threat letter from the Islamists. The letter was sent on Tuesday by AB Siddique, who claimed himself to be an Islamic militant, said a report in Dhaka Tribune.

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