Archive for August, 2016


Ma Ba Tha organizes religious festival in Arakan

Myanmar's nationalist Buddhist group Ma Ba Tha organizes a religious festival on Thursday in Arakan. The important festival, held at Taungup in southern part of the State on full moon day of Warkhaung in Burmese calendar, was attended by over 300 monks.

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No government run ferry ships operate in Arakan coastal area

Though Arakan is the only Burmese State to use water ways extensively for public transportation as it’s coastal location helps the initiative, there is presently no government owned ferry ship in the State, said local residents.

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Screening committee to study damages by oil & gas pipelines in Arakan

Arakan government has recently formed a screening committee to study the damages caused by the Chinese oil & gas pipeline project in Ann township of the State.

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A trawler harbored at Teknaf land port with stones from Myanmar.

Burmese stones to imported for Padma bridge in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has planned to import at least four million metric tons of boulder stones from Myanmar to use those in Padma Bridge, said a report in Cox’s Bazar online news.

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Peace Commission to meet TNLA, MNDAA and AA representatives

Peace Commission has planned to meet the representatives of three ethnic armed outfits of Burma namely The Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and Arakan Army (AA) at Mongla locality.

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