Archive for November, 2016

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Long march for Arakan’s share over land & natural resources

Over 100 activists have been marching to Kyauk Pru, the headquarter of Shwe gas project, from the Arakanese capital city Sittwe to raise voices for the State’s share over the land & natural resources with the Central government in Naypyi Daw.

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Chin CM at Indo-Myanmar border trade point: Photo courtesy
The Assam Tribune

Chin CM visits Indo-Myanmar border

Guwahati: The chief minister of Chin State in western Myanmar, Lianluaia recently visited the proposed Indo-Myanmar border trade centre at Lawngtlai locality of Indian State of Mizoram. The political head of Chin State also expressed hope that the initiative would strengthen the unity of Mizo and Chin people living in India and Myanmar.

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Over 30 killed in Arakan encounter

Over 30 people including one Burma Army commander were killed in two days’ gun fighting between the security forces and the armed Muslim militants in Muangdaw township of Arakan.

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Youths arrested for facebook misuse against authority

Two Bengali youths from northern Arakan were arrested by the security forces on Friday as they used a facebook account with the fake name of Ma Swe Zin to attack the State and the Myanmar Army (Tamadaw).

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Gun battles broke out in northern Arakan

The residents of Maungdaw in northern Arakan wake up to the sounds of shooting & firing on Saturday morning underlining that the security forces continued fighting against the terrorists.

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Relief carrying boat catches fire in Arakan

A cargo-boat carrying relief goods caught fire on Kaladan river near Arakan’s capital city of Sittwe on Wednesday, said an eye witness.

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Three arrested with Bangladesh handset, SIM

The security forces arrested three persons with one Bangladesh made telephone handset with SIM during their search operations in northern Maungdaw of Rakhine State, which is close to Bangladesh localities.

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