Archive for February, 2017


Residents protest against seized farmlands in Ngapali Beach

Over 300 people have staged a protest in Ngapali of Thandwe Township, Arakan State, to demand the return of confiscated farmlands.

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Three police officials imprisoned for negligence of duty during border post attacks

Three police officials have been sent to prison for negligence of duty during the attacks against No 1 Border Guard Police headquarters (Kyikanpyin) in Maungdaw Township and other border posts in the Arakan State.

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ANP strives hard to win by-election in Ann Township where competition runs high

The Arakan National Party (ANP) is striving hard to win the vacant seat in the Pyithu Hluttaw (Parliament) for Ann Township in the upcoming by-election.

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Arakan State government seized drugs worth over 50 billion kyats last year

Drugs worth over 50 billion kyats have been seized in the Arakan State last year, the Arakan State government explained to the Arakan State Hluttaw (Parliament).

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Malaysian aids arrive in Sittwe

Aids donated by Malaysia to support the Muslim community in the Arakan State have arrived in Sittwe Port via the military naval ship yesterday afternoon.

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Two inmates escape Buthidaung Prison

Two prisoners escaped from a high security prison in Buthidaung, Arakan State, yesterday afternoon, the prison warden confirmed to Narinjara News.

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USDP chairman discusses Maungdaw issue during Sittwe tour

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP)’s chairman U Than Htay have discussed the situations in Maungdaw area during his visit to Sittwe, Arakan State.

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ALP and ANP discuss for national-level political dialogue

Leaders of the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) and the Arakan National Party (ANP) met in Sittwe on 14 February to discuss the plan to hold the national-level political dialogue for the Arakan nationalities.

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Nine men along with one dead from starvation found on boat near beach in Gwa Township

Nine Bengali speaking men and one man who died from starvation have been found on a boat near the beach of Sap Twar Village in Gwa Township, Arakan State at 3 PM today, according to Sap Twar Village Police and the village administrator.

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“Arakan National Capacity Award” ceremony held in Kyaukphyu

An award ceremony for the “Arakan National Capacity Award”, which is given by the Arakan families living in the United States, was held at Mular Rama Monastery in Kyaukphyu yesterday (12 February).

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