Archive for August, 2017


Islamist militants attack 30 outposts, kill 11 police personnel in Arakan

At least 30 border police outposts in western Myanmar were attacked by a group of Islamist terrorists on Thursday night resulting in the killing of 59 militants and 12 members of the security forces, said the army and government sources.

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Health worker gone missing for three weeks

A health worker from Buthidaung of Arakan went missing for three weeks now. The local authority continues searching for U Tun Aye Maung, an anti-Malaria operation health department worker, but yet to find any clue, said a police officer from Phonyo Lake outpost in Buthidaung township.

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Yaba tablets seized Maungdaw

Over 1.8 million Yaba tablets seized in Maungdaw

The Myanmar authority on Monday seized 1813500 pieces of Yaba tablets from a house at Zular Muslim village under Maungdaw township in western part of Burma (Myanmar) bordering Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh pushes back 31 Myanmar citizens

Bangladesh pushes back 31 Myanmar citizens

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday pushed back 31 Muslim individuals to Myanmar following their illegal entry to the neighboring country.

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ALD head office Kyauk Taw

ALD head office opened at Kyauk Taw

The Arakan League for Democracy (ALD), which splits from Arakan National Party (ANP) recently opened its head office at Kyauk Taw in Arakan State.

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Bangladesh counselor to Myanmar Md Shah Alam Khan

Bangla counselor passes away in Sittwe

Bangladesh counselor to Myanmar, Mr Awlad Hossain suddenly passed away on Saturday morning hours at Sittwe counselor office.

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Two more H1N1 infected babies identified in Arakan

Two more H1N1 virus infected babies have been diagnosed at Sittwe general hospital on 15 August.

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Huge volume of Yaba tablets seized in western Arakan

The Myanmar border police have recovered 475200 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets worth over Kyat 950 million from Maungdaw- Buthidaung motor road.

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Myanmar to export 300,000 ton rice to Bangladesh

The Myanmar Rice federation (MRF) has decided to export 300,000 tons of rice to Bangladesh within the facial year.

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A headmaster’s anxiety after Army interrogations

An Arakanese school headmaster apprehended his security after three Army officers questioned him about insurgent’s activities in Ran Aung Bying locality.

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