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Arakanese to demonstrate against changing of Bengali title during census

Protesting against some 'Bengali' people's initiative to change their titles in the nation-wide Burmese census, many city dwellers of Kyauk Pru in Arakan have decided to demonstrate their resentments.

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103 houses gutted in Maungdaw township

103 houses gutted in Maungdaw township

A major fire broke out in two Muslim villages of Maungdaw township on March 10 that gutted nearly 103 houses.

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Ashin U Wirathu greeted with auspicious Rakhine rhythm

Masoeyine Tikethit, Mahar Aung Mray of Mandalay, U Wirathu arrived in Pauk Taw, 30 miles east of Sittwe, on Tuesday morning, where he was welcomed by the local Rakhine people with the beating of holy drums.

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Hundred Arakanese workers left Kachin for native places

The ongoing conflicts in Kachin province of Burma have forced hundreds of Arakanese workers to return back. For record, 182 Arakanese workers including some children on Sunday returned to their native villages in Arakan after spending 6 years there, said U Pru Tha Chay, vice-president of Arakanese literature and culture association based in Myitkyina.

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More police stations proposed in western Burma border

More police stations along the western Burma border are on the card, as the government has planned to set up four additional police stations in these localities.

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Robbers arrested with gold items in Maungdaw

Five persons were arrested by the police in Maungdaw, a western Burma border town, on the suspicion of being involved with robberies.

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Burma President urged to cancel MoU with MSF

The Burma President U Thein Sein has been urged by four Arakanese organizations to cancel the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF), said U Than Tun, a senior leader from Sittwe, the capital of Arakan province of Burma.

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Myanmar people against UN Quantana

UN representative faces public furies in Sittwe

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights for Myanmar, Tomás Ojea Quintana, today faced a public protest when had arrived in Sittwe, the Arakan capital city of western Burma.

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Arakanese convention is scheduled for April

Arakanese National Convention is scheduled for the coming April at Kyauk Pru of Arakan, where leaders from various Arakanese political parties & social groups are expected to participate in it, said a statement issued by the organizing committee.

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Arakanese national killed in Malaysia

Arakanese national Ko Aung Gyi, who is a member of 88 generation student group, was killed in Kuala Lumpur on February 4, said media reports.

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