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Around 1,000 farmers protest against CNPC in Ann for failing to give compensation

Around 1,000 farmers protested against China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) in the Arakan State’s Ann on March 22 for failing to give compensation for damaged farmlands and plantations.

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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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Ann township residents fear gas leak

Local residents of Skannmaw village track under Ann Township worried about the probable gas leak from an uncovered pipeline which came out from the ground after the stream flows over it.

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Committee formed to scrutinize citizenship issues in Arakan

Arakan State government has formed a committee to scrutinize the citizenship issues relating to those people who received the National Verification Cards (NVC) from the State’s immigration department.

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Border measurement by Burma-Bangladesh joint team

A joint survey team representing Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh has started border measurement surveys in various boundary points. A top Bangladesh government survey officer named Brigadier General Mohammad Abul Khair led a four member survey team to arrive in Myanmar for the survey in association with Myanmar officials.

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Students from a post primary school of Sat Yo Kya. ( Photo- Narinjara)

Overcrowded schools of Arakan with shortage of space and funds

This is a story of many schools in Arakan, which are overcrowded with students, but the authority always puts deaf ears to their grievances.

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Pauktaw refugee camp in Burma

Fire broke out at Muslim refugee camp in Arakan

Once again the fire has broken out at a refugee camp in Pauktaw township of Arakan State on the wee hour of Thursday damaging nearly 40 makeshift houses, said a police officer after visiting the location.

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