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Court remands three Rakhine youths for another two weeks for military corporal murder’s case

Three Rakhine youths have been remanded in custody for two more weeks today after they were arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a corporal from the Military Affairs Security Unit (MASU) in Sittwe, Rakhine State.

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Police plans to file eight youths under Section 332 although the court discharge

The Mrauk U Township Court has dismissed charges against eight youths from Mrauk U, Rakhine State yesterday due to insufficient evidence.

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Five under investigation after seizing 379 counterfeit Ks 10,000 notes in Mrauk-U Tsp

The police are investigating five people after 379 counterfeit Ks 10,000 notes were seized in Kyein Chaung Village under Mrauk U Township in the Rakhine State.

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Rakhine State gov’t to charge another social activist with 66 (d)

The Rakhine government has instructed Ann Township Deputy General Administrator to file a lawsuit against another social activist under Section 66 (d) of the Telecommunications Law.

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Sittwe Prison riot seems a big fire caused by a small spark – prison official says

The recent riot in Sittwe Prison, Rakhine State was a big fire caused by a small spark, an official from the prison said to Narinjara News.

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Arakanese Youths Protest in front of Myanmar embassy in Tokyo, for immediate release of Dr Aye Maung, Ko Wai Hin Aung

Around 50 Arakanese (Rakhine) youths staged a protest in front of Myanmar embassy in Tokyo, Japan on September 19 to demand the immediate release of Dr Aye Maung and writer Wai Hin Aung, who have been arrested on high treason charges.

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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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