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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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Bengali man sentenced to death for violent attack against border guard police headquarters

Sittwe District Court has given a death sentence to a Bengali man who led the violent attacks against the headquarters of the Border Guard Police in Maungdaw and Rathedaung townships, Lt-Col Win Naung from Sittwe District Police Force confirmed to Narinjara News.

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Around 1,000 ethnic Arakanese from Maungdaw Township protest against May Yu FM

Around 1,000 ethnic Arakanese staged a protest against the Burmese government for broadcasting in the Bengali language on May Yu FM in Maungdaw, Buthidaung, and Rathedaung townships in the Arakan State on 10 February.

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Campaign held in Thilawa Port to let Malaysia know that Burma has no Rohingyas

Around 100 people staged a campaign yesterday at the entrance of Thilawa Port in Rangoon, where an aid ship from Malaysia has been docked, to let the diplomats and international media know that there are not any Rohingyas in Burma and there are only Bengalis in the country, the campaign’s leader U Win Ko Ko Latt (Law) told Narinjara News.

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Ancient gold artefacts found on a hill near Arakan State’s old Danyawaddy city

Ancient gold artefacts have been found on a hill near the old Danyawaddy city in Mrauk U Township of the Arakan State.

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88 – Rakhine Generation Social Development Organisation holds press conference in Sittwe

The 88 - Rakhine Generation Social Development Organisation (RGSDO) held a press conference on its annual meeting at the Ariyan Hall in Sittwe at 10 am on 5 February.

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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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Chin CM at Indo-Myanmar border trade point: Photo courtesy
The Assam Tribune

Chin CM visits Indo-Myanmar border

Guwahati: The chief minister of Chin State in western Myanmar, Lianluaia recently visited the proposed Indo-Myanmar border trade centre at Lawngtlai locality of Indian State of Mizoram. The political head of Chin State also expressed hope that the initiative would strengthen the unity of Mizo and Chin people living in India and Myanmar.

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Over 30 killed in Arakan encounter

Over 30 people including one Burma Army commander were killed in two days’ gun fighting between the security forces and the armed Muslim militants in Muangdaw township of Arakan.

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