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Arakan State government seized drugs worth over 50 billion kyats last year

Drugs worth over 50 billion kyats have been seized in the Arakan State last year, the Arakan State government explained to the Arakan State Hluttaw (Parliament).

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Malaysian aids arrive in Sittwe

Aids donated by Malaysia to support the Muslim community in the Arakan State have arrived in Sittwe Port via the military naval ship yesterday afternoon.

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Two inmates escape Buthidaung Prison

Two prisoners escaped from a high security prison in Buthidaung, Arakan State, yesterday afternoon, the prison warden confirmed to Narinjara News.

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USDP chairman discusses Maungdaw issue during Sittwe tour

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP)’s chairman U Than Htay have discussed the situations in Maungdaw area during his visit to Sittwe, Arakan State.

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ALP and ANP discuss for national-level political dialogue

Leaders of the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) and the Arakan National Party (ANP) met in Sittwe on 14 February to discuss the plan to hold the national-level political dialogue for the Arakan nationalities.

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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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