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Mines related materials seized in the mine exploded PannDawPyin Village of MaungDaw Township

Border Police seized mines related materials inside a mine-exploded house after the explosion of two mines at afternoon on Tuesday in PannDawPyin Muslims village in Maungdaw Township, Arakan, said a Border guard police officer.

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Rakhine farmers still waiting on oil pipeline compensation

Farmers in Rakhine (Arakan) State’s Ann township said they have yet to receive compensation promised in return for land they allege was ruined by the construction of a controversial oil and gas pipeline.

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Rakhine Gazette news team resigns en masse amid allegations of govt meddling

In an editorial upset prompted by alleged government meddling and a lack of editorial freedom, the news team from the state government-run Rakhine Gazette submitted a resignation notice on July 17.

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Border police seize K150 million worth of meth in Maungdaw

A Hilux truck attempting to transport over 70,000 amphetamine tablets was busted at a border inspection gate in Maungdaw, northern Rakhine (Arakan) State on July 20, according to a police official.

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Politicians mull moving modern Mrauk-U outside archaeological zone

As Rakhine State’s Mrauk-U expands with the ballooning needs of a modern, urban center, local politicians are proposing moving it to a new location away from the ancient capital, which is in the process of bidding for world heritage status.

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Eleven alleged terrorists arrested in Maungdaw

Eleven Bengali terrorist suspects have been arrested in Doe Tan Bengali Village under Administrative Area (5) of Maungdaw Township on 31 March.

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Verdict to be hand down on 5 April on whether Khaing Myo Tun should be charged

A verdict will be handed down on 5 April on whether Khaing Myo Tun from the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) should be charged or not, high grade pleader U Myo Myat Hein (a) U Nyein Chan, who has been assisting with the case, said to Narinjara News.

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Over 270 police officers provide security for by-election in Ann Township

Two hundred and seventy-seven police officers have been providing security for the by-election in Ann Township, Ann Township Police Commander Police Major Aung Soe told the press.

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75,828 voters will vote in 137 polling stations in Ann Township

A total of 75,828 voters will be able to vote in 137 polling stations in Ann Township for a vacant seat in the Pyithu Hluttaw, the Arakan State Election Officer U Thurein Htut said to Narinjara News.

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Ceremony held in Sittwe Port for transfer of Kisspandi 1 from Japan

A ceremony for the transfer of Kisspanadi 1 ferry by the Japanese government was held at Port No. 1 in Sittwe at 9:30 am on 29 March.

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