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Nasaka’s extortion in Maungdaw

The Rohingya community in north Arakan is still having to put up with arbitrary arrests and planned extortion by Burma’s border security force (Nasaka),..
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Full renovation for Mingalar Market

Fire-ravaged Mingalar Market, gutted by an almost two-day blaze, will be renovated and temporary facilities arranged for vendor fire victims, the Rangoon City...
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Civic and forest departments confiscate timber

The township municipal and forest departments are into confiscating timber belonging to local people over the past month in some parts of Chin state,...
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Election envoy in Chin urges free polls

A member of the junta’s election watchdog has visited district and township election commission offices in Chin State in a claimed bid to urge officers to allow free choice for voters in polls...
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Junta forces people to buy USDA postcards

The Burmese Army unit based in Kalemyo, Sagaing division has forced local people to buy postcards from the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA)...
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Top brass arrive in Naypyidaw for quarterly meeting

Top-ranking military officers gathered in the secluded Burmese capital of Naypyidaw yesterday for the junta’s key three-day quarterly meeting, which was to start today at the office of the army commander in chief,...
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Government agricultural authorities increase farming loans

The Burmese agricultural authority known as the Myanmar Agriculture Development Bank, has increased the amounts of direct government loans that rice farmers may ask for during the 2010 rainy season rice..
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Most political parties await approval before campaign

Most political parties in Burma are yet to start their poll campaign as they are still waiting for the final approval by the Union Elections Commission, according to the Chairman...
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Over 100 million Kyat spent by USDA candidate in poll campaign

U Thein Maung, nominated as a candidate of the Union Solidarity Development Association party for the Rathidaung constituency, has spent over 100 million kyat in the past three months on his election campaign in the township,...
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Landslides block major border Arakan road

Uprooted trees and landslides caused by torrential rains have blocked the Maungdaw - Buthidaung Road, cutting off traffic on the...
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Surprise arrest of Kachin youths in Myitkyina

In a surprise midnight crackdown the Burmese military junta arrested a youth leader and several ethnic Kachin youths yesterday in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State in northern Burma,...
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