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US Ambassador to Myanmar meets Arakanese leaders in Yangon

Yangon: US ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell invited and met on Tuesday some Arakanese leaders in the US embassy in Yangon regarding the recent situation in Rakhine state, said RNDP general Secretary U Hla Saw, who attended the meeting.


GE soldiers attacked and their vehicle burned down on Arakanese border

A group of soldiers of the Burmese army’s general engineering unit known as GE that is constructing a fence along the border in Maungdaw in northwestern Arakan State was attacked and their vehicle burned down allegedly by an armed group.


Some government buildings set fire in Maungdaw

A group of Muslim living on the outskirts of Maungdaw, a western Burma border town, set fire to some government buildings after a Muslim man was shot dead by the Burmese army, said local residents.


Missing Arakan Army chief release from Chinese police custody

Dhaka: Arakan Army Chief Colonel Tun Mrat Naing was released on Sunday from Chinese police custody after he was missing for a few days without any communication with his colleagues, said Lt Colonel Dr. Nyo Twan Awng, the militia’s second-in-command.


3 arrested looting for rice from a machine boat

Three people were arrested on Thursday by police in connection with rice looting from a machine boat on Kaladan River in Kyauk Taw Township in Arakan, said a rice owner and local politicians.


Local authorities seize farmers’ paddies in Minbya

Local farmers from Thetphon Village in Minbya Township in Arakan State said the township authorities seized their paddy harvests on Monday.


Prominent Arakanese historian Dr. Aye Kyaw death anniversary observed in USA

The first death anniversary of  prominent Arakanese historian Professor Dr. Aye Kyaw was observed with a ceremony of offering meal to the Buddhist monks on 19th of January in New York in USA.


RDC founded for local development in Arakan

A public limited company, the Rakhine Development Corporation Limited, has been founded reportedly for local developments in Arakan State.


Arakanese mother seeks ILO’s help to get back underage son recruited by army

Taungup: A mother from Taungup in Arakan State has written a complaint to the International Labour Organization (ILO) requesting help to return her underage son who has been conscripted into the army after having been missing for over a year.


Soldier hacked in an attack reported dead

Mrauk U: A Burmese soldier who was severely hacked in a group-attack attempting to grab his gun in Mrauk-U Township in Arakan State has reportedly died from his wounds in the hospital in the regional capital Sittwe.


Demonstration against army confiscating land in Gwa

Gwa: Local residents held a demonstration on Friday near the army battalions in Gwa in southern Arakan State demanding the return of farmlands and coconut plantations they said was forcibly confiscated by the army.


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