The villagers from Goonshein Village in Kyaukphyu in Arakan State have said they will stage a protest as the human excrements dumped by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) have been badly affecting their village.
Sittwe: The regional government in Arakan State has decided to close down the system of auctioning off fishing blocks that are being portioned the coastline, rivers, creeks and ponds in the region starting from 2013-2014 fiscal year.
Rathidaung: A group of businessmen from Chinese company are reportedly planning to buy heavy mineral sands from the coastline of Arakan State.
The Union Election Commission recently summoned senior leaders of the Rakhine Nationalities Development Party reportedly with regard to three issues relating to the party’s activities.
Pauk taw: Two Arakanese youths from Saitoke Village in Pauktaw Township in Arakan State were severely injured after they were attacked by a group of men who want repetition of riots in the area, according to the local villagers.
Sittwe: Over Kyat 40 million worth materials that include wooden sleepers and rivets were stolen from the railway track in Sittwe, the Capital in Arakan State.
Maugdaw: 14 Buddhist families from Bandarban District under Chittagong Hill Tract in Bangladesh have sought shelter in Burma after entering into northern Maungdaw in Arakan State.
Burmese authorities have rejected the application of local residents for a peaceful protest planned to be held on 26th of December outside the office of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) that is working for the Shwe Gas Project on Kyaukpru’s Madae Island in Arakan State.
Chiang Mai: Thailand-based Arakanese NGO known as the Arakan Human Rights and Development Organization (AHRDO) have published a report on Thursday to highlight the problems and difficulties still facing the survivors of Cyclone Giri in Arakan State.
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