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Grenade blast rocks North Cotabato town, no one hurt; cops suspect NPA harassment
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Grenade blast rocks North Cotabato town, no one hurt; cops sus...

The communist New People's Army operates in the hinterlands of Arakan, a mountainous town in North Cotabato bordering the Bukidnon province. Earlier, police said the NPA has been mulcting villagers of revolutionary taxes, especially now that ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1 week ago

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Thein Sein Urges People in Arakan State to Look Forward

Burmese President Thein Sein during a televised address in March 2013. (Photo: President's Office website) RANGOON — President Thein Sein has urged people in western Burma's troubled Arakan State to accept and cooperate with a central ...
 Irrawaddy2 months ago Terror threat low, but president warns Burmese to remain vigilant  DVB11 hours ago Thein Sein chases German investment  DVB3 weeks ago Burma's Transformation Shows Asia's Promise: Kerry  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Muslim Citizenship Procedure Angers Arakanese, Some Rohingya See Opportunity

A Rohingya Muslim cuts hair in Zedipyin village in Maungdaw, in the northern Rakhine state on June 6, 2014.(Photo: Reuters) RANGOON —Arakanese Buddhists in Myebon Township held a silent protest on Monday to express their displeasure over the ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Burma Gives Citizenship to 209 displaced Muslims, Including Rohingya  Irrawaddy1 week ago Access to education minimal in Arakan camps: official  DVB2 weeks ago 3 Rohingya Drown After Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Boat  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Arakan High Court rejects appeal in Taunggup lynching case

The High Court of Arakan State on Friday rejected an appeal by lawyers of seven men accused of murdering 10 Muslim pilgrims in 2012. The trial will now go ahead as scheduled at Sandoway [Thandwe] District Court. Charged in May with the murder ...
 DVB1 month ago Mahasantisukha monks lodge high court appeal  DVB1 week ago

Anti-Muslim anthem heightens tension in Sandoway

Local authorities in the Arakanese town of Sandoway have failed to take action against a bus station owner who has been playing anti-Muslim anthems on the terminal's tannoy system. A high-ranking member of the town's Religious Protection group ...
 DVB1 week ago

Bullet Points: 16 September 2014

On today's edition of Bullet Points: Myawaddy border crossing closed after bomb scare Muslim IDPs in Arakan cut off from education Burmese migrants detained after murder on Thai island You can watch Bullet Points every weeknight on DVB TV ...
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Upper House approves plan to make life more pleasant for Arakanese

A parliamentary proposal urging a set of policies to make life more pleasant for people in Arakan State was approved by Burma's upper house on Monday. The proposal, submitted by MP Hla Swe, who represents the ruling Union Solidarity and ...
 DVB2 weeks ago Arakan govt moves to protect heritage sites  DVB1 month ago

Senior UN Official Wraps Up Arakan Trip

Haoliang Xu, the UN assistant secretary-general and Asia regional director for the United Nations Development Program. (Photo: UNDP) RANGOON — A senior UN official ended a three-day trip to Arakan State on Wednesday, after visiting camps for ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Senior UN officials head to Arakan  DVB3 weeks ago The key issue for us is citizenship, says UN deputy chief  DVB2 weeks ago

Rohingya women suffer on a daily basis

The Rohingya people of Myanmar, who mostly live in the western part, the Rakhine (formerly Arakan) state, bordering the Muslim-majority Bangladesh, are undoubtedly the longest suffering people of
 Big News Network1 month ago Medical Aid for Rohingya Could Resume After MSF Signs MoU With Govt  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Mud volcano erupts in Arakan

A mud volcano in Kyaukphyu Township on the west coast of Burma has erupted, spilling tons of mud across three village tracts and destroying more than 100 acres of paddies fields. No one has been reported injured. The mud volcano erupted on Friday ...
 DVB4 weeks ago Mud Volcano Eruption Damages Farmland in Kyaukphyu  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
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