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21 dead, 26 missing after Myanmar ferry sinks
Malaysia MSN

Myanmar ferry capsizes; 45 dead, over a dozen missing

A couple mourns their lost child as they arrive in Sittwe, western Myanmar, March 14, 2015, after a ferry carrying 225 people capsized in western Myanmar and killed 45 onboard. [Photo/IC] YANGON, Myanmar - A crowded double-decker passenger ferry ..., 1 week ago
21 dead, 26 missing after Myanmar ferry sinks Malaysia MSN, 1 week ago
Myanmar ferry capsizes; 34 dead, over a dozen missing China Economic Net, 1 week ago

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International Business Times UK

Myanmar condemns UN envoy for using Rohingya word

Muslim Rohingya are currently imprisoned in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in Western Myanmar. They have been defined by the UN as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. The Myanmar government has condemned the UN ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago No separate camps for Bengalis and Rohingyas, says state chief  Eleven Myanmar2 months ago
Sea Ship News

Kaladan waterway 80 percent complete

:00 The construction site of Sittwe Port, part of the Kaladan project (Photo-EMG) The Kaladan Project support committee has reported that construction on the waterway component of the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project is now 80 ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 week ago Sittwe port upgrade nearly ready  Sea Ship News1 month ago India to complete reconstruction of Sittwe port in Myanmar in May  Steel Guru1 month ago India to complete Myanmar port project in May  INooz1 month ago
UCAN India

MSF resumes aid work in Rakhine state

An ailing Rohingya woman sits inside a shelter at an IDP camp outside of Sittwe in April of 2014 Mandalay: International aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has resumed operations in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state, nine months after being ...
 UCAN India2 months ago MSF back to work in Rakhine  Myanmar Times2 months ago MSF Restarts Operations in Strife-Torn West Myanmar  Naharnet2 months ago

Rakhine State PM explains ferry disaster in parliament

:12 Sittwe -- The sinking of Aung Ta Khon 3 was caused by an overload of cargo, a lack of an effective communication system, the very old age of the vessel and turbulent waves, said the Rakhine State prime minister at the Rakhine State ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 week ago

As Reforms Stall, US and Burma to Discuss Human Rights

Displaced Rohingya mother Sinnuyar Baekon, 25, sits with her twin babies inside her hut at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, the capital city of Arakan State June 8, 2014. (Photo: Reuters) WASHINGTON — The United States is hoping to ...
 Irrawaddy2 months ago HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS SEPARATE INTERACTIVE DIALOGUES ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN AND IN MYANMAR  United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago As reforms stall, US and Myanmar to discuss human rights  Capital Bay2 months ago

60 bodies found from ferry

:05 A state-run ferry named Aungtakun Three, sailing from Taungup to Sittwe, sank while crossing the Naungtaw River, between Kyaukpyu and Myebon, at 7:15pm on March 13, according to Inland Water Transport in Sittwe. More than 170 passengers ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 week ago

In Rohingya camp, tensions mount over Myanmar plan to revoke ID cards

Rohingya women are pictured at the Thae Chaung camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state By Andrew R.C. Marshall THAE CHAUNG, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar's decision to revoke temporary identification cards for minorities is ...
 Sharenet1 month ago Sittwe gears up for white card protest  Myanmar Times1 month ago Burma Releases Prominent Rohingya Political Prisoner  Irrawaddy2 months ago US: Anti-Muslim Attackers in Burma Unpunished  Irrawaddy2 months ago
World Bulletin

NGO: UNHCR Myanmar rep has 'work cut out for her'

World Bulletin/News Desk The week after hundreds of Rakhine Buddhists gathered at Sittwe airport to protest a visit by the United Nations Human Rights Rapporteur on Myanmar, local NGOs say that Arakan Muslims (Rohingya) are facing heightened ...
 World Bulletin2 months ago New UN rights envoy faces protests  Myanmar Times2 months ago RAKHINE PROTEST AGAINST VISIT OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS ENVOY  Misna2 months ago UN rights rep met with protests in Sittwe  Myanmar Times2 months ago

Bleak future for 'unwanted' people

Sittwe is a huddle of ancient, sagging wooden houses, stained colonial bungalows and tall, old trees full of big fruit bats and noisy crows. It has a crowded bazaar. It is also where the borderless sprawl of the Kaladan River meets the roiling ...
 Asiaone1 month ago
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