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Myanmar ponders potential radicalization of Rohingyas
UCAN India

Myanmar ponders potential radicalization of Rohingyas

Rohingya children were seen in a camp for displaced persons near Sittwe, the capital city of Rakhine State last March. (Photo by John Zaw) Sittwe: In the courtyard of Myanmar's Islamic University in Thetkaypyin village, half a dozen teachers sit ... UCAN India, 2 weeks ago

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UCAN India

Myanmar's Annual Rohingya Exodus Placed on Hold

This article was originally published by . SITTWE, MYANMAR— It is sailing season in Myanmar, a time when thousands of persecuted Rohingya Muslims have typically taken to the seas in pursuit of better lives abroad. But this year ...
 MauritaniaVox.com1 week ago Small-scale people smuggling reported in Myanmar  UCAN India1 month ago Climate swells tide of migrants  Eco-Business1 month ago Myanmar's Rohingya exodus placed on hold  Financial Express Bangladesh1 week ago
Bangkok Post

A wife's wrenching decision

Jano Begum was interviewed for this story at the Rohingya camp in Sittwe, Myanmar, last month. (Photo by Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times) SITTWE, Myanmar - How much should you sacrifice to save your husband's life? And how much hardship ...
 Bangkok Post3 weeks ago IN MYANMAR, A WIFES WRENCHING DECISION  EnvironmentGuru.com3 weeks ago

Young Rohingya Trader Shot Dead in Arakan State

Rohingya Muslim men ride their bicycles past a railway line near an IDP camp outside Sittwe in Arakan State, November 7, 2015. (Photo: Sai Aung Min / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Maung Maung, a 23-year-old Rohingya Muslim man traveling from Arakan ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago More Arrests Reported over Alleged Armed Group Ties in Arakan State  Irrawaddy1 day ago NGOs Seek Kyaukphyu SEZ Delay as President Pushes Implementation  Irrawaddy1 month ago Two Rohingya Detained After Brawl Over Goose in Arakan State  Irrawaddy2 months ago

New Rakhine State Parliament convenes on 8 February

according to the Rakhine State Parliament Office in Sittwe. The last session of the previous Parliament was concluded on 31 January. U ThanNaing, who won the State Parliament's Rathidaung Township Constituency said: I have received an ...
 Mizzima News1 day ago Buddhist-Muslim couple flee intimidation in Myanmar for a new life  DAWN Group2 days ago Hopeful Signs of Reconciliation in Myanmar's Troubled Rakhine State  VOA News1 month ago

New Resource Centre To Provide Better Insight On Food Security

YANGON A new resource centre in Sittwe promises to help the Government and development organizations to better understand the extent of food insecurity, both in Rakhine State and across the country. The centre, built and equipped with the ...
 World Food Programme2 weeks ago
Pakistan Observer


Nicholas Kristof NYTIMES SITTWE, Myanmar — SOON the world will witness a remarkable sight: a beloved Nobel Peace Prize winner presiding over 21st-century concentration camps. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world's genuine heroes, won ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com3 weeks ago Nobel Peace Prize winners complicit in crimes against humanity  Taipei Times Online3 weeks ago Nobel award winner & ethnic cleansing in Myanmar  Pakistan Observer3 weeks ago Crimes against humanity in Myanmar  Frontier Post3 weeks ago

Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya see glimmer of hope in Suu Kyi victory

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Noor Bagum would have liked to have voted for Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) but, like the majority of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority, she took no part in the historic election the Nobel ...
 Reuters2 months ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi avoids 'rocking boat' with military ahead of handover  Business Insider UK3 weeks ago
Financial Express Bangladesh

Bangladesh-Myanmar border trade declines

The trading hubs at Sittwe and Maungdaw, which process border trade with Bangladesh, are less busy now than in previous years, reports say. The Sittwe hub processed a trade volume of US$4.33 million between April 1 and December 25, 2015, which is ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh3 weeks ago Myanmar Border Trade Shows Surplus  Myanmar Business Today1 month ago

Rakhine group calls for suspension of Kyaukphyu SEZ project

Sittwe (Mizzima) The Rakhine Social Association has called for the suspension of two deep sea port projects to be built in the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on Myanmar's western coastline. The project is planned as a key port in the Bay ...
 Mizzima News1 month ago
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