Thursday, 21 March 2019

March 2010

Dhaka, Bangladesh: The newly appointed representative for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Craig Sanders assumed office yesterday.
Read more: New UNHCR representative takes over

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Elections to the post of Village Peace and Development Council (VPDC) Chairmen were held yesterday in Maungdaw Township. This is because the authorities have to select their henchmen for the forthcoming elections, said a businessman from the locality who declined to be named. 
Read more: VPDC Chairmen’s election in Maungdaw, Arakan State

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Western Command Commander General Thaung Aye visited Maungdaw Township yesterday to monitor barbed wire fencing along the Burma- Bangladesh border, said an aide of Nasaka on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Western Commander visits Maungdaw to monitor fence construction

Shapuri Dip, Bangladesh: An engine boat carrying 65 heads of cattle from Kyauk Pru, the second capital of Arakan State capsized at the mouth of Naf River on March 6, at about 2 am while going to Bangladesh, said a cattle trader from Shapuri Dip.
Read more: Boat capsizes in Naf River, 41 heads of cattle missing

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A market set up by local Rohingya villagers has turned into a prostitution den in Maungdaw Township recently in a nexus with the authorities, alleged an elder on condition of anonymity, said a businessman from Maungdaw Town.
Read more: Market becomes prostitution den in Maungdaw, Arakan