Thursday, 18 April 2019

August 2010

Maungdaw,Arakan State: Four members of a family in Maungdaw Town - a father and his three sons were sentenced to one year each in prison on July 12, on the allegation that they had attacked Nasaka personnel and had broken an M-16 gun, said a close relative of the victims.
Read more: Four members of a family jailed in Maungdaw

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Seven Burmese nationals were arrested by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) in raid along the Bangladesh border on August 21, according to sources.
Read more: Seven Burmese nationals arrested on Bangla-Burma border

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Smuggling is on the rise on the Bangladesh-Burma border before the Eid-ul-Fiter (Eid festival), according to sources.
Read more: Smuggling increases on Bangladesh-Burma border

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A couple was fined by border security force   (Nasaka) on August 21, for visiting his father-in-laws house in Maungdaw Township, said a youth.
Read more: Couple fined for visiting father-in-laws house, Maungdaw

A hundred families will lose their homes because of the Kyaukpru airport extension project. The airport is being upgraded to international standards, said a local from Kyaukpru.
Read more: Hundred families to lose homes for Kyaukpru airport extension