Tuesday, 23 July 2019

July 2006

Rathedaung, Burma: Being in love, wanting to marry and set up home of one’s choice is considered a crime in parts of Burma. A couple in love was arrested by the Nasaka (Burma’s border security force) while preparing to cross over to Bangladesh to tie the knot. The two Read more: Three years in jail for couple in love
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh has started gearing up for oil and gas exploration in deep waters of the Bay of Bengal under the third round bidding, according to the Energy Ministry office. Read more: Dhaka prepares for deep sea exploration
Maungdaw, Burma: Nasaka, Burma’s border security force in Maungdaw Township, Arakan State is gearing up to settle more new comers from Burma proper in Arakan, reports our correspondent.  Read more: Nasaka to bring more new comers from Burma proper
Kelang, Malaysia: Bureaucratic red tapism and financial crunch has come in the way of basic education for most of the 3,600 Rohingya refugee children in Malaysia, said Yante Ismail from Malaysia.
Read more: Education a far cry for Rohingya refugee children in Malaysia
Buthidaung, Burma: Nasaka, Burma’s border security force is into a well organized extortion racket in Arakan State, Burma.

Read more: Nasaka on extortion spree in Arakan State