Friday, 24 November 2017

June 2017

Thirty-three Bangladesh nationals have secured Myanmar President's clemency as they were jailed in Myanmar for their illegal entry into the neighboring – Myanmar, according to diplomat source.

Read more: Myanmar pardons 33 Bangladeshis

During the holy month of Ramadan, the prices of essential items including— rice, chickpea (Sona), beef, onion, sugar, edible oil and fish have been increasing in kitchen markets in Maungdaw Townships, Nir Ahmed from Maungdaw said.

Read more: Prices of essential commodities increased in Maungdaw

Director general Dr. Ko Ko Naing from the ministry for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Maungdaw District Administrator U Aye Htut and officials from various departments delivered financial aid to the cyclone effected villagers in Buthidaung Township on June 2, according to local elder Kala Meah from Gwa Sone village said.  

Read more: Financial aid to cyclone affected people in Buthidaung Township

Six unofficial Rohingya refugees, including women, children and men were injured in lightning strikes at new Balukhali makeshift camp on June 7, Jafar, a refugee from the camp said.

Read more: Six refugees injured in lightning strikes at Balukhali camp

Mostly unofficial Rohingya refugees are facing problems and difficulties to repair their huts due to financial crisis, Rahamat Ullah from Balukhali makeshift camp said.

Read more: Refugees face difficulties to repair huts