Tuesday, 25 July 2017

August 2007

Maungdaw, Arakan State, Burma: The Burmese Army has been put on high alert following intelligence reports regarding the entry of cadres of under ground organizations who might cause explosions in northern Arakan, said a source close to the army.
Read more: Burmese Army on high alert in northern Arakan
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh will participate in the third Grand Royal Challenge Cup to be held in Burma from November 1, 2007, according to official reports.
Read more: U-23 footballers to go to Burma
Rathedaung, Arakan State: The husband of a woman who gave birth to a stillborn baby on August 20, 2007 was fined by the Nasaka, Burma's Border Security Force.
Read more: Husband fined after wife gives birth to stillborn
Mrauk-U, Arakan State: The Burma Army arrested a man for buying Bangladeshi medicines from a shop and detained him for a week in the army camp in Mrauk U Township, Arakan State, Burma, said a relative of the victim.
Read more: Army arrests man for buying Bangladeshi medicines
Akyab, Arakan State: Buddhist monks and students in Akyab assembled in front of Payagyi monastery and staged a protest march yesterday morning at about 10:00 a.m. against the fuel price hike that has pushed up prices of essential commodities throughout Burma, said a resident from Akyab.
Read more: Monks and students demonstrate in Arakan State