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Myinbya, Arakan state: A farmer was severely assaulted for apparently no rhyme or reason by the people's militia of Myinbya Township in Arakan State, Burma on November 28, said a source close to the police in Myinbya town.
Read more: People's militia assault farmer in Myinbya
Buthidaung, Arakan State: Burma’s border Security Force--- has been forcibly purchasing paddy from the farmers through their agents at low prices, said a trader of the locality.
Read more: Border Security Force forcibly buys paddy from farmers
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Eve teasing in a State High School (SHS) in Ngar Khuya village in Maungdaw Township led to a girl and a boy beating up each other on the way home after school. The school authorities got involved and took a bribe from the boys parents, said a schoolteacher.
Read more: Eve teasing leads to bribery in school in Maungdaw
Buthidaung, Arakan State: The Department of Narcotic Control (DNC) arrested a man in possession of 750 Yaba tablets in Buthidaung Town, Arakan State, Burma on November 24, says our correspondent. 
Read more: Man held with 750 Yaba tablets in Buthidaung
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Rice has been begun imported from Burma to Bangladesh as of November 27 through the Teknaf land port in Bangladesh, said our correspondent.
Read more: Rice import starts from Burma to Bangladesh