Sunday, 31 May 2020

July 2009

Mangdaw, Arakan State:  A crisis in small currency notes has been troubling businessmen in Maungdaw Township since 2000, said a businessman on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Small currency note crisis affects business in Maungdaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A youth was picked up by Burma’s border security force, Nasaka on July 19, in Maungdaw Township for marrying without informing, said a close relative of the victim requesting anonymity. 
Read more: Youth arrested by Nasaka for marrying
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma’s border security force, Nasaka headquartered in Maungdaw Township has been advancing money to villagers of the township forcibly in exchange for paddy for next year, said a businessman from the locality on condition anonymity.
Read more: Nasaka lending money to villagers for exchange of paddy
Maungdaw, Arakan State:  An administrative officer was dismissed from his post in the Maungdaw Township Peace and Development Council (TPDC) office on the allegation that he was informing the foreign media, according to a TPDC source.
Read more: Township officer dismissed from post
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Township Peace and Development Council, (TPDC) chairman of Maungdaw Township has seized a Rohingya Muslim cemetery in the Township for use though there are many vacant places for the authorities to set up camps or other buildings, said a local elder on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Cemetery seized by TPDC in Maungdaw