Thursday, 28 May 2020

February 2008

Teknaf, Bangladesh : One died, two missing while some Burmese nationals crossing the Naf River through the Nattaung Para point of Teknaf yesterday after sinking the ferry rowboat, at about 7:30 pm, nearby the Bangladesh side.
Read more: One died, two missing while crossing Naff River
Maungdaw, Arakan State: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, or UNHCR distributed house construction materials to villagers of Maungdaw Township , on January 28, whose houses were destroyed by erosion during the flood and heavy rain last year, one of the recipients of the materials said.
Read more: UNHCR distributes house construction materials to villagers in Arakan
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The process of ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya community continues at its own pace in Arakan State , Burma . For the second time in 2008 military junta authorities in Arakan set up a Natala (model) village in Maungdaw Township on January 31, according to local villagers.
Read more: Second resettlement in 2008 in northern Arakan
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Private rice traders from Bangladesh have been importing 10,000 tones of white rice from neighboring Burma since January 15, through the Teknaf border trade, according to rice importers.
Read more: Bangladesh imports rice from Burma via Teknaf border trade