Thursday, 28 May 2020

October 2008

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burmese military junta authorities are forcing 200 villagers to work in a rubber plantation near Aung Mamgala modern village from October 20, said a villager who worked as a forced labour.
Read more: Over 200 villagers forced to work in rubber plantation
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A doctor in-charge of Maungdaw general hospital has saved the life of a woman suffering extreme pain from gynecological problems for a long time. He operated on her without the facility of a modern operation theatre.
Read more: Doctor saves woman's life in Maungdaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The number of cows and buffaloes in Northern Arakan has become depleted with smugglers sending cattle to Bangladesh having forged an understanding with the authorities, said a local from Buthidaung.
Read more: Cow and buffalo become less in Northern Arakan
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Major General Khin Zaw, Ministry of Defence, led a 50-member delegation including Chairman of Arakan State Peace and Development Council, Commander of Western Command Maj - Gen Thaung Aye, Minister for Commerce Brig- Gen Tin Naing Thein and other senior officers visited to Taungbro on October 17 morning where the road link construction will begin.
Read more: Burmese authorities survey friendship road site in Arakan
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A notorious family of Alaythankyaw village tract was handed over to the authorities on October 4 for harassing and quarreling with village people, said a local elder in Alaythankyaw.
Read more: Notorious family handed over to authorities