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Myanmar and Washington lobbyists

By Aman Ullah

The government of Myanmar has hired lobbyists in Washington for the first time in more than a decade, signing a contract worth US$840,000 (K840 million) with the Podesta Group,  a powerful US lobbying firm, to represent its interests in Washington, reports The Hill, which covers US politics, on April 16. 1,016 more words

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Price of beef skyrocketing in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan state: The price of beef or red meat is skyrocketing in Maungdaw since March 20, in Maungdaw Township as auction bidders were taking license with huge amount of money from government, Rashid, a local elder from Maungdaw.  128 more words

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Drug trafficker handovers a Rohingya to BGP Headquarters

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A drug trafficker handed over an innocent Rohingya to the Burmese Border Guard Police (BGP), to arrest with the help of his drug supplier on April 13, according to Mohamed Noor, a school teacher from Maungdaw. 379 more words

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Requisition order issue to Rohingyas’ vehicles for Songkran transport in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw high level officers issued an order to the traffic police department to requisition all Rohingyas’ vehicles to transport civilian Buddhist community to join the opening ceremony of Songkran stage of district admin office on April 12, said Mohamedullah, a Tawlagyi driver from Maungdaw. 153 more words

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Extorted money from fire victims in Buthidaung

Buthidaung, Arakan State:  Burma Border Guard police (BGP) extorted Kyat 600,000 per each from three fire victims on April 4, in Buthidaung Township, said one of the fire victims on condition of anonymity. 186 more words

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Disguise candidate

By Min Khant

Professor Dr.Jacque P. leider, who has been one of the staunchest and anti Rohingyas giant, being cooperated with Dr. Aye Chan, was appointed as the advisor to the United Nations Coordinator in Myanmar by Ms. 1,579 more words

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Is The Word ‘Rohingya’ Nonexistent!

By Nurul Islam, ARNO

The word “Rohingya” is blacklisted in Burma. The hostile Buddhist Rakhines of Arakan pretend to feel it as a piercing knifelike pain. 1,928 more words

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