A programme targeting displaced Rohingya communities in Arakan has been launched.
Aye Maung said he has not responded to China’s offers of help. But he said he would like tractors and farm machinery to help with Arakan’s harvest.
Residents from Malakyun and Gonchein villages are demanding compensation for the farmland destroyed by the company’s operations.
Htun Htun Htike, the father of a young Burmese migrant on trial for murder in Thailand, died on Thursday morning from the effects of a brain tumour.
Burmese govt says families of passengers who drowned when the ill-fated ferry sank can only receive a fixed sum covered by the ticket insurance.
An investigation commission formed by the Arakan State government alleges “serious negligence” on the part of the ship’s crew and port authorities.