From Sandoway on the western coast to Tavoy in the south, several towns and cities areas are pelted by torrents of rain, resulting in floods.
An Arakanese court has sentenced seven Buddhists each to seven years in jail over the killing of 10 Muslim pilgrims in an attack on a passenger bus in 2012, according…
Local authorities in the Arakanese town of Sandoway have failed to take action against a bus station owner who has been playing anti-Muslim anthems on the terminal’s tannoy system.
The towns of Taungup and Sandoway were previously scheduled to light up in May under the government scheme but work-related delays pushed the project back a month.
Arakanese pay a whopping 500 kyat per unit of electricity while the rest of Burma pays just 35 kyat. However the state minister reveals plans to change all that.
A local government minister has blasted Burma’s “weak” response to the recent Muslim-Buddhist clashes in Arakan’s Sandoway township, which claimed seven lives.