Buthidaung immigration sends eight Rohingya to jail

Buthidaung, Arakan State: Immigration officer from Buthidaung check-post at entry and exit point had sent eight Rohingyas to jail since last week, said Hamidullah, a driver who has been plying Maungdaw-Buthidaung route. Continue reading “Buthidaung immigration sends eight Rohingya to jail”

Drugs smugglers change new route for restriction and tight security of Burma-Bangladesh border area

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:  The drugs smugglers were now selecting for waterways to transport the drug to Bangladesh instead of land routes for  restriction of Burma-Bangladesh border area – especially Teknaf, a border Town and main entry point of drugs from Burma to Bangladesh, said Bangladesh Coast Guard officer Mahfuzul Islam.  Continue reading “Drugs smugglers change new route for restriction and tight security of Burma-Bangladesh border area”

Prices of essentials high as Ramadan (fasting month) begins

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The essential commodities, mainly those which are used in preparation of iftar (fasting breaking) items are being sold at high prices in Maungdaw just from the beginning of the holy Ramadan (fasting month) which started on June 30, said Khala, a trader from Maundaw Town.  Continue reading “Prices of essentials high as Ramadan (fasting month) begins”