Saturday, 17 April 2021

June 2006

Dhaka, Bangladesh:  In an attempt to by pass Bangladesh, India will make available funds to Burma to build Akyab (Sittwe) as a transit seaport for a sea-and-river trade route for its land-locked northeastern states, reports our Dhaka correspondent. Read more: India to help build Akyab as a transit seaport for Northeastern states
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Aiming to revive its ‘look east’ policy, Bangladesh will soon invite Rangoon to sign an agreement on the first-phase of construction of the proposed 153-kilometre Bangladesh-Burma road link, according to our Dhaka correspondent.

Read more: Invitation to push for Bangladesh-Burma road link
Rangoon, Burma: Lt-Gen Thein Sein, National Races Secretary-I of the SPDC addressed students at the graduation ceremony in the degree college in Dagon Myothit Township on June 11. Read more: Submissive approach of SPDC Secretary-I in Dagon Myothit College
Teknaf, Bangladesh: A Rohingya woman was gang raped by four local goons in the border area of Shapuri Dip union of Teknaf under the Cox’s Bazaar district, reports our correspondent. Read more: Rohingya woman gang raped
Maungdaw, Burma: The Dakasa (Director of Regional Administration) in Sittwe recently ordered Nasaka to send a list of their family members and dependents and the estimated requirement of paddy for 2007 as rations, according to official report. Read more: Dakasa orders Nasaka to send family List and paddy requirement in Arakan