QR code scheme introduced to facilitate border trade via Arakan State

Admin 24 Feb 2023

A QR code system has been introduced to the border trade with Bangladesh through Arakan State, aiming to facilitate legal trade, systematically monitor trucks carrying goods under export licences, and facilitate inspection of goods, according to Myanmar’s Ministry of Commerce.

Chinese envoy meets leaders of three northern Myanmar ethnic armed groups

Admin 23 Feb 2023

Chinese special envoy to Myanmar Deng Xijun recently visited the headquarters of powerful ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) in northern Myanmar and met the leaders of the United Wa State Army (UWSA), Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA).

Ponnagyun Twsp villagers imprisoned for AA ties released

Admin 21 Feb 2023

Five men from Kyaukseik village, part of Arakan State’s Ponnagyun Township, and its vicinity, who were sentenced to three years in prison with hard labour under Section 52(a) of the Counter-Terrorism Law, were released on February 21.

Post-coup civilian fatalities top 3,000: Myanmar human rights group

Admin 20 Feb 2023

The civilian death toll attributed to Myanmar’s military coup on February 1, 2021, surpassed a grim milestone in recent days, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), with more than 3,000 people killed by the regime and its affiliates.

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