In recent years, the Tatmadaw has deployed jet fighters, helicopters and naval vessels in its offensive against the Arakan Army (AA) in Rakhine State. “We have not said anything to the monks. Also known as Khine Khine San or San Chay, she has shipped drugs via the Sittwe-Yangon bus route five times before, police claim. It is believed that the project will enhance cross border trade between India and Myanmar and will also provide an alternate outlet to the landlocked North Eastern states which are heavily dependent on the narrow ‘Chicken’s Neck’ at Siliguri. The monk later scolded the two students and told them to remove the video. China is coercing Myanmar to not derail the projects through the use of ethnic terrorist groups like the Arakan rebels who over the years have made it a habit to hamper Indian projects but instantly drop arms when it comes to Chinese projects. The raid followed two large seizures in the city that led police to Khine Khine. A military source with experience in South-East Asia confirmed that China is providing approximately 95 per cent of Arakan Army funding. Khine Thuka, an AA spokesperson, told Myanmar Now that Khine Khine never sold drugs to finance the group and no longer works with them: “She served in our group only for about one year and left us in 2015.”. T-Series has a bad day in office, Communist leader Srikanth found to be the mastermind behind the attack on Karnataka’s Wistron facility, ‘I sincerely apologise,’ Labour MP in UK supports Khalistani terrorists to attack India, regrets immediately, China ranks Pakistani university’s Engineering department ahead of Oxford’s. "The Central Body on Anti-Money Laundering ordered two Rakhine restaurants in Yangon to shut down last week, alleging the businesses were being used to launder funds to the Arakan Army (AA), an armed ethnic group warring with the Myanmar military in Rakhine state. What will happen is that religious problems will increase,” said Sayadaw U Pyanna Tharra. The report has added that China also provides up to 95 percent of the Arakan Army's funding. What really changed, GHATAK- How India’s stealth combat drone programme promises to make it a military superpower, Turkey may be sanctioned by US for using F-16s as target practice for Russian S-400s, Chinese light combat tanks are not meant for battle in Ladakh. He was also ordered to serve the remainder of his original sentence. 3:26. Myanmar recently also discovered a Chinese consignment allegedly for the Arakan Army which consisted of 500 assault rifles, 30 machine guns and 70,000 rounds of ammunition which doesn’t bode well for the stability of Myanmar, Licas News reported, “An object lesson in diplo-terrorism is the leverage over Myanmar and India that China gained by arming the Arakan Army, operating in the corridor from North-East India over Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states to the Indian Ocean.”. “They are persuading people to convert to their religion by teaching,” Sayadaw U Pyanna Tharra said of NLD candidate Htein Lin and his wife. Although the monk did not refer to him by name, it was clear who he was talking about when he urged voters to support the rival Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) candidate, said Htein Lin. A military source with experience in South-East Asia confirmed that China is providing approximately 95 per cent of Arakan Army funding. The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), also known by its former name Harakah al-Yaqin (meaning Faith Movement in English), is a Rohingya insurgent group active in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar.According to a December 2016 report by the International Crisis Group, it is led by Ataullah abu Ammar Jununi, a Rohingya man who was born in Karachi, Pakistan, and grew up in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Kyaw Myint was initially charged under the Immigration Act at the Chan Aye Tharzan township court, but the case was dismissed because the court was not in his township of residence. China’s decision to collaborate with the Arakan Army is concerning for India’s crucial $484 million Kaladan Multi-Modal transit project which seeks to connect India’s North East to Myanmar’s Sittwe seaport. However, this was not the first time that the USDP had won the seat for state parliament constituency (1) in Pindaya. Violators face up to one year in prison, a maximum fine of 100,000 kyat, or both. 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