The authorities in Mandalay are planning to install more CCTV cameras across the central Burma city as part of a plan to more effectively fight crime.
The main townships affected are reported to be Minbya, Ponnagyun, Mrauk-U, Pauktaw and Kyauktaw.
The first celebration of the newly established Arakan National Day, was held in Rangoon on Wednesday.
Arakanese monk arrested in August at his monastery-cum-orphanage is given an eight-year sentence on obscenity and political activism charges
Monk who bought 120 children from human traffickers and sheltered them at his Arakan state monastery is arrested on a raft of charges