The land that is known as Arakan by the foreigners is called Rakhaing-pray by its own people, Rakhaing-thar (Arakanese) who were titled this name in honour of preservation on their national heritage and ethics or morality.

Golf stars swing into action for flood relief

Posted by Arakan Indobhasa Friday, November 4, 2011

Golf stars swing into action for flood relief

Thongchai Jaidee, Darren Clarke and Ryo Ishikawa have agreed to donate items for an online auction in aid of flood relief, ahead of their participation in December's Thailand Golf Championship.

Today until November 18, Internet users can bid to win golf accessories donated by Major winners such as Rory McIlroy and Clarke plus other world-renowned golfers including Japanese star Ishikawa, Englishman Lee Westwood and home favourite Thongchai. All proceeds from the auction will go to Thailand's flood relief fund, with the winners announced on November 19.

Thongchai, who recently gave Bt500,000 for flood victims, is donating an autographed driver, while Ishikawa will contribute a signed glove, and Clarke a signed British Open pin flag. Interested persons can bid at

The Championship is the Asian Tour's season-ending tournament from December 15-18.


Ancient Arakan Gold and Sliver Coins

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