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Interview with U Maung Maung Than on Burmese citizenship status scrutinizing process

Monday, 25 August 2014

Burma Times: In Mray Bon township of Arakan, over 1000 Muslims have applied for the Burmese citizenship status. Local authorities are presentlyRead More

The international arena is turning the deaf ear to the daily sufferings of the Rohingya women.: Rohingya women suffer on a daily basis

By Dr. Than Aung  Saturday, 23 August 2014

Burma Times: The Rohingya people of Myanmar, who mostly live in the western part, the Rakhine (formerly Arakan)Read More

Myanmar reports suspected Ebola case

Burma Times: 20 August 2014

YANGON — Myanmar has discovered case suspected of Ebola, the Information Ministry said Wednesday.

A Myanmar male citizen aged 22,Read More

national news

Ethnic Armed Groups In Myanmar Urged To Work For Nation’s Development

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 

YANGON- Myanmar President U Thein Sein has urged ethnic armed groups in the country toRead More

Ooredoo ‘Reaches’ One Million Customer Milestone In Myanmar

Monday, 25 August 2014

Burma Times: DOHA -Group Strives To Make A Difference In Newest Market

Ooredoo has already brokenRead More

ASEAN economic ministers meeting to kick off in Myanmar

Monday, 25 August 2014

Burma Times: Economic ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have gathered in Myanmar’s capitalRead More

World News

Modi’s advice to stakeholders in Sri Lanka: Engage Constructively

By  Malladi Rama Rao, Saturday, 23 August 2014

Burma Times: New Delh-Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday told all stakeholdersRead More

Anti-government protests: Nawaz Sharif to meet Imran Khan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday decided to meet Opposition leader Imran Khan in an effort to end the anti-government protests hereRead More

Ukraine president claims Russian vehicles that crossed border have been destroyed

Ukraine claims it has destroyed Russian military vehicles in the country’s east, a day after a column was spotted moving across theRead More

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Burma News

ေမာင္ေတာၿမိဳ႕နယ္ ေျမာက္ပိုင္းမွ တိုင္းရင္းသားမ်ားဘဝ မွတ္တမ္းတင္ ရုပ္သံရုိက္ကူးမည္

  ၂၆ ၾသဂုတ္လ၂၀၁၄

ဗမာ့တိုင္းမ္(စ)။ ။ ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္၊ ေမာင္ေတာၿမိဳ႕နယ္ေျမာက္ပိုင္း ေက်းရြာမ်ားတြင္ ေနထိုင္ေသာ ေဒသခံ ရခိုင္တိုင္းရင္းသားတို႔၏ လက္ရွိ ဘဝအေျခအေနမ်ားအား ရုပ္သံမွတ္တမ္းရုိက္ကူးကာ ကုလသမဂၢအပါအဝင္ ႏိုင္ငံတကာအဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားသို႔ ေပးပို႔ ျဖန္႔ေဝသြားမည္ ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ရိုက္ကူးေရး စီစဥ္သူ တစ္ဦးျဖစ္သည့္ စစ္ေတြၿမိဳ႕မိၿမိဳဖ ဦးသန္းထြန္းက ေျပာသည္။

“ပထမအႀကိမ္အေနနဲ႔ေတာ့ မွတ္တမ္းတင္ ဗီဒီယိုေခြရိုက္မယ္ေပါ့၊ ေခြရိုက္ၿပီးရင္ ကၽြန္ေတာ္တို႔ ျဖန္႔သင့္ ျဖန္႔ထိုက္တဲ့…Read More

UN adviser calls for taking ‘leap of faith’ to ensure peaceful, unified Myanmar

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Burma Times : The United Nations Special Adviser for Myanmar today wrapped up a visit to the country during which he visited Rakhine state to see first-hand the progress made to provide aid to…Read More

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Sweepers at Yangon’s revered Shwedagon pagoda toil away in quest for spiritual credit

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Burma Times: YANGON, Myanmar — Every evening, more than a dozen men and women walk in a tight row in front of Myanmar’s most revered Buddhist pagoda, sweeping the vast marble terrace in unison in hopes of keeping it clean for barefoot pilgrims.

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A lesson from Ferguson riots

By Harun Yahya Saturday, 23 August 2014

Burma Times: Most people used to think that violence and protests would somehow be different in America, the cradle of democracy. The events last week in the town of Ferguson in the state of Missouri have rather altered thatRead More

International community ought to stand against Myanmar`s antagonistic attempt to obliterate the name”Rohingya”

Burma Times: 22 August 2014 By Nurul Islam (GWAB)

The Rakhine State (historically known as Arakan), is one of seven ethnic minority states which were formed under the constitution of 1974. The Rohingya Muslim population is mostly concentrated in the three northern townships: Maungdaw, Buthidaung andRead More

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Five Million People Have Had Enough of Myanmar’s Current Constitution

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Burma Times: 20 August 2014

Almost five million people have signed a petition calling for constitutional amendments in Myanmar. The country’s opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), and an activist network called 88 Generation Peace and Open Society submittedRead More

Mong La: Myanmar’s lawless region where anything goes

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Burma Times. 19 August 2014

Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, has a long history of civil war and insurgency.

Most of the conflicts have now ground to a halt, but they have left behind a patchwork of rebel-held territories whereRead More

Sports News

Atletico Madrid: Simeone admits to mistake over injured Costa

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone admitted he made a mistake in picking Diego Costa for the Champions League final.

Costa was substituted with a hamstring injuryRead More

Early goal crucial, says Wolfsburg’s Olic

Burma Times. 20 April Germanay

Wolfsburg attacker Ivica Olic said early aggression helped his side to a crucial 3-1 Bundesliga win over Hamburg on Saturday.

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Kitchee remain unbeaten in AFC Cup

Hong Kong club are now just one win away from reaching the knockout stage after brushing aside Myanmar side. Unbeaten Kitchee moved a step closer to the AFCRead More

El Ahmadi impressed with new recruits

Burma Times – Aston Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi insists that loan duo Ryan Bertrand and Grant Holt are welcome additions to the squad.

Bertrand andRead More

Oman slam four past Myanmar

Burma Times – Muscat: Philippe Burle-coached Oman routed Myanmar by a 4-0 margin in their opening match as the inaugural AFC Under-22 Championship got to an excitingRead More

Oman open AFC U-22 campaign against Myanmar today

Muscat:Burma Times – As the AFC Under-22 Championship is set for kick-off today, coaches from South Korea, Jordan and Myanmar have said that Oman is a strongRead More

Myanmar President urges athletes to make utmost efforts in ASEAN Para Games

YANGON, Jan. 11 (Burma Times) — Myanmar President U Thein Sein has urged the athletes to make utmost efforts in the 7th ASEAN Para Games to sweepRead More

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Health

Myanmar man being tested for Ebola virus

Burma Times: 22 august 2014

A Myanmar man is being kept in an isolation ward in Yangon, as doctors await the result of testsRead More

‘My brother’s attitude made me rape and HIV victim at 15’

By Isaac Olamikan / Special Correspondent, Abuja

For 10 years now, Joanna (not real name) has being going through hell as a result of her youthfulRead More

10 Exercise Cheats That Blow Your Calorie Burn

by Linda Melone
You put in the time and effort, show up at the gym, and pride yourself in not taking shortcuts. So why is the scaleRead More