breaking news

Demonstration of Exiled Rohingya against 1982 Burma Citizenship Act

By Ibrahim Shah / Mohamed Ibrahim Saturday, 18 October 2014

Burma Times: Today, on Saturday, 18th October, a peaceful demonstration regarding ‘the ongoing forced Bengalization overRead More

Tense Situation erupted at Bangladesh-Burma border

By BTCU Thursday, 17 October 2014

Burma Times: Burma-Bangladesh border- It is reported from a member of Border Guard Police of Burma that 3 members ofRead More

BGP killed another Rohingya to Implement Rakhine Action Plan

Burma Times: Thursday, 16 October 2014

Burma Times: Nga Ku Ya, Maungdaw, western Burma- It is reported that today on Thursday, 16th October, in the eveningRead More

national news

Rohingya are hardly intruders

Burma times: 20 Oct 2014

For years, the government of Myanmar has treated its Rohingya Muslim people as intruders — anRead More

‘We need more brave parliamentarians’

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Burma Times:
Dr Nyo Nyo Thinn
Independent Yangon Region Hluttaw MP
Yangon region parliamentarian Dr Nyo Nyo Thinn studied andRead More

Torment of Rohingya in Thailand: New Report Documents Their Agony

Burma Times: 19 Oct 2014

PHUKET: Perhaps the clearest and most thorough description of the trafficking of Rohingya and others throughRead More

World News

Australian government’s anti-immigrant poster shocks planet (VIDEO)

Burma Times: 20 Oct 2014

That’s the hard hitting message being sent out by the current Australian government to asylum seekersRead More

India to pay Iran $500 mln next week as second part of oil deal

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Burma Times: NEW DELHI – Indian refiners will pay $500 million to Iran next week, the secondRead More

Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela elected to serve on UN Security Council

Friday, 17 October 2014

Burma Times: UN-16 October 2014 – In three rounds of voting the United Nations General Assembly todayRead More

Burma News

Rights activists criticize president’s request not to submit rights report

Monday, 20 October 2014
Burma Times: Human rights activists in Myanmar have criticized President U Thein Sein’s request to block submission of a human rights report by the European Union to the United Nations General Assembly during his…Read More

Stateless Rohingya Deemed Among World’s Most Persecuted

Friday, 17 October 2014
Burma Times: BANGKOK—The Rohingya minority community in Myanmar should rank as one of the most excluded, persecuted and vulnerable communities in the world. That is the conclusion of a pair of studies, prepared over…Read More


Rohingyas: No light at the end of the tunnel

Monday, 20 October 2014

Burma Times: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s latest report on Burma has once again drawn global attention to the sad plight of Muslims known as Rohingyas in that Buddhist country. His annual report to the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee, which focuses onRead More

Sustainable development: A case of rethinking and redefining

Burma Times: By Dr. Sinha M. A. Sayeed   20 Oct 2014

Nothing in the world appears to be or, to say to the point of extremity, exists, continues, diminishes or withers away without its inherent tune and rhythm whether it is a matter of scienceRead More

Study: Rohingya Among World’s Most Persecuted

Burma Times: 19 oct 2014

BANGKOK— The Rohingya minority community in Myanmar should rank as one of the most excluded, persecuted and vulnerable communities in the world. That is the conclusion of a pair of studies, prepared over a three-year-period, looking at the plight of the statelessRead More


Human rights still a concern in Burma, despite big-name investment

by  admin

Burma Times: 20 Oct 2014

The internationally known Hilton hotel brand launched its first Burmese property in Naypyidaw last Friday. The company renovated a property owned by the Eden Group, which partnered with Hilton for brand recognition, The Irrawaddy reported. HiltonRead More

VK Singh: New Skipper of MDONER

by  admin

Burma Times: 14 Oct 2014

Political landscapes in Asia are getting clouded and vulnerable because of, inter alia, borders disputes leading to claims and counter-claims over the territories concerned by the competing states. Such geo-political scenario is now more acute betweenRead 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


Ebola goes viral in Special Branch blunder

Burma Times: 19 Oct 2014

Yangon police have taken the unusual step of confirming that a poster in a downtown hotel lobby calling for information onRead More

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