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Myanmar gives citizenship to 209 displaced Muslims, including Rohingya

Monday, 22 September 2014

Burma Times: YANGON  – Myanmar gave citizenship on Monday to 209 Muslims displaced by sectarian violence, after the first phase ofRead More

Anti-Muslim anthem heightens tension in Sandoway

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Burma Times: Local authorities in the Arakanese town of Sandoway have failed to take action against a bus station owner who hasRead More

Two Rakhine Buddhists arrested with US made hand-grenades in Sittwe

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Burma Times: Sittwe(Akyab), Burma- The police Tuesday arrested  two Arakanese nationals along with few arms and ammunition in the State capital city of Sittwe.

According to a police officer fromRead More

national news

Suu Kyi reiterates call for national reconciliation

Saturday, 20 September 2014
Burma Times: National League for Democracy (NLD) Chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi has called on the ethnic minority peoplesRead More

If you criticise the government then show me the evidence, Myanmar’s presidential spokesperson tells Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw

Friday, 19 September 2014

Burma Times: Presidential spokesperson, U Ye Htut sent out a warning shot to speaker of the AmyothaRead More

Myanmar’s monks will continue to be active in politics, says leading monk

Friday, 19 September 2014

Burma Times:Buddhist monks will continue to involve themselves in politics and co-operate with political organisations and democracy activists, said Sayadaw URead More

World News

Modi: Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India

Friday, 19 September 2014

Burma Times: NEW DELHI: India’s new prime minister has dismissed Al-Qaeda’s plan to set up a SouthRead More

World population may hit 11 billion by 2100: study

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Burma Times: Washington — Earth’s inhabitants may grow larger than previously estimated, says UN-led analysis

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China, ASEAN discuss new Maritime Silk Road

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Burma Times: NANNING, China- The coast of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was once crammed withRead More

Burma News

Are Myanmar’s reforms backsliding?

Friday, 19 September 2014

Burma Times: Yangon, Myanmar-Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.

When Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to visit…Read More

A Day in the Life of Su-Su, a prosthetic technician in Myanmar

Monday, 15 September 2014

Burma Times:

28-year-old Su-Su loves her job helping injured children and adults walk again. She works in the Hpa-An Orthopaedic Centre in southern Myanmar, where…Read More


Burmese Regime turns into Ethnocentric Buddhist government

By Ibrahim Shah Monday, 22 September 2014

The Ruling Burmese brutal quasi-military government started to step in ethnocentric Buddhist government in which other religions are restricted in particular Islam except Buddhism.

After previous consecutive martial rulers had stepped down in Burma in 2010, more oppressiveRead More

UNDP and OHCA missed Fundamental Direction

By Ibrahim Shah Thursday, 18 September 2014

Burma Times: On 11th September, UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Haoliang Xu and OCHA Director of Operations John Ging had released joint press release on their conclusion of a two-day visit to Rakhine State.

 TheRead More

Natural Gas and Oil pipelines in Myanmar: What lies behind the turmoil that leaves Rohingyas deprived of their homeland?

Burma Times: By Harun Yahya 18 Sep 2014

In the world as we know it today, we see Myanmar as an under-developed, poor country facing some very serious problems. With its refugee camps, tribal conflicts and most of all the endless turmoil which leaves Rohingyas deprivedRead More


The Changing Faces of Myanmar and Online Retail Businesses

by  admin
Yangon Myanmar Nightlife

Burma Times. 13 Sep 2014

The world knows Myanmar is re-emerging itself on the international arena and aligning itself with the rest of the open economies. Just 3 years ago in 2011, it embraced unexpected democratic roadmap, a bold act byRead More

Govt rejects ‘Rohingya’ repatriation reports

by  admin
Rohingya Muslims being brought by Bangladeshi border guards to a boat jetty at Shahporir Dwip in Taknaf, Bangladesh, in a June 2012 file photo.

Burma Times: 5 Sep 2014

Government officials have moved to distance themselves from media reports that Myanmar would resettle thousands of Rohingya currently residing in Bangladesh, highlighting the continued rift between the countries on the repatriation process, which has been stalledRead 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


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