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BGP killed one more Rohingya in Jigen pyin (Hawar bill) BGP Custody

Burma Times: 25 Oct 2014

Breaking News

Jigen Pyin , Maungdaw, Western Burma- It is reported that today on Friday, 24th October, in the morning aRead More

Detained Myanmar reporter Aung Naing shot dead

Friday, 24 October 2014

Burma Times: A Burmese journalist has been shot dead while trying to escape from custody, the army has said.

A militaryRead More

Loss of vote could push Myanmar Rohingyas to violence

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Burma Times: Yangoon- A report by International Crisis Group says Myanmar’s Muslims are ‘not ripe for radicalization’ but could be pushed toRead More

national news

European countries ‘challenge Myanmar on Rohingya issue’

Burma Times: 23 Oct 2014

Some European countries have challenged the Myanmar authorities to prove the claim that Rohingya do notRead More


Burma Times: 23 oct 2014

Arakan Rohingya Union warmly welcomes the Report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Yanghee Lee, onRead More

Birth registration project launched in Magwe, Mon, Chin

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Burma Times: A pilot project to register the births of all children in Magwe Division, Mon andRead More

World News

Traffickers Use Abductions, Prison Ships to Feed Asian Slave Trade

Thursday, 23 October 2014
Burma Times: PHANG NGA, Thailand — When Afsar Miae left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to lookRead More

ASEAN SG: External Relations to Africa is High on ASEAN’s Agenda

Thursday, 23 October 2014
Burma Times: JAKARTA, 23 October 2014 – H.E. Pakamisa Augustine Sifuba, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa toRead More

The global movement against gun violence

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Burma Times: First Committee of the 69th session of the General Assembly

The thematic debate onRead More

Burma News

Mass exodus of Muslims from Myanmar following arrests

Burma Times: 24 Oct 2014

Unprecedented numbers of Muslim Rohingya have been leaving Myanmar on boats for Thailand and Malaysia following a campaign of arrests, a leading NGO said Friday.

“In one week we have…Read More

Myanmar’s volatile Rakhine state risks slipping into radicalism

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Burma Times: BANGKOK – Mired in distrust and seemingly irreconcilable differences, Myanmar’s volatile Rakhine state risks deteriorating into radicalism and organised violence unless minimal rights are granted to its persecuted Rohingya Muslim…Read More


Myanmar Should Beware of Radicalism

Burma Times: By Harun Yahya….23 Oct 2014

While archeological findings show that pre-historical Burma was home to a civilization that was the first to turn copper into bronze, grow rice and domesticate chickens and pigs, present-day Myanmar is far from its early days. After years ofRead 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


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