Enumeration of Rohingya a “complete failure”, census observers say

Enumeration of Rohingya a “complete failure”, census observers say

Enumeration of Rohingya a Burma Times: 22 August 2014 Independent observers of the nationwide census conducted earlier this year have called the enumeration of Rohingya Muslims a “complete failure”, saying the process fell short of international standards in Rakhine State where the minority group was barred by the government from self-identifying. The Myanmar Census Observation Team has warned that the omission of the Rohingya in the count could leave significant holes in data on the marginalised [more]

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

International  community ought to stand against  Myanmar`s antagonistic attempt  to obliterate the  nameBurma 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 and Rathedaung. The Rohingyas speak a Bengali dialect similar to what is spoken in the Chittagong region of Bangladesh , mixed primarily with words from the [more]

Myanmar man being tested for Ebola virus

Myanmar man being tested for Ebola virusBurma Times: 22 august 2014 A Myanmar man is being kept in an isolation ward in Yangon, as doctors await the result of tests that will determine whether or not he has been exposed to the Ebola virus.  The 22-year-old was transported to Waibargi Hospital in North Okkalapa township upon arrival at Yangon International Airport on August 19. He had spent the previous 13 months working in Guinea and Liberia – two [more]

LSIS to provide electric components to Myanmar

LSIS to provide electric components to MyanmarBurma Times: 22 August 2014 LSIS, a unit of LS Group, signed a contract to supply high voltage distribution panel boards to Asia General Electric (AGE) of Myanmar over the next five years. Under the agreement, LSIS will also provide more than 3,000 vacuum circuit breakers (VCB) to Myanmar’s bigg newsest electrical equipment maker, the company said Thursday. The company expects to generate more than $13 million over the next five years with [more]

President’s post unlikely for popular Suu Kyi

President's post unlikely for popular Suu KyiBurma Times: 22 August 2014 Myanmar’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has worked hard to clear the way for its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to become her country’s next president. It has gathered nearly five million signatures in support of its petition for a change to the Constitution; the charter in its present form bars people with foreign family ties from the top post, and Ms Suu Kyi’s late husband [more]

Rakhine groups want undocumented Muslims settled in camps, says ECC member

Rakhine groups want undocumented Muslims settled in camps, says ECC member21 August 2014 Burma Times:Dozens of civil society groups in Rakhine State will ask President U Thein Sein to allow undocumented Muslims there to be settled in camps or resettled elsewhere in Myanmar, Mizzimahas been told. The request will be made in a letter that the groups plan to send later this month, U Than Tun, a member of the Emergency Coordination Centre, told Mizzima on August 20. He said the letter, to be signed by [more]

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

Five Million People Have Had Enough of Myanmar's Current ConstitutionBurma 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 submitted the petition to parliament late last week. The campaign, launched last May, gathered 4,953,093 signatures in more than 300 towns across Myanmar. Myanmar’s military government drafted the nation’s current constitution in 2008. [more]

Leprosy: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge

Leprosy: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourgeBurma times: 20 August 2014 High in the hills of Myanmar’s war-torn borderlands, a clutch of new leprosy cases among communities virtually cut off from medical help is a sign that the country’s battle with the ancient disease is far from over. It took six days by plane, boat, motorcycle, bus — and an arduous mountain trek — for a group of medical workers to treat two leprosy patients in a remote [more]

Myanmar asks for shunning ‘Rohingya’ name

Myanmar asks for shunning 'Rohingya' nameBurma Times: 20 August 2014 Myanmar’s government pressurises foreign officials and aid agencies not to speak ‘Rohingya’ name, activists say. Myanmar’s government has been pressuring aid workers and foreign officials not to speak “Rohingya” name, activists and UN officials say. ‘How will the rights of the Rohingya be protected by people who won’t even use the word ‘Rohingya’?” Tun Khin, president of the activist group Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK, told the Associated Press [more]

Saya Zahangeer stated the full speech of Rakhine state Chief minister

Saya Zahangeer stated the full speech of Rakhine state Chief minister  By   Theing Hlaing 21 August 2014 Burma Times:  Maungdaw, western Myanmar-Saya(teacher) U Zahangeer was invited in Burma Times wechat group on 15th Augsut. The Chairman of the Burma Times Media Mr. Osman moderated the session of holding talks concerning Rakhine state with well-versed Rohingya (teacher) U Zahangeer. He, Saya U Zahangeer stated completely about the meeting in which the Rakhine state chief minister appointed by President Thein Sein,Mg Mg Ohn,  pleaded [more]

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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

Curfew lifted but security forces remain

Burma Times. 19 August 2014

A curfew imposed in Mandalay following an outbreak of violence in July was lifted last week, but police officials said additionalRead More

Braking news of Maungdaw Black bridge’s check point of between Gawdusara and Kilaidong

Burma Times.

Date-18-8-14. Maungdaw is a town of Rakhine state especially the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Today we would like to show the conditions aboutRead More

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Enumeration of Rohingya a “complete failure”, census observers say

Burma Times: 22 August 2014

Independent observers of the nationwide census conducted earlier this year have called the enumeration of RohingyaRead More

President’s post unlikely for popular Suu Kyi

Burma Times: 22 August 2014

Myanmar’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has worked hard to clearRead More

Myanmar asks for shunning ‘Rohingya’ name

Burma Times: 20 August 2014

Myanmar’s government pressurises foreign officials and aid agencies not to speak ‘Rohingya’ name, activists say.

Myanmar’s governmentRead More

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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

India celebrates 68th I-Day; Modi sets new agenda for the country

By Malladi Rama Rao 16th August 2014

Burma Times: New Delhi Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used the Independence Day ofRead More

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Burma News

Rakhine groups want undocumented Muslims settled in camps, says ECC member

21 August 2014

Burma Times:Dozens of civil society groups in Rakhine State will ask President U Thein Sein to allow undocumented Muslims there to be settled in camps or resettled elsewhere in Myanmar, Mizzimahas been told.

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Myanmar asks for shunning ‘Rohingya’ name

21 August 2014

Burma Times: Myanmar’s government has been pressuring aid workers and foreign officials not to speak “Rohingya” name, activists and UN officials say.

‘How will the rights of the Rohingya be protected by…Read More

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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

Leprosy: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge

Burma times: 20 August 2014

High in the hills of Myanmar’s war-torn borderlands, a clutch of new leprosy cases among communities virtually cut off from medical help is a sign that the country’s battle with the ancient disease is far from over.

It took sixRead More

Children who are stripped of their childhood; The Children of the Rohingya of Myanmar

By Harun Yahya

Throughout the history of humanity, children have been regarded as the future of any society. Families generally regard their children as their most precious possession. Their lives revolve around their children being brought up as decent, educated, well-mannered human beings.

However lookingRead More

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

by  admin

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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

by  admin

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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

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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

 

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