Burmese Evening Broadcast

Burmese Evening Broadcast

BBC Burmese provides up-to-date news and current affairs in Burmese covering domestic and international news stories. Our coverage aims to reflect diverse opinions and offers in-depth analysis, making sense of the news events to the listeners. We broadcast two times a day – 0630-0700 Burmese Time (0000-0030 GMT) and 2015-2100 Burmese Time (1345-1430 GMT)

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  • Saturday Evening

    Sat, 31 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
    2 months remaining

    German Chancellor has ruled out any further cancellation of Greek debt.Former German president, Richard von Weizsacker, 94, has died. Boycotting students said they will demand the government to agree on all points they want changed in the education law. KNU hold 66th Karen Revolution Day. Have Your Say: Students' Protest against National Education Law.

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  • Friday Evening

    Fri, 30 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
    1 month remaining

    Eugene de Kock, one of the most notorious assassins of apartheid-era South Africa, has been granted parole. KIA rejected allegations on one of its soldiers being implicated in the murder of two Kachin teachers.

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  • Thursday Eve

    Thu, 29 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
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    Malaysia declared the disappearance of Flight MH370 an accident.Student boycotters continue their march despite agreement with government for talks. Military asks for increased budget at $2.6 billion. Analysis: What does Kim Jung Un want? Daw Mar Mar Aye's Classical Music.

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  • Wednesday Evening

    Wed, 28 Jan 15

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    46 mins

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    Burmese student protesters and government agree a four-party talk/ Jordan in pilot exchange offer to IS/ N Korea leader 'to visit Russia'/ Business Analysis on Greece/ Situation Letters

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  • Tuesday Evening

    Tue, 27 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

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    Student boycotters stopped just outside of Myingyan and then allowed to continue. Education minister discusses amending education law with parliamentarians. Citizenship scrutiny programme to be carried out twice a year. Facebook down for an hour. Unreported World: Homeless in Mandalay. LLKS: Inappropriate words.

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  • Monday Evening

    Mon, 26 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

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    Alexis Tsipras has now been sworn in as the new Greek prime minister.Jail break in Mandalay military jail. Upper House debates religious conversion law. Mobi-geno on foreign students study Burmese. Sports roundup.

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  • Sunday Evening

    Sun, 25 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
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    Nigerian forces are battling suspected Boko Haram militants who have attacked the northeastern city of Maiduguri.Obama visits India. Signature campaign to reform Union Elections commission. Lin Lek Kyai Sin Youth programme and Burmese Language.

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  • Saturday Evening

    Sat, 24 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
    1 month remaining

    Yemenis protest against Houthi rebels. Attempt to slavage the fuselage of AirAsia plane failed. Bomb threat made to the head monk who leads a nationalist campaign. Mortar shell injured two elderly villagers in Kachin State. Have Your Say: Using religion for political gains.

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  • Friday Evening

    Fri, 23 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
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    New Saudi King ascends to the throne after King Abdullah passed away. Funeral of two murdered Kachin women held in Myitkyina as investigation into the case continues. Parliament throws back the task of amending education law to the government. Have Your Say: Should political dialogue start the same time as negotiations for ceasefire?

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  • Thursday Evening

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

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    Ukraine's military says its forces have withdrawn from the main part of Donetsk airport. Ashin Wirathu still defiant despite statement from the UN. Parliament once again has urged the government to consider six party talk.

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