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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Recent episodes (10)

  • Wednesday Evening

    Wed, 28 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
    2 months remaining

    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

    Available:
    1 month remaining

    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

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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

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    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:
    1 month remaining

    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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  • Wednesday Evening

    Wed, 21 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
    1 month remaining

    France has announced a range of new security measures following the shootings in Paris two weeks ago by islamist gunmen. Use of insulting language towards UN envoy by Ashin Wirathu draws strong criticisms. Business analysis and Farmers' Tech.

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  • Tuesday Evening

    Tue, 20 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

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    The prime minister of Japan has condemned a threat by the Islamic State group to kill two Japanese hostages. About a hundred students started a long march to Rangoon from Mandalay.

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  • Monday Evening

    Mon, 19 Jan 15

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
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    The government of Yemen says the capital is in chaos as fighting takes place between the army and Houthi rebels.President U Thein Sein aks Parliament to reply frameworks for 6-party talks.Cool-Tech Archeo tech. Weekly sports round-up.

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