The country popularly known in English as both Myanmar and Burma has
undergone changes in both its official and popular names worldwide. The choice
Burma's name change has been the subject of controversy. Read our stance on it
and find out why we're sticking with Burma.
Nov 19, 2012 ... While Obama has emphasized that his visit is not an endorsement of the regime,
using the name "Myanmar" would certainly risk that ...
May 21, 2013 ... TO THE regret of some of its stick-in-the-mud writers, The Economist has long
followed a strict policy of using official names for places. No East ...
Dec 2, 2011 ... "Since 1989 the military authorities in Burma have promoted the name Myanmar
as a conventional name for their state; the U.S. Government ...
Nov 19, 2012 ... As both names are used in the country – Burma is more popular, Myanmar is
more literary – the decision was rooted more in a desire to show ...
Find the top Burmese baby boy names and find out the baby name meanings
and origins at EverydayFamily.com.
May 31, 2015 ... The name Myanma (as transliterated from Burmese) is the literary, written ... you
can read up about the whole issue here: Names of Burma.
Nov 27, 2013 ... One will be the name by which her country is known. Ever since 1989, when
Burma's military government changed the English name of the ...
Jun 7, 2014 ... This is the fourth in a 4 part installment on Burmese personal names -- 
Introduction  Miscellany  Male Names  Female Names ...