The country known in English as both Myanmar and Burma has undergone
changes in both its ..... The present name in the Chinese is 緬甸 (pronounced
Miǎndiàn). The Vietnamese (Mi...
Sep 26, 2007 ... Protest marches in Burma have entered a ninth day. But why is the country not
known in the UK by its official name, Myanmar?
May 31, 2015 ... This is an interesting sociolinguistic issue. Actually both words have the same ...
Why did Myanmar change its name from Burma? Why does ...
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 ...
Jul 1, 2013 ... First, the military leaders argue that as the name Burma was given or used by ... If
the current pattern of democratic transition continues and the ...
Muang Thai or Thailand means 'land of the free' and the name had been
changed ... Cambodia and Burma, and partly because of their profound hostility
to the ...
Official web sites of Myanmar, art, culture, history, cities, airlines, embassies, ...
and much of the Burmese population do not recognize this name change, ... DVB
broadcasts twice a day Burma related current news and news commentaries.
“The name (Burma) is taken from Mranma, the national name of the Burmese
people, ... any more people within the present union than the name “Burma” does
Dec 24, 2012 ... Despite its obscurity abroad, the term Myanmar will probably prevail over Burma
in the tug of words over the Southeast Asian nation's name.
Feb 21, 2015 ... Read on to learn about the history of Myanmar, the current conflict, and the ...
Although it officially changed the name from Burma to Myanmar ...