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What's in a name? Myanmar: Bye-bye, Burma, bye-bye | The ...


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 ...

President Obama Is in Burma—or Is It Myanmar? - The Atlantic


Nov 13, 2014 ... But the U.S. and U.K. insisted on using the name Burma. ... But the current confusion over what to call Burma raises a larger quandary. Should ...

Australia and the Burma/Myanmar name debate - The Interpreter


Nov 27, 2013 ... Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to Australia this week will throw into sharp relief several aspects of Australia's relationship with Burma. One will be the ...

Myanmar - Union of Myanmar - Country Profile - Burma - Asia


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.

What's in a name: Myanmar vs Burma - Opinion - Jerusalem Post


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 ...

Why Burma? Why Myanmar? Why Both? : The Two-Way : NPR


Dec 2, 2011 ... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's visit to Myanmar, also known ... Then, in 1989, the current military regime took power and dropped Burma, ... promoted the name Myanmar as a conventional name for their state; the ...

Yangon | Myanmar | Britannica.com


Jan 21, 2016 ... City, capital of independent Myanmar (Burma) from 1948 to 2006, when ... reflecting the Burmese pronunciation of the city's name, be used by ...

Siam Officially Renamed Thailand | History Today


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 ...

What is the current name of Burma - Answers.com


In 1989, Burma officially became known as Myanmar (Union of Myanmar).

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Is It Burma or Myanmar? About Burma's Name Change | Insider ...


Burma's name change has been the subject of controversy. Read our stance on it and find out why we're sticking with Burma.

BBC News - Should it be Burma or Myanmar?


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?

Burma v Myanmar – what's in a name? Obama plays it safe during ...


Nov 19, 2012 ... US president Barack Obama sidesteps political storm by referring to former pariah as both Burma and Myanmar.