The country popularly known in English as both Myanmar and Burma has
undergone changes in both its official and popular names worldwide. The choice
May 21, 2013 ... So not long after the junta ruling Burma in 1989 changed its name to .... It's
literally politically incorrect because the current politics (ie the ...
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?
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 ...
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 ...
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.
In 1989, Burma officially became known as Myanmar (Union of Myanmar).
Feb 1, 2012 ... To begin with, there's a lot of debate as to where the name Myanmar ... as a form
of protest against the legitimacy of the current government.
Nov 19, 2012 ... US president Barack Obama sidesteps political storm by referring to former
pariah as both Burma and Myanmar.