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Contemporary Examples of myanmar
Compared with neighbors Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos, Cambodia appears to have a blossoming civil society.Cambodia’s Smoke-and-Mirrors Democracy
January 9, 2015
Did you visit Myanmar, which is one of the other main settings?
I traveled in Myanmar for a few weeks with a journalist friend in 2006, and it kind of blew my mind.
He was pursued by law-enforcement officials from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, and China.
He joined the Muang Tai Army, a former resistance group in Myanmar, and fought against the military junta.
an old name for a part of Burma and a word for the country in native speech, officially chosen by military rulers of Burma in 1989. Reasons given include casting off a relic of colonialism, or downplaying of the connection to the Burman ethnic majority.
It should be pointed out that this renaming has virtually no impact on Burmese citizens speaking in Burmese, who continue to refer to both Myanma as well as Bama (this not unlike formal reference in the English language to 'The Netherlands' while informally using 'Holland'). [Gustaaf Houtman, "Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics," 1999]
The official name for Burma since 1989.