Burma is now known as

Myanmar is now known as

The Japanese targets in Burma were initially limited to taking Rangoon (now known as Yangon), the capital and the main seaport. Founded his capital in Rangoon, now known as Yangon. The West had known Myanmar since Western explorers had heard of it. It' now known as Myanmar. What is now known as Burma used to be a union of smaller city-states and kingdoms made up of ethnic minorities.

Good-bye to Burma: The Guardian even calls it Myanmar now.

He is reluctant to use Burma and Rangoon to relate to Myanmar and Yangon. It was one of the last newspapers, alongside the Washington Post and the Atlantic, to hold on to Burma, which was initially used by the UK but was later associated with the pro-democracy group.

Early this months, Wikipedia relocated its Burma listing to Myanmar. In 1989, the former army june transferred to Myanmar to dissociate the land from its old English monarch. However, the changes took place without the approval of the people, which means that for a long while it was a safe way to join the dictatorship.

In 1989, the glibbery New York Times made the change. What's confusing is that the U.S. State Department still uses Burma. Several undecided individuals, such as the Lonely Planet, go with versions of "Myanmar (Burma)" and "Myanmar, formerly known as Burma". Myanmar's all-embracing no' vote is dwindling. And of course there is the Irrawaddy Magazine and the Peaceful Voice of Burma within the state.

In 2013, the BBC returned, as Jonah Fisher, the BBC's journalist, emphasised in a somewhat complacent article on Twitter. Are we going back to Burma?

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