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Myanmar: Burma is bordered by China, India, Laos, Bangladesh and Thailand. Burma is still the official name of the United States. in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which is believed to have a population of about one million. Burma does not recognise them as a citizen or one of the 135 recognised communities that live in the state.
Jánuary 1947 - After negotiations with the Anti-Fascist Freedom League (AFPFL), Britain declares its willingness to give Burma its autonomy. Mar. 1962 - The army rule is founded under Ne Win after a bloody sting. Sept. 1988 - General Saw Maung assumes another army putsch. Bangladesh, 1989 - Burma changes its name in English to Myanmar and the name of the country's capitol from Rangoon to Yangon.
The general election is convened by the regime. It is easy for the opposition to win, but the army is refusing to surrender it. 23 juillet 1997 - Myanmar tritt der Association des nations de l'Asie du Sud-Est. 19 August 2007 - Protests erupt in Yangon after the Yangon administration raised oil and fuel costs by 100%.
26 September 2007 - As the protest continues, Myanmar's police are tough on beating and gasifying demonstrators and imprisoning up to 200 members. 30 September 2007 - UN High Representative Ibrahim Gambari is meeting with Suu Kyi and (separately) MPs to try to solve the conflict and endorses a motion that condemns the government's actions and calls for the freeing of demonstrators.
Deliveries of relief goods that are not permitted in the state are also permitted. 5-10 June 2010 - More than 4,000 Karen ethnically displaced from Myanmar following fighting between the Karen National Union and the Myanmar military. June - July 2010 - Flooding and mudslides are killing 68 and displacing tens of millions of people.
22 October 2010 - Cyclone Giri strikes Myanmar and leaves at least 27 deaths and almost 75,000 homes. 7 November 2010 - Myanmar is holding its first election in 20 years. CDU/CSDP, supported by the army, asserts the win with 80% of the vote. 13 November 2010 - Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the party's political group, is freed from home detention.
31 January 2011 - Myanmar is convening its first ever parliamentary assembly in more than two decade-long period in the country's capitol, Naypyidaw. 4 February 2011 - MEPs elect Prime Minister Thein Sein as Speaker. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy is boycotting the election and declaring it a deception. 30 March 2011 - A civil administration is inaugurated as a replacement for the army Junta.
12 October 2011 - Tens of detainees are freed in a massive military coup Arrival in Myanmar, the first US State Department official to pay a return trip in more than 50 years. 13 December 2011 - The National League for Democracy has received approval to enroll in upcoming Myanmar election.
1 April 2012 - Suu Kyi gains a parliamentary chair in the first multi-party parliamentary election since 1990 Arrival in Myanmar. He' the first UK premier to be there. Most of the penalties it applied against Myanmar were stayed, invoking the "transparent and credible" electoral process that put Suu Kyi in place and other reform.
2 May 2012 - Suu Kyi has taken the Myanmar parliament's solemn undertaking to resolve a dead end that prevented her from taking her seats in the legislative process. They and 33 other new members of the National League for Democracy have delayed their swearing-in because of concerns about the text of the affidavit they would have to take-and will be visiting the first US acting President, Myanmar.
10 March 2013 - Suu Kyi has won re-election as National League for Democracy in Myanmar. The Rohingya group "could be another year of human crimes" against Myanmar for another year, against Myanmar. has killed at least 47 persons and expelled more than 200,000. has reached 88 and 330,000 others have been affected.
This attack sparked a violent attack by the Myanmar army, which they called "evacuation operations" in the Rohingya communities to find the affected prisoners and recover their weapon. 3 February 2017 - A UN reporter claims that Myanmar's police are conducting a violent offensive of assassination, violence and torturing in the state of Rakhine.
Myanmar administration spokesperson Aye Aye Soe says the Myanmar administration has seen the story and is "very worried about the allegations" and will look into it. The Myanmar army, in reaction to the terrorist attack, is renewing an internal attack against what it calls "terrorists," claiming that the Myanmar administration needs more timeframe to examine the expulsion of more than 400,000 members of the Myanmar group.