Burma-Shave is back with roadside rhymes, TV commercials

...Past catchy signs That brought them smiles. Burma-Shave. Nearly 30 years have passed since the little signs bearing the Burma-Shave rhymes were removed from the nation's roadsides. Now, Burma-Shave is trying to make a comeback with an...

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Burma's bleak future

...of Aung San Su Kyi, tenacious leader of Burma's democracy movement, spurred many of...Prize winner, often called the "Gandhi of Burma." In addition, at least two countries...that would toughen economic sanctions on Burma already in place since 1997 because of...

They say 'Myanmar,' I say 'Burma'

When the cyclone hit Burma we were on a business trip to Florida. At the hotel...we got a USA Today newspaper, which used the name Burma. Then we heard "Myanmar, formerly called Burma" on television. When I checked on the proper name...

Burma's rape policy

With her usual optimistic defiance of Burma's military-run government, Nobel Peace...democratic system." Even in downtrodden Burma, hope for democracy springs eternal...people of Myanmar - what the junta renamed Burma - have been subjected to unpaid forced...

Burma's new dawn

...after nearly two years of house arrest. Burma's pro-democracy leader and head of...quickly." Suu Kyi's own movements within Burma, also known as Myanmar, have been restricted...Schwe, is set to retire next year and Burma watchers say the rest of the junta is jockeying...

Hope in Burma?

Aung San Suu Kyi formed Burma's National League for Democracy in...refused a visa to travel from Britain to Burma to say goodbye to his wife, whom he...for ending the military oppression in Burma. The question now is how much power...

Opinion columns
Burma H. Creel (FAIRBURN, Ga.)

FAIRBURN, Ga. - Mrs. Burma H. Creel of Fairburn passed away September 6, 2008. She was a registered...Johnston, SC; son, Ernie Creel, of Fairburn; grandchildren, Burma (Mandy) Clark Lowe and her husband Heyl; Penny Creel; Carrie Clark...

Mrs. Burma Osborne

Mrs. Burma "Jackie" Roberts Osborne, 56, of 1425 Walton Way, Apartment 909, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at University Hospital...

Arthur Maier

...immigrants through Ellis Island. Mr. Maier served in the United States Army Air Corps in WWII, where he was a medic in the China-Burma-India Theater. After being honorably discharged from active duty, he continued to serve in the National Guard. After WWII...

Which future for Burma?

...democratically elected civilian government for Burma that guarantees individual and economic...Suu Kyi, often called "the Gandhi of Burma," have come from around the world, including...Suu Kyi's immediate release. Japan, Burma's main source of foreign aid, has called...