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Myanmar opening more to tourism

BAGAN, Myanmar - The rising sun streaked a light blanket of...above the temples in the country now called Myanmar. The structure was built in 2003 by a crony of the generals who have run Myanmar for decades. The modern building is a major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-02-02/myanmar-opening-more-tourism
Bird flu hits Myanmar, Cameroon; 'high risk' it's in Afghanistan

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar reported its first case of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu, and...in Europe and Africa. Lab tests confirmed the outbreak in northern Myanmar after 112 chickens died, said Laurence Gleeson, a senior official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/14/liv_69634.shtml
Life & style
Movement in Myanmar

...surprise statement, the foreign minister of Myanmar - also known as Burma - acknowledged that...Democracy. A political deadlock has gripped Myanmar ever since the generals refused to hand...are signs that conditions are easing in Myanmar since the talks began. Up to 150 NLD...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/29/op_315693.shtml
Opinion columns
They say 'Myanmar,' I say 'Burma'

...Today newspaper, which used the name Burma. Then we heard "Myanmar, formerly called Burma" on television. When I checked on...legitimate; therefore, we do not refer to the country as Myanmar but Burma. It was clearly stated that the name change has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/19/let_229138.shtml
Letters
Scott Strange wins Myanmar Open

YANGON, Myanmar - Australia's Scott Strange won his first Asian Tour title Sunday, shooting a 5-under-par 67 to capture the Myanmar Open by a stroke. Strange finished at 11-under 277 and overtook Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee, the defending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/gol_445421.shtml
Golf
McCain says Myanmar must face punishment

...White House hopeful John McCain on Thursday said he wanted Myanmar expelled from a regional group of Asian nations, called the...against them." Mr. McCain said he refuses to call the nation Myanmar because "the thugs that are running country changed the name...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/05/met_146274.shtml
Metro
A golden pilgrimage

KYAIKTIYO, Myanmar - A golden boulder crowned by a Buddhist stupa teeters...a tough 7 1/2 -mile hike up jungled mountains in Myanmar's Mon State - is one Buddhists in Myanmar like to make at least once in their lifetime, a little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/01/ent_316278.shtml
Things to Do
Ask us: African locations renamed

...newspaper with the dateline Yangon, Myanmar. My 1987 Hammond World Atlas does not list either name. Where is Yangon, Myanmar? A: It might be time to get a new...Burma, now known as the Union of Myanmar. The names were changed in 1989...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/08/met_230424.shtml
Metro
Solo balloonist ends round-the-world attempt in Asia

...field in the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, more than 13,000 miles from liftoff...the State Department, which had the Myanmar government initiate a search and rescue mission. Kemper said officials in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, told him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/04/tec_282619.shtml
XXX Technology
What we're all about

They don't get it in Myanmar. Some folks won't ever get it. They'll never understand the...landmark. If only the cynical, paranoid, uninitiated rulers of Myanmar knew better. If they only knew America and Americans. If they did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/11/edi_198393.shtml
Editorials