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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
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
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
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
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
Up 2 speed

International The Red Cross projected that the cyclone that devastated Myanmar on May 3 killed 128,000 people. UNICEF said in a separate report that one-third of the dead were children. The children who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/20/xtr_259564.shtml
Xtreme
Bottom Line

One anonymous online comment after our editorial last Wednesday on Myanmar condemned this page for making "a political statement involving the death of thousands of innocent people." You bet! And we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/12/edi_198483.shtml
Editorials
UGA students urge release of alumnus

ATLANTA - University of Georgia students are calling for the release of an alumnus arrested in Myanmar for demanding political reform. Students signed a resolution and sent letters to their legislators urging them to work for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/13/met_363895.shtml
Metro