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Myanmar or Burma? Obama calls it both on visit

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#1 Nov 19, 2012
Burma in English is acceptable. In the Burmese language Myanmarnaingngantaw, Myanmarnaingngan or Myanmatpyi is correct.
According to HRH Crown Prince Shwebomin or Schwebomin of Burma.
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#2 Nov 19, 2012
Insider wrote:
Burma in English is acceptable. In the Burmese language Myanmarnaingngantaw, Myanmarnaingngan or Myanmatpyi is correct.
According to HRH Crown Prince Shwebomin or Schwebomin of Burma.
CORRECT. I haven't yet heard any complaint when someone says (in English) that he's going to "Germany" or "France".

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