If you look in Lonely Planet’s Rough Guide to Asia, the guide doesn’t mention Burma anywhere. Burma, in this instance, is referred to as Myanmar and is found listed after Mongolia.
Mark Farmaner, Burma Campaign UK director, said “You can often tell where sympathies lie depending on which name is used. If they refer to it as Myanmar, it’s an indication that a country is sympathetic towards the regime. Mark Farmaner also went on to say that he doesn’t really think it matters what people call it and that it’s the abuse of human rights that really matters.
“There isn’t [...]