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The Burma dilemma

By GARY WALSH Thursday 26 April, The Age

The issue of travelling to Myanmar is fraught with complexities – merely using the name Myanmar instead of Burma is sometimes construed as a political statement.

In the same way that the Khmer Rouge renamed Cambodia as Kampuchea during their reign of terror, SLORC (the State Law and Order Restoration Council) changed Burma’s name to Myanmar in 1989.
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