Burma(Myanmar)

Country Burma(Myanmar)
Capital Naypyidaw
Continent Asia(Southeast Asia)
Currency Kyat(MMK)
Languages Burmese, Jingpho, Kayah, Karen, Chin, Mon, Rakhine & Shan

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Introduction

Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth was attained in 1948. Gen. NE WIN dominated the government from 1962 to 1988, first as military ruler, then as self-appointed president, and later as political kingpin. In September 1988, the military deposed NE WIN and established a new ruling junta. Despite multiparty legislative elections in 1990 that resulted in the main opposition party - the National League for Democracy (NLD) - winning a landslide victory, the junta refused to hand over power. NLD leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient AUNG SAN SUU KYI, who was under house arrest from 1989 to 1995 and 2000 to 2002, was imprisoned in May 2003 and subsequently transferred to house arrest. After the ruling junta in August 2007 unexpectedly increased fuel prices, tens of thousands of Burmese marched in protest, led by prodemocracy activists and Buddhist monks. In late September 2007, the government brutally suppressed the protests, killing at least 13 people and arresting thousands for participating in the demonstrations. Since then, the regime has continued to raid homes and monasteries and arrest persons suspected of participating in the pro-democracy protests. The junta appointed Labor Minister AUNG KYI in October 2007 as liaison to AUNG SAN SUU KYI, who remains under house arrest and only recently gained the opportunity for limited communication with NLD leaders. Burma in early May 2008 was struck by Cyclone Nargis which official estimates claimed left over 80,000 dead and 50,000 injured. Despite this tragedy, the junta proceeded with its May constitutional referendum, the first vote in Burma since 1990, setting the stage for the 2010 parliamentary elections. AUNG SAN SUU KYI's house arrest was due to end in May 2009, but was extended for eighteen months after she was convicted for violating the terms of her house arrest.

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Myanmar, as Burma has come to be known since 1989, has been in the news in recent years for the persecution of the Bengali-speaking Muslim Rohingya and ...



Burmese cuisine arrives in Aurora: New eatery Urban Burma opens its doors - HoodlineBurmese cuisine arrives in Aurora: New eatery Urban Burma opens its doors  Hoodline

If you've got Burmese cuisine on the mind, this recent opening is need-to-know. The new arrival, called Urban Burma, is located at 10180 E. Colfax Ave. in ...



When Ethnic Areas Joined ‘Burma Proper’ for Independence - The Irrawaddy News MagazineWhen Ethnic Areas Joined ‘Burma Proper’ for Independence  The Irrawaddy News Magazine

At this time in 1947, a committee debated whether the frontier areas—home of Myanmar's ethnic groups—would gain independence with the rest of Myanmar.



Hundreds attend NAD Myanmar Convention in Indiana - Adventist News NetworkHundreds attend NAD Myanmar Convention in Indiana  Adventist News Network

During the first weekend of June 2019, almost 600 people from across the U.S. gathered for the bi-annual North American Division's Myanmar Multilingual.



Colonial Burma’s Only Local Governor Dies - The Irrawaddy News MagazineColonial Burma’s Only Local Governor Dies  The Irrawaddy News Magazine

On March 9, 1955, Sir Joseph Augustus Maung Gyi died after a lifetime of *service* to the colonial government.