Union of Burma


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Union of Burma:

see MyanmarMyanmar
or Burma
, officially Republic of the Union of Myanmar, republic (2005 est. pop. 42,909,000), 261,789 sq mi (678,033 sq km), SE Asia. It is bounded on the west by Bangladesh, India, and the Bay of Bengal; on the north and northeast by China; on the east by Laos
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The Union of Burma had gained independence from the British in 1948, but its ethno-political problems have not been settled.
Department of State officially refers to the nation as the Union of Burma.
Sein Win of the National Coalition of the Union of Burma will receive the award on her behalf.
Harn is on a tour of Asian countries to promote the democracy movement with Thaung Htun, a representative of the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB), Myanmar's self-styled government in exile.
According to the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (the Burma Government in Exile) 27 of these 29 NLD members died in government custody; and 103 NLD Members of Parliament are believed to be still in government custody.
From the birth of the Union of Burma until 1962, the country's prime minister was U Nu.
The National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma - a self-appointed exile government based in the Burmese jungle - said one detainee has died in custody.
Recent recipients of East West computers include the Seafarer's Union of Burma, the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, D.
Zin Linn, the director of the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, a pro-democracy group that supports Aung San Suu Kyi, told Al Jazeera that there was an "ulterior" motive to the trial.
The four are the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, the Federation of Trade Unions of Burma, the All Burma Students Democratic Front and the National League for Democracy-Liberated Area, the newspapers reported, quoting a Home Ministry press release dated Wednesday.

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