The name Myanmar is derived from the local name Myanma Naingngandaw, which is a name used by the governent which is currently in power there. While the real meaning of the name is not clear, it is interesting to note that it has been used since the 13th century, mainly to refer to the ethnic group of Myanma.
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It is now quite easy to make international direct phone calls and to send faxes, email to worldwide. Internet access is available in most tourist destinations in Myanmar.