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Only countries that are internationally recognized (in 2005) are written in capitalized bold letters..
Myanmar used to be called Burma.
Hong Kong and Macau are Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China since 1997 and 99 respectively. Taiwan has its own government and military but is not internationally recognized as a country. Under its own constitution, Taiwan is part of the Republic of China (est. in 1911) whose territories include all of China as well as Mongolia. Mainland China recognizes Taiwan as one of its provinces, and intends to resolve the uncertain political status with its "One country two systems policy".
India, Pakistan have claimed Kashmir for years although China has also claimed the northern part of Kashmir. Maps published by various publishers contain different boundaries or lines of control.