Month: May 2018

RIT : Tekkatho Moe War

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War) is a distinguished poet, writer, editor and publisher. Saya wrote for newspapers, magazines and journals. Saya has compiled and published some collections of his works. Saya’s mentor was Daung Nwe Swe (Laureate Poet). Saya […]

Trivia (12) : Soccer

Trivia (12) : Soccer by Hla Min Grapevine says that Shwe Yoe (Scott, author and teacher) introduced soccer [football] to Diocesan Boys High School. BAA (Burma Athletic Association) stadium (aka Aung San Stadium) hosted the First Division matches. There was (a) League Championship (b) Dunlop Knock Out Tournament […]

Trivia (15) : RU

Trivia (15) : RU by Hla Min Rangoon University had a Chancellor (Adipati) and a Vice Chancellor. At one time, the Prime Minister of the Union of Burma served as the Chancellor. He would attend the “Convocation” and give a speech. Later, some Ministers served as Chancellors. The […]

Economists

For archive (Updated on February 13, 2019) Distinguished Economists Burma produced several distinguished economists. They include the following. Professor Erza Solomon Chair, Department of Economics, Stanford University Author of “The Theory of Financial Management” Advisor for President Nixon Dr. Hla Myint  Ph.D in Economics from LSE (London School […]

Mathematics

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) Professors and Senior Sayas in Mathematics U Aung Hla U Aung Hla served as Professor of Mathematics, RU in the early days. His spouse (Daw May Than) was a well known singer. His son (U Mya Than) is an accomplished musician […]

UTC

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) The Universities’ Training Corp (UTC) offers basic military training to sayas and students. During our days, UTC offers an incentive. With a UTC ID, one gets a discount for seeing movies, One pays 90 pyas for the K1.50 class. The equipment […]