Month: May 2018

Archaeology

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) Taw Sein Kho is considered to be the first Burmese archaeologist. U Aung Thaw served as Director General of the Archaeological Department. He authored book(s) and research papers on the archaeological sites in Burma. He lived close to the Kaba Aye […]

Notes : Thingyan

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Thingyan means “Change”. Cula Thingyan (Small Change) occurs monthly (move to a new Zodiac sign). Maha Thingyan (Big Change) occurs yearly (Sun, in the geocentric model, enters Meiktha around Mid April). Similar to celebrating the “Solar” New Year around March 21 […]

Movies

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) U Khin Maung Yin (A60, GBNF) directed the movie “Hna Ma Let Shawt Nay Lay Dawt”. He is a classmate of U Tin Htoon, U Aung Kyee Myint, … He is a fellow artist of U Paw Oo Thet, Director Win […]

Sports : Thaing

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Thaing is a generic name for Burmese/Myanmar Martial Arts. Thaing comprises of (a) Bando (unarmed combat Thaing) and (b) Banshay (armed combat Thaing). There are various schools of Thaing. One famous school was started by Saya U Pyi Thein. He is […]

RU : Statistics

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) by Hla Min “Statistics” was offered as an Option by the Economics Department, Rangoon University. Statistics became a separate Department under the Faculty of Social Science. Statistics later became a Department of the Institute of Economics. Saya Dr. Sundaram was the […]

RU English

For archive (Updated on February 10, 2019) U Myo Min Saya U Myo Min served as Professor of English at Rangoon University and later as Professor of English at the Institute of Education. He is a co-founder of the “Khit San Sar Pay” along with Theikpan Maung Wa […]