Month: May 2018

Trivia (0047) : Boxing

Rangoon University Boxing Club was founded (or re-established) by Ko Myint Khine (Norman, C63), Dr. Tin Wa (SPHS57), Ko San Aung (Reginald/Sonny, SPHS and St. Albert’s), Dr. Frankie Ohn (Hla Tin Ngwe, SPHS59) and their friends. Ko San Aung won the championship for Pinweight. Kyar Ba Nyein is […]

Trivia (0049) : Thaing

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 familiar with the other martial arts. He […]

Trivia (0050) : RU — Commerce

“Commerce” was offered as an Option by the Economics Department, Rangoon University. Commerce became a separate Department under the Faculty of Social Science. Commerce later became a Department of the Institute of Economics. Professor William Paw He was President of RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club). The earlier RUBC […]

Trivia (0052) : Statistics

Trivia (0052) : Statistics 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 first Professor and […]